Armour Battles – Commonwealth Statistics

Recon

Humber Scout

HumberScoutFast and relatively well-armoured, the Humber Scout is armed with a Bren Gun.

 

 

 

 

Type: Light AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Fast

Reliability: Average

Reaction: 4D (3D)

Weapon: Bren Gun

  • Range: 4/8/16
  • FP: 4D AT: *

Notes: Recon. Break-off. Low profile. Anti-armour machine gun.

AFVs

Cromwell Mk IV

cromwellThe Cromwell, named after Oliver Cromwell, is a good all-round cruiser tank, with fast speed and good reliability. It’s armour provides better protection than the US Shermans and German Panzer IVs.

 

 

 

Type: Medium AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Fast

Reliability: Good

Reaction: 6D

Weapon: 75L38 Gun

  • Range: 7/14/28
  • FP: 6D AT: 7D

Sherman Firefly

Sherman fireflyThe Sherman Firefly is a Sherman tank fitted with 17-pounder anti-tank gun (76.2mm). While it has a superior gun, the Firefly is not well-armoured.

 

 

Type: Medium AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Average

Reliability: Good

Reaction: 5D

Weapon: 17-pdr Gun

  • Range: 9/18/36
  • FP: 7D AT: 9D

Achilles Tank Destroyer

Achilles TDThe Achilles is a US M10 tank destroyer fitted with a 17-pounder anti-tank gun (76.2mm). Harder hitting than the M10, it’s under-armoured and vulnerable to artillery fire.

 

Type: Medium AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Average

Reliability: Good

Reaction: 5D (4D)

Weapon: 17-pdr Gun

  • Range: 9/18/36
  • FP: 7D AT: 9D

Notes: Shoot and Scoot. Break-off. Open-topped.

Off-Table Artillery

25-pdr Battery

25-pounderThe Ordnance QF 25-pounder (87.6 mm) equips the armoured divisions with effective off-table artillery.

 

 

Type: Light Off-table Artillery

Training: Regular

Move:

Reaction:

Weapon: 25-pdr

  • Range: Off-Table
  • FP: 3D AT: 3D

Notes: Artillery Suppression

About Jim Bambra

Jim has designed and developed a wide variety of games such as Warhammer Fantasy Battles, Warhammer 40,000, Star Wars Miniatures, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, Dungeons and Dragons, Star Frontiers, GURPS, Star Wars, and TORG. In addition to tabletop games, Jim has also developed games for PCs and consoles: Special Forces, Warzone 2100, Conflict: Desert Storm I & II, the Great Escape, Conflict: Vietnam, and Conflict: Global Storm, amongst others.

Combat HQ is his latest set of rules. It grew out of Jim’s desire to play a fast moving World War Two miniatures game that not only required him to make decisions as an army commander, but also contained sufficient detail to capture the intricacies and complexities of World War Two combat in an entertaining manner.

Jim lives in Fuerteventura where he plays a wide range of games from miniature wargames to video games. In his spare time he likes to read, teach Aikido and go walking with his dogs.

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