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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian14 Mar 2009 10:33 a.m. PST

With the Armati rulebook become more difficult to find, how is Armati doing in your area?

RockyRusso14 Mar 2009 10:51 a.m. PST

Hi

I have a different question, when Armati and…what was the other set by those guys?… came out there was supposed to be a program to register games and wins and give certificates to "winners" nationwide.

Did THAT ever happen?

Rocky

Personal logo D6 Junkie Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2009 12:21 p.m. PST

Hey Rocky,
I think the reward system was for Tactica.

Bill,
Actually we've been playing Armati recently.
7 games last month alone. And a big game
planned in a few weeks.
Still playing the original/wAdvanced Armati
lists and revisions.
For me it remains the best 'ancients' tournament set of rules out there.
I feel they dropped the ball with Armati,
by leaving out the renaissance armies in the
newest edition.

Mike

Neotacha14 Mar 2009 12:56 p.m. PST

Armati? Never heard of it.

Personal logo The Nigerian Lead Minister Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2009 1:30 p.m. PST

Played 2 games last week, Armati II, Egyptians vs. Hittites, 100 points. Classic chariot matchup. Hatti won both, but it was dang close both times.

coopman14 Mar 2009 4:48 p.m. PST

"Armati II" must have had a very small print run. I still have not succeeded in finding a copy of it anywhere. If anyone wants to sell their copy, please contact me at ccooperateagledotorg

Personal logo D6 Junkie Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2009 4:53 p.m. PST

I have to admit, that I love games
that punish bad setups.
And Armati certainly does.

Personal logo D6 Junkie Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2009 4:57 p.m. PST

Neotacha
here's a review
warflute.org/intro_A2_en.php

Keraunos15 Mar 2009 1:23 a.m. PST

I believe OMM has copies of a reprint of Armati II.

The warflute link above is a site full of additional army lists and discussions there of.

Its still alive and kicking.

And I believe Tactica 2 and Armati Rennaissance are nearing completion as well.

blucher15 Mar 2009 3:14 p.m. PST

glasgow club still plays them .. no 1 ruleset here…

IronMarshal15 Mar 2009 3:59 p.m. PST

Contact Dennis at On Military Matters. He has new spiral bound Armati II rules.
onmilitarymatters.com/pages

MikeKT15 Mar 2009 4:04 p.m. PST

I saw Armati as an evolution of Tactica in a good direction and well worth playing though it was not very popular here. I still like the Advanced Armati campaign rules but the other aspects I liked about Armati I get in newer sets (e.g., FoG or Impetus).

wrgmr115 Mar 2009 4:42 p.m. PST

We play Armati II all the time, it's a great ruleset. We put on two games at our local convention yesterday. Vancouver B.C. Canada.

If you want to by you can get ahold of Imperial Hobbies in Richmond B.C. Canada.

brucka15 Mar 2009 8:59 p.m. PST

The Last Square in Madison – US carries it.

Neotacha16 Mar 2009 8:36 a.m. PST

D6 Junkie: Thanks for the link.

chriscoz16 Mar 2009 5:25 p.m. PST

We play alot of Armati (Armati II) on Long Island. There will be a tournament at Historicon.

Check Warflute.org for more info and additional approved army lists and Warflute and NASAMW.org for info on the upcoming tournament.

As for the database of army wins and losses it sort of petered out.

Chris Coz

chriscoz16 Mar 2009 5:32 p.m. PST

One more thing: The game is worth finding and playing. We've played WAB DBA, BBDMA, DBM, FoG and just started Basic Impetus…and Armati IMHO is still the best system.

There is a tournament in April in Florida.

HMGS-South invites you to "Bring Your Army to the Beach!"

RECON 09 April 23-26

Holiday Inn Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Resort link


Our new Cocoa Beach venue has over 11,000 square feet dedicated to the best Historical, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Board / Card games and Role Playing!

RECON 2009 begins Thursday evening with open gaming!

Tournament gaming from ancient times to the far future is available!

De Bellis Antiquitatis
Armati
Flames of War
Warhammer Fantasy
Warhammer 40K

Further information can be found at hmgs-south.com/recon09.htm

Vendor's interested in attending or sponsoring events should email the Convention Coordinator at condirector@hmgs-south.com

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