Switch Theme:

DEADZONE 2nd Edition  [RSS] Share on facebook Share on Twitter Submit to Reddit
Author Message

Forum adverts like this one are shown to any user who is not logged in. Join us by filling out a tiny 3 field form and you will get your own, free, dakka user account which gives a good range of benefits to you:
  • No adverts like this in the forums anymore.
  • Times and dates in your local timezone.
  • Full tracking of what you have read so you can skip to your first unread post, easily see what has changed since you last logged in, and easily see what is new at a glance.
  • Email notifications for threads you want to watch closely.
  • Being a part of the oldest wargaming community on the net.
If you are already a member then feel free to login now.

Made in at


Are there still Deadzone players around here?
What are your favourite lists, and what is your experience with the new ones (Mazon Labs and Nameless)
Who is hyped by the Goblin teasers?

And for something completely different:

Now that Mantic has turned the Nameless Goliath into a Nightstalker monster:

The question is, would it be possible to turn other Nightstalkers into Nameless?

While I like the concept of the Nameless and most of their models, some are from the old days of Mantics design low (I guess because they are made for a boardgame).
I first thought about purchasing some Tyranids to use the bits to boost the faction starter (mainly claws and heads and the Carnifex looks perfect as Ogre or Terror) but was not really happy with that idea

Now the obvious solution is the use the much better looking KoW models to upgrade the Nameless
I mean replacing the Caratid with those is easy
Using the Reaper as Assassine too

But Gunslinger or Rifleman are more difficult (what weapons to use and better using the plastic Scarecrows as base or the Reapers?) especially as I like the Gunslinger model but not as duplicates therefore using the Scarecrows would be the better solution

Harry, bring this ring to Narnia or the Sith will take the Enterprise

M41 - Alternative Rules for Battles in the 41st Millennium (40k LRB Project) 
Made in us
Been Around the Block

Auburn, Washington state

I just bought into Deadzone with the Marauders. I don't know much about the game so I'm reading up on the rules.

I find it interesting that the game is based on a grid system. My question about this game is.. Can you play it without tokens? I watched a YouTube video from DeadPathZone and one of the guys didn't use any tokens to indicate that his models were activated, burning, or took damage.

I don't have the tokens so that's why I'm asking..

Make it Orky!  
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut

Myrtle Creek, OR

I suppose you could play it without various tokens but unless both you and your opponent have great memories and really trust each other I think there's a little too much to track without 'em.

Maybe you could use unit cards with card sleeves and dry erase markers to track stuff?
Made in at


It possible to play without tokens but I would recommend at least to use some kind of coloured dice to mark the not obvious/easy remember stuff

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2019/01/27 15:19:25

Harry, bring this ring to Narnia or the Sith will take the Enterprise

M41 - Alternative Rules for Battles in the 41st Millennium (40k LRB Project) 
Made in us
Regular Dakkanaut

Even if you don't have the official tokens, you can use anything that you want as long as you can make sure that you don't activate the same model twice (and that you don't forget to activate some models)

Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User


Still playing?! It's the game I play the most. I haven't played Vanguard yet, but Deadzone is by far my favourite tabletop. Slick rules, cineastic situations, nice models and a good, quite intelligent fluff (looking at you, grim, dark future where there is only war). Like it, thank you mantic. And yes, always excited about new Deadzone stuff.
Made in de
Been Around the Block

Deadzone v1 didn't do much for me, but I really liked the second edition. After I have gotten Vanguard out of my system I will probably return to Deadzone.
Forum Index » Mantic Miniature Games (Kings of War, etc.)
Go to: