Large scale battles with small scale (6mm) figures set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe.

Epic: Armaggedon At NWA

070510epic07aAfter a hiatus of many years, Epic is rising again and in force at NWA. Currently we have eight members who have armies up and running. There are some more NWA members who are digging through their garages and cupboards looking for their old Epic armies. There is an updated rules set available free for download from Games Workshop™ on the internet.

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Epic: Typical Armies

070510epic10An army in Epic: Armageddon consists of a number of units, just as in Warhammer 40K. Units are whole companies, rather than platoons. See the article for a sample Imperial Gurd army and some photos of Epic: Armageddon models.

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Epic: Introduction

070607epic14Epic: Armageddon is Games Workshop’s game of warfare in the 41st millennium played in 6mm scale. This means that the height of a human figure (Space Marine or Imperial Guardsman) is 6mm, which is a scale of 1:300.

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A Game of Manoeuvre

061207epic02The ground scale used in Epic: Armageddon permits a game of manoeuvre to occur on a normal sized table. With each formation being roughly the equivalent of a typical 40k army and these being able to move around the table without necessarily being in combat from the first turn, it is clear that Epic caters for a game of much larger scope than is possible with a 40k game.

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