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Combat HQ Second Edition presents fun, streamlined rules designed for large-scale world war two battles featuring rapid movement, decisive combat, and exciting decision making.

The new edition includes rules for close support units, a faster close assault system, extended artillery rules, and more opportunities to wage war on the battlefield.

Rapid Command Pulses and opposed dice rolls keep players constantly involved. Easy-to-play rules emphasize command-and-control decisions over complex combat resolution mechanics.

In each Command Pulse you decide how to use your limited command resources: will you use your Command Dice to move up a company of infantry supported by tanks? Or will you use them to rally an anti-tank gun battery? Or maybe you should use them to liaise with your staff officers? The choice is yours.

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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October 5th, 2021
Combat HQ is an excellent set of simple, very readable rules, which find a nice balance between playability and realism when playing World War Two table top wargames. Jim does a great job in capturing all aspects of combat without getting bogged down [...]
October 1st, 2021
I recently purchased these second edition rules, having previously played the first. Buying on wargames Vault was a breeze. I bought the hardcopy book for Commbat HQ and Total war. They are excellent quality, hard backed and everything is so easy to [...]
June 27th, 2021
Had my first game today, really enjoyed it except for objectives giving army morale. I love that you loose when morale gets to zero but when the defender can score 2-6 bonus morale before they start potentially taking dispersion casualties and therefo [...]
March 2nd, 2021
Combat HQ was my second step into Jim Bambra's WWII rules set. It expanded Armour Battle's into a system which included infantry and other changes that allowed for inclusion of Combined Arms which expanded the game in an enjoyable and fun man [...]
March 1st, 2021
Combat HQ is the best set of WW2 rules I have played in my many years of historical wargaming. It completely renewed my interest in WW2 wargaming and took my games group by storm. WW2 is now exclusivley Combat HQ. This review won't be summarising [...]
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