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An Orcs in the Webbe Original!

Orcs in the Webbe started out as an online repository of articles styled after the original Wessex Games Flintloque magazine, Orcs in the Hills. Containing articles from other Flintloque websites, the Orcs in the Hills magazines themselves and other wargaming publications. As time passed however more and more people submitted brand new original articles written exclusively for inclusion on OITW. Now, nearly tens years on, the lkist of authors includes dozens of authors including the current Flintloque team at AA as well as most of the original creators and contributers. 

 

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  • Schnapps by Moonlight

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! When a Ferach Elven force falls into confusion and exchanges friendly fire over the Haransebetsie bridge some Albion Orcs’ realise their chance to attack has come.

  • Mostly Death in Llednevir

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! In this second Llednevir Chronicle Dagonwyswifchips has risen from the depths! Cultists rush to the Harbour to welcome this Godforsaken-God-that-is-forsaken-by-Gods, only a crowd of angry women and one deaf man stands in their way.

  • Love and Death in Llednevir

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! In this, the first Llednevir Chronicle, the forbidden love 'twixt Goblin and Toad causes trouble between the Hobgoblin and Todoroni inhabitants of Tarrwen Harbour, a small fishing town in the county of Llednevir, deep in Taffsea.

  • The Du Lac Inheritance

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Henri Du Lac, having watched his Empress be deposed by her Usurper son, relates a tale to his Grandson of a time long before, when both Magicke and Dragons still existed on Valon...

  • The Dracci in Flintloque

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Following up on his fantastic piece of fiction, The Du Lac Inheritance, this article dips into a future release from Alternative Armies and brings you official rules for using the Dracci in your games of Flintloque 3rd edition.

  • Foul Mouth Freddy Divides the ****ing Loot

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Valon's loveable anti-hero returns in this tale where Freddy and his companions must retreat through hostile territory with a variety of loot 'acquired' from the pointy-eared Ferach B******s.

  • Foul Mouth Freddy and The ****ing Kartoffenburg Mash-up

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Valon's loveable anti-hero returns once again to OITW, this time in a full 15,000 word novella, Freddy's biggest adventure to date!

  • Flintloques & Muskets

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Long time Flintloque fan and author of several well respected wargames rulesets, Bob Minadeo, has written up some rules for using your Flintloque miniatures with THW's free Chain Reaction 3.0 rules.

  • The Curse of Fu Cat Choo

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Dear Uncle Rogipoos and Harry Oliphaunt meet the nefarious Fu Cat Choo in this  tale of adventure, romance and dodgy antiquities...

  • Secret Lore

    An Orcs in the Webbe Exclusive! Many years ago, late one night in a crossfire of emails, I asked Mac Coxhead, Flintloque's co-creator, about the world of Firefight 1.0. He told me a little of it's background and hinted that it even shared a character with Flintloque. This year, after many years away from Valon, Mac kindly agreed to share with me the story he had referred to all that time ago...

  • Shellfire and Damnation

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Two squads on opposing sides of the conflict at the Mon-Gerahnt Line are tasked with getting across No Man's Land. Not only is there the risk they may run into each other and that any noise they make may attract the attention of the gun emplacements but also there is the fear that the restless dead buried within the ground may rise to seek revenge on the living...

  • Death Amid Water in Llednevir

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! The village of Tarrwen Harbour has been destroyed by a fearsome Elder God but the survivors of the rampage drove him back into the seas. Now in this third Llednevir Chronicle the seas themselves rise to take back it's wounded master and claim the creatures that harmed him. Who will prevail ?

  • The Cossack War Wagon

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Captain Angules and his remaining Elves of the 21st Ligne are fleeing Moskova. Harried at every step by damned Cossacks thankfully they think they now have developed the tactics to escape the Witchlands. Little did they know that Aleksander's malign forces can adapt just as well as they can...

  • The Owl and Gristle Murders

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Back in Albion for Cryptmass, Lieutenant Wullam Rossorc and his rifleorcs stopped at the Owl and Gristle coaching inn near Londinium for a warm meal and good cheer. They did not in any way expect what they found there...

  • Owl Gristle and The Dragons

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Lieutenant Rossorc and his brave rifleorcs find themselves pitted against deadly creatures and Magicke unseen by Orcs since before the Time of Annul.

  • "...And He Had Raisins For Eyes!"

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! After a series of gruesome murders amongst the culinary community and it's customers, Valon's famed consulting detective Sherloque Holmes and his assistant, Dr Watsorc, have tracked the cinnamon scented beast responsible to it's lair.

  • The Great Rabbit Hunt

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Caught in a 'situation' following Wheeling-turn's orders, the Albion Spymaster Wogan must think outside the box to come up with troops for a unit charged with extending an olive branch to the Burrovians. Little did he know exactly how far outside when the adventure later known as The Great Rabbit Hunt began...

  • Sharke's Ashes

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Returning from special duties in the Windy Isles, Captain Sharke and his Orc Rifles have stopped off in the Occupied Zone, a harsh tropical land and they have one hell of a battle ahead of them...

  • Dreadloque III - The Goblin in the Smoke - Interlude: "Something Strange in Them There Tydes"

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Carrying on the story where we left it back in 2009, the 'Ambassador's Daughter' has been captured by our heroes and the evil Bron's plans have been averted. But as oft is the case in tales such as these all is not what it seems...

  • Sculpting: A Q&A with Dave Toone

    An Orcs in the Webbe exclusive! Dave Toone, the main sculptor of Maveryc's new miniatures game, Pax Bochemannica, answers some questions about himself and his work in the first of this years Christmas Interviews.