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    Several Lord of the Rings games were played at this club meeting on a Friday night at Mitcham. The Army of the Dead wasrecently put together and this was the first chance to try out their unique style of play. Old foes were again at each others throats on the plains of Rohan.  

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    An Easterling force with a Mordor Troll was raiding towns in search of booty. After several earlier raids, Aragorn pulled together a force of Elves and hurried to defend the next town that was likely to be the target. The town was soon under attack as expected, but a surprise awaited the good side. Read…

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    GAMES 2004 Open day for NWA. The public has a chance to try out lots of games, see magnificant display, browse traders and find out what wargaming is all about. To see lots of photos and to find out details of the visiting clubs and traders, click on the links below to go to each…

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    Trebuchets are great engines of war that hurl huge stones to crush the enemy. The Gondorians used these devices to protect the great city of Minas Tirith from anyone trying to beiege them. This article shows how to make your own trebuchets from simple and readily available materials, such as bamboo chopsticks. Excellent economy if…

  • The big event for our friends at Western Suburbs Wargames Association (WSWA) each year is their open day. Well worth a trip to the other side of Melbourne. Lots of displays from within the club, from visiting clubs (including NWA) plus the great variety of trade stands including Eureka Miniatures (Nic Robson), Military Simulations (Colin…

  • The scenes from the Mines of Moria in the first Lord of the Rings film, The Fellowship of the Ring, provide plenty of material for scenarios. One of the most exiting is the flight down the treacherous staircase.

  • Several games of Lord of the Rings, including Rohan versus Uruk-hai, Rohan versus Wargs and more battles of the Fellowship were held at the home of one of our meembers. In addition was the showing off of the recently painted Balrog and the recently assembled Ringwraith on Fell Beast.

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    History Role playing games became popular with the Dungeons & Dragons™ (D&D) fantasy role playing game created and published by Dave Arneson and Gary Gygax of TSR in 1973.

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    How Games Are Played Games are played by groups of two or more people; 3 to 8 are typical. One player is commonly called the Game Master (GM), Dungeon Master (DM) or Referee. The GM explains the imaginary environment in which the game is played; usually by verbal description.

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    Warhammer 40k is a a game of tabletop warfare set in the dark future of the 41st millennium. You control powerful armies of Space Marines, Imperial Guardsmen, Space Orks, Battle Sisters or other deadly creatures such as Tyranids as they fight to survive on the harsh battlefields across the universe. Huge war machines, powerful supporting…

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    Necromunda portrays the battle for survival in a nightmare undercity of the future. It is a skirmish wargame set in the Warhammer 40k universe. Players control rival gangs of fighters who battle it out for supremacy in a three-dimensional landscape of ruined buildings laid out on a tabletop. Games are quick but challenging.

  • Gimli was distraught to find the tomb of Balin, Lord of Moria, whom he had hoped to meet again. Gimli soon found an outlet for his anger, against the horde of Goblins that swarmed into the room. The Balin’s Tomb scenario pits the Fellowship against a horde of Goblins and a Cave Troll.