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Offline Shazam

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Rules
« on: June 09, 2009, 05:01:12 AM »
Just wondering what alternates are there out there for rules I am aware of the Gaslight rules and the impending compendium. Just wondering if there were other rules out there for a noob like me?

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Re: Rules
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2009, 08:31:06 AM »
"Rampant Colonialism" and "Colonial Adventures" are both "colonial" rules that easily lend themselves to VSF. RC is by Flagship games and CA is by Two hour wargames.

We are currently trying the set by Parroom station called "Valor Steel and Flesh" (VSF).  Our Sacramento group likes any of those sets better then GASLIGHT.  Maybe just because we can only count to ten and G-light uses that confusing 20 sided die.  Or maybe because we can't remember an Acronim of more then 3 letters. 

Good luck with what ever set you use.  Besides, if you don't modify the rules somewhat, you aren't really playing VSF. 
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Re: Rules
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2009, 08:39:39 AM »
Agree with Leadfool, Valour and Steel and Flesh. They are bsed on Brother Against Brother and use the same mechanics.
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Re: Rules
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2009, 02:10:47 PM »
I've definitely got to go along with recommending the Valor, Steel and Flesh rules.

Offline Shazam

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Re: Rules
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2009, 02:18:44 PM »
IS VSF a skirmish 1 figure to a base game?

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Re: Rules
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2009, 02:25:05 PM »
Yes, and units are 10 figures. The activation of units is card driven with a few variants on how to activate units. In its simplest form a deck made up of one card per unit or character is shuffled and two cards are flipped over at a time. Each side is represented by a color and activates units of its choice as cards of its color are flipped. Face cards are reserved for Officers and Characters.

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Re: Rules
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2009, 02:54:43 PM »
A..well...third for VSF.

I liked Gaslight until I tried the VSF.  Not that I am saying Gaslight is bad, I just like VSF better.
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Re: Rules
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2009, 09:38:55 PM »
This is one of many threads about rules. Perhaps a sticky listing all the ones used would be a good idea?
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Re: Rules
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2009, 12:23:58 AM »
yes that would be a good choice

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Re: Rules
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2009, 08:23:22 AM »
This is one of many threads about rules. Perhaps a sticky listing all the ones used would be a good idea?

Your wish is my command, Good idea. :)

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Re: Rules
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2009, 10:41:32 AM »
Don't forget about Space 1889. Although we use a mix of Sword & the flame with things taken from Space 1899,

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Offline Shazam

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Re: Rules
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2009, 11:01:14 PM »
wow Im already in a sticky!!! What do you chaps say about Two Hour wargames chain reaction rules?

Offline gamer Mac

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Re: Rules
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2009, 03:49:43 PM »
Valour and Steel and Flesh.
Where can you get these rules in the UK?

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Re: Rules
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2009, 04:16:53 PM »
Valour and Steel and Flesh.
Where can you get these rules in the UK?
Caliver books is waiting for a re-stock, I should be getting an e-mail from them when it's back in stock. I don't know of anywhere else.
http://www.caliverbooks.com/bookview.php?69bb94865c5991c07e25cb0cd3cb6d81&id=11310&subcatcode=J&subcatno=76
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Re: Rules
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2009, 10:55:46 AM »
Valour and Steel and Flesh.
Where can you get these rules in the UK?
Caliver books is waiting for a re-stock, I should be getting an e-mail from them when it's back in stock. I don't know of anywhere else.
http://www.caliverbooks.com/bookview.php?69bb94865c5991c07e25cb0cd3cb6d81&id=11310&subcatcode=J&subcatno=76

Ah! Thanks for this...I was wondering what had happened to my order...

 

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