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boardbox
11-01-2011, 00:00
I found the rules for killzone the other day and wanted to know if there are any other reasonably supported skirmish level rulesets. I know a bunch of people interested in something like 40k but time/money makes a game of mass battles kindof difficult.

Pontiff
11-01-2011, 00:15
Play necromunda or RT, its not *supported* as such but surely there is enough stuff out there to keep you busy for years?

we tend to play 40k using necromunda/2nd ed rules (mainly necro rules with larger stuff imported from 2ned) or Rogue Trader ruleset or quite often a homebrewed hybrid of all three!

Have a look at our blog you might like it:

http://talesfromthemaelstrom.blogspot.com/search/label/Battle%20Reports

We generally play with ten to twenty minis a side, vehicles usually are scenario objectives and we usually use a GM to handle the stuff unrelated to the warring factions

impala
11-01-2011, 03:34
http://www.dark-age.com

Sekhmet
11-01-2011, 03:47
Anima:Tactics!

I'm considering making a skirmish ruleset compatible with 40k codices.

boardbox
11-01-2011, 07:02
Thank you for the suggestions.

I've thought about Necromunda before, my group just prefers to have races other than human in our make believe games :p

I actually like the idea of using older rules or homebrew but again my groups have traditionally resisted these.

@Sekmet
you might want to look at this blog: http://galaxyinflames.blogspot.com/ if you haven't already. They're working toward the same sort of idea.

Dark Aly
11-01-2011, 09:32
AE Bounty looks like a good game. I haven't played the game but i've read the rules and my brother plays it and he says it's great. it doesn't have an RPG element like necromunda though.

Bjorn Hellhammer
11-01-2011, 10:19
With necromunda you can blend in 2nd ed codices, and there is a slew of stuff in the varius compendiums and other books available as add ons. It's how we add in extra races and the like.

MOMUS
11-01-2011, 11:46
You could try RT/2nd ed like suggested above or inquisitor (using 28mm scale figs)which is the spiritual successor of both.

Whitehorn
11-01-2011, 14:31
I found the rules for killzone the other day and wanted to know if there are any other reasonably supported skirmish level rulesets. I know a bunch of people interested in something like 40k but time/money makes a game of mass battles kindof difficult.

What do you mean by supported? A company driven game with regular expansions / models? Or a game with a large player following?

Pontiff
11-01-2011, 16:03
^ very good point!

Hedgehobbit
11-01-2011, 16:52
There is also Death Squads which is based on Mordheim instead of Necromunda

http://www.deathsquadsgame.com/