Now on Kickstarter: Old School Tactical
February 17, 2015 - 11:07am
Fast and furious battles for 2 players. Tanks, planes, artillery, machine guns, and the soldiers to man them. All in 16 pages of rules.Flying Pig Games is currently running a Kickstarter for their latest project, Old School Tactical. This will begin a series of fresh, tactical war-games that utilize the "Old School Tactical" (OST) system, designed by Shayne Logan, and is characterized by "attack-factor-minus-defense-factor-equals-firepower combat." Another aspect of OST's rule system is the impulse system, which requires gamers to decide which among their myriad of units to activate.
OST simulates, through an easily-learned game system, small unit engagements on the Eastern Front during 1941-42.The base game comes with:
- 2 sheets of 3/4” unit, weapon, and condition counters
- 1 sheet of 7/8” vehicle counters.
- 2, large 30" x 41" mounted game maps, hexes are 1".
- 18 Luck cards, such as Shell Shocked, Evasive Manuevers, Field Repair, and Tank Hunters.
- 36 Unit data cards.
- 24 scenarios.
- 16 page color rule book.
- 4 dice.