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Ulfen Guard, by Akeiron

Ulfen Guard, by Akeiron (art direction by Andrew Vallas) “Their rage and pride is focused on a sharpened point.” —Attila: Total War, in-game lore Happy 2017, lovely readers! I hope everyone had a stellar holiday season, regardless of what holidays you … Continue reading

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Intrepid, by Sir Tiefling

Intrepid, by Sir Tiefling “Whoever is first in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second in the field and has to hasten to battle will arrive exhausted.” —Sun Tzu … Continue reading

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Barbarian, by Hugo Solis

Barbarian, by Hugo Solis “These battle-scarred brutes believe in one simple tactic, the best defense is a good offense. Because their fighting style is so wild and undisciplined, Barbarians are not found among races which are smaller in stature or … Continue reading

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First Empress soldier designs: Light Skirmishers

Light Skirmisher Designs Bevren discovered that he was learning a lot about the effectiveness of slings and stones in combat. As slings were cheap to make but time-consuming to master, the captain’s instructors at the officer’s academy had dismissed them … Continue reading

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First Empress soldier designs: Cavalry

Cavalry Soldier Designs Cavalryman Atten spurred his horse out from the tree line at Captain Vola’s trumpeted signal. He followed his captain as they and the forty-six other heavy and medium horsemen charged toward the formation of enemy skirmishers. The … Continue reading

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First Empress soldier designs: Officers

Officer Designs “Manpower, wealth, resources, and an excellent officer staff all in the hands of one of the most brilliant monarchs who ever reigned; I think it’s best we stay on Queen Viarra’s good side.” —Emperor Orvandius, excerpted from First … Continue reading

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First Empress soldier designs: Archers

Archer Designs An arrow sliced past the attackers’ shield wall, embedding itself in Varic’s left eye as they stormed up the beach. The general’s head jerked back, dead almost instantly. Varic’s body toppled into the sand. General Willot grimaced despite his rage. … Continue reading

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