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Warrior Heroes to Be “Queen”

Ok, ok, the actual title of the rules from Two Hour Wargames is Warrior Heroes to Be King - but Amazons don't have kings! At long last I'm trying out the game which is a new edition of one of my favorite games, Rally Round the King. And with RRtK being one of my most… Continue reading Warrior Heroes to Be “Queen”

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Amazon Update #1

In addition to the Amazons that need to be rebased, I've discovered I have at least one hundred Amazons that still need to be painted, some are still on the sprue waiting to be assembled. Amazons from Wargames Foundry, Eureka, Fenryl, and Wargames Factory are in the "pile of shame." I need some diversity in… Continue reading Amazon Update #1

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Rebasing Miniatures – the Amazons

Figures for To Be King - 2 units of Valkae Warriors & 1 unit of Archers Unless you are the rare (to me anyway) type of person who has the remarkable ability to plan for the future, you will at some point have to rebase some miniatures. If you are new to the hobby, you… Continue reading Rebasing Miniatures – the Amazons

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Where Are Piathoe’s Peaks?

With the launch of Talomir Tales - Piathoe's Peaks, some of you may be wondering where are Piathoe's Peaks?  Piathoe's Peaks is one of three mountain ranges on the island of Valkae, home of the Amazons.  The largest mountain range is the Slumbering Dragons, a large impassable range of mountains that run east to west… Continue reading Where Are Piathoe’s Peaks?

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Battle for the Southern Pass

  Of all of the reasons for the hostilities between Asteria and Nica, the chief reason was fear.  The Nycenaeans were fearful Asteria, with its democracy, would allow men to live freely among them, something repugnant to their Amazon sensibilities.  - Menalippe, "The History of the Valkae" Asteria is a land divided by a range… Continue reading Battle for the Southern Pass

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Night Before Battle

The Nycenaean Camp "General Callidora, ma'am," said the young adjutant entering the tent. "Yes, Leto, what do you report?" "The spies have returned from the Asterian camp.  They were not expecting us this far south.  Their army is smaller than ours, they have fewer heavy infantry and most of it is unarmored.  The enemy has… Continue reading Night Before Battle