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Introductory World War Two wargame rules based on Combat HQ.

Armour Battles features three armoured battles set in Lorraine, France in 1944 as Patton’s 3rd Army advances towards the Rhine. The first battle is a small meeting engagement between US and German tanks. The next battle has the Americans attacking the Germans. This is followed by the Americans attempting to break through the German positions as the Germans counter-attack with their Tiger I platoons.

Easy-to-play rules emphasize command-and-control decisions over complex combat resolution mechanics.

Rapid Command Pulses and opposed dice rolls keep players constantly involved.

Game Length: 1-3 hours.

Unit Scale: The Platoon is the basic unit in the game and is represented by a model vehicle.

Ground Scale: 1” equals 50 yards.

Figure Scale: Plays equally well with 2mm, 6mm, 10mm, 15mm and 20mm figures. 28mm figures are possible, but a large table is required.

 
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March 2nd, 2021
Armour Battles was my introduction to Jim Bambra's new WWII rules set. I followed it from the beginning and have found the system easy to learn and usable for skirmish or larger size games. The new revised edition makes some changes that improve [...]
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December 30th, 2020
Armour Battles is designed by Jim Bambra to be a fully playable introduction to Combat HQ, his comprehensive set of World War II wargames rules. Armour Battles fulfils its brief with great success. Three scenarios (Americans v. Germans, Lorraine [...]
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