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The popular Old School Tactical series returns for its second edition with Old School Tactical Volume II: West Front 1944-45. This iteration of the quick to learn, challenging to master, tactical game introduces the Americans to the series.

Fight across the European countryside with M-10 tank destroyers and Sherman Easy Eight tanks. Pile your powerful rifle squads into venerable M5 halftracks or nail an onrushing armored car with a bazooka.  Find your enemy, fix them, flank them, and finish them. If it works on the battlefield it works in Old School Tactical, and it works with minimal fuss and muss.

 
New units in Old School Tactical Volume II: West Front 1944-45 include (but sure as heck aren't limited to):

German

  • Brummbar
  • SdKfz 251/22
  • Panther
  • Puma
  • PzKpfw IV H
  • Wirbelwind
  • PaK 40 75mmATG
  • German 2nd Line Infantry
  • Panzerfaust
  • Panzershreck

American

  • M5A1 halftrack
  • M16 halftrack (4x.50cal)
  • M8 Greyhound
  • M5 Stuart
  • M4A1 Sherman
  • M4A3e8 (Easy Eight)
  • M4A3 Sherman (105)
  • M10 Wolverine
  • HMG,MMG,BAR
  • Bazooka
  • Rifle and Engineer units
  • Leaders and Snipers 

About Old School Tactical

Two players contest each scenario using counters representing the soldiers, guns, and vehicles that fought these desperate battles. On each turn, play goes back and forth between the sides as Impulse Points are spent to enable a player's forces to act. When the battle is over, casualty and victory points are tallied and a victor is declared.
   
Infantry target other soft units and attack using their Firepower value against the target’s Defense value.  The attack can be modified by Leadership, support weapons and terrain effects. When things get intense, Assault moves into enemy hexes result in deadly Close Combat.  Dice rolls are made using the Infantry Combat Table, and results are implemented.  Attacking armored vehicles requires a roll to hit the vehicle.  If a hit is scored, the Firepower value of the attacker’s gun is used against the target’s front or flank defense value.  Dice rolls are made using the Vehicle Combat Table and results are enforced. Vehicles may also use their HE Firepower value and secondary armaments directly against soft targets using the Infantry Combat Table.

Base Game Includes:

  • 3 sheets of unit, weapon, vehicle, and condition counters.
  • a large (We are talking HUGE!) 30" x 41" mounted game map, hexes are 1".
  • 18 luck cards, such as Trigger Happy, Unexpected Obstacle, and Surprise Attack.
  • 36 unit data cards.
  • scenarios.
  • player aid card.
  • color rule book.


 
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mark W July 16, 2018 8:38 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Hello, In OSTV2 there are 16 scenarios and 2 solitaire scenarios.
Thanks!
Customer avatar
Extra C July 04, 2018 3:38 pm UTC
How many scenarios does the game include?
Customer avatar
mark W April 16, 2018 7:49 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Hello Luca - we have sent to you a .pdf version of OSTV2. We hope this helps you to put your games back together. Please let us know if you need any thing else.
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April 16, 2018 7:55 pm UTC
PURCHASER
Wonderful customer service !
You guys are uber kind !
I'll sort my boxes with this pdf and I will write a content list if you agree
Thank you very much.
Ciao
Customer avatar
April 14, 2018 3:37 pm UTC
PURCHASER
Hi,
as I wrote to your customer care address I bought fisical copies of OST I OST II and Airborne.
After a series of demo games in my FLGS I mixed up the counters because the store was closing and I was in a hurry.
I wrote to you because I needed a counters and components list but looks like there is not such a list.
Can you provide me even a low resolution or b&w counters page from the pdf so I can separate counters and check contents of my boxes ?
I can provide receipt of my purchase if needed to prove I'm a legit customer.
Thank you
Customer avatar
mark W January 02, 2018 8:07 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Thanks for asking! :-) This is a complete game. It includes the counters, the map, the unit data cards, the luck cards, the scenarios, everything that you need to play in a PDF format. Of course, you will need to build the game yourself. The free rules PDF is just the rules, none of the stuff that you need to play.
Customer avatar
December 29, 2017 7:19 pm UTC
PURCHASER
How is this 60 page product different than the 24-page free rules PDF available from your website?

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