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WARCOSM is an easy-to-learn and quick-paced tabletop game that simulates fleet-based space battles using either miniatures or flat counters.

"Simple and direct rules. Nifty artwork. Several good examples. Counter art is very inventive."

"I'm switching entirely to Warcosm for big fleet games now."

"...it's nice to have a simple Starfire-ish option back on the market."


Maneuver the enemy so that you can bring more weapons to bear on them. Find an enemy craft's weaknesses to maximize the effectiveness of your attacks. Warcosm's game mechanics encourage such tactics without overwhelming you with endless rules. This permits each player to control six, ten, or even a few dozen ships for scalable battles. Once you get the hang of the rules with the included battle scenarios, use the ship construction rules to build your own fleets. Decide how to arm your ships, the degree and types of hull protection, the power of drive systems, and whether or not to equip them with a number of other subsystems. The fate of the galaxy is in your hands. Command your fleets and lead them to Victory in the Stars.

This PDF file contains

  • Rulebook
  • Hex-Grid Sheet: print multiple copies to define the size of your playing area.
  • 270 Ship Counters
  • TrueType font to reproduce weapon bearings (compatible with both Windows and Mac OS X)

Requires

  • one ten-sided die
  • Two or more players, ages 14 and older
  • Scissors or hobby knife (for preparing components)

Optional

  • starship miniatures
  • Ruler or measuring tape (when using miniatures)
  • Additional Dice
 
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Brad D March 23, 2015 6:49 am UTC
This seems overpriced for 20ish pages ... How may pages is it actually? I have other great stuff from Précis, butnI don't want to waste money unless their is something new/cool/simpler here. I already have lots of space ship skirmish rule sets, many are free. No preview so I have no idea what I am buying.
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Brett B March 23, 2015 5:08 pm UTC
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The zip file includes a 20-page rulebook, sheet of counters, 6 sheets of ships for the 4 included scenarios, and a hex map sheet. Contact us via the URL below and we'll send you a free download to check it out - pay only if you like it: http://www.pigames.net/contact.php

Thanks for the interest.
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Publisher Stock #
PLI802PDF
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File Last Updated:
August 28, 2008
This title was added to our catalog on July 07, 2008.