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Sir Rupert Utterly-Barkinge's NEW WORLD DISORDER

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and you hiding away at the back, I have an announcement.  I'm sure by now you are all aware of the excellent rules produced by The Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfare, Messrs Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton.  I discovered the rules through what was the then newly-emerging Osprey Wargames series, which I think most of us now refer to affectionately as the 'Blue Books'.  Not only are they incredibly fun to play, they are also incredibly fun to play about with.  In Her Majesty's Name shares the same rules concepts as their subsequent Daisho, Blood Eagle and IHMN Gothic.  Their newest venture, Thud and Blunder does the same, and I hope to be able to game this in the near future, all being well.

Now, because these rulebooks share a common framework of rules, it has often been postulated that you could take factions from each of the rules and put them together. Vikings could face off against Samurai and so on.  Just so long as you'…

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