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marbles

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Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« on: February 08, 2015, 03:07:59 PM »
Back in 2006, Harbinger, a U.K. miniatures magazine, gave away the PDFs of their mag for free. Included in each pdf was a BGF scenario. I've managed to track down issues #26 & #27 (links below). Does anyone else have the others ?

#26 Hunting the Hunters: Elves of Ravenwood & Orcs, PDF page 57-58

http://www.mediafire.com/view/89g9w36hg9s1asi/Harbinger_26.pdf

#27 Trial at Bolmir Valley: Dwarves of Runegard & Undead, PDF page 38-40

http://www.mediafire.com/view/aazw0pmd5ufhcoh/Harbinger_27.pdf

#28 First Contact: Men of Hawkshold & Umenzi Tribesmen, PDF page 40-42
#29 March of the Goblins: Men of Hawkshold & Orcs, PDF page 17-18
#30 Battle for Blackthorn River: Elves of Ravenwood & Undead, PDF page 14-15
#31 Runegard Attacks: Dwarves of Runegard & Orcs, PDF page 24-25
#33 Reptiles in Ravenwood: Elves of Ravenwood & Lizardmen, PDF page 31-38
#34 Herkshire Horror: Men of Hawkshold & Undead, PDF page 22-23
#35 Dino Hunt: Umenzi Tribesmen & Lizardmen, PDF page 40-41
#36 Runegard at War: Dwarves of Runegard & Lizardmen, PDF page 40-41
#37 The Last Stand: High Elves & Orcs, PDF page 24-30
#38 Final Death: Umenzi & Undead, PDF page 14-15

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2015, 03:58:57 AM »
I do. here they are: https://app.box.com/s/bu8l69ymg5zxq1qa1jot1rmns9hv90b6

please note that I will eventually remove them to save space, so download 'em while you can :)

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2015, 04:43:40 PM »
Thanks very much Gabbi !!  ;D

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2015, 08:02:26 AM »
You're welcome :)

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2015, 12:49:47 PM »
Understand that those scenarios may need a touch of tweaking. The rules have changed a wee bit since 2006...    :D

Thanks for sharing those!

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2015, 03:50:33 AM »

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2015, 10:21:21 AM »
Oh wow, great work man!
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« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2015, 04:25:44 PM »
Great Work! Thank you!
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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2015, 10:26:06 AM »
HI guys,

does anyone perhaps have the relevant Harbinger magazines in a "readable" PDF form? The ones that marbles posted above (kudos anyway!) are just "picture-as-PDF", i.e. pixelated...

marbles

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2015, 02:32:09 PM »
Look for the Harbinger website on the way-back machine for the original PDFs, I think that's how I got them. Didn't keep the originals  ::)

http://web.archive.org/web/20070729030439/http://www.harbingermagazine.com/downloads.htm


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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2015, 02:40:42 PM »
Thx Marbles!

But I saw you also had Card scans in your compilation, where were those from?

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2015, 09:01:32 PM »
Some scenarios had embedded PDF files (kind of like PDFs within a PDF) of unit cards, so that the only thing you'd need to play was a printer and some card sleeves.  They're in the original Harbinger PDFs -- there are locations that say something like 'click here for units'.

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2015, 02:10:42 AM »
Thx gatesphere!
I am in the process of exporting the scenarios (and those cards where included) into "text" PDFs with original quality.

I do wonder if the scenarios could then be hosted in the Download section on the BFW page? Not sure how copyright is handled now that Harbinger is defunct...

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #13 on: July 20, 2015, 12:49:07 PM »
Files processed and scenarios/articles extracted. I also did Harbinger #32 along the way, which only has an article about "The Art of Battleground: Fantasy Warfare - Skeleton Troll". Just to be complete :)

Total size is around 22 Mb (including the extra pages with units and cards in issues #28, #33 and #37), individual files range from 450Kb for most files, a few of up to 2.7Mb and a single 7Mb attachment from #28.

1. Question - were there other articles about BFW in other Harbinger issues, or is 26-38 the only range in which anything was published?

2. What about a potential "official" YMG subpage with these uploads, how do the Admins view it? Or should it rather stay as an external download, which I could provide links to?
« Last Edit: July 20, 2015, 12:52:59 PM by joeyeti »

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Re: Harbinger Magazine BGFW scenarios
« Reply #14 on: July 21, 2015, 09:52:09 AM »
2. What about a potential "official" YMG subpage with these uploads, how do the Admins view it? Or should it rather stay as an external download, which I could provide links to?

I do the work on the web site, so if I can get these files collected I'd be happy to create a page for them.
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