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79thPA Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2021 5:57 a.m. PST

I recently re-read "Lord Kalvan" and briefly thought of gaming it, but quickly decided that I already had enough unpainted figures. Then, low and behold, in a pile of rules and magazines too cheap to pass up, I find a copy of "Down Styphon!" at a con. You can certainly tell it is a product of the 70s.

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RittervonBek03 Sep 2021 6:18 a.m. PST

The forthcoming publication of Renatio et Gloriam might kick my butt hard enough to finally start gaming those wars of Kalvan in Hostigos…

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian03 Sep 2021 7:59 a.m. PST

I have a copy, it has been a back burner project for 30 years. Pikeman's Lament might be an approach. Down Styphon is a good source book

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2021 8:18 a.m. PST

I had the rules back in the early 70s, even became friendly with John Carr who took over writing the books. Even for the era, the rules were a bit dense as I recall.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2021 9:31 a.m. PST

another link to BGG

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Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2021 2:33 p.m. PST

Great book and I have the rules but have not used them. Given all the extra Late Ren figures unpainted I have it might be a good idea. Hip, hip hurrah for Hos-Hostigos and King Kalvan!

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