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Grimdark Future: Firefight - Advanced Rulebook


Grimdark Future: Firefight is a skirmish miniature wargame set in a war-torn sci-fi future, which is played using 28mm miniatures. The game mechanics are designed to be easy to learn but hard to master, bringing engaging sci-fi skirmishes for new and experienced players alike.

This rulebook adds lots of extra content to the core rules, providing you with countless hours of epic sci-fi skirmishes that you can customize however you like. The rules are written to be concise and to the point, and come with beautiful illustrations as well as helpful example diagrams.

Here's everything that's included in this rulebook:

  • Core Rules
  • Advanced Rules
    • Terrain Placement
    • Deployment Styles
    • Extra Missions
    • Side-Missions
    • Extra Actions
    • Random Events
    • Battlefield Conditions
    • Terrain & Objective Effects
  • Total Conversions
    • Fog of War
    • Tactical Phase
    • Command Points
    • Critical Hits
    • Suppression
    • City Fighting
    • Multiplayer Games
    • Kitchen Table Games
  • Additional Content
    • Tournament Guidelines
    • Solo & Co-Op Rules
    • Campaign Rules
    • Mission Cards

Note that all of the army books are available for free on our website, and are not part of this rulebook. If any updates are made to the rules, then this version of the rulebook will also be updated (we'll send you a message to let you know).

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Hannes B October 07, 2023 2:45 pm UTC
I just bought this rulebook cause I am interested in the game after subscribing to the OPR patreon, but I thought this rulebook is about a skirnisher, not a "army wargame". So I thought it s played using individual models as units and not formations like in Warhammer 40K. Am I wrong? And if not, why is the rulebook talking about coherent or not coherent formations? What is the difference between "Grimdark Future" and rulebook here "Grimdark Future: Firefight"? I am a little bit confused.
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Gaetano F October 10, 2023 6:03 pm UTC
Sorry for the confusion! While mostly models act individually in our skirmish games, some very cheap units are still purchased in units of 3 instead of solo and that's why there are rules for coherency.
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gavin B September 21, 2023 7:22 am UTC
Does this rulebook include rules for creating custom units/weapons/armylist? If not, is there another pdf that does contain rules for this? (I've heard a calculator for creating custom units is available on the patreon, but I don't want this on a subscription basis).
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Gaetano F September 21, 2023 6:37 pm UTC
There is an app that does this, Army Forge Studio - It is an expansion to the list builder app and is the same app that we use to make the official lists. Tier 1 and above Patreon Subscribers get access to this app, and it is always being updated and maintained.
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Jayson L September 20, 2023 2:35 pm UTC
Any plans to do a PoD, as I cannot seem to get these printed as it is password protected.
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Gaetano F September 21, 2023 6:38 pm UTC
We don't have anything to announce at this time. We've seen other users have success having the book printed from copy services - but we can't remove the copy protection from the book.
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Ľuboš T September 14, 2023 9:24 pm UTC
is there difference between this rulebook and free download rulebook on official page ?
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Gaetano F September 15, 2023 11:36 am UTC
Yes, it contains all of the following extra sections:
- Advanced Rules
- Terrain Placement
- Deployment Styles
- Extra Missions
- Side-Missions
- Extra Actions
- Random Events
- Battlefield Conditions
- Terrain & Objective Effects
- Total Conversions
- Fog of War
- Tactical Phase
- Command Points
- Critical Hits
- Suppression
- City Fighting
- Multiplayer Games
- Kitchen Table Games
Customer avatar
Christopher M March 14, 2023 5:02 am UTC
This game is fantastic! Love being able to use all my old figs, and still be fast & fun.
Once question, I've noticed these rules have been updated a couple of times in the past month. Is there a"change log" or something to show me what has been updated in each new release?
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Gaetano F March 14, 2023 1:07 pm UTC
There were some issues with the downloads not working correctly, so we simply re-uploaded the PDFs, there were no rules changes. :)
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This title was added to our catalog on July 13, 2020.