Great Escape Games – Dead Man’s Hand – Rulebook, Game Card Decks & Pop Out Tokens


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DEAD MAN’S HAND is the 28mm skirmish game by Great Escape Games. Bands of tough and wily Cowboys, stoic Lawmen, ruthless Outlaws and crazy Desperados fight for fame and respect in the Old West.

With an accompanying range of 28mm miniatures and pre-painted buildings, now you can fight legendary gunfights of the historical Old West and the silver screen. This rule book contains all the rules you need to recreate your gunfights and twelve blood-soaked scenarios.

This rule book comes with a deck of DEAD MAN’S HAND cards provided, and a set of game markers.

The Dead Man’s Hand rule book comes with the DMH card deck consisting of 54 cards and A5 punchboard of game markers. Dead Man’s Hand is a 44 page, full colour rule book covering the following aspects of skirmish gaming in the Old West:

The use of the “Hand” and Initiative cards in Dead Man’s Hand

Playing the Game
Summary of the actions models may take: Move, Aim, Shoot, Reload, Recover

The shooting sequence covers modifiers on hit rolls, weapon types, results of shooting, cover, falling and under fire markers.

Details how models may interrupt opposing models’ actions by doing a duck back or quick shot.

Nerve Tests
How hits trigger Nerve tests and “Big Nerve” tests.

Hand-to-hand Fighting
Describes hand-to-hand fightin’ in DMH, including breaking off combat.

Card Descriptions
This sections details different decks and how the common and gang specific cards affect gameplay.

The Gangs
Rosters, profiles and special rules for the four different gang types: Lawmen, Outlaws, Cowboys and Desperados.

The Scenes
Twelve scenes (scenarios) presented in four linked storylines.

Miniatures are 28mm sized, made of metal & supplied unassembled and unpainted.
Some modelling will be required.
Not suitable for children under the age of 14.