Thursday, June 14, 2012

Coming soon S.O. Killzone: Forlorn Hope


We are in the middle of making a players versus a GM style supplement for S.O. Killzone. I have been playtesting it myself and have had good success and am about ready to send it out to others to playtest.

 I have decided to call the supplement Forlorn Hope it is an old military term that was made popular during the Napoleonic wars.


Forlorn Hope: A forlorn hope is a band of soldiers or other combatants chosen to take the leading part in a military operation, such as an assault on a defended position, where the risk of casualties is high. 

This supplement is meant to pit teams of special operations groups into desperate fights versus the likes of a Daemonic incursion, Tyranid invasion or even a Zombie apocalypse. Your teams will work together to accomplish mission goals and hopefully survive while doing so.

This supplement works best with 2-3 players with one player acting as the game master running the adversary creatures.

This supplement will also give you the opportunity to play single player games of Killzone by utilizing a random creature generation dice and card mechanic in conjunction with random creature movement system. For those times that you or your buddies don't have a game master handy or just all want to play as the good guys.


I am very excited about this supplement it has been tons of fun to play so far, so plenty of great stuff in the future for Killzone!
 

8 comments:

  1. This sounds friggin' awesome! :D I can't wait to see it!

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  2. Sounds like a lot of fun mate, looking forward to giving it a go.

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  3. Outstanding idea! I can't wait to try it out.

    Thanks for all the brilliant gameplay (and the monumental effort you and your cohorts sink in to these projects to make that magic happen)!

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  4. So how are you choosing your play-testers? ;)

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  5. I think I would play this every day!

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  6. Hi I know this thread is old but...did you ever release Forlorn Hope?

    My brother and I have just started up playing 40k after a long time out of the hobby (around 15 years). We love SO Killzone and Forlorn Hope would be the icing on the cake ;)

    Cheers
    Jeff

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