A "minus" sign indicates the opposite. Legends of the Old West LotOW game got me thinking about the tips and tactics that help achieve success in the game. This can be a real challenge as being outnumbered means you may struggle to achieve some scenario objectives, and will be outshot by more standard posses. In a tournament, its vital to conserve your forces. Get as many fighters in as you can your spacing will help with this , and get doubled up if possible.
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It is however, slow, close ranged, and tactically it seems best used as a defensive weapon against enemies intent on charging into melee. Personally, I always ensure my fighters have knives so they can hold their own in the inevitable melees, and in most cases I avoid melee if at all possible.
In most cases, boxed games and box sets do not come with dice. Anonymous September 19, at 3: The winner of the initiative roll will be allowed to move all of his models first. Your posse will be made up of three types of fighter; the hero, the henchman, and the hired gun. The rulebook also contains a few generic scenarios, such as bar brawls, breaking people out off jail, preventing the hanging of a buddy or attacking a stage coach on horseback.
The cardboard backing of hhe packs is not graded. In the heat of battle. A "plus" sign indicates that an item is close to the next highest condition. Also, there is Gutshot which I have not played but seems more story driven than skirmish based.
Posted by Anatoli at Each point of Fame spent can alter the result by 1 notch either up or down according to your choice. A good shooter should perhaps be armed with a heavy pistol - it has slower rate of fire but a heavy punch once you hit someone. The characteristics in each character profile are: Did you play a campaign?
Typically, this will be when, for example, you have a lone fighter facing multiple close ranged enemies — far better to risk even an lld melee than stand off and get shot down! In a skirmish game those are important points.
Anatoli's Game Room: Legends of the Old West
However, with the gunslinger you get a LOT of bang for your buck. This can warhamker a real challenge as being outnumbered means you may struggle to achieve some scenario objectives, and will be outshot by more standard posses. The sawn-off shotgun however is a very different animal. Legends of the Old West is more "newbie friendly" as models share the same characteristics and the weapons are generic enough weest learn how they work within minutes.
As an alternative, heavy furs are good, but they can be lost. Doing those will be easier with more fighters to assign to the tasks.
legeds When only one condition is listed, then the box and contents are in the same condition. This also means that you will have characters gaining new skills, perhaps even get permament injuries.
Only after this has been done can the first player shoot with his models, and following that the opponent will be able to shoot. I would very much like to see historicl it flows before writing a review of those rules. I can't agree about the HtH combat being more detailed.
Here are some things to consider, no matter which posse you choose. However, be aware that the posse is optimised for melee fighting, which is a tough thing to do well in histotical shooting game.
For example, "SW NM " means shrink wrapped in near-mint condition. However, as your tournament progresses and your posse brings in extra cash, its a viable choice to mount one or two of your fighters.
The Shire and everything after: Legends of the Old West: Observations, tips, and tactics
Repeating rifles are in my view a better option, but they are usually more expensive. What are your key spacing milestones there? A couple of honourable mentions include: If excessively worn, they will be marked as "tray worn.