DSM · DSM £ INFANTRY ELEMENT STANDS (assortment of 2, 3 and 4-figure stands, enough for one full platoon pack plus extras). 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.

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We chose to fight a standard point encounter battle, with each of us setting out 3 objective markers.

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Our next planned game will be FutureWarsCommander using the same figures. Probably one of the best sets for the money. This scenario can be played easily on a small three by two foot dining table, right up to a purpose-built eight by six wargaming table. I’m sure he will dirtsiide better dirtdide time. It also introduces new, more mobile infantry movement types. At that point I declared game end. All of mine were worth one point each. The player with fewer total units has the choice of whether to go first or second.

Commander Kaftan Harko is in charge of two riverine gunboats and are on a routine patrol of the Llephac Delta.

On the ground there are a few fixed mount heavy weapons so that if an enemy does come into their respective fire arcs they do stand a good chance of getting a shot off. I responded by advancing my headquarters troop to try to drive him from it. Ruarigh 1 August at The rebels respond with ambushes if they can, but more often than not they are surprised by the Questronnian forces and are forced to reatrat resulting in most of the missions been a success.


The planet, known to the Questron Federation High Command as FT, was known to it’s inhabitants as home, and they called it Cixerona. Glad you liked the report. It’s a great little system, but in my opinion the chit drawing is a bit outdated. Then the opposing player moves an entire unit. The Questronnian riverine gunboat, ‘Hark VII’, powered through the muddy waters, creating a frothy wake.

Danny Gurule dgurule jeppesen. Switching to Ground Zero Games’s Full Thrust rules, we can then recreate conflicts between the Questron Federation and the remainder of the Cixerona starship fleet, and what of Ginpeel Brendan Mayhugh 8 August at I have purposely not included the size of the table because this will depend on the size of table you have.

One man’s freedom fighter is another man’s terrorist. Steve’s lack of numbers was a contributory factor in losing the game. It also keeps both players involved all the time, as does the alternate activation mechanism, where each player alternates activating one unit at a time.

The rules are really simple to run as long as you make up the data cards beforehand. The Cixerona Rebel Force Major Otan has a numerical advantage, but most of her equipment either badly armed and badly armoured or is pretty old. When the Questron Federation first came to Cixerona, they used the weaponry which they had to hand, which was easily outclassed by the Federation.

The op-firing unit then loses its phase for that turn. But, as the threat sensor lit up, Harko knew that there were terrorists in the area, time to fight. The Questron Federation forces must start in their start zone as shown on the map. Players take the roles of “Combat Group Commanders,” leading ad-hoc battle formations composed of multiple platoon-sized elements.


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Posted by Ruaridh at The Delta is only fifty miles from one of the largest cities on Cixerona, Yratilim. I outnumbered him significantly and, as I diryside out, he had taken a totally different approach from me to building his force.

I spent many turns failing to hit Steve’s vehicles. Yratilim is vast and has a population in excess of ten million.

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The Game The scenario is relatively simple, the Questron Federation forces must locate and destroy the rebel base, kill as many of the terrorists as possible, capture the leadership if they can for future interrorgation and get out before dirtskde rebels can call cirtside any possible reinforcements.

It carries four elements of Line Infantry. The Questron Federation are not totally angelic, and have been known to supply weapons to freedom fighters on worlds in the Ginpeel Empire.

Did I mention that troop quality was determined by a chit draw? Unknown vehicles, possible riverine craft, within three kleptrons.

Effectively they did nothing! These Patrol Craft may carry two elements of Line Infantry.

Dirtside II combines all of this information in a simple, easy-to-understand process. It is a completely redesigned game developed from the original Dirtside rules. Vehicle design and costing can take a while – but that’s mainly because of the tradeoffs involved.