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The tent was filled with the smell of blood and battle. General deMirian was dead; it was up to him, Captain Hans deRinoit, to lead the troops now. What remaining forces he had under his command were tired, beaten down and filled with despair. "How is it possible," he thought, "for that so-called army of misshapen creatures to be so incredibly well organized? Perhaps one of the Duguth leaders has gotten himself an object of some power."

A low rumble from the battlefield filled deRinoit with fear and anger. "There's that confounded beast ripping the very hills up from the earth again. How are we to combat these monsters if the land itself is working against us?"

Pulling his helmet on for his final battle, deRinoit spared a passing glance at the tactical map describing troop locations. At last, he saw it! The maneuver that would oust these foul beasts from his territory had been staring at him without him even noticing. If only he can hold his troops together for this final stand to their victory!


For the Masses is a complete fantasy mass-combat wargame system, designed for use with 15mm miniatures, although any line of miniatures from 6mm up can be used for play. But it is also much more: The flexibility of the system allows players to use any fantasy setting and armies to play out famous fantastical scenarios and ancient epic battles.

Several sample army lists are included in the book but the real strength of For the Masses is the unit creation system. This system encourages players to be creative, use their imagination and have fun, which is the way wargaming should be.

 
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September 10th, 2011
Sorry to say but I found this game to be wanting. Not enough army lists and requiring too much work from the gamer to create the armies and the ones provided aren't generic enough to help the beginner. The hex system is a pain too and though [...]
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July 8th, 2010
This is a great alternate set of rules for fantasy miniature wargames. Because it's not tied to any specific line of minis, you can use any figures at all. The book has an extensive section on building your own units with whatever abilities you like, [...]
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April 26th, 2008
A very good job of fantasy scale tactics that allows for the use of any miniatures you happen to own. [...]
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October 30th, 2007
This is a very good fantasy miniature battles game. I would like to see more support from MJ12Games on this rule set. Wes [...]
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Pages
64
Edition
1.0
Publisher Stock #
MJG-0801
File Size:
2.23 MB
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April 01, 2004
This title was added to our catalog on April 01, 2004.
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Majestic Twelve Games
Majestic Twelve Games
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