Sons of the Mountain
As tough as the mountains themselves, and with memories that last almost as long, many dwarves carve their homes from the very bones of the earth. Forgers of the finest works of steel and gold, they are as mighty as they are determined. Should you try to take that which is theirs, you will face the full vengeance of the Dwarven Holds!
Though the Dwarven Empire fell at the end of the Golden Age, the Holds still control the most lucrative mines of Vetia, producing the finest armours and jewellery. Despite their strong personalities, fierce individuality and allegiances to family and clan reaching back centuries, every dwarf knows their place and would lay down their lives for their Hold.
The Dwarven Holds has many different playstyles available to them. They can play as an army that focuses on shooting the opponents units off the board, as an army wielding medium sized infantry blocks supported by war machines and as an army which marches fast towards their opponent. Whichever way you play them, expect the Dwarven Holds to be sturdy and determined as well as very resistant and armoured with fine arms and equipment.
Lore of Dwarven Holds
The Sage on Female Dwarfs
Do female dwarves have beards? A simple question with a simple answer, how novel! No, having conversed with many of the fairer dwarven sex, I can tell you that beards are not a part of their makeup. Such things form the basis of derogatory tales and vulgar jokes, made at a dwarf’s expense, though beware - such a jest can have painful consequences.
You will find here the lore that has currently been released. More lore will be released in the future, and will subsequently be added to this section.