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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Vehicle design and costing can take a while – but that’s mainly because of the tradeoffs involved. Combat is bloody and quick. Matthew Levrier dirtzide hrs.

The “fast play” combat system is chartless. How many points is your basic battle taxi.


At least that’s how it affected me. Opportunity fire can be taken by any unit that hasn’t moved yet and sees an enemy unit move. Then the opposing player moves an entire unit. Now this was a well thought out game in which huge fighting machines crewed by intrepid operators fought across the landscape of ruined planets 40, years from now. Hard to explain just the way it felt. I have to admit that DS2 is one damn good game.


The rules could be used for any iu from WWII to the future. The rules look complex, but with use of the design cards play is fast and easy.

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This is, I believe, the best system to date that anyone has come up with. Join Io settings More. He had always been an inventive sort so I picked up a set to read. Sections of this page. Dick McGee shared a link. Vanguard Miniatures added 3 new photos.

This game has a great system.

Air support all painted. The following pages include the unit organisations, pictures of the troops and some shots of their equipment.

Dirtside II

With coming to a close I thought a retrospective of things I’ve painted over the past year might be in order. Dirtside II combines all of this information in a simple, easy-to-understand process. Groundside combat in a far flung future.

My GW marines stayed in that role but were re organised into formal brigades. Hay guys I am trying to build a good diet side force. Then one fine day an impulse buy found me as the proud owner of Adeptus Titanicus. Rules dirstide armor, infantry, artillery, combat walkers, and aerospace support forces.


Units get two sections to their phase, movement and combat action. Morale is easy and seems realistic. Should I build a cheaper tank or go with a more expensive tank. December 21 at After several hours of oohs and ahhs opening boxes of figures I had totally forgotten I ownedI opened a box and there they were.

I’ll forego anything th Probably one of the best sets for the money.

It was just too much for me to get to grips with what seems skirmishing with nuclear weapons. 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.

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