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The Quick Start Rules are a highly simplified set of tactical combat rules based on the Solar Starfire ruleset. Originally built as three parts, this is the 11-page "combined" ruleset that contains the basic tactical rules, six scenarios, and the printable counters and map required for the scenarios. Designed for players new to the Starfire System, these rules will introduce all of the basic concepts of the Starfire tactical game.

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Marvin L July 27, 2018 7:07 am UTC
As a free add-on, Dazrand has created "larger format" counters for players who would like to download a larger version of the counter and map graphics for the Quick Start Rules. You can find the download on the Starfire forums at
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Marvin L August 09, 2017 2:16 am UTC
The Quick Start Rules have been updated to version 201708 with the following changes:

* Changed rules release number to 2017-08.
* Added a hyperlink in the Point Defense rule to the relevant tech item.
* Added a note in the Scenarios about the maps being fixed in size (QSR only).
* Replaced the deprecated (M1) system with X on CA Type 2 (R), CA Type 4 (Pt), and DD Type 2 (R).
* Replaced the depreciated (M1) system with Mg on BS2 Type 1 (R), BS2 Type 2 (Pt), BS1 Type 1 (Pt), and BS1 Type 2 (R).
* Removed the (M1) system from the ship system’s table.
* Removed mention of Multiplex Tracking in War Point Transit effects paragraph.
* Updated blind-spot template in the cutout section.
* Updated weapons table in text to match one in cutout section.

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Lynn M July 19, 2018 2:58 pm UTC
Marvin, why remove Multiplex Tracking?
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Lynn M July 20, 2018 1:17 pm UTC
Also, can the counters be 20-25% larger? Printed this off on cardstock and the counters are tiny.
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Marvin L July 27, 2018 7:05 am UTC
In Solar Starfire, which the QSR is loosely based on, we have removed Multiplex Tracking because it seemed silly that a futuristic ship could only track one target at a time. We will be adding it back in a future update in a different form, as we have a better idea of how to use it.

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Joe M June 06, 2017 6:00 am UTC
thank you for free starter
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