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Iron Stars: The Merchant War

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The Merchant War is the first supplement for Iron Stars. Herein you will find much to expand upon the basic Iron Stars game, including:

  • A detailed history of the Merchant War of 1908-1909 between the United Kingdom and Austria-Hungary;
  • The introduction of fast attack craft and His Majesty's Space Station Celestial Queen;
  • One dozen new ship designs, including the German ?thermarine and Austro-Hungarian Sternmarine;
  • Six new scenarios covering actions of the Merchant War;
  • More information about Martians by the best-known chronicler of the Invasion, H. G. Wells;
  • Additional rules for combat, including crew casualties and searchlights;
  • New special equipment, such as machine guns and poison gas;
  • Errata for the original Iron Stars rulebook; and
  • Rules for including freighters and Q-ships in your games.
In addition, The Merchant War includes counters for the ships involved in the scenarios provided and an additional mine template.

 
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December 17th, 2006
The first expansion to Iron Star is well thought out, does a good job of extending the history and does a wonderful job of extrapolating what the different countries would have done if space was an available battle ground in the time before WWI. [...]
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November 26th, 2005
I like thses games. The artwork is great and I like the background. Great addition to the core rules. Very enjoyable. QUALITY: Very Good VALUE: Very Satisfied [...]
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June 2nd, 2005
Interesting varriation and expansion of the original. LIKED: Expansion rules for smaller ships, machine guns, and other nice explainations of the system and adds. More trifold spaceships expanded the options available and the costing of t [...]
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Silver seller
Pages
64
Edition
1.0
Publisher Stock #
MJG-0902
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File Last Updated:
April 26, 2005
This title was added to our catalog on April 26, 2005.
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Majestic Twelve Games
Majestic Twelve Games
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