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Old School Tactical Vol II West Front 1944-1945 Now Available Digitally

Jan 7, 2018

The popular Old School Tactical series returns for its second edition with Old School Tactical Volume II: West Front 1944-45. This iteration of the quick to learn, challenging to master, tactical game introduces the Americans to the series.

Fight across the European countryside with M-10 tank destroyers and Sherman Easy Eight tanks. Pile your powerful rifle squads into venerable M5 halftracks or nail an onrushing armored car with a bazooka. Find your enemy, fix them, flank them, and finish them. If it works on the battlefield it works in Old School Tactical, and it works with minimal fuss and muss.

New units in Old School Tactical Volume II: West Front 1944-45 include (but sure as heck aren’t limited to):
German

Brummbar
SdKfz 251/22
Panther
Puma
PzKpfw IV H
Wirbelwind
PaK 40 75mmATG
German 2nd Line Infantry
Panzerfaust
Panzershreck

American

M5A1 halftrack
M16 halftrack (4x.50cal)
M8 Greyhound
M5 Stuart
M4A1 Sherman
M4A3e8 (Easy Eight)
M4A3 Sherman (105)
M10 Wolverine
HMG,MMG,BAR
Bazooka
Rifle and Engineer units
Leaders and Snipers

Old School Tactical strategy game up on Kickstarter

February 26th, 2015

Flying Pig Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for Old School Tactical, their new, old school, military strategy game.

OST is the first in a dynamic series of fresh, tactical wargames. OST simulates, through an easily-learned game system, small unit engagements on the Eastern Front during 1941-42.

Two players contest each scenario using counters representing the soldiers, guns, and vehicles that fought these desperate battles. On each turn play goes back and forth between the sides as Impulse Points are spent to enable a player’s forces to act. When the battle is over, casualty and victory points are tallied and a victor is declared.