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Split Second is a card-based wargame where the player controls a team of soldiers referred to as Operators in special operations and SWAT-style missions involving violent resolutions. The game is played using cards to represent the physical components of the battlespace, dice to resolve actions with uncertain outcomes, tokens for recording some effects, and a timer to apply pressure to the player's decision-making process.

The player chooses a Mission from the Mission Dossier, which will include a roster of cards that represent the environment with pieces of cover, doors, and other elements referred to as Props as well as cards representing the opposition referred to as Hostiles. These cards are combined into small decks in a manner that uses randomization and fixed elements to form an Encounter. The same Encounter can play out differently each time it is played because of the randomization of the cards, forcing the player to think on their feet and adapt to changing circumstances. This also makes each scenario highly replayable.

Unlike most games that use a board with spaces or miniatures on a playing surface, in Split Second the playing area is abstracted using cards to represent the battlefield. Ranges aren't measured in physical distance, but instead cards are placed into Areas that are split up by Area Divider cards. Movement between objects isn't made in any linear measurement, but in movement points as the combatants anchor themselves to and then move away from objects in the battlezone.

Split Second: Soliatire Fightfights Against The Clock contains has the following print-and-play components:

  • 30 page Operator's Handbook with all the rules you need to play
  • 50 page Mission Dossier containing twenty unique, replayable missions
  • 208 cards representing Operators, Equipment, Hostiles, and more
  • Double-sided Player Reference Sheet
  • Four Operator Pawns and Boards
  • A Round Tracker
If you're interested in trying Split Second for free, you can check out Split Second: Training Operations, which is a smaller "trial" version of the game with limited content.

Print-and-Play Notes

Cards are designed with print-and-play in mind with minimal use of colour and are included in two different blocks. One block of cards is meant to be used by a professional print shop; send the .pdf files toy our printer and they will do the rest. The other is designed for home print-and-play and has pages with six cards arranged on them as seen below:
Also included is a printing guide with a test page, allowing you to make sure your print size is set to be ideal for the type of card backing and sleeve you choose to use.

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Christopher L September 03, 2020 7:48 pm UTC
I don't suppose you have these as .jpegs for us in Tabletop Simulator?
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This title was added to our catalog on September 01, 2020.
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