‘A Fistful of TOWs’ (FFoT) is a set of rules for modern miniatures wargaming. It is designed around 6mm (micro armor) scale miniatures with each miniature (or. As I continue to “down scale” I am venturing into 6mm. I remembered trying A Fistful of Tows maybe 10 years ago – a demo ruleset with a strong. A Fistful of TOWs 3 – Free Preview – A free, more comprehensive sample of all the crunchy goodness packed into A Fistful of TOWs 3’s pages.

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A typical game turn should average no more than 15 minutes. Armor penetration is the same as the 7N10 at meters. Combat Engineering rules are an interesting inclusion. Home Back to Results. Body Armor Piercing Bullets. If excessively worn, they will be marked as “card worn. Do you enjoy fighting mechanized battles in miniature? Like new with only the slightest wear, many times indistinguishable from a Mint item. Designed for miniatures from 2mm up to 15mm. Item is complete unless noted.

That said, it is much slower than the other two 56 kilometers an hour vs. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Clean and simple, the command system accurately models mechanized command and control, without a bunch of leader stands cluttering up the playing surface. This was proven In Desert Storm, when an Abrams stuck in the mud continued fighting despite taking three hits from the main guns of Iraqi T tanks — and promptly dispatched the offending Ts.

Plus advice and guidance for do-it-yourself scenario designers. IRobot wants to have a robotic version ready by next year, so it can show it off to the Army and try to get funding for a full line of the vehicles, which would work as mechanical pack mules. I remembered trying A Fistful of Tows maybe 10 years ago – a demo ruleset with a strong design philosophy with a commitment to fistcul playability with realism, and allowing fast turns with lots of units.


For this new, lethal Talon model, Foster-Miller swapped the metal limb for a remote-controlled, camera-equipped, shock-resistant tripod, which the Marines use to fire their guns from hundreds of feet away.

The Robotic Extraction Vehicle, or REV, is a foot-long, 3,pound robot that can tuck a pair of stretchers — and life-support systems — beneath its armored skin. If you use a digital signature, your signature must exactly match the First and Last names that you specified fistfull in this form. While many games test if we can get a different historical outcome via game play, World War III gaming is open to review and interpretation as you review your results.

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Chris 9 November at Different weapons can be interchanged on the system — the Fisttful, theor caliber machine guns, or the M —A1 with a 6mm rocket launcher. This form does not constitute legal advice and nothing that you read or are provided on this web site should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel. Hundreds of players have provided feedback but the three major contributors are: Some pieces, such as their UK Saxons, are very good.

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But the REV also carries an electrically powered, pound, six-wheeled robot with a mechanical arm that can drag a wounded fighter to safety if there isn’t a flesh-and-blood soldier around.

With the lack of responses for the Fiwtful afternoon game the week before Labor Day, our game master Jay Mischo decided to change the weekly FoW game to a game using the Fistful of Tow’s Version 3 ruleset, which many who game the modern period swear by…” Full text here link Amicalement Armand. The Abrams keeps its main gun ammo in a separate compartment and has a spall liner while using aluminum, reducing casualties fistfhl an Abrams is hit.

Lightly used, but almost like new. Opinions expressed here are fietful those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page. The only margin of error has been in sighting, he added.


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The cardboard backing of miniature packs is not graded. Ideally, the REV would drive around on its own, with no help from human operators. David Cooke 10 November at The Abrams features an auxiliary power unit, which allows it to shut off the turbine in some instances, allowing it to conserve fuel.

Just like in the Real World. But this early version will be limited, Howe said. Absolutely no tears and no marks, a collectible condition. A “plus” sign indicates that cistful item is close to the next highest condition.

It’s the same goal Army-funded researchers are keeping in mind as they develop an unmanned ambulance. Again, the first indication the Abrams is there will be when it fires — and well-trained Abrams crews are very accurate. Each engine has its advantages and disadvantages.

If you are not the copyright holder or its agent and if the content is clearly infringing the copyright of a well-known work, please select “Infringes a well-known work” from the dropdown menu. As the limited performances in the Pentagon’s robot off-road rally in March showed, unmanned drivers are still pretty lousy at handling open, unknown terrain. There’s a page on how to do this in the full rules.

More than a hundred of the robots are being used in Iraq and Afghanistan, with an equal amount on order from the UGV’s maker, Waltham, Massachusetts-based firm Foster-Miller. That said, the gas turbine on the Abrams is quieter, meaning that opponents without infrared systems will have a harder time detecting the Abrams at night, which can mean their only warning an Abrams is around could be when the Abrams sends a mm candygram their way — most of the time, the result will be a direct hit.