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Heroes, Villains and Fiends (Osprey Wargames) [Paperback]

Craig Cartmell & Charles Murton
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20 Nov 2013 Osprey Wargames
It is 1895 and the future depends not upon the actions of governments but upon those of the Adventuring Companies, and will be shaped by countless engagements in city streets, ancient ruins, dense jungles, high mountains and boundless deserts. In America, good men fight to preserve their hard-won liberty and the great drive west is stalled by Native American mystics and powerful outlaw gangs. In Africa, native forces fight to push back the Pax Britannica no longer is a Lee-Metford rifle and a disciplined resolve enough to put the foe to flight. In Europe, darkness gathers around the Austro-Hungarian court and the Great Powers watch warily, knowing its fall could precipitate a war to end all wars. Heroes, Villains and Fiends presents new Companies, from the rebellious Zulu and Apache to the spies of the Okhrana and Secret Service, and the mysterious forces of such groups as the Knights Templar and the sinister Hellfire Club. With equipment, Talents and Mystical Powers, additional scenarios and a sample campaign, Heroes, Villains and Fiends opens up new possibilities for In Her Majesty's Name. This supplement for In Her Majesty s Name has been produced due to popular demand. Please note that it is a short-run, non-illustrated black and white volume, packed full of new Company lists, new rules and options to expand and enhance your games.

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  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Osprey (20 Nov 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1472803450
  • ISBN-13: 978-1472803450
  • Product Dimensions: 24.1 x 17.8 x 1.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 88,297 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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With over 30 years' experience as a wargamer, Craig has been writing, playing and publishing his own wargames rules online since the mid-90s. Recently, he formed the Forge of War Development Group to further develop his games and now has an active cadre of 30 other writers. Charles Murton also has more than 30 years of tabletop, role-playing and board wargaming experience, and has gamed with Craig for about 25 of those years. Charles is also a target shooter and brings practical weapons knowledge to the rules-writing team. Mr Fab is a French illustrator who has worked for nearly 20 years in various fields, from fashion design - closely collaborating with Jean-Paul Gaultier - to graphic design and movie costume design, as one half of "Chattoune&Fab". He has also recently started to work as a comic book author and illustrator. www.chattoune-fab.com chattoune.fab@gmail.com

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4.0 out of 5 stars Heroes, Villains and Fiends (Osprey Wargames) 11 Jan 2014
By Sam
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I bought this with the main rulebook - In Her Majesty's Name, and have found it adds extra detail to the rules, although I have not played a game yet. This book adds rules for swimming, as well as extra companies (the bands of characters in the game), it also adds a bestiary of both real and fantasy creatures.

So I highly recommend this in combination with the main rules. I haven't given a 5 star review as without playing the game I would find it a bit of a contentious point to say absolutely go for it.

Of course, they may be differing opinions to me.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Useful Supplement 11 Jan 2014
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Bought this for my husband as a christmas present - he is pleased with it and says it is a useful supplement!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great addition to the series 9 Jan 2014
By Scott Mosher - Published on Amazon.com
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This is a very nice addition to this series and offers sets of new Companies broken down to three regions (Europe, No. America, Africa). This shows how varied this game can be and the kinds of options open to other designers and creative players. It also expands a bit on weapons, vehicles, mystic powers... and adds more locations and difficulties for playing. Gives a backward compatibility chart to book one so no one is left in the cold.
No pictures at all in this one, which is a little disappointing, but the content is chock full!
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 2 July 2014
By lauren a Mcclure boyer - Published on Amazon.com
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5.0 out of 5 stars Supplement add depth/layers to original rules. 6 Mar 2014
By Glenn Wilson - Published on Amazon.com
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Supplement add depth/layers to original IHMN rules. The North American companies for the game (Apache, Mexican Rebels, etc.) fit my plans for playing the game.


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