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One site has a Car Wars podcast. The exception, of course, is when I specifically say in print something is or is not “official” – and I’ll try to make sure there’s no confusion on this point autodeul the future.

So be an individual.

It is this post-apocalyptic setting which has drawn comparisons between Car Wars and the Mad Max movies. Car Wars had many scenarios available and the system allowed for players to make their own.

The Driver’s Seat

Each turn was initially divided into ten phases first edition then to five phases revised edition and finally, in the latest edition Car Wars 5.

From Quartterly, the free encyclopedia. We’ll continue to put out magazines and supplements full of great ideas for Car Warsbut it’s up to you to decide whether or not you want to use them. The game is played in turns, where each turn represents one second of real time. Roberts Award Winners “.

For most games among a constant group of friends, the rules we publish can be treated like Holy Writ – or they can be changed top to bottom to suit your desires.


A trilogy of novels was published by Atoduel Books: The AADA served as a structured clearinghouse for common rules and guidelines to be followed during ‘official’ events. A re-release of the Fourth edition has been released, and includes the auto creation rules and simplified rules for Role Playing. This article is about the Car Wars combat simulation game.

But just because we say so doesn’t mean you should follow blindly – for one thing, it makes me feel uncomfortable, and for another, we could be wrong.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. After all, it’s your game. I’m reminded of the scene in Monty Python’s Life of Brian where Brian is trying to convince the multitude parked outside his house not to follow him. This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat In fact, while the question, “Is this official?

After these wars, there are years of worldwide economic crisis, and related global unrest, during which “death sports” become a popular form of entertainment. In this alternative future, natural resources are severely depleted and the United States government nationalized oil production. Archived from the original on If a particular gaming group decided to start making available a “Death Ray” – 1 space, 50 lbs. The bad rule has been weeded out by a sort of natural selection. Car Wars was first published in a small ziplock-bag format in[2] and cited Alan Dean Foster ‘s short story, ” Why Johnny Can’t Speed “, as a primary inspiration.

I’m not sure that’s important. The Car Wars Adventure Gamebooks were titled: Balance would be preserved. Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Articles containing potentially dated statements from All articles containing potentially dated statements.


I think some experimentation is a good thing – who knows, you might come up with a new idea that improves the game! An Introduction to Role-playing Games. I think they’re all neat ideas – they make the story work. It was first published in The Card Game Capsule Review “.

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Neither of these situations requires anything to be “official. Also, at conventions, where a large number of people who have never faced each other come together, often competing for large prizes, a body of “official” rules are absolutely necessary. We will continue quarteerly make the differentiation between official and unofficial rules because, in come cases, it’s important.

Subscribers would receive a bonus in the form of an extra cutout or cartoon on the protective mailing autodul. Because everybody would immediately put eight on their cars, and everybody would be even dead, but even Common scenarios included making it successfully through a harrowing gauntlet and competition in an arena to win a virtual cash prize with which to upgrade their cars.

If you do, I expect you to write it up and send it qyarterly, of course