Warlord Games has a preview of what’s to come with Bolt Action’s Second Edition!
via Warlord Games
There’s not long to go now! The Bolt Action 2nd Edition launch is just around the corner, and we have some tasty launch deals in the works so make sure your friends are signed up to the Newsletter or they may miss out!
The new edition offers the same fantastic World War II gameplay with its exciting order dice system and mixed armies of infantry, tanks and artillery.
Key New Features
Officers activate other units! Used cleverly, this creates a huge tactical shift as you can order multiple units to fire or advance in concert.
Big Explosions! HE fire now uses templates to determine damage – your opponent had better spread out his troops to avoid carnage!
Armed Transports! Once your squad has piled out of its halftrack, the driver can speed around and unleash a hail of lead at the enemy!
Player Feedback! We’ve listened carefully to the community and taken advantage of the thousands of battles you’ve played to improve the game in dozens of other ways.
New Army List
The main rulebook now includes a fifth army list – adding Imperial Japan to Germany, Great Britain, USA and the Soviet Union – giving you even more choice for your army.
And of course there is a shiny new Starter Set for the game too, this time featuring German Grenadiers against the elite US Airborne. Take a look at this brand new plastic infantry set below!
I’m liking the sound of all these tweaks and changes so far – I’m also excited to see the new plastics! It’s also nice to see that Explosives will be able to hit more than one target with Templates now…
What are you looking forward to the most with Bolt Action Second Edition?