Help support TMP

"Fire Trucks Respond" Topic

5 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

Please use the Complaint button (!) to report problems on the forums.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the Blogs of War Message Board

Areas of Interest


Featured Hobby News Article

Featured Link

Featured Ruleset

Quickie Figs

Rating: gold star 

Featured Showcase Article

The QuarterMaster Table Top

Need 16 square feet of gaming space, built to order?

Featured Workbench Article

Deep Dream: Manipulating Ellah

Using artificial intelligence on a portrait photo.

345 hits since 22 May 2023
©1994-2024 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

TMP logo


Please sign in to your membership account, or, if you are not yet a member, please sign up for your free membership account.
Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP22 May 2023 8:10 p.m. PST

Bunker Talk blog,
Fire Trucks Respond

Mike Bunkermeister Creek

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP22 May 2023 8:17 p.m. PST

I've thought about but have never looked for nor tried to write rules for playing out fighting a structure fire.

Not to say that I haven't set fire to buildings, fields, and forests in wargames.

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP23 May 2023 6:53 p.m. PST

The fire is a non player character. It moves up hill, it moves in the direction of the wind. It can move at the speed of the wind.

Indoors it can do damage to anyone in the room, and after a certain amount it will kill everyone in the room, saving roll for each person who has breathing gear and protective clothing.

After a certain percentage of the building is damaged it will collapse.

I use cotton balls for the fire dyed in red with Rit Dye. Fire hose will knock out D6 cotton balls per turn in the "fire" phase, fire as in gunfire.

It's an interesting addition.

Mike Bunkermeister Creek

Stryderg24 May 2023 11:52 a.m. PST

There's a solo wildfire fighting board game. I thought it was interesting enough (roll a bucket of dice, keep some and reroll. You either end up with a combination that reduces the fire or you roll poorly and the fire spreads)

Sergeant Paper24 May 2023 7:11 p.m. PST

Flash Point Fire Fighting board game… a fine game I should pull out and play again.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.