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Origin Awards Nominee for Best Historical Miniatures Rules 2013 

Brink of Battle: Skirmish Gaming through the Ages

By Robert A. Faust

Buy One Set of Rules and Play Small Skirmish Games from ANY Time in History!

Game Features

Miniatures- Use what you have! NO need to rebase or use ‘approved’ models.  Any company, Any basing, from Any time in history!

Size- Play with 3-20 models per side on a 3’x3’ or 4’x4’ Tabletop.

Game Play- Alternating Activations, Opposed Rolls, & Breaks in the Action keep Players engaged at all stages of the game! No waiting to get shot or stabbed by every model your opponent has!

Game Length- Between 30 minutes to an hour for most game sizes.

Historical Periods- Pick a single year from 3 over-arching Periods in History – Ancient/Medieval, Early Modern, & Modern.  You and your opponent decide the When & Where.  The Rules will give you a Period specific ‘feel’ as you recreate that Historical Period’s type of warfare!

No Army Lists- Brink of Battle is points based with an open design structure.  Players choose between 3 Force Organization TypesStandard, Elite, or Horde. They then buy their Commander, Veterans, & Troops to make up their Battle Force. Also includes rules for Cavalry, War Dogs, & Aerial Deployment!

Customized Forces- Over 50 Profile Traits let you customize your Force to represent the variety of fighting styles, troops, and training found in each Period.  Over 60 Gear Traits are used to represent over 90 different types of weapons, armor, & equipment.  Rules for Blackpowder smoke effects, Camouflage Uniforms, Extra Rations & Ammo, Tactical Harness, & Consulting the Oracle!

Missions- 3 Mission Types included: Raid, Recon, & Retrieval.  Each Mission plays like a separate game for each different Period!

Tournament or Campaign- Choose to play one-off Tournament games, or have a developing Campaign with your models gaining Experience & Injuries that carry into future battles!

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December 6th, 2013
Brink of Battle is an enjoyable, carefully executed, and engaging historical miniature wargame that focuses on individual skirmishers rather than large-scale conflict. Every roll made in this game is an opposed roll between players using D10's, to which [...]
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March 15th, 2013
BoB is a well written and well designed rules set. I had a bit of a problem initially in designing troops but after a more thorough read thru my problems were cleared up. The rules are logically constructed and best of all, IMO, use only one type of die [...]
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February 22nd, 2013
One set of rules allowing you to play every period? We'll see about that. A quick game of Ancients (handled that pretty well), how about some WWII, Germans vs. US (really like what I am seeing), some VC vs. Marines, city fighting during the Tet Offensive/ [...]
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September 14th, 2012
I have been looking for a skirmish set of rules for different periods for some time. I found everything I wanted and more in Brink of Battle.Clear, straight forward, readable and I can hardly wait to fight my first scenario. [...]
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July 29th, 2012
BoB produces a fast, simple and satisfying game. The most time consuming aspect of the rules is generating the troops (which can be difficult for people unfamiliar with the rules, since the will not appreciate which traits are the most effective for the [...]
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