New: Soviet Tank War starter set

Break your enemies will and smash their armour with the new Soviet tank war starter set, prove the might of Mother Russia comrade!

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You’ll need a copy of the Bolt Action second edition Rulebook in order to play tank war. You can get a FREE mini A5 rulebook if you buy our launch offer directly from the Warlord web store.

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With over 70,000 units produced the T-34 is famous for its unconventional design. When it arrived early in the war the T-34 became a threat that the German’s just couldn’t handle.
Designed to replace the monster sized KV tank series, the IS-2 was just as big and heavy but was even nastier. Equipped with a massive 122mm gun, its intention was to be a breakthrough tank, demolishing fortifications and clearing enemy positions.

This huge value starter set is filled to the brim with content, here’s the breakdown:

  • 3 Plastic T-34/85 medium tanks
  • 3 Plastic IS-2 heavy tank
  • An A5 softcover Tank War Bolt Action supplement
  • A quick start booklet
  • A quick reference sheet
  • A set of templates, tokens and pin markers
  • Bolt Action Stat cards
  • 6 Bolt Action order dice
  • A set of vehicle damage markers
  • Vehicle decal sheets
  • Rulers and six-sided dice

Two brutal armoured platoons come from this starter set, both with the potential to break entire armies. Forming the main battle line would be the IS-2s, with tough armour, a gargantuan 122mm gun and 3 machine guns, you can send this platoon to clear the path for the follow-up task force. Which would be the T-34 Squadron, who have plenty of armour and firepower to sweep away whatever remains.

The T-34/85 and IS-2 on the battlefield

The T-34/85


The T-34/85 became to be known as the ‘ultimate’ version of the T-34 series, combining the revolutionary design alongside an 85mm gun turret, this tank became the apex of battle tanks. Equipped with a heavy anti-tank gun and 2 MMGs, this tank can deal with the heaviest tanks alongside numerous squads of infantry.

Cost: 188pts (inexperienced), 235pts (Regular), 282pts (Veteran).
Weapons: 1 turret-mounted heavy anti-tank gun with co-axial MMG and foward-facing hull-mounted MMG
Damage value: 9+ (medium tank).
Options: OT-34/85: Replace hull-mounted MMG with flamethrower for +40pts.

The IS-2


With a super heavy anti-tank gun and 3 machine guns, you want the IS-2 to take down dangerous enemy units. Coupled with a 10+ armour stat, you can almost guarantee it’s survival to boot.

Cost: 256pts (Inexperienced), 320pts (Regular), 384pts (Veteran).
Weapons: 1 turret-mounted heavy anti-tank gun with co-axial MMG, 1 turret-mounted rear-facing MMG, and 1 forward-facing hull-mounted MMG
Damage value: 10+ (Heavy Tank).
Options: May add a pintle-mounted HMG for +25pts
Special Rules: HE
Slow load

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Don’t forget, you’ll need to have a copy of the Bolt Action rulebook and then you’ll be set to play! Grab it here!

Get your hardback Bolt Action second edition with miniature direct from the Warlord store!

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Crush your enemy!

 

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