Saga

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  • #13524
     Anonymous

      Hello all

      After going to Vappa I became rather drawn towards the prospect of playing Saga. Is there anyone at the club who plays/ has played this game and could tell me more about it and show me a game?

      Thanks
      Carl

      #15561
       Anonymous

        Haven’t actually got to play it except for an introductory game a couple of years back, but also took an interest in it, and I can recommend a couple of good internet sources-
        The tapestry, an official fan site with an extensive archive to trawl, plus forums.
        Celt of Kernow, youtube battle reporter of Saga plus others.
        Gripping beast, game designers

        Hope that’s helpful, regards.

        #15562
         Anonymous

          It is helpful thanks

          Seems very positive; affordable, balanced, simple game mechanic.

          I have a frost grave book in the post but this sounds more up my street. If I can fit in a third wargame to my collection!

          #15570
           Anonymous

            Hi,

            I have an Anglo-Dane army and only got to play a couple of games a few years ago and have been unable to find anyone else to play against since then (that and had competing interests!). But loved the mechanics and the game was always something I wanted to get back into.

            If starting up then would be interested to play a couple of games, post Star Wars Armada event.

            #15563
             Anonymous

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              #15564
               Anonymous

                Well good to know I would have at least one opponent. Though I was going for Anglo Danes/ Saxons too. If I continued to like it I would play Byzantines too but Saxons have a nice (cheap) starter army.

                #15571
                 Anonymous

                  Im pretty sure Neil Bayliss plays this one as well. He’s one of the regular Star Trek players so if he doesnt see this thread then I will mention it to him tomorrow night

                  #15572
                   Anonymous

                    I’m interested in seeing it played. I can double up Saga vikings into other games (Frostgrave, OGaM) so might be worth an investment if it’s not too expensive.

                    #15565
                     Anonymous

                      I’d also definitely be interesting in playing some games if other people at the club started playing, though I’m not quite sure what faction I’d use.

                      #15566
                       Anonymous

                        After going back on the site to browse the mini’s I could not resist the Vikings.

                        Starter set of Vikings ordered! When I have built them and read over the book i will post again and we can get some Dark Age action going!

                        Carl

                        #15567
                         Anonymous

                          And, having determined after much deliberation that Sarmatian Cataphracts probably can’t sensibly pass as Normans/Bretons, my backlog of unpainted models has increased by 33 angry Welshmen.

                          #15568
                           Anonymous

                            Read book, just off to assemble my starter warband. Up for abolishing some villeins this Wednesday Carl?

                            #15569
                             Anonymous

                              I will either be playing an intro with a new fellow or 1500 pts of KoW with James. So can’t this wed. Maybe the following wed? Though I need time to build!

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