Brief Description, Players take the roles of “Combat Group Commanders,” leading ad-hoc battle formations composed of multiple platoon-sized elements. Rules. It looks like there is a renewed interest in the SF Dirtside II set of miniatures rules especially that they are a free download. I thought I would post. Dirtside II and other 6mm scifi combat games has members. Group about scifi ground combat game Dirtside II from company Ground zero games.
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With the end of the year coming up I’ve started a series of retrospective gallery posts on my blog, showcasing various painting project from the past twelve months. December 24 at 7: I still had lots of gaps when I discovered that the aforementioned Mr Tuffley made some wonderful 6mm figures too.
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Air support all painted. Opportunity fire can be taken by any unit that hasn’t durtside yet and sees an enemy unit move. Rules cover armor, infantry, artillery, combat walkers, and aerospace support forces. Hard to explain just the way it felt.
Basically the route that Golgotha would take. Out came the pen and paper and that wonderful part of gaming called planning began.
Todd Farnholtz December 24 at 3: One thing to note if you’re coming to DSII dirtsive a non-armored-warfare background is that you need to have a lot more terrain on the table than you would dirside, say, medievals. What is a good tank build and support elements that you have seen. Matthew Levrier 10 hrs. But while the rules seemed difficult when I read through them, they were very easy to learn by playing.
Danny Gurule dgurule jeppesen. I spent a bit on separate packs and mixed and matched.
I also did lots of weapon and head swapping too. Now this was a well thought out game in which huge fighting machines crewed by intrepid operators fought across the landscape of ruined planets 40, years from now. Vehicle design and costing can take a while – but that’s mainly because of the tradeoffs involved. This list is run by fans, though the GZG folks do “monitor” the list. dirtsidr
virtside Now Mike I knew from way back in the days of wargaming with Airfix figures. I knew that abstract solutions were no longer possible. Email or Phone Password Forgot account?
Epic was tried and discarded. Rico Danan December 26 at 3: One of the packs included some remarkable figs that I quickly earmarked for the naval marine and that was that. I have played Sci-Fi miniature battles for years. Mine is 60 for a big bus. Dick McGee shared a link. A points system allows competing forces to be compared, and a vehicle design system allows players to add innovative vehicles. With coming to a close I thought a retrospective of things I’ve painted over the past year might be in order.
The rules look complex, but with use of the design cards play is fast and easy.
Includes a list of available products. In the move a box full of figures found its way to the store in the garage. I have been a life long wargamermainly historical with minor flights into fantasy many years ago.
I dirtsdie its what you call a Condor moment. Dirtside II combines all of this information in a simple, easy-to-understand process. If you would like to add your opinion to this webpage, use the following form or send email to the editor. The alternate platoon activation is quite nice, as are the morale rules.