Players lead post-holocaust armies in a battle for survival.
Grid 6 X 6 for a total of 36 Territories.
Use large spaces that several stacks of chits can fit in.
Territory identity is unknown until revealed by exploration.
Units, terrain, equipment, events, and control markers are represented by counters or chits
There are five piles of chits:
Territory Marker Pile
Keep track of food, fuel, medicinals, and ammo produced , stored, & used.
Occupy opponents Enclave.
Players control Enclaves located in opposite corners of the map.
Each player starts with a reserve of 3D6 Food.
Each player starts with 3 Paramilitary units (Attack =2, Move=1, Guns and 1D6 Ammo).
Roll high to determine which player goes first.
Players alternate turns
Roll 2D6. These are the X and Y coordinates on the map.
Draw one Event chit.
Units in that space are affected by the event chit.
Put event chit back in pile.
EVENT CHITS NOTES
Underground Dwellers Combat Attack Rating =3; Resolve combat immediately
Dead Walkers Combat Attack Rating =4; Resolve combat immediately
Cannibals Combat Attack Rating =2; Resolve combat immediately
Giant Cockroaches Combat Attack Rating =2; Resolve combat immediately
Giant Rats* Combat Attack Rating =1; Resolve combat immediately
Plague Zombies* Combat Attack Rating =3; Resolve combat immediately
Contaminated Food Units cannot move on their next move phase
Biohazards All units receive a level 3 Hazard Attack
Radiation All units receive a level 2 Hazard Attack
Fallout All units receive a level 3 Hazard Attack
Accident Units cannot move on their next move phase
Acid Rain All units receive a level 1 Hazard Attack
Flash Flood This and adjacent sites: Units cannot move this turn
Locust Swarm This and adjacent sites do not produce anything until this players next turn
Poisoned Water All units receive a level 2 Hazard Attack
Serendipity Roll on the random salvage table
Good Hunting Gain 1D6 Food
Travelers Draw one recruit chit
* All opponents die after combat on 1-3 on D6 from disease.
Hazard Attacks are non combat attacks against units. Sources are usually environmental:
Radiation, weather, disease, etc. Roll 1D6 per attack level. Unit destroyed on any roll of 1-2
Roll 1D6 for every recruit roll you get.
On a roll of 1 draw a recruit chit.
Place the recruited unit in a territory you control that can recruit.
Search an unsearched territory
Move your units.
Units marked with an F symbol use up one Fuel to move.
Any number of friendly units may be stacked together.
Units may be moved into but not through spaces occupied by enemy units.
Units entering an unclaimed space must stop.
Units entering an unexplored space may draw a territory chit to reveal its identity.
Units entering an unexplored or unguarded enemy space take control of it.
Use markers to indicate territorial control.
Enemy units that occupy the same territory fight.
Each side rolls 1D6 for each level of Attack.
Units with guns may use up one ammo per attack to get two extra attack rolls.
The defending side gets +1 Attack roll if they are in their Enclave or a fortified location.
The side with the most rolls of 1 inflicts one casualty of opponents choice.
The side with the most rolls of 2 inflicts one casualty of same players choice.
The side with the most rolls of 6 receives one less casualty of same players choice.
Players keep rolling until one side is killed off or the attacker retreats.
The attacker may retreat back to the space he came from.
If a stack has lost some but not all of its units this turn roll 1D6 for each unit lost
On a roll of 1 the unit is returned to play
A medicinal unit may be expended to give the unit a 1-3 chance of recovering
Do not roll for units that have deserted
Territories produce food and fuel.
Food and fuel may be saved from turn to turn.
Enclaves may produce 1 Fuel (Ethanol) instead of 2 Food up to 3 Fuel per turn.
Each unit must be fed 1 Food or the unit will disband on a roll of 1-3 on D6.
Units farthest from the Enclave will be the first to be lost.
TERRITORY CHITS NOTES
1-4 Enclaves One per player; Produce 8 food; Get 2 Recruit rolls per turn
5 Hydroponic Farm Produces 6 food per turn
6 Military Armory First to search finds 1 gun with 1D6 ammo
7 Garage First to search gets one vehicle
8 Hospital First to search salvages 1D6 Medicinals
9 Fallout Shelter Units in this space ignore events, Defending side gets +1 Attack roll
10 Pharmacy First to search salvages 1D6 Medicinals
11 Junk Yard First to search gets one vehicle
12 Greenhouse Produces 4 food per turn
13 Rubble First to search gets 1 roll on the Random salvage table
14 Ruins First to search gets 1 roll on the Random salvage table
15 Movie Theatre Gets 1 Recruit roll per turn
16 Refugee Camp Gets 1 Recruit roll per turn
17 Oil Rig Produces 2 Fuel per turn
18 Gas Station First to search salvages Reserve of 3D6 Fuel
19 Pipeline First to search salvages Reserve of 3D6 Fuel
20 Clinic First to search salvages 1D6 Medicinals
21 Dog Farm Produces 4 food per turn
22 Wilderness Produces 1D6 - 2 food per turn
23 Cartel Controller may trade 4 food for 1 fuel in Production phase
24 Farmer Brown Produces 4 food per turn
25 The Doc Produces 1 medicinals per turn
26 Squatters First to enter draws 1 Recruit chit
27 Apartments First to enter draws 1 Recruit chit
28 Supermarket First to search Salvages 3D6 Food
29 Hot spot Units entering receive one Hazard attack (Rating =1) each per turn
30 Shanty town First to enter draws 1 Recruit chit
31 Police Station First to search finds 1 gun with 1D6 ammo
32 Badlands First to enter draws 1 Event chit that affects this space
33 Brothel Gets 1 Recruit roll per turn
34-36 Barren Nothing
If it is a 2 or 3 player game the other enclaves are considered to be 'barren' spaces.
UNITS ATTACK MOVE NOTES
Cycle Gang 3 2F Choppers
Street Gang 2 1
Vigilantes 2 1
Sewer Mongoloids 3 1
Angry Mob 1 1
Youth Brigade 1 1
Mutants 2 1
Distorts 2 1
Scavengers 1 1
Raiders 2 2F Dune Buggies
Loner 3 1 Comes with gun & 1D6 Ammo
Road Warrior 3 2F Muscle Car
Nomads 2 2 Horses; Require 2 Food
Degenerates 1 1
Bandits 2 1
Renegades 2 1
Desperados 2 2F Convertible; Come with guns & 1D6 Ammo
Mountain Men 2 1
Psychic Mutant 4 1
Punks 1 1
Skate Rats 1 2 Skateboards
Pilot with Gyrocopter 1 6F Evades attacks on a roll of 1-4 on D6; May move past enemy units
Doctor 1 1 Heals units on a roll of 1-3 on D6 in Recovery Phase
Survivalists 2 1 Come with guns & 1D6 Ammo
Police gang 3 1 Come with guns & 1D6 Ammo
Go-gang 2 2F Motorcycles
Greasers 2 3F Hotrods
Attack dogs 2 2 Cannot use guns or vehicles
The F designation indicates the unit requires fuel to move.
RANDOM SALVAGE TABLE
1 Gun with 1D6 ammo
2 2D6 Food
3 2D6 Fuel
5 1D6 Medicinals
6 Recruit one unit
Guns & Ammo may immediately be assigned to any unit.
Once the ammo is out the guns are useless.
The vehicle may immediately be assigned to any unit that does not already an F designation.
The units move rating becomes 2F.
Guns do not give a great combat advantage.
It is assumed the units have a variety of substitute ranged weapons
such as crossbows, blowguns, spring loaded dart guns, air pressure
needle guns, fire bombs, flame throwers, and homemade muskets.
Also tactics, the element of surprise, are very important.
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