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AronBC21 Jan 2017 2:39 a.m. PST

Have been messing about with Tomorrow's War again, in puzzling through the rulebook I pulled together an 8 page rule summary and basic counter set. Both are available here along with a nice QRS that I believe was done by AAG.

link

Spaceadmrodkalker21 Jan 2017 3:51 a.m. PST

Thank you.

Buckeye AKA Darryl21 Jan 2017 6:18 a.m. PST

Awesome, thank you…downloaded for future use!

bobspruster21 Jan 2017 6:45 a.m. PST

Nice work! Thanks very much for that!
Bob

tinned fruit Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2017 11:35 a.m. PST

Saves buying the rules from the very nice guys at AA….

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2017 1:51 p.m. PST

Good supplement. The main problem with the whole line is a lack of a single point of rule focus. The books are great resources, however the rules themselves are scattered throughout.

Of the ones I have future war did the best job but is still lacking.

Zargon Inactive Member21 Jan 2017 2:54 p.m. PST

Have the book, lovely book but as said above like a minotaur' maze in its layout, this is a great addition, my thankyou too.

whitphoto Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2017 4:04 p.m. PST

I actualy bought Force on Force because the book is layed out better. And look up rules in it instead of the TW book

Micman Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2017 8:44 p.m. PST

Thanks for sharing. I need to get back to play TW.

AronBC24 Jan 2017 12:37 p.m. PST

Ooops, missed the overwatch & regroup counters. I'll upload and update tonight.

Capt Flash Supporting Member of TMP24 Jan 2017 6:32 p.m. PST

Thanks!

AronBC28 Jan 2017 10:04 a.m. PST

Finally got around to uploading the counter sheet update, find them at the google link above

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2017 9:40 a.m. PST

Haven't read, and already I nominate you for sainthood. If someone found even FoF usable, than much better man than I.

Handy tip: The PDF of the guide is eight pages; if you've a printer that can do duplex, Adobe's one saving grace for me is the 'booklet' print setting. Eight pages on two sheets; I suggest 'legal' size for those of us in the US.

Doug

Jimboba29 Jan 2017 11:52 a.m. PST

Bought TW and admired the look and feel. Then it scrambled my brain enough to turn me off trying it out. You may well have got me to reconsider.

Thanks and kudos for helping the masses.

AronBC03 Feb 2017 7:57 a.m. PST

Yeah it's a tough set, not for the faint hearted. The summary really helped up through another trial skirmish a week or two ago, that played to conclusion in about an hour with platoon level infantry forces.

I'm working on porting a points balancing system to a google doc as well.
link

And will then do a little 3x5 unit card.

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2017 8:57 a.m. PST

Be still, my heart… ;->=

Doug

wminsing09 Mar 2017 8:02 a.m. PST

Very useful, thanks! I always liked TW, but I found it more useful as tool kit than as a game….

-Will

blackjack07116 Mar 2017 4:50 a.m. PST

Thanks! This will come in handy.

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART16 Mar 2017 10:30 a.m. PST

Thank you-I agree with V carter. It is a water spout of ideas with little cohesion. Nice ideas but more like squad leader in space. The GDW rules Striker were like that, 100 ideas in search for a coherent set of rules.

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