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Over the coming weeks, we will be filling these pages with everything you need to know about what is inside Open Fire, how to assemble and paint the models, and then how to get up and gaming as soon as possible.

Learn more about the supporting range of Open Fire Plastic kits here...

An updated version of the Flames Of War starter set will be released in conjunction with 4th edition.

Stay up-to-date with the latest news and information regarding the 4th edition of Flames Of War here...

What Is Open Fire?
Open Fire is your ticket into World War II wargaming.  It’s got everything you need to discover many aspects of this exciting hobby, from assembling and painting miniatures to playing games on the table top.

Inside you will find:

  • 36 Page Full Colour Open Fire Rule Book
  • 40 Page Full Colour Forces book with German, British, American and Soviet Army Lists
  • 11 Finely Detailed tanks, including three StuG G assault guns, six Sherman V tanks, and two Firefly tanks.
  • 2 Grenadier platoons, one PaK40 platoon, and one US Paratrooper platoon, for a total of 105 infantry figures and 2 guns.
  • 1 V1 Flying Bomb Terrain Piece
  • Cardboard Terrain
  • Game Tokens and Objective Markers
  • Open Fire Army Quick Reference Sheets
  • 20 Dice
  • Measuring Stick

The Open Fire Rulebook is designed to be learned quickly and get you playing in no time. They are informative, with helpful picture diagrams to walk you through the steps of the game. Over time you can choose to stick with the Open Fire Rulebook, or choose to take a field promotion and move on to the Flames Of War rules.

The Forces Book gives you the information you need to assemble an army. There is a lot to explore with Open Fire Four major nations are represented and each offers their own unique equipment and styles of play. After you choose a nation, easy-to-use company diagram show you how to choose and add platoons to your force with. Platoon diagrams that tell you what models you need to build the unit.

Open Fire combines the joys of painting and modelling your own miniature army with the challenge of facing off against your opponent across a gaming table. It’s time to get out there and recreate history—or change it. Open Fire.

Take a closer look with Mike

In this video, Mike tells you exactly what you will find in this new, updated box set, and why it's the perfect way to get into Flames Of War.

Check out our channel on YouTube here...

Or scroll down for shots of some of the models included inside Open Fire.

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Where can I find Open Fire

Open Fire will be available shortly in all good gaming and hobby stores. Keep an eye out for this massive display stand containing the Open Fire starter set, as well as a growing range of vehicles and paints to help you build your Open Fire army.

Inside the Open Fire display you will find:
Open Fire Starter Set
German Panzer IV H tanks
German StuG G assault guns
German Sd Kfz 251 halftracks
American M4A3 Sherman tanks
American M3 halftracks
British Sherman V and Firefly tanks
British Comet tanks
Soviet T-34 and T-34-85 tanks
Soviet SU-85 and SU-100 assault guns

as well as a range of paint sets designed for each nation.


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Plastic Sherman V or Firefly Tanks:
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Plastic StuG Assault Guns:
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Plastic German Grenadiers and American Paratroopers:
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And much much more!...

Last Updated On Thursday, December 15, 2016 by Blake at Battlefront