Which Undead Faction should we Work on Next?

Hi everyone,

Ok after our discussion on the proposals for the Undead Factions we should work on here it’s time to put it to a vote on this poll.

The undead Factions we are going to vote on are:

Necromancers
When people think of the Undead, the Necromancer’s Codex will be basically what they are thinking of.

There army list will have undoubtedly the biggest selection of undead gaming pieces to choose from, as their will have just a little bit of everything mixed in there. They will have access to Skelton Warriors and Cavalry, Zombies, Mummies, Zombie Dragons and Vampires from weaker blood lines. However, all of their warriors will be quite week and horde like.

The true strength of this army will lie in their magical abilities. They will have access Necromancer Spells and Dark Magic only.

Their heroes will be quite strong with them being able to raise up Undead Champions, Mummies and being able to hire Rogue Vampires. However, the Necromancer Generals themselves will be quite weak, as after all they are just human wizards.

Vampires
The Vampires will be very similar to the Necromancers, as they will also have access to Skeleton Warriors and Cavalry, Zombies, Mummies and Zombie Dragons. However, all of their warriors will quite week and horde like with the exceptions of vampire infantry and cavalry.

They will only have access to Necromancer Spells and Dark Magic, but will not be as good at casting magic as the Necromancers are. However, there will be able to hire low level Necromancers to bolster their magic on the field.

You will not be surprised to hear that they will have some of the strongest heroes and generals in the game, with them all being Vampires.

The Restless
The Restless are more like a Force of Nature than an established faction, like the Elves or the Dwarfs. Great and vast armies of the dead can suddenly rise up, seemingly out of thin air, their original cause lost in the mists of time. Like a tornado of death, they will sweep across the lands, killing all in their path! Then, when all seems lost… as quickly as they came, they will just crumble to dust and vanish.

So the Restless can be both a power for good or evil. It all depends on the great ‘Will’ that drove them back to life…

They play like a standard army would, such as the Herlanceians. Except all their warriors cause +1 Fear and they never break with them being all undead. Therefore, they are very different from the Necromancers and Vampires, as there are not a horde army.

The Restless have access to elite skeleton and spirit warriors and cavalry, and they will benefit from Vengeance Traits. These special traits are the very reason why they march again on the mortal plain. One of their special traits is hatred, which affects their entire army.

Furthermore, the Restless rise up the dead with their Will, rather than using Necromancy Magic. They have access to all the spells in the game. However, their wizards will never go beyond a Master Wizard’s abilities.

For those who like Mummy Tomb Kings from the Games Workshop Fantasy, I’m sure if this faction gets picked we could look at an ancient Egyptian themed undead army.

The Zombie Hordes
This army will be entirely made up of Zombies, of all different creatures other than just Humans.

A hand full of zombies is just a bunch of mindless killers, but a horde of thousands develop a Hive Mind. In fact the bigger the horde, the more intelligent it will be!

In regards to magic, the better the horde will be at casting spells. As yet I do not know if the hordes will have their own kind of magic…

Book of the Dead
The Book of the Dead would cover all the factions, but could not go into too much depth with each faction and would take a bit longer to complete than just one of the books. However, in my mind’s eye I can see it being very workable and worth wild doing.

The book of the Dead would this like this; pick a general and that would determine which undead unit you could take into battle with you.

How Voting Works

  • You can vote once and change your vote if you want. However, if you are one of my Patrons, then you will get +5 votes, which I will have to add on manually. If you wish to take advantage of this arrangement, please contact me through Patreon.
  • You must be a member of this site to vote. You can join us here at Epic by clicking on Register under the User Menu and following the instructions from there. I have had Polls fiddled with in the past by people refreshing the page multiple times so that they can keep on re-voting for the model they like, that’s why I would like you to register to stop that from happening.
  • The Poll will end on the 31st of October 2018. See what we did there… Woo-hahaha… ;).

Ok good luck and thanks for voting!

 

 

Which Undead Faction should we Work on Next???
  • Vampires 43%, 3 votes
    3 votes 43%
    3 votes - 43% of all votes
  • Necromancers 29%, 2 votes
    2 votes 29%
    2 votes - 29% of all votes
  • The Restless 14%, 1 vote
    1 vote 14%
    1 vote - 14% of all votes
  • Book of the Dead 14%, 1 vote
    1 vote 14%
    1 vote - 14% of all votes
  • The Zombie Hordes 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 7
October 14, 2018 - October 31, 2018
Voting is closed
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17 Responses to Which Undead Faction should we Work on Next?

  1. darkgunman-3 says:

    My vote is for book of the dead . even if i like necromancer army list more.

  2. Thomas says:

    So for the book of the dead will the fluff be weaker then as you can’t cover everything?

    • Dave says:

      Yes it will have to be, we could fix this over time by adding bits and maybe even dividing the books up into the different factions as they grow over the years.

  3. My vote was for the Restless – the Egyptian thing got me – but a Book of the Dead with different factions was a close second!

  4. Kennert says:

    I vote for Necromancers becuse I think its a good start faction, but I think all is good

    • Dave says:

      Cheers Kennert.

      To be honest with you, it could go either way at the moment. The Book of the Dead is not doing as well as I thought it would do… :O

  5. Thomas says:

    I had to cast my vote for vampires. They are an army I really want to “get my teeth into ” lol.

  6. darkgunman-3 says:

    Sorry dave,
    I changed my vote and went with necromancers. Even if the book of the dead is a very good idea. Well to be fair i did like the necromancer army first.

    • Dave says:

      Hey no worries 🙂 its your vote and I don’t have a dog in this fight, as I’m more an Elf or Lizardman gamer really.

      Besides, the Necromancers will still have a little bit of everything in it, such as Zombies, Mommies and Vampires. However, there will only have access to the low tear stuff, such as a Rogue Vampire for instance.

  7. Dave says:

    Wow, the Counts have come out of nowhere! Looks like its now a battle between the Necromancers and the Vampires.

  8. Thomas says:

    Yeah, we’ll have to wait and see though

  9. darkgunman-3 says:

    I think the vampire faction is going to win over the necromancers according to current vote count. I know there is still time.we have until oct 31.

    • Dave says:

      On one hand, you never know… and on the other, we had 7 voters last time get involved. So I just can’t see to many more votes being added to the poll now.

      However, if we got more people signed up to vote or if the Patrons use their +5 votes that could really shake things up. However, to date no patron of mine has ever used that perk.

  10. Dave says:

    SO BE IT (!) THE VAMPIRE COUNTS WILL BE MADE UP NEXT HAHAHAHA… 🙂

    I will be posting soon on the forum about our plan of action for their creation. So keep an eye out for that.

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