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chrach702 Mar 2014 3:31 p.m. PST

With all of the great 15mm sci-fi minis out there I think it's time for me to take the plunge too.

I'd like a ruleset that allows for larger battles, company or batallion size. I'd also prefer squad basing like in fow. Thanks in advance for your thoughts.

kyoteblue Inactive Member02 Mar 2014 3:41 p.m. PST

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wminsing Inactive Member02 Mar 2014 4:17 p.m. PST

Quadrant 7 fits the bill; handles a company plus attachments for each side.

-Will

Justin In Oz Inactive Member02 Mar 2014 4:20 p.m. PST

I am all ears as well.

Are there any Sci Fi rules that are on the scale of Fist Full of TOWs?

Justin In Oz Inactive Member02 Mar 2014 4:24 p.m. PST

The rule set is actually called Quadrant 13, if you are talking about the one published by Two Fat Lardies.

wminsing Inactive Member02 Mar 2014 5:29 p.m. PST

Argh, it IS Quadrant 13, sorry about that! No idea how I got 7 instead of 13….

-Will

tberry7403 Inactive Member02 Mar 2014 6:10 p.m. PST

Strike Legion from Legionnaire Games.

Cyclopeus Inactive Member02 Mar 2014 6:14 p.m. PST

Just a wild guess here, but I think you subtracted 6.

Stryderg02 Mar 2014 6:23 p.m. PST

5150 Star Army or 5150 Battalion Command. (yeah, I'm a fan) Star Army uses individual basing and is designed to handle a platoon, some vehicles, mechs and the occasional air strike. BA is squad based designed to handle a company plus vehicles, mechs and aircraft. Good hunting.

Logain02 Mar 2014 7:17 p.m. PST

Future War Commander, Hammer's Slammers, Alien Squad Leader, and Critical Mass to name a few.

McWong7302 Mar 2014 7:20 p.m. PST

Hammers, especially if you're more interested in armour.

dragon602 Mar 2014 7:43 p.m. PST

Are there any Sci Fi rules that are on the scale of Fist Full of TOWs?

In honour of kyoteblue I suggest GDW's Striker II (OOP) each base is a platoon equivalent.

However you can get the rules either here link on a CD with all the Traveller TNE RPG set or just the Striker II rules set here link as a pdf

MajorB03 Mar 2014 1:55 a.m. PST

I'd like a ruleset that allows for larger battles, company or batallion size. I'd also prefer squad basing like in fow. Thanks in advance for your thoughts.

Take a look at Dirtside II. It's free.

Agent Smith03 Mar 2014 2:14 a.m. PST

Hammers slammers for tank centric and critical mass for a more mixed force

Glen

Allen5703 Mar 2014 6:37 a.m. PST

The closest set of SF style Fist Full of Tows is a set for the War of the Worlds called Fist Full of Tripods. It is a free set.

PDF link

Logain03 Mar 2014 6:45 a.m. PST

Sorry, should have posted this first, if you haven't been to Dropship Horizon yet, it is THE place for all things 15mm Sci-fi. Here is their review of rulesets to help you choose between them:
link

Heinz Good Aryan Inactive Member03 Mar 2014 9:16 a.m. PST

"if you haven't been to Dropship Horizon yet, it is THE place for all things 15mm Sci-fi." ---- it used to be but i don't really think so anymore…..

Von Trinkenessen03 Mar 2014 1:30 p.m. PST

I still use GZG's original set – G-Cav.
Working on a 30th anniversary version for 2015.

Valmy9203 Mar 2014 2:45 p.m. PST

Heinz,
"but I don't really think so anymore…" got any suggestions for a clearinghouse of info? I agree it's not as good as it used to be, but I'm not aware of a replacement.
Phil

Logain03 Mar 2014 3:03 p.m. PST

There is still more information and product reviews in one spot on the Dropship then anywhere else.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Mar 2014 2:23 p.m. PST

I have a set designed for a company of troopers with a couple vehicles I've been working on. CLose in scope to Flames of War (squads, vehicles etc) Drop me a line and I'll send you a copy.

mark@scalecreep.com

Ralph Plowman Inactive Member31 Jan 2017 7:48 a.m. PST

"Arise from your grave, thread that is of interest to me!.."

I've been looking for a copy of G-Cav for a little while now without much luck.

Von Trknkenessen, did you have any luck with that 30th anniversary edition?

Failing that, does anybody have a copy they'd be willing to part with?

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2017 10:51 a.m. PST

Now that you have my attention, again…

Not on Dropship:
Company Commander in spaaace From Nordic Weasel Games?
Five Core Company Commander?

Doug

Twoball Cane04 Feb 2017 5:19 p.m. PST

I will 3rd or 4th Hammers slammers.

Systems I play: alien squad leader 2.0, necromunda, and Gruntz.

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