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Heavy Crossbowman Unit Expansion for Runewars Miniatures Available Now

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Nov 1, 2017

As the lords of the baronies call the banners in the defense of Terrinoth, you can supplement your Daqan armies—the Heavy Crossbowmen Unit Expansion for Runewars Miniatures Game is on sale now from Fantasy Flight Games!

Unlike many Daqan soldiers, who come from farmsteads and small towns across the baronies, most Heavy Crossbowmen companies are filled by inhabitants of the Free Cities or baronial castle towns. While city life does not require one to learn archery to hunt for food, the exposure to modern conveniences makes these youths take quickly to the crossbow, as many are familiar with the cranks and winches that keep their city gates closed and their mills turning, or power other engines of war. What began as a mechanical wonder is now a vital instrument in the battle against Waiqar the Undying as his army of the reanimates.

Fantasy Flight Games Announce Heavy Crossbowmen for Runewars

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May 11th, 2017

Paragons of disciplined training and wielders of some of the most sophisticated military weaponry available, the heavy crossbowmen of the Daqan Lords represent one of the greatest defensive forces in Terrinoth. Armed with specially designed bulwark shields and heavy crossbows, these warriors can withstand even the fiercest hail of enemy fire while unleashing their own torrent of death. Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce the Heavy Crossbowmen Unit Expansion for Runewars Miniatures Game!

Proficiency with the crossbow is not enough to qualify for a heavy crossbow unit, as only the largest and most physically imposing men and women have the great strength and stamina required to reload the crossbows and wield the thick wood and iron shields that complete these warriors’ arsenal. These bulwark shields are designed to withstand vicious attacks from axe and arrow alike while still allowing a large crossbow to rest securely on its edge, mitigating any compromise to accuracy. These shields were designed to provide the protection an archer shooting from a tower’s bulwark would have, while allowing for mobility on the field.

Whether motivated by duty or coin, Heavy Crossbowmen are integral to defending the Land of Steel from the forces of darkness at its borders.