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Action Stations: Atlantic – Core Rules

Action Stations: Atlantic – Core Rules is a tactical naval wargame rules system set in the World War II era. Individual warships (presented on counters at approximately 1:4500 scale) are rated in a variety of offensive and defensive categories. Scenarios recreate several naval encounters, such as River Plate, the Rawalpindi incident, Denmark Strait, and others, involving German and British and French fleets. Action Stations: Atlantic is a complete introductory-level game that simulates naval combat in the World War II era, using a slightly modified Battleship Captain 3rd Edition standard rules game system.

Warships (battleships, battlecruisers, pocket battleships, heavy cruisers, light cruisers, destroyers, destroyer escorts, frigates, corvettes, torpedo boats, armed merchants, merchants) are provided. Playability and historicity are emphasized, with small or large battles playable to completion in an evening. Each game turn represents ten minutes, and one inch on your floor or tabletop represents 500 yards.

Standard rules and all game tables are included in the 48-page illustrated rulebook, along with game tables, dozens of ship counters and game markers, designer's notes and historical commentary. This is a complete rules system, and does not require anything else (apart from dice and playing space) to play. This introductory edition does not include advanced or optional rules but these may be incorporated from Battleship Captain 3rd Edition.

Also included are a set of four Action Stations: Atlantic ship countersheets (#1 through #4) containing over 75 ships, 172 game markers, and reference card presented in a convenient format.

Available for purchase separately is the Action Stations: Convoy module that contains additional scenarios, twelve countersheets (over 470 ships), and which is fully compatible with Action Stations: Atlantic – Core Rules.

Action Stations: Atlantic – Core Rules is now available in PDF format.

Designer: Gary Graber
Publisher: Minden Games

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