Midgard is the set of heroic battle wargames rules that I have been working on and off for three years. They are designed to play large narrative battles, where the focus is on the deeds of mighty heroes but strategy and tactics still play an important role. Games mechanics and record-keeping are kept to a minimum to allow a fast-playing narrative battle with multiple players and heroic deeds aplenty!
They work well for any setting – historical, fantasy or mythological – where you have warbands of warriors armed with swords, spears and shields led by heroes. The rules are a ‘sandbox’ set which can be easily adapted for different settings by varying the troop types and traits (special rules) selected.
We’ve been using Midgard in my group for a number of different projects – fantasy, mythological and historical games recently as well (see the blog section for latest battle reports.)
Midgard will be published by Reisswitz Press (Too Fat Lardies) at some point in the future, but there is no publication date yet. As with Strength & Honour, we expect to make videos about the game available nearer the time of release. In the meantime, please follow us via the blog or on social media @mogsymakes for further updates.