Sunday, 3 January 2021

Rapid Fire Reloaded


It's too flipping cold in the garage for painting today, so I've been thinking about my options for a 15mm WW2 wargaming project for later in the year. I have always planned to do this using I 'Aint Been Shot Mum for company level wargaming, although I have also considered Chain of Command for platoon level actions, the former with multiple and the latter with individually based 15mm figures. 

However, there's a new stripped down version of Rapid Fire! that might well bridge the gap, enabling me to set up some skirmish style games with a minimum of figures that could subsequently be expanded out to cater for one of the Too Fat Lardies rules. I'd probably aim to base in multiples of two figures to a base, which ties in nicely with both Rapid Fire! and IABSM, so I could kill two birds with one stone, so to speak.

Valiant Miniatures 5th DCLI

I did actually have a half finished Rapid Fire! late war British project in 20mm years ago but that went to eBay when no one at the club was interested. I have also thought again about 20mm as an option, making use of my AFV's for What a Tanker! which are all painted and ready to roll, but I think 15mm is probably a better way forward. So, to cut a long ramble short, I've sent off for a copy of the Rapid Fire Reloaded rules to take a closer look and see if they are any good for 15mm.

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