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AE-WWII Retro Sci-Fi Core Rules

AE-WWII Retro Sci-Fi Core Rules

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The Alternate Events WWII Miniature Wargame

Alternate Events: World War II is a skirmish-based miniatures game set in the retro sci-fi setting of an alternate World War II. The game is intended for use with the Darkson Designs line of AE-WWII "true" 28mm.

AE-WWII presents players with a war quite different from the one found in the history books. Here, the war has dragged on and neither the Axis nor the Allies have been able to secure a victory. By spring of 1946 the conflict has devolved into a bloody war of attrition and all sides turn to new advances in science, technology and even the occult to try and achieve victory. As you will see from the alternate history presented here, the war continues along much the same lines it had in our past, but different forks in the timeline have led the world to a different place; a place of frightening weapons of war, a place of faltering alliances, a place of death and heroism, a place of never-ending war.

AE-WWII combines war-gaming and historical fiction into a game that has much to offer fans of both. With a flexible, points-free detachment design system players can create purely historical forces or units comprised entirely of the terrifying new wonder weapons available to each side of the conflict. In AE-WWII it's up to the players to decide how historical or how fictional the game will be.


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Richard G November 22, 2019 5:26 pm UTC
I don't know if this game is still being supported by the manufacturer, but I'm wondering if the ruleset can be applied to ad hoc miniatures (in addition to the purpose-made models). I've heard good things, but I only want to pull the trigger if I can use my own minis. Also, do the rules translate well to 15mm? Any comments would be appreciated!
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