Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Full; reserves welcome

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Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Full; reserves welcome

Postby Pedros » 12 Jul 2014, 11:37

This is one of the most popular variants around, and this will be its ninth running here.

Seven-player game based on a map of Britain. The powers are the different small kingdoms of the seventh century. It's a dynamic game, and the middle-to-late games have typically shown lots of movement, changes of alliance, and sudden grabs for victory.

No special rules at all; no split coasts. I will be using one change from recent games - Northumbria will start with a fleet in Lancaster (the original designer's setup) although I am retaining our recent three armies for Anglia.

This game is always enjoyed by the players. You'll find previous games at viewforum.php?f=50

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Re: Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Sign-ups

Postby glacier777 » 12 Jul 2014, 12:14

You always request signups when I've got too many active games! :(
Anyway, I'll play this at some point, just not now.
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Re: Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Sign-ups

Postby ThorondorNL » 12 Jul 2014, 12:19

I sign up!
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Re: Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Sign-ups

Postby Palin » 12 Jul 2014, 13:43

Been waiting for this one! Sign me up.
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Re: Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Sign-ups

Postby ColesD » 12 Jul 2014, 14:04

I've been waiting for this one too. Sign me up.

PS I've looked up the original design and I see a couple of other differences from it too here: there's a fleet rather than an army in Wrexham, and an army rather than a fleet in Glasgow. Are those based on previous other games played here too?
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Re: Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Sign-ups

Postby Gooderian » 12 Jul 2014, 14:46

I´ll give this game a shot.
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Re: Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Sign-ups

Postby GhostEcho » 12 Jul 2014, 15:02

I suppose I'll give this a shot.
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Re: Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Sign-ups

Postby Ecallaw » 12 Jul 2014, 15:31

Please add my name to the list. Always wanted to play this.
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Re: Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Sign-ups

Postby I Love Italy » 12 Jul 2014, 18:50

Sign me up please. Sorry Seismic isn't happening, but this seems fun.
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Re: Heptarchy: 4-star rated game. Sign-ups

Postby ThorondorNL » 12 Jul 2014, 19:28

Wow, that's 7 players in 1 day ;)

That's a big difference with Seismic :D
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