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Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Flintloque Books and Starter Sets back in stock and free miniatures!


As announced last week Alternative Armies ran out of stock of the Flintloque 3rd edition books and a re-supply of books would be with us shortly.  We now have the new stock of gleaming lovely prefect bound books and all of the four books and four shilling starter packs are back on our website.  We have three game books each with full rules and focus on a single theatre of the Mordredian Wars and we have Grapeshotte the artillery and armoury expansion which goes with any of the other three game books.   Read on for more on the books and sets and an offer of free miniatures until 1st November 2015.

Go HERE for the Flintloque Game System page on our website.  Flintloque is the original and best alternative history skirmish wargame now in its 3rd edition and with a range of hundreds of different miniatures behind it gives you a tabletop game with a sense of humour and fun.  Every book is a packed ninety six pages which not only get you playing but provide endless hours of enjoyable reading and scenario plotting (ask fans of the game).  Written by Gavin Syme (GBS) and Mike White you can get the books on their own or in a Shilling Starter Pack with the book, extra sheets as well as miniatures to get you playing straight off the musket shot.


5025 War in Catalucia – Flintloque 3rd Edition.  Game Book.
The first book in the new series for the worlds foremost Black Powder Fantasy game. Contains full rules for Character driven Section level skirmish gaming along with full background for the Cataclucian theatre of the Mordredian Wars. Plus Army information for the Army of Albion (Orcs, Rats, Hob Goblins, Bog Orcs), the Goblins of Al-Garvey, the Dark Elves of Catalucia, the Elves of the Ferach Empire and the Todoroni of Nepolise.  Character creation and Section rules, magicke, skills, traits, flaws both generic and racial specific.  Also Solo play rules and much more.   Go HERE.


5026 Death in the Snow – Flintloque 3rd Edition.  Game Book.
The second book in the new series for the worlds foremost Black Powder Fantasy game. Contains full rules for Character driven Section level skirmish gaming along with full background for the Witchlands Theatre of the Mordredian Wars. Introducing the Undead and all rules for them and the forces of the Dark Czar. Plus detailed Army information for the Grande Armee du Norde (Ferach Elves, Confederation of Finklestein, Werewolves of Diberia, Centaurs of Coltz), the Army of the Witchlands (the Undead, Vampyres, Ghouls, Wraiths and more). Character creation and Section rules, magicke, skills, traits, flaws both generic and racial specific for MORTAL and UNDEAD. Also Solo play rules and much more.  Go HERE.


5028 Beir & Bones – Flintloque 3rd Edition.  Game Book.
The forth book in the series for Flintloque 3rd edition sees the Ostarian Empire fighting for its life against the Ferach Armees of the Emperor Mordred. Before the invasion of the Witchlands and the canker of the Catalucian ulcer the Emperor Mordred forged the Confederation of Finklestein and subdued Burrovia before taking his columns against the Dogmen of Ostaria at the Battle of Osterblitz. Soon the Dwarves of Krautia joined the fray and the future of Valon was for the taking...The Bier & Bones book contains full Flintloque rules, the background to the Wars of Urop, the Armies of Ostaria, Krautia, Burrovia and other minor powers and allies plus characters and section generation. Skills, Traits and Flaws along with scenario creation and three starter scenarios. Solo play mechanics and pull out sheets (Section Roster, Game Counters, Quick Ref). Also Solo play rules and much more.  Go HERE.


5027 Grapeshotte – Flintloque 3rd Edition.  Expansion Book
The third book in the new series for the worlds foremost Black Powder Fantasy Game. This expansion book contains a vast amount packed into its ninety six pages. The full rules for Artillery in Flintloque, Queene of Battle expansion artillery rules to cover garrisons, sieges, new troop types and more. The Armoury of Valon giving firelocks and artillery along with exotics and new troops for every nation on Valon. The Sterling Appendices giving rules for vehicles in play, faith in play, attaching characters, singers and more.  Also two fold out and pull out colour A3 sheets of blast templates and the famous trangle of death cannon caseshot template. EXPANSION BOOK - YOU WILL NEED ANY ONE OF THE FLINTLOQUE GAME BOOKS TO MAKE USE OF THIS EXPANSION.  Go HERE.

The four starter packs are on the Flintloque Game System page and you can see them HERE.  Click on each product for more images, full contents information and much more than there is space for here.


To celebrate the Flintloque books being back in stock we have a new product and an offer.  The new product is the 5025T Flintloque Tetralogy which contains all four titles and gives you 10% off the bundle of books.  Go HERE for this bundle.


Lastly if you place an order for any Flintloque book (or Shilling Starter Pack) you will get a mounted Orc Officer on a new Resin Horse (either 54506-E or 54506-F) worth 5.00GBP totally free automatically in your package.  If you purchase the Flintloque Tetralogy bundle we will give you the whole set of 54506 Orc Command worth 18.00GBP free automatically in your package.  This offer lasts until and including 1st November so get your order in within the next few days.

Thanks for Reading,

GBS

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