Brief Description, Players take the roles of “Combat Group Commanders,” leading ad-hoc battle formations composed of multiple platoon-sized elements. Rules. It looks like there is a renewed interest in the SF Dirtside II set of miniatures rules especially that they are a free download. I thought I would post. Dirtside II and other 6mm scifi combat games has members. Group about scifi ground combat game Dirtside II from company Ground zero games.

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Then came tiny tanks and troopers to fight alongside the titans and suddenly I was playing 6mm armoured games again albeit in a fantasy world. Designed for use with 1: I guarantee that most gamers spend twice as much times planning their games as actually in at the sharp end. Errata, questions and answers, and variant rules. One combat turn represents approximately 15 minutes. Dirtside II and other 6mm scifi combat games Public group.

The rules were fasteasy to understand and had sheer sense of elegance that in have seldom found in commercial rule sets. Danny Gurule dgurule jeppesen. If you would like to add your opinion to this webpage, use the following form or send email to the editor.

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That way you can sneak up and dirtskde on a unit before it gets a chance to move.

In the move a box full of figures found its way to the store in the garage. Should I make a cheaper version. Jon Tuffley dirtdide gzero.

The player with fewer total units has the choice of whether to go first or second. This game has a great system. Bigger vehicles can have heavier armor and bigger guns, but they’re more expensive and easier to hit. I never unfortunately came to terms with Games workshops alien dirtsidee so my games remained strictly human and involved imperial troopers and marines against rebel troopers.

More coming over the next week. There is no perfect vehicle.

Dirtside II

Morale is easy and seems realistic. With coming to a close I thought a retrospective of things I’ve eirtside over the past year might be in order. The rules could be used for any thing from WWII to the future.

Diftside you have material you would like to make dirtsode to the Net, also let us know. I have played Sci-Fi miniature battles for years. The model designs however were superb, particularly the space marines. The fate of planets would be settled by these tiny terrors. With the end of the year coming up I’ve started a series of retrospective gallery posts on my blog, showcasing various painting project from the past twelve months.


He had always been an inventive sort so I picked up a set to read. It moves, shoots, does everything.

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Vehicle design and costing can take a while – but that’s mainly because of the tradeoffs involved. Ok people still died but it felt much more remote. I have to admit that DS2 is one damn good game.

They can move first and then fire or fire then move. December 24 at 7: Is there any unit builder software for DS II?

The c3 and combat systems are quite elegant. I spent a bit on separate packs and mixed and matched. My old MBT was points.

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The imperial guard became planetary defence forces. Units get two sections to their phase, movement and combat action.

I’ll forego anything th At least that’s how it dirtzide me.