War & Empire II .....Legions of Rome

A project in Greenfield, UK by Andy Cooper, West Wind Productions

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Raise the Eagles and prepare for war! \n\nJoin us for "Legions of Rome" Phase II of War & Empire - 15mm Ancients game and miniatures!
Backers: 305
Average Pledge Per Backer: £137

Funded: £41,740 of £10,000
Dates: Nov 28th -> Dec 24th (26 days)
Project By: Andy Cooper, West Wind Productions
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Latest News

The Omens are Good

December 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome Backers. Its time for a little spiritual colour in the form of the Druids and the more civilised Priests and Priestesses. First up we have the Druids who will come with a nice stone circle and a sacred Oak. Mistletoe anyone? Then we have the... (Read More)

As Charlton Heston would say "You Maniacs! You blew it up!"

December 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Well that went much more quickly than I thought it would. After the Early Bird panic of the weekend we are totally funded! Everything we planned is achieved and that’s fantastic . Its way beyond my expectations at this time based on our experience... (Read More)

The Sassanids are Unlocked! - Pledging for Add-ons fixed too!

December 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Ok everyone, you got the Sassanids, thats really excellent stuff!  Thanks for pledging up to push the total. Those who were having problems pledging for add ons have also raised an awesome £500 via the Forged in Battle website whilst waiting for... (Read More)

The Return of the Village People

December 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, two updates in one day. It must be VILLAGE PEOPLE DAY! Yes they are back no not the moustachioed cop, erm cowboy, Indian etc. But the moustachioed Gallic Villagers and their friends. This was an extremely popular add on in the first... (Read More)


December 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Some backers have been experiencing problems when pledging for add-ons. Apparently the Kickstarter admin will not allow some backers to top up their pledge, particularly if you are in at Emperor - Early Bird pledge level (A great time for this to... (Read More)

E i e i Oh and on that farm he had some..........

December 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, some of you are experiencing a problem with the Kickstarter software. We are looking into this and we do have a work around (that we can put in place on Sunday). In the mean time if you are experiencing this problem please lodge a ticket... (Read More)

Roman Auxillia and more.

December 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome aboard new Backers you have given us a good push towards those Sassanids and Goths. More Goodies tomorrow but for now here is a little more eye candy. Oh I made boo boo with regards to the dice bags, they will be made by Cosy Dice and not the... (Read More)

A Game of Chance - Dice Bags, Tokens, Dice, Shields & More Minis!

December 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Evening Everyone, Mega Update, lots to see! First up, a collection of superb gaming accessories directly linked to the War & Empire Game.  We have some fantastic top quality Dice Bags, by Annie The Dice Bag Lady, a shiny and professional... (Read More)

Some Sassanids and Dacians

December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Quick look at the Dacian spearmen and a lot of Sassanid cavalry. Keep up the good work, please feel free to copy these pics and repost them everywhere. More tomorrow. Still working on the shield deal graphic its really a bit complicated.  (Read More)

The Time of Crisis is Over....The Third Century Romans are in the Bag!

December 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, welcome new Backers! That’s a big Goal you guys achieved with the 3rd Century Romans. Now for the long awaited Sassanids. We opened up the Carthaginian’s surely the best ancient army ever, the Numidians and the Spanish who are... (Read More)

War & Empire Beta Rules Invite!

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
The Cornu trumpeted and the cries of ‘Ave Imperator’ from the plebeians echoed around the forum ............................... right, enough of that silliness! Salve backers, We are pleased to provide you access to the beta rules for War &... (Read More)

The Maccabean Jewish Army

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Evening everyone! A few shots of the Maccabean Jewish Minis. More pictures tomorrow. Good news I have finished laying out the cards for the Caesarian Roman and Gallic armies. I will host them along with the word document Beta Rules on Dropbox... (Read More)

Its All About Command

December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
A quick preview of something that we have planned for next week. This is a selection of high command figures. Generals and officers on foot. All the major armies will have a High Command pack.  Welcome new backers and thank you for joining us. I'm... (Read More)

Bye bye Blemye hello 3rd Century Rome!

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
3rd Century Rome A Time of Crisis Ok! Well done everyone we have funded the Blemye and now by popular request its the turn of the 3rd Century Romans. Originally we had not planned to cover this army but after talking with Backers and people on our... (Read More)

Make way for the fierce Dacians!

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Able to challenge the might of Rome, here are the fierce Dacians, with their Sarmatian allies! Fighting two mighty wars with Rome, the Dacians gave the Legions a bloody nose they would not forget. A very powerful enemy and force to fight as the... (Read More)

Some Preview pics

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
 Ok from the left a Sassanid elephant which I have to say is my best Elephant yet. Followed by Roman !st Century cavalry man, an Augustan Cavalry man, a Dromedarii, a Roman Cataphract and the auxiliary slinger. More stuff tomorrow. Hey can I just... (Read More)

Onwards to Victory!

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Backers, the Saxons are in the bag. Next up are the Blemye followed by the 3rd Century Romans (added by popular request) and then the Sassanid Persians. Wendy and Antony had a great time at the Recon show on Saturday. They got to speak to lots of... (Read More)

War & Empire Rules Demonstration - Recon Games Show, Leeds

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
RECON GAMES SHOW to be held at Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Pudsey, Leeds, this Saturday, 5th December. We're starting to get all festive here at West Wind/Forged in Battle HQ and a great run up to Christmas is Pudsey, our last show of the... (Read More)

Blimey its the Blemye!

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Now for something a little obscure. The Blemye a tribe from North Africa who came into contact with the Empires Egyptian frontier. The Blemye army has a high concentration of foot archers backed up by cavalry, initially they rode donkeys so not so... (Read More)

Fiddler on the roof.....

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
So perish all who defy the might of Rome! That's a lot of barbarians to harass the wall. Did we say barbarians well lets get them all out of the way its Franks and Saxons next!  Meanwhile back in Rome some one is fiddling. Yes we have added Emperor... (Read More)

The Picts are Conquered!

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Well done people! That's the Picts in the bag and we are under way with the Scots-Irish. To help things along we have introduced the following Back Catalogue Unlocks. Be sure there are more to come. Hitting our original goal has allowed us to open... (Read More)

Dacia has fallen!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Very well done everyone, we smashed that one! All qualifying Pledge Levels will receive a FREE Emperor Trajan mounted on a horse. Next up are those sneaky Picts, always hanging around the Emperors wall.  When we hit this target all qualifying... (Read More)

Rome Triumphant!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Incredible!  Wow guys, we are already fully funded, it took us just over three hours! We never expected it would happen so soon! So firstly - thank you everyone for your tremendous support. What a superb start, we have hit our initial funding... (Read More)

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