Meeples & Miniatures have reviewed Daisho

This fine review and podcast have produced a detailed review of the Ministry’s first published game.

You an find it here: https://meeples.wordpress.com/2017/03/21/review-daisho/

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Daisho & Blood Eagle PDFs now printable

Our digital versions of Daisho and Blood Eagle have been on sale for about a month.  We’ve spent that time collecting feedback, which on the whole has been good – thank you!

The change that’s been asked for most has been to allow printing of the PDFs.  Having discussed this between ourselves and with other publishers, we’ve decided to do this.

With immediate effect, all PDF copies of Daisho and Blood Eagle which you download from our friendly supplier, SnM Stuff, will have printing enabled.

If any of you who downloaded the non-printable versions would like to replace them with printable versions, this can be done at no cost.  Please email your name and original order number to contact@snmstuff.co.uk; they will re-enable your download rights and you’ll then be able to download again from the link they sent you when you purchased the product.

Just to confirm, when we release IHMN Gothic in digital form (date to be confirmed but probably soon after Salute) the PDF will be print-enabled from the start.

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Artificial grass mat

Heads up folks in the UK…
Lidl are currently selling a 1m x 2m ‘artificial grass mat’ for £5.99p. I have bought one and it is most excellent.

grass mat
It is basically a hard-wearing, variegated, dark grass-coloured carpet with non slip rubber dots on the back, and perfect for wargaming.

I am going to cut mine into two 1m squares for skirmish gaming, but two of these would make a 2m square table cover that you can roll up to store.

The link is here:
https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/Non-Food-Offers.htm?articleId=1938

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Moving forwards with Blood Eagle

The current rules cover the period from about 800CE to 1015CE, but because of the weapons and armour we have provided in the book can actually be stretched from 500CE to 1066CE.
To help players who want to be able to use the rules in the period 1066CE to 1350CE we have just uploaded a table to allow you to field figures in what we are calling ‘Reinforced Mail’.

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Picture from the excellent “Arn – the last Templar”

This armour can include mail sleeves or leggings and, small plate reinforcements to shoulders and knee/elbow joints. The mail coif is now listed as being equivalent as a light helm.
None of this is cheap and should really be restricted to leaders, knights and the crusading orders.
The table can be found at the bottom of the Blood Eagle page.

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The Order of the Lion, a new company for IHMN Gothic

“I feel the horror drenching every timber of this vessel. The crew were not merely killed, they were consumed. The devil has returned!”

Commander Dame Bess Balfour, aboard the Demeter in Whitby harbour.

With the many horrors spreading west from the accursed regions of eastern Europe who defends the shores of Albion? Who can face the spawn of the Prince of Wallachia and the Red Countess without flinching?

None other than the ancient and most noble Order of the Lion.

This is the first new company for IHMN Gothic and hope that you will enjoy holding back the darkness with it.

You can find it on the IHMN page in the new companies section.

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Blood Eagle and Daisho go digital!

The Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfare is pleased to announce that digital PDF versions of these popular rules are now available from our friends at S’n’M Stuff:
These are perfect for use on your tablets, phablets and phones.
Each full rulebook is on sale for the princely sum of £7.50. So for just £15, the cost of one in hardcopy, you can get both 🙂
The books have hyperlinked contents pages, had the errata from the hardcopies updated in the text and come digitally-watermarked for security.
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Salute 2017

Ladies & Gentlemen,

Charles, the members of our display team and myself shall be occupying stand GD22 at this years Salute show at the Excel Centre, London.

We shall be running two participation games; one involving a grudge match in a graveyard between the Vampires and their natural enemies, the Werewolves; the other has a mob of Transylvanian villagers, led by Prof. van Helsing trying to drive Frankenstein and his abominations from their village.

Below is an annotated map showing you our location and those of a few of our friends.

salute-2017-map

IHMN Gothic shall be primarily available through Ainsty Castings, who are hosting North Star Miniatures range this year.

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