April 14, 2024

#UnboxingDay! ~ Battle Card Series 1 (Postmark Games)

RockyMountainNavy, 19 October 2023 ~ #UnboxingDay

Battle Card: Series 1 is four one-page, solo print-n-play dice wargames designed by David Thompson and Nils Johansson and delivered through a quick-to-fulfill Kickstarter campaign from Postmark Games. The first game in the series, “Market Garden,” is labelled Game 0 and was self-published earlier in 2023 to some acclaim before being republished as in the Kickstarter campaign with three new battles. Battle Card: Series 1 is four wargames: “Game 0 Market Garden,” “Game 1 The Malayan Campaign,” “Game 2 Moro River,” and “Game 3 Mortain.” Each game can be played on a single sheet of paper with about a dozen or more six-sided dice. Each battle is six turns in length and uses point-to-point movement and a very simple combat results table. In each conflict one player must advance across the map reaching the objective before they are militarily defeated or time runs out.


Since Battle Card: Series 1 is print-n-play, you don’t get a box but a series of .zip files.

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Ziplock’d

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Once you unzip and drill down into a particular game of Battle Card you will find a Color or Low Ink option.

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How much ink do you want to spend?

 

Within each option you then find a .pdf or .png version of the Battle Card game.

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Sure PNG prints better but PDF is so ubiquitous…

 

Having already made several mouse clicks you arrive at the actual print choices which include 1-sheet or full-page map and rules options of your Battle Card wargame.

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Choices…

 

Finally, you can print your Battle Card wargame!

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