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Armoured Strike - Cold War and Modern Rules for Armoured Combat

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Welcome to the new and updated version of  Armoured Strike, a set of miniature wargame rules that allows players to recreate combined arms battles in miniature from any conflict during the cold war era (from the late 1940s to 1991) or the present day. These rules are designed for playing engagements at battalion or brigade level between regular forces. This new edidion features numerous improvemnts as a result of the past year of playtesting and [player feedback.

Each player takes on the role of a battlegroup commander in charge of several companies of infantry and armour along with their support.

Armies are unable to effectively fight without adequate leadership and support therefore Armoured Strike places an emphasis on the command and control of a players forces as well as maintaining logistical support to forward units.

The rules have been designed for use with 1/300 or 1/285 micro scale miniatures. Larger scales can be used if players wish however battlegroup sizes may need to be reduced and measurement distances may need to be adjusted.

The rulebook includes army lists with unit characteristics for fighting a number of the most significant large-scale battles of the era, including engagements in a “cold war gone hot” scenario during the 1980s, the 1991 Gulf war and the Arab-Israeli war of 1973.

 
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Kenneth K March 18, 2019 8:12 pm UTC
What is special about this set of rules? There are many different sets of modern tactical rules. How are these rules different and better?
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Michael C March 19, 2019 8:47 pm UTC
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For me, I just find them easy to play. I like the flow of the game and it really feels intuitive once you start playing.
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Kenneth K March 18, 2019 8:11 pm UTC
What is the scale of unit representation? 1 tank = 1 tank? 1 tank = 1 platoon? Something else?
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Michael C March 19, 2019 8:48 pm UTC
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From the rulebook: Each individual miniature vehicle or base of infantry represents a platoon. This allows large formations such as battalions or brigades to be represented on a gaming table without the need for thousands of miniatures. Infantry platoons represent a single platoon of around 40 to 50 soldiers led by an officer.
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Volker P April 10, 2018 5:28 pm UTC
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Hi Rory,

Quick question: what kind of ground scale do you use for weapon ranges and movement? (i.e. 1 cm = 50 meter)
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Steven P January 29, 2017 10:02 pm UTC
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The rule book mentioned a set of markers for the game, but my download did not include them. Nice, smooth system. good to see Recce FINALLY get the importance it deserves. I hope a WW2 version is in the works.
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Michael C March 04, 2018 7:11 am UTC
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Steven, it looks like the v1.1 file, which I assume is the latest, has the counters.
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