Field of Glory is an Ancients/Medieval wargaming rules set that I enjoy playing. The game inspires me to research and build new armies and that keeps me going. If you have read the front page, you will have seen that the group I game with is currently advocating a shift to the French set ADLG. I am not interested. I will play some games to help my friends get the numbers they need for their tournaments but my interests lie elsewhere.
To that end I have decided to devote my attention to a new project that I call FOG 300. This is a fast play FOG venture that uses the existing rules as a basic framework and works on providing a playable small version of FOG. This blurb is from the introduction:
Glory 300 (or FOG 300) grew out of a frustration with the publisher’s lack of
ongoing support for the system and efforts in the American gaming community to
adopt a DBMesque hybrid that in this person’s opinion is a step in the wrong
direction. This supplement will attempt
to present a viable fast play alternative using the existing official FOG
products with slight modifications but still provide a satisfying gaming experience.
The basic army lists use the Allies Lists for each army from the FOG Compendiums. Where necessary, I will create ally lists for those missing ones. Italian Ostrogoths and Later Picts are both lists that needed one and I have created drafts for them.
That is all for now. More will come as I have time.
Rules for FOG 3.0 - Rules and Ally lists have been updated to be FOG 3.0 compliant. I hope to get in a few more FOG 300 V3 playtests soon.
FOG 300 July 2019 Update
FOG 300 Version 3 Playtests
Parthians vs Principate Romans 220 AD
Crusaders vs Fatimid Egyptian 1101 AD
Ayubid Egyptians vs Crusaders
Medieval Scandinavian vs Later Plantagenet & Early Tudor (Britain 1346 AD)
Parthian vs Later Pre-Islamic Bedouin 220 AD
Later Republican Roman vs Early German 49 BC
E. Successor vs Classical Indian c. 321 BC
Italo-Normans vs Muslim Sicily c. 1050 AD
Italo-Normans vs Muslim N. Africans & Sicily c. 1070 AD
New Kingdom Egyptian Civil War Circa 1334 BC
Ptolemaic vs Kyrene Greek circa 320 BC
Later Sassanids vs Sabir Huns 575 AD round 2
Later Sassanids vs Sabir Huns 575 AD
Later Sassanids vs Pre-Islamic Arabians 575 AD
Early Sassanids vs Classical Indians II 282 AD
Early Sassanids vs Classical Indians 281 AD
Early Sassanids vs Kushan 280 AD part II
Early Sassanids vs Kushan 280 AD
LRR vs Ancient Spanish 58 BC
LRR vs Hill Tribe Gallic 58 BC
LRR vs Hill Tribe Gallic 58 BC p. II
Rules for FOG 2.0
FOG 300 Version 2 Playtests
Early Crusaders vs Syrian States 1100 AD
Early Crusaders vs Seljuks 1100 AD
Early Crusaders vs Komnenan Byzantine 1100 AD
Early Crusaders vs Bedouin Arabs 1100 AD
Early Crusaders vs Arab Cities 1100 AD
Early Crusaders vs Cilician Armenians 1100 AD
Early Crusader vs Fatimid Egyptian 1100 AD
Later Republican Roman vs Early Germans 55 BC
Gallic vs Ancient Spanish 55 BC
Sassanid Persian vs Chionite Huns 375 AD
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