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Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2020 1:44 p.m. PST

Should Walord Games highly popular Bolt Action game series release a supplement designed to cover Cold War battles from 1960 to 1990…OR should it stick to pre-modern battles?

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2020 2:13 p.m. PST

They will only do a supplement if they decide to do the figures. With a few tweaks, BA can be used from the Stone Age through WWIII.

RudyNelson29 Sep 2020 3:05 p.m. PST

No way to have balanced scenarios. Bolt Action is a skirmish squad game.
If you do not understand Cold War tactics then you may play a game but it will not be realistic.
The Soviets would be brought to the site in BMPs and artillery prep barrages for the Soviets do not recognize danger close.

Personal logo 15mm and 28mm Fanatik Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2020 7:41 p.m. PST

Oh yes. If they do I will tell them to…


Chuckaroobob29 Sep 2020 7:46 p.m. PST

Of course you realize Disposable Heroes already has modern supplements and is a much superior system….

JimSelzer29 Sep 2020 7:59 p.m. PST


JimSelzer29 Sep 2020 10:26 p.m. PST

I think rules do not need to cover everything time wise. Best to be good at your focal point rather than trying to cover everything poorly.

Like trying make FoW cover Pacific was bad enough but then to go Korea Viet Nam and finally Team Yankee seemed foolhardy to me

gunnerphil30 Sep 2020 7:07 a.m. PST

If the make 28mm plastic figures with loads of different weapons options, then yes.

I like their figures, not so keen on the rules.

Personal logo 15mm and 28mm Fanatik Supporting Member of TMP30 Sep 2020 11:49 a.m. PST

If the(y) make 28mm plastic figures with loads of different weapons options, then yes.

If there's a will there's a way. Warlord released these for their zombie miniature game "Project Z" a while back:


I'm not sure they'll have the will just because some of us do though.

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2020 1:12 p.m. PST

I think gaming the Afghan conflict with these rules would be fun. It's low enough tech to not have to modify the rules much.

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