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Jackelope Inactive Member03 May 2012 3:31 a.m. PST

Has anyone actually played these BoB rules? They seem to have come with a minimum of fanfare. What are the mechanisms? How about the basing? Command and Control? Vehicles?

I've got a bunch of BoB Bloody Baron's forces and Warlord Chinese sitting in a box raring (sp?_ to go and am wondering if this is the set, or whether the new title upcoming from Osprey will be the way to go.

argsilverson03 May 2012 11:48 a.m. PST

see some here:
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deflatermouse21 Oct 2012 2:56 a.m. PST

Are they stand alone set of rules or do you need a copy of Back of beyond rules to use them?

Ned Ludd25 Oct 2012 4:54 a.m. PST

I had them for about 2 weeks then sold them on Ebay. They are ok but nothing outstanding. If I remember rightly units were 10-16 figures with one d6 thrown for each figure firing hitting on a 4+ with no Save rolls, so fast bloody games I expect, thats the type of thing they are. WG Great War are a better idea if you like rolling dice. The pictures were nice though.

Henry Martini02 Apr 2013 2:12 a.m. PST

If this ruleset is, as has been asserted elsewhere, an improved version of CLA, how come it's usually described as a skirmish set, which CLA isn't?

Would it translate well to The Mexican Revolution (please, opinions only from those with some familiarity with the MR)?

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