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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Jun 2017 5:07 p.m. PST

Do you play miniature wargames on the tabletop which feature cars shooting at each other, similar to Mad Max?

mwindsorfw Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 5:18 p.m. PST

Yes

14Bore10 Jun 2017 5:23 p.m. PST

It does sound fun and first time I ever heard about this was at a convention but no. Would only make me cry more over all the Matchboxes and Hot Wheels I threw away 40 some years ago.

saltflats192910 Jun 2017 5:53 p.m. PST

As a matter of fact, I just got back from NJcon where I played in a great Mad Max game put on by the Metropolitan Wargamers.
Some pix:
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Micman Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 5:57 p.m. PST

Yes Car Wars

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 6:18 p.m. PST

I used to play Car Wars.
Now our group does an occasional GorkaMorka game updated to things like Fallujah etc.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 6:19 p.m. PST

No.

Dynaman878910 Jun 2017 6:46 p.m. PST

Used to play Car Wars a lot, by that I mean we spent hours designing cars and then 20 minutes tops gaming out the battle. Said battles never lasted more than 10 turns – so 10 seconds in game time.

Emphatz10 Jun 2017 6:46 p.m. PST

Car Wars…Of course

DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 6:51 p.m. PST

Car Wars as well

Brian Smaller10 Jun 2017 7:28 p.m. PST

Do You Play Car Combat Games?

Only driving to work.

badger2210 Jun 2017 10:19 p.m. PST

Gorka Morka.

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 1:14 a.m. PST

I used to play car wars too, had great fun as well.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 3:51 a.m. PST

NO…and don't tempt me further.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 4:37 a.m. PST

yes axle and alloy

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 5:40 a.m. PST

Car Wars
Mad Max style games
Gladiator Wrecks

Stan Johansen Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 5:40 a.m. PST

Yes Road Rage, I will be putting on a game at Historicon Friday 1PM 4 gangs compete for loot.
take a look here
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tnjrp11 Jun 2017 5:52 a.m. PST

Not any more. Used to play GorkaMorka, albeit a rather heavily modified version thereof.

zoneofcontrol11 Jun 2017 7:46 a.m. PST

Not since the days of my youth: Kenner's SSP Smash-up Derby

toysyouhad.com/Smash.htm

infojunky11 Jun 2017 2:03 p.m. PST

Yes Several.

Personal logo Waco Joe Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 2:54 p.m. PST

I35 every day going to work and back. I have built up an impressive imaginary kill list of ^@$^&&&&# drivers using my front and rear mounted gatlings.

KSmyth11 Jun 2017 3:20 p.m. PST

No, but it kinda looks like fun.

Personal logo Coyotepunc and Hatshepsuut Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 7:35 p.m. PST

I used to play Gorkamorka. My group disbanded before I finished my Diggas.

I loved that game. I still have my books.

zircher11 Jun 2017 7:42 p.m. PST

Hey Waco Joe, we're playing the same game! I prefer twin MGs for the front and a mine layer in the trunk.

*cough* Maybe some Car Wars back in the day, too.

Andoreth13 Jun 2017 12:50 p.m. PST

Played a few games of Dark Future when it came out but most of the figures I bought for it are still unpainted.

Ghostrunner13 Jun 2017 1:59 p.m. PST

Sorely tempted to get back into Car Wars, but after games like X-Wing I'm not sure I want to go back to that level of minute detail.

The big draw for me is just being able to buy a bunch of cheap Hot Wheels cars, adding some greeblies to them, and maybe use a few obstacles.

Lost Wolf13 Jun 2017 5:02 p.m. PST

Want to.

Legion 416 Jun 2017 5:33 a.m. PST

The only Car Combat Games I play is when I'm trying to get a Handicap parking place at the Y, Plaza or Mall !! wink

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