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Price of a Mile. Quick WW1 skirmish gaming.

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I am pleased to announce the availability of The Price of a Mile, the no nonsense skirmish rules for early 20th century gaming.

Using the same core mechanic as the other “Living” titles recently produced, including Blast Pistol, Last Era and Powder&Bayonet, the game lets you play "big skirmish" battles using 30-40 figures and supporting weapons.

The rules are intentionally kept straight-forward: Alternating activations, a D10 roll to hit and a quick morale system.

Rules are included for support weapons such as mortars and light machine guns, the effects of gas attack and of course tanks.

A simple experience point system has been provided as well, for players who’d like to keep the same troops from game to game.

Troop profiles and points values are included for 11 types of squad and 5 types of individuals, allowing you to field everything from reluctant draftees to hardened storm troops.

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Price of a Mile is designed to be:


A: An ongoing living system. This means that additional battle types, options and rules will be added to the game over time.

B: Very player friendly: You only need a few ten sided dice to play, two types of marker (for morale purposes and you’ll never need more than one per section of troops as well as the odd marker to indicate an immobilized vehicle) and the rules are intentionally kept print-friendly.

As the rules will be updated frequently, the “Living Game” series omits cluttering up the pages with illustrations that you’d end up having to print out multiple times.

The concise design means the game clocks in at 25 pages, which includes the standard "patrol" mission set up, a simple terrain table and the points system.  

 
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Ivan S July 19, 2016 4:10 pm UTC
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Go ahead and download your files again, a page has been added discussing fighting inside buildings.
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Colin M July 06, 2016 5:52 am UTC
Great title - I might give this a try with a Gallipoli scenario.
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Ivan S July 06, 2016 4:04 pm UTC
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Let me know how you get on!
The title is from a metal song, actually :)
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This title was added to our catalog on July 05, 2016.