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SKIRMISH: 52C (Black Edition)

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You Choose the Conflict.

SKIRMISH: 52C is a squad-level skirmish wargaming rules system suitable for use in a wide range of historical and active conflicts spanning from the early 20th century through today.

SKIRMISH’s conflict agnosticism is the result of abstracting squad member statistics to experience, weapon type, and equipment. The result is an excellent “beer-and-pretzels” experience whether you choose to recreate a WW2 battlefield or a special mission during the War on Terror.

Fight the Terrain.

Squad-level wargames benefit from relatively high table density that demands strategic unit placement. SKIMRISH: 52C is no different, and to make this easier for any player, line of sight and terrain features have received a level of abstraction that makes populating the game board much easier. This abstraction makes simulating rolling hills and dense jungles quick and easy.

In theory, SKIRMISH: 52C can be played using whatever is on hand, even an appropriately sized whiteboard with dry-erase markers. The author has played many skirmishes using a hand-drawn topographical map.

A Unique Skirmish Experience Every Game.

SKIRMISH: 52C attempts to offer a unique experience each game: an optional shuffle of a deck of playing cards determines battle conditions such as weather and time of day. The same deck of cards determines the mission and squad makeup for both forces.

The probability for asymmetric warfare is quite high. Winning strategies must be developed on the fly and against overwhelming odds.

A Fresh Coat of Paint.

SKIRMISH: 52C returns with “Black Edition” which is best described as SKIRMISH: 52C 1.5E. However, the list of substantive changes is relatively small, so current players of SKIRMISH: 52C will find themselves right at home. New players gain the benefit of clarified ruleset language in a document that can be easily and cheaply printed at home or a local printing service.

KD8QLN.Gaming sincerely hopes you enjoy your time with SKIRMISH: 52C (Black Edition). Please submit any questions, or feedback to KD8QLN.Gaming@gmail.com. Don't be shy: leave a review here on WargameVault!


Additional Notes

Virtually any individually-based minatures having a base diameter/width of 25-30mm can be used to play this game. The author has played many skirmishes using tokens to representing unit positioning.

Currently, SKIRMISH: 52C (Black Edition) is offered only as a digital download. Check back for a perfect-bound B&W printed copy from WargameVault!

Find helpful resources for SKIRMISH: 52C here: https://www.wargamevault.com/product/325312/SKIRMISH-52C-Player-Printouts

The first edition of SKIRMISH: 52C can be downloaded using a "pay what you want" pricing model here: https://www.wargamevault.com/product/320448/

If you have purchased a copy of the first edition, please reach out to me at KD8QLN.Gaming@gmail.com with your order number to discuss upgrading!


 
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