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Personal logo mrwigglesworth Supporting Member of TMP17 Nov 2018 4:24 a.m. PST

Wow guys you should really hire an artist to do your Battle Valor Fantasy rulebook cover.
The picture looks like a 1980's wargaming magazine. Not appealing at all. That said I am sure that the rules are fun and would like to play them.
Just saying.

jsmcc9119 Nov 2018 7:43 a.m. PST

Pretty harsh.The guy put all of his hard work into something he believes in.

Personal logo mrwigglesworth Supporting Member of TMP19 Nov 2018 3:51 p.m. PST

Exactly! It's a $40 USD rule book.
Make it look like a $40 USD rule book.
It's probably a lot of fun.

Dn Jackson19 Nov 2018 9:27 p.m. PST

Argggg! I really wish I hadn't finished my wood elf army. I may have to get some of these anyway.

jsmcc9120 Nov 2018 6:32 a.m. PST

I was thinking the opposite. Not everyone is Games Workshop or can spend a lot in the front end with a publishing company or even an artist for a rule set. At least he is delivering on his promises to get the rules play tested and released from a KS. The figures are done and the rules are being shipped soon. I can say that is a big deal to me seeing that I have been waiting over 4 years for a rule set from a LARGE gaming company on a KS. Hey, when a later edition comes out, you should contact them to get a picture on the front of the cover ;)

jsmcc9120 Nov 2018 6:33 a.m. PST

Hi Dave. You can't go wrong with the figures. I have a few myself and have play tested the rules at a convention. They are very fun and easy to learn. I know the sculptor also, and he does some good work.

YogiBearMinis Supporting Member of TMP23 Nov 2018 8:39 p.m. PST

The figures are terrific. I don't have any but have handled them at cons.

jamemurp28 Nov 2018 7:00 a.m. PST

I have a variety of the BV figures and they are all very well sculpted. However, they are also very large, with some closer to 20mm than 15mm. For that reason, I can't usually combine them with most Essex, AA, etc. figures (but they will fit with some of the larger Xyston ranges). They work very well for character figures, beefy bad guys (their Hellians make great Conanesque brutes), and they have some really good shields. I used their eagle logo smaller shields on Essex gendarmes to make 15mm not-Empire knights.

I will probably pick up that Wovian command as they look great as savage bloodthirsty druid/nature cult types.

Dn Jackson28 Nov 2018 9:10 p.m. PST

I have quite a few as well. I wish they were smaller, but as long as I keep them in separate units I'm happy with them.

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