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Blackcountrymon Inactive Member21 Mar 2010 12:38 p.m. PST

Hi all,

A few pics and a bit of a write-up about a half-dozen or so games of A&A2 that we ran at the West Midlands Military Show in Wolverhampton, England this afternoon.

link

Regards,
Coop

boggler21 Mar 2010 1:33 p.m. PST

I've played a game of A+A2 and it's a very enjoyable, fast paced and neat system.

And you get to raid your kid's toybox for Hotwheels!

Sounds like a cracking game and the pictures of the cars are very inspirational, especially the twin mustang..which is completely deranged but somehow cool.

Excellent stuff.

Colin Hagreen Inactive Member21 Mar 2010 3:16 p.m. PST

The link to the rules PDF doesn't seem to be working do you have a new link? I remember playing A&A1, and it would be good to update the game…

Cheers,
Colin
thewulfweb.blogspot.com

Thornhammer21 Mar 2010 3:32 p.m. PST

Playtest rules link is dead, as is the playsheet link purposeful?

I seriously dig the AMX Pro Stocker. Paint job is good, and the design of the car is ace. Good choice. (So much so that I found a reasonably-priced one on eBay and am going to use one)

What is the front gun on Purple Haze? Looks familiar, but I can't quite place it.

CraigH Inactive Member21 Mar 2010 7:49 p.m. PST

If you could fix the link to the rules, it would add another "someday" project to the pile…

The models look really nice so might be worth giving it a try.

Any suggestions on sources for guns to add on ?

Thornhammer21 Mar 2010 8:55 p.m. PST

Stan Johansen (http://www.stanjohansenminiatures.com/) has a good set of stuff, check the Road Warriors link.

Also look for an article called "Independent Gamer 1: Scratchbuilding Weapons for 1/64 Battle Cars." You can make some of your own.

The Warlands forum at Aberrant is also a good source for tips and examples.

Prince Rupert of the Rhine22 Mar 2010 2:18 a.m. PST

Good fun game. Have played them down the club and my eight year old thinks they're great. I feel I have to let him play as most of the cars were his to start with before I liberated them:)

mattblackgod22 Mar 2010 3:06 a.m. PST

Looks like good old car destroying fun!

Blackcountrymon Inactive Member22 Mar 2010 10:55 a.m. PST

That was really annoying, looks as if Mediafire auto-pruned my PDFs perhaps by not being downloaded for a while.

Anyway, replacement files uploaded and available from the blog.

axlesalloys2.blogspot.com

Colin Hagreen Inactive Member22 Mar 2010 12:39 p.m. PST

Fantastic, thanks Owen.

CraigH Inactive Member22 Mar 2010 7:11 p.m. PST

Thanks Coop and Thornhammer – looks like another project in the stack !

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