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Bolt Gun Manual

Bolt Gun Manual

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BOLTGUN
Map-Based Campaign Rules forGames Workshop’s
 Warhammer 40,000
By Rick Horton
BOLTGUN is in no way an official creation of Games Workshop Ltd.
BOLTGUN game rules and concept materials © Copyright Rick Horton/Chinchillapimp 2002For questions, comments, suggestions or errors please contact the author, Rick Horton, atrick@chinchillapimp.com. Visit the BOLTGUN website at www.chinchillapimp.com/boltgun.
Dark Angels, Deathwing, Eldar, Eldar Attack, the Games Workshop logo, Games Workshop, the GW logo, Genestealer, Space Hulk, Space Marine, Tyranid,Warhammer, Adepta Sororitas, Adeptus Astartes, Adeptus Mechanicus, Aspect Warrior, Avatar, Azazel, Blood Angels, Bloodletter, Bloodthirster, Cadian,Catachan, Celestian, Champions of Chaos, Codex, Culexus, Daemonette, Dark Eldar, Dark Reaper, Eversor, Exarch, Eye of Terror, Falcon, Farseer, Fire Dragon,Fire Prism, Flesh Hound, Gargant, Great Unclean One, Gretchin, Grey Knight, Grot, Hunter Slayer, Immolator, Incubi, Keeper of Secrets, Khorne, Legion of theDamned, Leman Russ, Lord of Change, Madboy, Mekboy, Mordian, Necromunda, Necron, Nob, Nurgle, Nurgling, Obliterator, Ogryn, Ork, Painboy,Plaguebearer, Plague Fleet, Predator, Psyker, Raider, Raptor, Ratling, Ravager, Ravenwing, Scourge, Sentinel, Servitor, Slaanesh, Slann, Snot, Snotling, SpaceWolves, Squat, Squig, Striking Scorpion, Succubus, Swooping Hawk, Sybarite, Tallarn, Terminator, Tzeentch, Ultramarines, Valhalla, Vyper, Weirdboy, WhiteDwarf, the White Dwarf figure, World Eaters, Wraithlord, and Zoanthrope are trademarks of Games Workshop Limited.Used without permission. No challenge to their status is intended.
 
 
BOLTGUN: Warhammer 40,000 Campaign Rules
 v0083 (12May 002.M3)
 
 
BOLTGUN is in no way an official creation of Games Workshop Ltd. BOLTGUN game rules and concept materials © Copyright Rick Horton/Chinchillapimp 2002Warhammer and its associated terms are trademarks of Games Workshop Limited. Used without permission. No challenge to their status is intended.For questions, comments, suggestions or errors please contact the author, Rick Horton, at rick@chinchillapimp.com.
Table of Contents 
Table of Contents....................................................................................................................1
 
Introduction...............................................................................................................................3
 
Purpose and Intent.....................................................................................................................3
 
The 3 Principal Campaign Rules.......................................................................................4
 
Sportsmanship.............................................................................................................................4
 
Fun......................................................................................................................................................4
 
Responsibility.................................................................................................................................4
 
Basic Game Concepts and Terms....................................................................................5
 
The Game Turn.........................................................................................................................6
 
Overview...........................................................................................................................................6
 
Typical Turn Sequence..............................................................................................................6
 
Typical Turn Deadlines..............................................................................................................7
 
Action Plan Submission............................................................................................................7
 
Failure to Submit an Action Plan..........................................................................................7
 
Other Turn Information.............................................................................................................7
 
The Map......................................................................................................................................8
 
Size.....................................................................................................................................................8
 
Terrain..............................................................................................................................................8
 
Sector Features...........................................................................................................................8
 
Sector Occupation......................................................................................................................8
 
Banners.......................................................................................................................................9
 
Banner Level..................................................................................................................................9
 
Footprint..........................................................................................................................................9
 
Orders.......................................................................................................................................10
 
Primary Orders..........................................................................................................................10
 
Secondary Orders....................................................................................................................10
 
Special Orders...........................................................................................................................11
 
Intelligence..............................................................................................................................12
 
General Information................................................................................................................12
 
Recon and Battle Range.......................................................................................................12
 
Search Range.............................................................................................................................12
 
Occupied Sectors.....................................................................................................................12
 
 
 
BOLTGUN: Warhammer 40,000 Campaign Rules
 v0083 (12May 002.M3)
 
 
BOLTGUN is in no way an official creation of Games Workshop Ltd. BOLTGUN game rules and concept materials © Copyright Rick Horton/Chinchillapimp 2002Warhammer and its associated terms are trademarks of Games Workshop Limited. Used without permission. No challenge to their status is intended.For questions, comments, suggestions or errors please contact the author, Rick Horton, at rick@chinchillapimp.com.
Conducting Tabletop Battles...........................................................................................13
 
Battle Conditions.......................................................................................................................13
 
Multiple Fronts...........................................................................................................................13
 
Army List Creation...................................................................................................................13
 
Determining Scenario and Mission.................................................................................14
 
Scheduling Battles...................................................................................................................14
 
Reassignment............................................................................................................................14
 
Other Special Rules.................................................................................................................14
 
 Voluntary Withdrawal.............................................................................................................15
 
 Victory............................................................................................................................................15
 
Defeat.............................................................................................................................................15
 
Submitting Battle Results.....................................................................................................15
 
Banner Attrition........................................................................................................................15
 
Battle Forfeiture........................................................................................................................15
 
Abstract Battle Resolution...................................................................................................15
 
Campaign Specific Variables...........................................................................................16
 
Participation Requirements................................................................................................16
 
Starting Conditions..................................................................................................................16
 
 Victory Conditions.....................................................................................................................16
 
Other Rules............................................................................................................................17
 
Relics..............................................................................................................................................17
 
Diplomacy.....................................................................................................................................17
 
Unit Experience..........................................................................................................................17
 
Substitute Models....................................................................................................................17
 
 Army-Specific Special Rules............................................................................................18
 
Overview........................................................................................................................................18
 
Beneficial Rules.........................................................................................................................18
 
Disadvantageous Rules.........................................................................................................19
 
Example Combinations...........................................................................................................20
 
Campaign Facilitator’s Tables and Diagrams..........................................................22
 

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