Solo Wargaming in the Age of Sigmar – Part 4

People seem to be very keen on hearing about my work on the Solo Wargaming system. Indeed, all the previous posts are in the top 5 most popular posts on Woehammer.

Where have I go to with it?

Well all of the action cards are no complete. There are decks of eight cards for each battle tactic. The action cards for a particular battle tactic would be shuffled in with the objective action cards each turn creating an “Action Deck“, then these are placed face down and drawn for each AI unit that turn. These then denote how the units will act that turn and in what order (denoted by the initiative number in the shield).

A Broken Ranks Action Card
An Objective Action Card

The Battle Tactics are chosen by a pack of eight cards, each of which have the instructions on completing that Battle Tactic, along with how to choose any designated units or objectives. The Battle Tactic Cards will also state when they are to be placed into the “Tactics Deck“. These are then shuffled and one drawn at random each turn.

Bring it Down Battle Tactic Card

I’ve also had a few volunteers join me now for playtesting this system and the first few games are now taking place.

Photo courtesy of Tony from the Age of Chumps club in Northamptonshire

I’ve also got the initial cost through now to produce these cards in bulk. A few test packs will be printed in the next few weeks for any play testers. These cards will be A5 or A6 in size (about the size of a warscroll) and will come packaged in a tuckbox much like the Warhammer 40k Datacards you see below. Along with the cards will be a small leaflet with instructions on how to use them. The initial price for buying a whole set of the cards will be around £15, but with more demand this may come down in cost.

Warhammer 40k Data Cards

What’s Next?

Moe playtesting along with the printing of some test packs. I’m also going to be working on the art and presentation shortly once I feel the cards are 90% of the way to doing what they’re supposed to be doing. I’ve given myself a deadline of having these available to order through this website from January.

If you’re interested in joining me and supporting me on Patreon why not click on the link below.

Solo Wargaming for your Favourite Games

I’m in the process of creating a series of Wargaming Aids which allow players to play their favourite games in a single player format against an AI controlled enemy army. To find out more on this click here.

For as little as £1 a month (the price of a chocolate bar) you can help support me in this endeavour and receive cool perks as a thank you, such as access to our Discord Server as well as downloadable copies of the gaming aids which you can print out and use at home.

Why not pop over to Patreon and sign up and help me in this project? Money raised will go towards making these as physical products.

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