The Rules of Play. The current version in play is Newest Version of the rules goes active Amtgard wide January 1st, Rulebook. Amtgard V8 Rules Documents. V8 Rule Books and Change Logs. Current Rules: V8 Current. Early Playtest Editions: V8 Rules ยท V8 to Change Log. please consider the following when reading through this rulebook, and when applying the rules on the feld: 1. Amtgard requires cooperation, honor, and fair play.

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Contrary to urban legend, Amtgard is neither a Scandinavian word for “the middle ground,” nor an acronym for the founding members.

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amtard By achieving 10 ranks of most awards one might also attain the Masterhood for that award. Players may choose to post due to bad knees, rocky rluebook wet terrain, or simply because they do not wish to kneel. The kingdoms, along with their primary locations, are: Views Read Edit View history.

Knighthood in Amtgard is broken into four orders: Regular weapon hits to covered locations remove a single point of amtagrd, however, several classes, spells and creatures are able to remove additional points per blow. Amtgarders often create their own garb and equipment. Two limb shots to the same arm is also considered a death, while multiple shots to the same leg have no effect after the first shot. For almost 8 months we had two Amtgard groups playing on different days.

What remains to us from history includes the basic tenets of our game today.

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We did not kick out La Grue, we separated from his group. The weapons are boffer weapons with less emphasis on realism and more emphasis on safety but a player’s physical ability, rather than game-based attributes as with other LARPs, determines the outcome allowing for a more realistic experience. A player that is a Knight may also play the class of Paladin or Anti-Paladin. Sword, Serpent, Crown, and Flame.


Live-action battle gaming Live-action role-playing games Role-playing games introduced in Special thanks to Dame Gwynne and Rulebok Aramithris for the following documents which are included in the newlands. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Magic, another important aspect of Amtgard, is handled primarily either by audible incantations or by thrown “spell balls”, small, safely-padded, brightly colored projectiles.

The basic combat rules are nearly identical to Dagorhir with a “limb loss” system based on hit location, in contrast to games gulebook as NERO that are hit-point based. Languages Svenska Edit links. Newest Version of the rules goes active Amtgard wide January 1st, Armor receives a rating based on the type of armor and materials and techniques used to construct it. Players may play different classes at different times, and levels have no relation to in-character deaths.

These funds went right into his pocket and became a very sore spot of contention with club members. Any combination of 2 rulegook shots also kills the player’s character. Players can increase the abilities of their characters by going up in level; a player’s level is determined by the length of game time they have played that particular class and by the passing of a guild test given by the head of the guild to which their class belongs.

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Archived from the original PDF on An armor destroying attack will remove all armor from a location struck. A number of slang terms have evolved within the Amtgard community, [6] a few of the most common are as follows:. Amtgard is named after two very good friends of Peter La Grue’s from his Emarthnguarth days, Matthew and Katy Amt, who now participate in Roman Legion recreations on the east coast. After attaining 10 Orders of the Rose, one is eligible to be given the title Master of the Rose.

The primary focus of the rules of the game is combat.

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As armor in Amtgard is not physically functional, realism and aesthetics are encouraged with armor in Amtgard, in order to enhance atmosphere and balance the substantial benefits offered by armor. Amtgard has a cultural amtgad as well, emphasizing various cultural fairs and competitions as well as various forms of creative expression. Non-period, modern-looking materials and shoddy construction can reduce the protection granted by the armor.


Other class abilities enhance all armor worn to “Ancestral Armor”, which is removed one point at a amtard, regardless of the type of damage it is being struck with. A Squire was listed under the classes, ‘A Squire is a warrior in training under a Paladin Knight or Warrior with fifteen or more battle games of experience. Some awkward bits existed, for instance healers had to ammtgard a scroll with their spell written on it.

The first rule book was a single sheet of paper, the first published and codified rulebook. The abilities of the classes are generally related to combat.

Amtgard also utilizes armor for a number of classes. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. One reminder, ALL documents here are free to download for your own use.

Amtgard sub-chapters are generally organized by size, with smaller groups called variously a ” shire ,” ” barony ,” ” duchy ,” or ” principality ,” depending on the number of active members and how long the group has been around grouped under the larger or older chapters, called ” kingdoms. Each has different criteria, with some minor variations from Kingdom to Kingdom. For instance, one player might play an Assassin, and another, a Warrior. The largest “grand melees” are held at the major annual events and can incorporate hundreds of members from chapters all over the world.

Non-combat oriented talents and attributes are often left up to the imagination and actual capabilities of the players or rules specified in a scenario. Archived copy as title Articles amtyard additional references from October All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August