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Warlord Games rules

Post by kturock » Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:29 pm

I see Warlord Games has rules for different time periods.
My question is how similar are the rules?

I have the Bolt Action rulebook. I had the Black Powder rulebook, but never read them before I sold them. [so I can't compare]

I thinking about picking some up in the future and don't want to have to recall that this rule set uses this term to mean one thing and this rule set uses it to mean another. [like 40k and AoS does.]
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Re: Warlord Games rules

Post by themailedfist » Thu Jan 28, 2016 12:54 am

Those two rulesets are completely different.

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Re: Warlord Games rules

Post by kturock » Thu Jan 28, 2016 1:21 am

themailedfist wrote:Those two rulesets are completely different.

--Robert
What about Hail Caesar, Pike and Shot and the other games.

I know Beyond the Gates of Antares is different.
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Re: Warlord Games rules

Post by Ricobella » Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:26 pm

The mechanics Warlord Games are the same. Not in any way like Games Workshop.

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Re: Warlord Games rules

Post by kturock » Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:33 pm

Ricobella wrote:The mechanics Warlord Games are the same. Not in any way like Games Workshop.

But the reply above says otherwise.. Umm guys???
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Re: Warlord Games rules

Post by ssapper » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:13 pm

The mechanics of random activation may be a similar theme because they do not favor the you go I go of other companies, however the rules for each game are completely different, one systems has reactions, another does not, one has movement markers and tokens another does not, one has cards used for unit creation and action in game the others do not. You can not use one rule book to attempt to play all dozen of their game systems.

After posting, I realized how old this thread was, and am sorry to bring it back up...

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Re: Warlord Games rules

Post by Ricobella » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:48 pm

It's ok.

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Re: Warlord Games rules

Post by kturock » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:55 pm

Yeah, it's ok since I'm the OP and never got a complete answer.
I decided to not get the rules until I had at least one consistent player. Nothing like jumping in to a game and being the only one who owns it; or is even interested in it.
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