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Skinflint Games31 Oct 2019 2:02 p.m. PST

So last week we tried our hand at an "open plan"version of the classic skirmish game from Alternative Armies, "Firefight".. and there was much rejoicing!

Great fun to revisit this classic ruleset, some really innovative ideas, fast playing and dynamic

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2019 3:23 p.m. PST

Firefight is a great set of rules. Glad to see it is still being played.

Skinflint Games31 Oct 2019 3:46 p.m. PST

I remember stumbling across it back in 93/94 when 40k was just starting to get a little "is that it?" for me.. this was a revelation! Alternating activations, fast and furious scuffles in tiny buildings – immense fun

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2019 6:10 p.m. PST

I wonder how Firefight would work for Vietnam?

Skinflint Games02 Nov 2019 4:02 p.m. PST

Brilliantly, I would think 😀

jwdoom04 Nov 2019 1:12 p.m. PST

I got my hopes up you meant R Talsorian's original combat system. It had miniature rules, after all.

Looks like you had a great fight there.

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