Open Combat Hardback Rulebook - Rules for Fighting Miniature Battles (x1 book)
Item Number: NORBP1515
Manufacturer: North Star Military Figures
|Open Combat - Rules for Fighting Miniature Battles
Create the heroes, adventures and battles of your imagination
The Open Combat tabletop miniature wargame skirmish rules are
suitable for any pre-gunpowder historical period or fantasy setting.
- Use any miniatures & terrain you have
- Only a small area required (24"x24")
- Suitable for pre-gunpowder historical periods and fantasy settings
- Customise the characteristics of your fighters, ‘stat’ them any way you like.
- Fast setup and play time (30-40mins)
- Great for one-off games or use the campaign rules to connect your
games together and develop your warband as you go including long-term
injuries, advancements and mercenaries.
Open Combat puts you in command of a warband of fighters led by their
charismatic (or frightening) leader as they match themselves against
Who the combatants are and what they are fighting about is down to
you, your miniature collection and what you have the 'itch' to play.
The 100 page full colour hardback book includes rules for building
and customising your warbands along with a range of weapons, skills
& abilities (including Influence abilities where your warriors can
make psychological attacks against the enemy).
You'll find rules for movement, combat, terrain and additional rules for hiding, climbing and jumping.
Scenarios include 'Open Combat' with three optional deployments
including 'confrontation' where your warbands could begin the game
intermingled even before the fighting starts! Additional scenarios set
the warbands the task of capturing prey, discovering prizes hidden on
the battlefield, escaping/attempting to arrest rivals or
escorting/ambushing an important person as they travel through dangerous
Also included is a guide to creating your first profile and warband,
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and a Quick Reference Sheet along with
sample profiles for a selection of combatants to help inspire you (or to
pick from if you're a bit short on time).
Two roster sheet approaches are included: A 'single page' for players
that like all of the information in one place; A sheet of character
cards for players that like to have separate information for each model.