News for August 2011
Rules of Engagement 11
The Dust Tactics Revised Core Set rules are now online
Dust Tactics | Published 01 August 2011

Two divisions of Hell Boys hustled down the plank off their landing craft. Deployed to the east side of the docks, they were to sweep behind the Axis walkers and launch a surgical strike on Axis command. However, Lara Walter and her Heavy Flak Grenadiers had surprises of their own in store for any Allies who sought to engage them…

Know the field of battle. Know your enemy’s limitations. The wise general prepares for battle by gaining as much intelligence as possible. Now you can learn the Dust Tactics rules of engagement from a single compiled and clarified document. The Dust Tactics: Revised Core Set rules are now available for download online (pdf, 13.7 MB) on the support page.

Full mission briefing

Experienced Dust Tactics players will find that none of the core rules have changed. The new document simply compiles and clarifies the rules from the Dust Tactics base game, Operation “Cyclone,” and Operation “SeeLöwe.” New players will find the Revised Core Set rulebook an excellent way to learn the most recent rules in one clean, concise document.

Prepare for battle with the Dust Tactics: Revised Core Set rulebook (pdf, 13.7 MB). The Revised Core Set turns the tide of battle soon, third quarter 2011.

Dust Tactics is a tactical miniatures game of brutal combat for 2-4 players. Based on the popular universe created by artist Paolo Parente, Dust Tactics presents an alternate 1940s reality in which alien technology fuels gigantic machines of war, and the world's superpowers clash over rare mineral deposits that could ultimately decide the outcome of WWII.

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volnon
Published: 8/5/2011 8:22:16 AM
#11

 Must have zombies...

Loophole Master
Published: 8/2/2011 9:20:21 AM
#10

Good job. But why isn't it mentioned anywhere in this book that Artillery weapons ignore all kinds of cover?

And what about the old restriction against using artillery weapons inside buildings, is it gone?

athlim
Published: 8/2/2011 3:14:58 AM
#9

indeed good revised rulebook, cleaned up and finally a quick reference guide :)

traderghost
Published: 8/2/2011 2:42:40 AM
#8

@Grodzilla, I love those gorillas too! Hope to get at least 3 units of those once they are available in my country :)

 

@UniversalHead, some items from the FAQ are in the revised rulebook. But some aren't. The FAQ serves a different purpose. Rather than teaching the rules of the game, it clarifies those tricky situations that may arise as players play the game more. And since FFG already stated that this is a living document, it will be continuously updated as more tricky situations arise during gameplay that may not be adequately addressed in the rulebook..

UniversalHead
Published: 8/1/2011 11:44:58 PM
#7

Question - does this include stuff in the recent FAQ? 

Groddzilla
Published: 8/1/2011 9:55:10 PM
#6

I noticed in the rule book they talk about Aircraft, helicopters and air borne units.  I think I'm going to be spending a lot of money on this game.  I hope there are more gorillas, I love those guys.

Aldarion
Published: 8/1/2011 9:51:02 PM
#5

 Great preview...good job!

traderghost
Published: 8/1/2011 9:29:09 PM
#4

Just finished reading thru the new rulebook, and I must say.... it is sooo much better than the original. There are more and clearer examples. The rules are worded better, and the diagrams, with all those green and red arrows and corner symbols, are ingeniously annotated to augment the explanation of the rules. And best of all, new rules introduced in the two campaign expansions are also included and further clarified. There's even a quick reference chart at the end of the rulebook. Good job, FFG. I strongly recommend all players to use this rulebook instead of the original one.

marcelocollar
Published: 8/1/2011 9:09:56 PM
#3

Great!

:D

 

traderghost
Published: 8/1/2011 8:20:54 PM
#2

 Definitely will read it.

DoomOnYou72
Published: 8/1/2011 6:23:01 PM
#1

This is cool. Will use them at this weekends game

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