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Ultracombat Modern

Ultracombat Modern

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Bring the frantic action, the individual heroics and the weapons of modern-day combat to your tabletop with Ultracombat Modern. These rules are an easy to play, fast-paced, set of wargames rules for depicting the harsh realities of conflict as it occurs in modern warfare.

As a player, you can choose to play at the Platoon level, Squad level or Fireteam level. The system allows players to select the scale of the conflict they wish to represent. This means the rules work for small tactical Special Forces style games up to more substantial Platoon based combat.

Players are rewarded for using modern tactics, can call in off-table assets and field vehicles up to and including even the most effective Main Battle Tanks (MBT). Ultracombat Modern provides players with everything they need to recreate 20th and 21st-century conventional warfare conflicts, whether real or imagined.

 
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Gene S August 02, 2020 9:41 am UTC
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Hi. I have a major issue...the cards special abilities font is way too small. Even if I enlarge the card the font is too small. Can you enlarge it and consider releasing a separate hirez file for the cards. Enlarged, the print is not a good resolution. Thanks
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colin P August 02, 2020 9:53 am UTC
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try this file https://www.dropbox.com/s/c4ybs6ybxputz98/Ultracombat_modern_cardshires.pdf?dl=0
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Gene S August 02, 2020 9:05 pm UTC
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Hi Colin. I appreciate the hirez file. They are definitely better. I have to say I love the ruleset and the work that went into crafting it, but the card font is still crazy tiny. I am not a stickler usually, but this makes the cards almost unusable without a magnifying glass. The cards are integral to the game so that's the issue. I don't want to retype and redesign the cards to play. I don't know if you ever tried printing these but the largest capital letters and numbers are only about 1mm tall, the small letters are .75mm. Even if I increase the size of the card by 150% that's 1.5mm for the largest characters and the cards are so big that I would need special paper just to attempt a print. The smallest font should be the doctrine card size..in my opinion. Please print this for yourself on 8.5x11 inch paper to see or not see...lol, what I mean. I know you're the publisher and I don't know what would be required to fix this but I will tell you this is a huge (or tiny) problem that I'm sure other PDF...See more
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colin P July 28, 2020 5:59 am UTC
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update complete.
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July 28, 2020 8:11 am UTC
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Thanks! The fix(es) is (are) in! Looks good! I've had a bit more time to scan the book ... and I particularly like the Scenarios provided. They seem to be authentic AND playable, which is often a hard thing to manage. Well done!
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colin P July 28, 2020 5:47 am UTC
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Thanks for your help. I'll get these fixed up and a new version up in the next few days.
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July 28, 2020 5:16 am UTC
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There are some layout problems in the file I just downloaded ... page #114 had the header for "Urban Combat" as an Widow at the bottom of that page when the actual section it Heads is on the next page.

On page #115 there is a black box with white text at the bottom of the second column (1d20-Status Damage-Modifier) which seems to be referring to the 'Grenade Damage Table' but has somehow been separated from it and extends into the margin, which doesn't seem to be what would be expected from other Tables and the way they are laid out elsewhere.

On page #117 the 'Urban Damage Status Table' header is at the bottom of the second column (and extends off into the margin and off the side of the page, which seems unintentional), above the 'Urban Combat Modifiers Table' (which is separated by, I guess, an un-needed and possibly unintended, blank line between it and the actual table it refers to) ... this 'Urban Damage Status Table' SEEMS to be related to the table towards the bottom...See more
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colin P July 25, 2020 4:15 am UTC
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There was an error in the initial download that has now been fixed and the scenario's are now in the new download available. Those of you that have brought the rules should just be able to download again. If you have issues let me know in https://www.facebook.com/groups/1554069374790601
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This title was added to our catalog on July 20, 2020.
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