Following the defeat of the large pack of Wargs, the Elves and Dwarves continue North. Passing travelers and the people living on the scattered homesteads they come across talk of a rampaging Cave Troll. Picking up tracks of the beast, the two groups continue in their unspoken competition…. Having come across the Troll at the… Continue reading “Tame the Beast”… an Elven and Dwarven Battle Report
The Company of the Golden Boar have captured Oswald, a Sorcerer that Leads a band of Outlaws. At a bit of a loss as to what to do with the Man, the Dwarves are yet reluctant to either execute him or let him go. Suddenly the decision on what to do with him is put… Continue reading “A Daring Rescue!” A Dwarven Battle Report
Yet again the Dwarves of the Golden Boar have come across the Outlaws that have plagued them for some time now. Both Rori and Oswald feel it is time for a show of strength in order to revive the morale of their companies. Unfortunately they have met at dusk, during a torrential downpour. The mud… Continue reading “Show of Strength” A Dwarven Battle Report
In order for us to pick up on how our Battle Companies “Journey to the Blue Mountains” campaign is branching out this weekend I needed to finish a few things… including my new Dwarven Battle Company! First off are some Frostgrave Barbarians that we won in auction already painted to a decent standard. They only… Continue reading Wildmen and Dwarves!
On an old road heading from Annuminas, on a fair evening, the Elves of Fingaerion’s Spear come across the Taken of Minas Morgul. Despite being at a slight disadvantage, Fingaerion decides that an engagement against Arnakhor is called for as a show of strength given his recent return to the journey North. Arnakhor is ready… Continue reading “Show of Strength”… 8th Battle Report in Journey to the Blue Mountains
The Lothlórien Elves of Fingaerion continue their journey North, traveling past the outskirts of Annuminas, fabled former capital of the fallen kingdom of Arnor. Weary and near sundown the Elves seek to set up camp for the night. Two of their number are injured but two new arrivals have joined their company. The Galadhrim warriors… Continue reading “Ruins of Annuminas”… an Elven Battle Report
In Mordor one simply does not volunteer for service to the Witch-King of Angmar, instead you are taken. His favorites are called The Taken of Minas Morgul and they are assigned to particularly difficult tasks. Currently in command of The Taken is one of the Witch King’s lieutenants, a Black Numenorean named, Arnakhor…. … from… Continue reading From Minas Morgul…
In the village of Old Oak a group of Elves from Lothlorien stop for the night at the Four Coins Inn. Tasked with helping the remaining Dunedain in Eriador they have grown more accustomed to the ways of Men than usual. At the Inn they are approached by a mysterious old man in a blue… Continue reading And so it begins… our First Battle Companies Campaign!
My wife and I were feeling a bit underwhelmed by the starter scenarios in the Pelennor Fields box set so we looked into instead getting right into the Middle Earth SBG Battle Companies Book from Games Workshop. This is sort of the more skirmish game version of the main SBG skirmish game. Think of it… Continue reading Orcs!