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bogdanwaz Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2018 8:17 a.m. PST

I'm running a game at Cold Wars in a couple of weeks. It will be using the Frostgrave/Ghost Archipelago rules but with a different setting. This is The School of Night, an arcane war is being waged in Elizabethan England. For this particular game, the warbands are searching for a lost manuscript of Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe that can open a portal to hell. I've more details on my blog:

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4DJones06 Mar 2018 8:29 a.m. PST

Studying it for 'A" level was a "portal to hell."

Xintao06 Mar 2018 8:38 a.m. PST

Very cool

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2018 8:51 a.m. PST

A beautiful game, and an imaginative setting.

YogiBearMinis Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2018 8:53 a.m. PST

That is very cool.

daler240D Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member06 Mar 2018 9:12 a.m. PST

that is fantastic!!

Karellian Knight06 Mar 2018 9:51 a.m. PST

Lovely.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2018 10:23 a.m. PST

Will there be singing of "Greensleaves"?

Roderick Robertson Fezian06 Mar 2018 11:28 a.m. PST

There should always be a rendition of Greensleeves. How would you know you were in Elizabethan England, otherwise?

Baranovich06 Mar 2018 12:53 p.m. PST

What a great setting for Frostgrave! Fantastic board!

Old Peculiar06 Mar 2018 3:25 p.m. PST

Yet again…… brilliant!

peterx Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2018 5:05 p.m. PST

Yes, amazing scenery and miniatures! Brilliant!

MiniatureWargaming dot com06 Mar 2018 6:44 p.m. PST

Reminds me of Mark Chadbourn's Silver Skull, Scar Crow Men, et. al.

Cyrus the Great07 Mar 2018 9:50 p.m. PST

Oh, my!

Mad Guru Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 12:45 a.m. PST

Man that looks FANTASTIC and PURE FUN! Will you be allotting bonus victory points for players who recite Elizabethan verse in iambic pentameter?!?!

bogdanwaz Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 6:34 a.m. PST

Thanks for all the kind words. No Greensleeves, it's so 1520s. Players will be able to reroll bad dice rolls if they can recite a few lines from Shakespeare/Marlowe, other than "to be or not to be…"

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 10:06 a.m. PST

"Is it not passing brave to be a King?
And to ride in triumph through Persepolis?"

Pauls Bods08 Mar 2018 10:36 a.m. PST

Lovely!

bogdanwaz Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 11:32 a.m. PST

John/Winston, "What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day?"

Mithmee Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 1:43 p.m. PST

Nice, but the table needs to be bigger.

Personal logo capncarp Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 4:42 p.m. PST

John/Winston & Jeff: "It's _good_ to be da king!"

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2018 7:26 p.m. PST

"To be a King is halfe to be a God."

Personal logo capncarp Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2018 10:31 p.m. PST

"A cat can look at a king, ye know!"

47Ronin10 Mar 2018 12:30 p.m. PST

Your PELA will be waiting for you.
Great job.
Hope to see you soon.

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