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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian23 Feb 2021 7:17 a.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

Best Jousting Game?

15% said "Chainmail (TSR)"
5% said "Knights and Magick (Heritage)"
3% [TIE] said "Chivalry & Sorcery" OR "Breaking Lances (Skull & Crown)"

rvandusen Supporting Member of TMP23 Feb 2021 7:34 a.m. PST

I found my antique copy of Chainmail a few days ago. I think I picked it up around 1980 or so!!

Legionarius23 Feb 2021 9:13 a.m. PST

Invent your own!

Thresher0123 Feb 2021 10:55 a.m. PST

It's not bad, though I wish there was more nuance to the Chainmail rules.

Still, it does a decent job of jousting head to head.

My only real complaint is my young son used to beat me all the time when we used them.

Hunlion23 Feb 2021 12:58 p.m. PST

What about Steel and Steads? (Gods eye games)

HunLion

daveshoe23 Feb 2021 1:22 p.m. PST

I keep waiting for Skull and Crown to publish or post the Breaking Lances rules. He had mentioned a Kickstarter a couple times for a whole package of figures and rules. But that seems to be on hold.

Squash at home23 Feb 2021 6:03 p.m. PST

This is one of those surveys where a vast majority of the responses were not in favour of any of the listed options. Only 9 people voted for the top ranking answer and the equal 3rd choices only had 2 respondents each.

Which raises the question, are there other good jousting rules out there?

advocate03 Mar 2021 11:14 a.m. PST

It's probably not complex enough for a good stand alone game. Really it's a sideshow for a role-playing campaign.

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