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Adepticon 2019 – Combat Patrol


Grab your recce vehicles and leave those heavy tanks at home! Bolt Action Combat Patrol is a three-game event focused on fast and brutal combat between scouting forces. This event will use a modified Reinforced Platoon Selector that reflects the ‘recon in force’ theme of the event.

Event info


5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Check-in and Operation Briefing
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Game One
7:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. – Break
7:45 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. – Game Two
9:15 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Break
9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Game Three
11:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. – Scoring and Awards

Event rules (subject to change)

    • Platoon specifics are:
      • Your army must consist of a single Reinforced Platoon of no more than 450 points
    • No Armored Platoons allowed
    • Reinforced Platoon Selectors may be used for any nation and can be chosen from the Bolt Action Second Edition Rulebook or any “Armies of…” book
    • Units in the Warlord Games Additional Units PDF are allowed
    • Units from all second edition “Campaign” books are allowed
    • 8 order dice maximum
    • To make Combat Patrol have a unique feel from a standard game of Bolt Action, the Platoons must follow these limitations:
      • No free units for any kind (Free Inexp. Soviet squad for example)
      • Maximum of three vehicles
      • No vehicles with Armor 9 or higher
      • No vehicle-mounted flamethrowers
      • No weapons with HE 3” for HE 4”
      • Maximum of one flamethrower team
      • No Air Force Forward Observer or Artillery Forward Observer (including the free British Artillery Forward Observer)
      • No Captains or Majors
    • The War Reporter or “Cameraman” rules are not allowed in this event
  • Event format:
    • Three games
    • 1.5 hours per game
  • Game One – The Fog of War – Single Objective Capture
  • Game Two – Touch and Go – Multiple Objective Capture
  • Game Three – Pathfinder – Kill Points

Registered players


Past event

Adpeticon 2018 Combat Patrol Results

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