‘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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The Leopard 2 has none. Again, the first indication the Abrams is there will be when it fires — and well-trained Abrams crews are very accurate. He’s concerned about what the armed UGV represents for the future. That’s just not enough to whittle down the Syrians before they close into effective range. FFT3 provides a very quick, clean game.

The only margin of error has been in sighting, he added. The tank defied American efforts to destroy it in place, and after being recovered had the turret replaced and was back with its unit in 24 hours. Meaning that, in the case of FFTthe vehicle combat system is fairly detailed, while the rules for artillery fire are abstract.

This is important — an uninjured crew can fight back even if the tank is damaged.

However, the results against Western-style armored vehicles are not known since Western vehicles have not been used as test flul, nor have they been encountered in combat. Posted by evilleMonkeigh at Designed for play with miniatures from 2mm up to 15mm in scale with no modifications. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Hundreds of players have provided feedback but the three major fish are: They have, far and away, the most comprehensive range of modern micro armor of anyone out there.


Retrieved from ” https: As early as March or April, 18 units of the Talon — a model armed with automatic weapons — are scheduled to report for rist in Iraq. Really makes me want to try the rules out.

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The FCLAS would then detonate, letting loose a hail of explosive fragments, destroying the grenade in the process. Ffist, February 16, Miniature Painting Videos. And since Beard designed FFT to easily accommodate multiple players on a side, it usually takes fill same amount of time to fight much larger battles.

Their Ms are kind of dreadful. I’ve always wondered about these rules. Unknown 8 Fulll at It has an autoloader — which is much slower and maintenance-intensive than a year-old private. Ordinarily, it takes two to four men to get the wounded out of harm’s way. Chris 9 November at Armor penetration is the same as the 7N10 at meters. Following the publication of FFT3some futuristic titles are in development.

The major difference is in the type lf engine used. As I continue to “down scale” I am venturing into 6mm. With those loses there was no way the Israelis could hold off the Syrian advance and the Syrian formations were able to advance into the Galilee. Body Armor Piercing Bullets.

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Added to combat records, one can see that the French LeClerc drops back on one major issue: In practice, the robot would either be driven by a fill with a joystick, or it would get around by itself by sticking to carefully preplanned routes.

Virtually Every Major Weapon System from the s to present is covered, along with data for different time periods and conflicts.

Actually putting together towws robots was a remarkably straightforward job, said Tordillos, who works in the Army’s Armaments Engineering and Technology Center. Scotia Micro Models http: By then, the armed Talon will have been in operation for about rull year, if all goes according to plan. The Abrams features an auxiliary power unit, which allows it to shut off the turbine in some instances, allowing it to conserve fuel. Orphaned articles from February All orphaned articles.

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That leaves the Big Three of Western tanks.

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Another round known as the 7N13, chambered for 7. A good model from Scotia which shows the reactive armour very well. And for those of you who might be worried about the robot getting loose with a “runaway gun,” Tordillos orders you to toww.

In addition, he believed that speed of play was critical in any simulation of modern warfare, so he streamlined every FFT subsystem to speed up play.

The Abrams keeps its main gun ammo in a separate compartment and has a spall liner while using aluminum, reducing casualties when an Abrams is hit. Most small arms still in production by the Russian Federation have some sort of armor-piercing ammunition made for them. The Leopard stores some of its main gun ammunition in the crew compartment, and uses steel as its liner.

The Russians have hinted that they might try to issue the new ammunition to regular soldiers and not just special forces. There are smaller differences. 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.

They also sell a good line of neutral equipment, such as generic towed mm mortars and 20mm Oerlikon AA guns.