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Personal logo Colonel Bill Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2017 12:49 p.m. PST

My weekly column for wargamer.com brings me back to the tabletop with pewter with a review of ADLG 3d Ed. Really enjoyed this set of rules, a very refreshing change from what I am used to playing (mostly WRG 6th). Here is the link:

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Ciao, Colonel Bill

idontbelieveit Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2017 2:00 p.m. PST

We've had a lot of fun with it over the past year and a half as well.

Thomas Thomas Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2017 2:57 p.m. PST

Good review though obviously they have missed the DBX revolution which created the concepts upon which ADLG is based.

They had replaced the old WRG1-7 methods. FOG was a bit of a throwback to WRG methods combined with a bit of Warhammer. ADLG has reinvented the DBX revolution.

TomT

Personal logo aegiscg47 Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2017 6:06 p.m. PST

WRG 5th and 6th? Those were the days! Great review and I'll have to look into these rules now.

Personal logo Colonel Bill Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2017 4:56 a.m. PST

If you think WRG 6 is bad, the Late Roman Army I mentioned was Mike's Models.

BTW, I was aware of the DBX connection, but these articles are supposed to be only two pages long (my editor lets me get away with 2 1/2 . . . sometimes), so I have to pick and choose what I write. In this case I felt other aspects more important, but the relationship is noted, and I can sure see why ADLG is so popular. And yes, the relationship of FOG to WRG Prime rules was evident as well.

I don't play Ancients much anymore, tho I do have 4 + armies still in the bags ready to paint. If I do, my choice will be ADLG on the table, and FOG 2 on the computer.

Ciao, Colonel Bill
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