Welcome. I’m Elliot – one of the Northern Kings

“Elliot – the socially acceptable face of the Northern Kings”

Steve Hildrew

The Northern Kings are a group of friends and long time wargamers who decided to come together to share out the responsibilities of running a tournament. We hold Kings of War events in the North of England, our focus has always been on running high quality no-fuss events that focus on good games, against great opponents with the best possible quality food alongside it!

We’ve also written our own tournament scoring system – unsurprisingly called ‘The Northern Kings Scoring System’

The Blog

Stepping Down From the Kings of War Rules Committee

A few weeks ago I let Mantic know that I had made the decision to step down from the Kings of War Rules Committee once we have completed work on Clash of Kings 2023. This wasn’t an easy decision, because I have absolutely loved my time on the RC. Being able to have a direct…

Is Banning Soft Scores Damaging the UK Tournament Scene?

Tournaments are finally starting to make a real come back in the UK with the events calendar filling out nicely. As the Northern Kings finalise our Tournament Pack for the Northern Kings GT 2022, its reminded me of something I was really annoyed by, but didn’t have the time to talk about at the time…

Army Review: Forces of the Abyss

While I am a big fan of the traditional army review format, they usually only show the opinion of one person playing in one particular meta. In reality even within the same gaming group there is often a lot of disagreement over which units are top tier and which leave a lot to be desired.…