*
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
July 31, 2021, 12:18:20 PM

Login with username, password and session length

Donate

We Appreciate Your Support

Recent

Author Topic: Test of Honour from Warlord Games  (Read 10067 times)

Offline Duncan McDane

  • Mastermind
  • Posts: 1126
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #15 on: December 25, 2016, 05:40:56 PM »
Will probably pick this one up  :).
Good excuse to finally get me some of those Perry and Foundry Samurai...
Leadhead

Offline NurgleHH

  • Supporting Adventurer
  • Scatterbrained Genius
  • *
  • Posts: 3323
  • Spacelord
    • Victory Decision Vietnam
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #16 on: December 26, 2016, 06:44:46 PM »
Warlord earns money with selling a lot of figures, so I expect a large skirmish. For smaller games Osprey is the address with Ronin. Or Ronin Hood with it's brilliant figures (look the thread here)
Victory Decision Vietnam here: leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=43264.0

Victory Decision Spacelords here: leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=68939.0

My pictures: http://pictures.dirknet.de/

Offline Sturmpioneer

  • Librarian
  • Posts: 105
    • http://www.kingsfordminiatures.org
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #17 on: December 29, 2016, 06:45:27 AM »
I'm definitely interested in seeing what they have come up with.
Makers of 28mm Samurai!
www.kingsfordminiatures.org

Offline Manchu

  • Mad Scientist
  • Posts: 648
    • Life on Jasoom?
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #18 on: January 20, 2017, 08:25:29 PM »
From the WLG trade newsletter:
Quote
Test of Honour is a skirmish wargame played with roughly 10-20 models on each side. Players select their force before each game based around a samurai hero along with one or two loyal samurai companions and a variety of clan soldiers. Battles are swift and bloody as players alternate acting with one of their warriors – moving and fighting to achieve the objective of the scenario, whether that be cutting down the enemy, defending an outpost or finding and protecting a spy.

As you play through the scenarios your samurai will use new skills, and perhaps even take the shameful path of deceit and trickery to gain victory – such choices are the ultimate test of honour. This new Samurai boxed miniatures game has a street date of the 25th of March.

The bundle is the best way to get this game for your store with extra discount, exclusive miniature and cards.

Offline Manchu

  • Mad Scientist
  • Posts: 648
    • Life on Jasoom?
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #19 on: January 20, 2017, 08:38:53 PM »

Offline craigjwoodfield

  • Librarian
  • Posts: 105
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #20 on: January 22, 2017, 01:52:19 AM »
That's disappointing. Being another skirmish game moves it from a "definite buy" to an "unlikely" purchase for me.


Offline Wookington

  • Assistant
  • Posts: 32
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #21 on: January 22, 2017, 02:08:31 PM »
Whether or not I'll get into it I don't know, but it doesn't sound like they are re-releasing the old WF boxes as is at all.

Offline Codsticker

  • Supporting Adventurer
  • Scatterbrained Genius
  • *
  • Posts: 2484
    • Kodsticklerburg: A Mordheim project
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #22 on: January 22, 2017, 04:18:29 PM »
That's disappointing. Being another skirmish game moves it from a "definite buy" to an "unlikely" purchase for me.


Agreed...bit of a relief actually. :D

Offline Percal

  • Bookworm
  • Posts: 74
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #23 on: January 24, 2017, 04:41:47 PM »
Can't see the pic Manchu posted, what was it?

Offline Nick2729

  • Assistant
  • Posts: 43
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #24 on: January 24, 2017, 08:48:53 PM »
I was quite excited when I thought is was large skirmish/small battle but as a skirmish I (personally) can't see it competing with Ronin.  :-[

I also look at (for me) the poor quality of the recent Project Z and Terminator rules and wonder if these will be another "back of a fag packet"set to sell figures.

Offline Manchu

  • Mad Scientist
  • Posts: 648
    • Life on Jasoom?
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #25 on: January 24, 2017, 08:58:43 PM »
It was the ToH trade bundle flier - gave us MSRP and names of packs:

the core box will be 35GBP/49.99USD

Mounted Samurai will be 15/24

"Masked Men" and "Pauper Soldiers" will be 18/29

Ronin will be 12/20

the Samurai Warband will be 20/32

and a pack of ToH dice will be 10/16

« Last Edit: January 24, 2017, 09:00:50 PM by Manchu »

Offline Percal

  • Bookworm
  • Posts: 74
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #26 on: January 24, 2017, 09:00:42 PM »
Oh, thanks! I must admit I'm intrigued by the sets mentioned. The WGF samurai were a bit ugly, but seeing the rework they did on the Project Z zombies, they can turn out decent.

Offline Manchu

  • Mad Scientist
  • Posts: 648
    • Life on Jasoom?
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #27 on: January 24, 2017, 09:11:50 PM »
I also look at (for me) the poor quality of the recent Project Z and Terminator rules and wonder if these will be another "back of a fag packet"set to sell figures.
So I know that Project Z is very simple - but it also strikes me as perfectly serviceable (I have only read them, not played them). Also the Terminator rule set is just really, really cool and pretty substantial, so the problem cannot be - as with Project Z - that they are too light. Just very confusing to see those two rule sets thrown together in a blanket criticism.

Also, I have played and I very much like Ronin. I even made up a demo board and volunteered to basically market it at my LGS on their "indie miniatures open" day:

http://leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=97399.0

But I don't think that ToH and Ronin are really in competition. If anything, they multiply each others' value. More stuff to do with your Ronin figures, more stuff to do with your ToH figures.

The LGS actually sold bundles of WGF Samurai along with copies of Ronin the day I ran the demo!
« Last Edit: January 24, 2017, 09:45:44 PM by Manchu »

Offline Codsticker

  • Supporting Adventurer
  • Scatterbrained Genius
  • *
  • Posts: 2484
    • Kodsticklerburg: A Mordheim project
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #28 on: January 25, 2017, 05:44:36 PM »
I saw your thread earlier: very nice.

The box set might be decent value and re-cut sprues would be an improvement. If I picked it up I think I would probably just play Ronin Rampant.  :D

Offline Manchu

  • Mad Scientist
  • Posts: 648
    • Life on Jasoom?
Re: Test of Honour from Warlord Games
« Reply #29 on: January 25, 2017, 06:46:24 PM »
Not a bad idea!

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
110 Replies
17735 Views
Last post April 09, 2017, 04:38:39 PM
by cheetor
20 Replies
2585 Views
Last post August 09, 2017, 06:00:34 PM
by Andrew_McGuire
16 Replies
2854 Views
Last post September 28, 2017, 10:31:06 PM
by nic-e
16 Replies
2426 Views
Last post September 13, 2017, 02:29:23 AM
by War In 15MM
14 Replies
1801 Views
Last post September 02, 2020, 12:24:24 PM
by Bowman