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GeneralWAnders14 Mar 2018 12:51 p.m. PST

I'm considering making the leap into the smaller scale, and have been looking at what rules are available. I'm currently playing 40k and Flames of War, plus 15mm Gruntz and enjoying all of them. So far I've found Micro FUBAR and Horizon Wars, but uFUBAR doesn't have a points system and HW seems to have pretty generic units. I'm intending on starting with Brigade Models for forces, and I'm interested in combined arms battles, with air support if possible. Any suggestions from the veterans?

Louie N14 Mar 2018 1:10 p.m. PST

You know I really enjoyed the Epic: Armageddon rule system.

A good back and forth fell with many aspects, artillery, air support, dropships, etc.

MajorB14 Mar 2018 1:17 p.m. PST

Dirtside II

Ivan DBA14 Mar 2018 1:27 p.m. PST

I second Epic:Armageddon.

Also check out Future War Commander.

Alien Squad Leader is intended for 15mm, but since it uses stands of infantry rather than individual bases, it would work for 6mm (and is a lot of fun).

A lot of folks use Hordes of the Things with 6mm sci fi.

Legion 414 Mar 2018 3:43 p.m. PST

Yep … Epic:A …

wolvermonkey14 Mar 2018 4:52 p.m. PST

There's also Strike Legion.

Oldgrumbler Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2018 1:27 a.m. PST

Laserstorm at Wargame Vault

GeneralWAnders16 Mar 2018 11:10 a.m. PST

Thanks for the answers everyone. I'm sure Epic is good, but I'm looking for a system where I can build my own force. I like the look of Laserstorm and Strike Legion, just got them from Wargame Vault. Future War Commander also looks promising, I'll have to grab it sometime.

Codsticker30 Mar 2018 10:58 p.m. PST

I am suprised someone hasn't mentioned Polyversal yet. Of course it is supposed to be available now but I don't think it is.

Capt Flash01 Apr 2018 6:15 a.m. PST

The Chicago Skirmish Wargames guys have their PZ8 mod with points…
Outside of that there is also Prophecy Of War and Iron Cow…

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