Author Archives: Jim Bambra

Designer’s Notes – Reaction Dice

Reaction Dice in Combat HQ There are two types of Reaction Dice (RD): Firepower (FP) Anti-Tank (AT) Infantry are FP targets; Armour are AT targets. While on similar scales, they do vary. Infantry RD are mainly morale┬ábased. Armour RD are … Continue reading

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Half-tracks in World War Two

Why there is little or no difference in RD between troops in a Halftrack and those in a soft top truck? Often half-tracks are seen as some sort of super weapon. But 14.5mm of armour in an open-topped vehicle acts … Continue reading

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Reaction Dice Questions

1. If German troops are in a Sdkfz250 for example are they able to fire from it? If so do they use their normal FP? Same for MG platoon? Yes – the stats are used whenever the platoon fires. Whether … Continue reading

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Combat HQ Questions

Last night we played our latest game of Combat HQ. Once again it was a great game and thoroughly enjoyed by the four players who took part. My job was once again Umpire, Referee or dictator according to how you … Continue reading

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