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Gavin Syme

Gavin Syme is the creative manager of Alternative Armies and 15mm.co.uk and is the chap solely responsible for the official ongoing development of the World of Valon. He has also designed a good number of game systems including Flintloque 3rd Edition, MOTH, USE ME and Firefight 2.0, some on his own and some with talented fellows like Alex Draper, Bob Minadeo, Mike White, Steve Hazuka and Alex Self.

Website: http://www.gavinsyme.co.uk/

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  • Fetch Us a Brew Love

    Some Blacke Horde infantry are trying to steal crates of tea for their Orcish allies while the Finklesteiners and Burrovians give them some sport with the hot end of a musket in this
    Flintloque scenario.

  • 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...

  • Run For the Hills!

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Al-Garvey Goblins and Ferach Elves clash over a disputed hill on the border between Al-Garvey and Catalucia.

  • Sharke and the Mirror of Zyrgone

     An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Arry Flashorc has called in a favour from Rekhardt Sharke asking him to pay a visit to the Notables Club in Mudfayre, Londinium and make sure nothing amiss occurs during the magicke mirror show. What could possibly go wrong...

  • Sharke's Mirror

     An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Sharke and his lads rush to the Notables Club, Mudfayre, to deal with a terrifying threat from another time...

  • The 2012 Alternative Armies Interview

    The Orcs in the Webbe Annual Alternative Armies' Interview - 2012 edition!

  • Wyndorc’s 3rd Korsucan Rangers

    In the first of a new series of wargame articles we look at a customised section of Flintloque miniatures belonging to Gavin Syme which he uses in his own games of Flintloque and Slaughterloo. Let’s take a look at Wyndorcs Rangers!

  • The AA Interview

    The Orcs in the Webbe Annual Alternative Armies' Interview - 2013 edition!

  • Horcmanay

    From it's roots in the Darke Age to the modern day customs Rats and other races practice, we look at what the celebration of Horcmanay means across all of Valon in this excellent background article from the Flintloque Archives.

  • In The Alternative

    Back in 2009 Gavin Syme of Alternative Armies wrote a series of short columns about the World of Valon, Flintloque and all things Black Powder Fantasy. It was called 'In The Alternative' and you can find them here.

  • Britorcn Foot Regiments

    An Orcs in the Webbe Exclusive! Gavin Syme, lead writer for Alternative Armies and head of the World of Valon has put together something Flintloque and Slaughterloo players have been after for some time, a PDF detailing the names, numbers and colours of the foot regiments in the army of Greate Britorcn.

  • Rolling Fyre

    Private Titus Grime and the Orcs of the 60th fight the Ferach in this story direct from Alternative Armies' own Gavin Syme.

  • Tie a Ribbon Round the Old Dogs Neck

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Some moments in war are brought on by having to utter ‘yes, sir, right away,sir’ through clenched teeth as some medal bedecked moron orders to you do something totally crazy and really, really unnecessary. This is one of those moments...

  • The 2010 Alternative Armies Interview

    An Orcs in the Webbe Exclusive Interview! As has become tradition on Christmas Eve, Gavin Syme at Alternative Armies submits himself to the annual grilling about Flintloque and beyond.

  • The 2009 Alternative Armies Interview

    An Orcs in the Webbe Exclusive Interview! As has become tradition on Christmas Eve, Gavin Syme at Alternative Armies submits himself to the annual grilling about Flintloque and beyond.

  • The AA Interview 2014

    The Orcs in the Webbe Annual Alternative Armies' Interview - 2014 edition!

  • Lady Lightning and the Dragons

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Atop a mountain in Central Urop the plot of the Dracci must be stopped by some Dwarves who have no idea what could occur if a female captive is given up to ancient magickes...

  • Farewell to Two

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Uncle Rogipoos and Bombardier Bedsforc face the evil Sproutoids and the roving Thumber Wumber Trees as they try to close the Vortex that wants to send them to the next world...

  • Britt Shotte

    An Orcs in the Webbe Original! A desperate lack of black powder leads to a last gasp race to steal some from a lone Orcish Commissariat trooper and his pack mule. Will the Orc lads of Captain Knoll Gallowsger reach an oasis of dry powder, or in a blur will Captaine Demone Augburrne reach the mule first?

  • Trafalgore

    The Orcs of Albion have resisted the Ferach Empire since the beginning of the Mordredian Wars not just with a small but highly trained and extremely well drilled army but also the best Navye to be found on all of Valon.