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WAR AND PIECES

Fantasy Flight is breaking into the world of miniature wargaming with Runewars. Alex Watkins, organised play manager for Europe at Asmodee, weighs in on the game’s X-Wing heritage, need for paints and glue, and future on the world stage

Could you introduce the world of Runewars?

Runewars is essentially Fantasy Flight’s first toe in the water for full-on miniature wargaming. We’ve done things with Imperial Assault and X-Wing, which is a miniatures game, and Armada – there’s plenty of games which are miniatures games, and even Imperial Assault is paintable. But it’s never been a gluetogether, construct your unit, move rankand- file, strategy wargame like this.

The decision was made to set it in Terrinoth, which is a Runebound universe, along with Descent and various other Rune- games there have been over the years. You can argue it’s a fairly generic fantasy setting, but ultimately it’s got a lot of history, which is great.

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