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'''[[BrikWars Versions]]'''
  
The Scale of Battle, or Battle Levels, determines the level of engagement and the size of the forces involved in a game of BrikWarsThese are mere guidelines but they can help new players get a sense of proportion for the game as a whole.
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While in many other games, playing the most recent edition is standard procedure, things in BrikWars are a little less defined.  At any given time, a new edition is in the works with the game's author involving the community in some of the creative process.  Thus, it is far more likely to find BrikWarriors, who aren't using rules derivations of their own, using a combination of the most recent finalized and published edition of the game in conjunction with cherry picked ideas from the edition currently in the midst of being createdIn any case, players can find any given edition of the game here and can choose, at their leisure, which to pursue.
  
  
'''[[Alternate Game Types]]'''
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'''[[Rules Supplements and Miscellany]]'''
  
Alternate Game Types are ways to play BrikWars outside the normal scope of the typical wargame.  This includes things like racing, campaigning, roleplaying, and (perhaps most popular) Microscale Space Battling.  The ruleset is versatile enough to modify without much trouble and several [[BrikWarriors]] have done just that.
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The BrikWars community sometimes develops complementary material and unofficial addendum to the BrikWars rulebook in order to make the play experience smoother for new players and veterans alike.
  
  
'''[[Variant Rules]]'''
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'''[[Alternate Game Types]]'''
  
Variant Rules show just some of the ways that the rules can be modified to supplement certain play styles.
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Alternate Game Types are ways to play BrikWars outside the normal scope of the typical wargame.  This includes things like racing, roleplaying, and (perhaps most popular) Microscale Space Battling.  The ruleset is versatile enough to modify without much trouble and several [[BrikWarrior]]s have done just that.
  
  
'''[[Rules Supplements and Miscellany]]'''
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'''[[Battle Levels|The Scale of Battle]]'''
  
The BrikWars community sometimes develops complementary material and unofficial addendum to the BrikWars rulebook in order to make the play experience smoother for new players and veterans alike.
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The Scale of Battle, or Battle Levels, determines the level of engagement and the size of the forces involved in a game of BrikWars.  These are mere guidelines but they can help new players get a sense of proportion for the game as a whole.
  
  
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Theoretical Warfare examines several approaches to and attitudes about BrikWars.
 
Theoretical Warfare examines several approaches to and attitudes about BrikWars.
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BrikWars is a versatile and expansive game, which lends itself well to many playstyles and variants. The BrikWars Community drives the creation of several of these innovations and various philosophies, themes, and persistent ideas have sprung up around them.


[edit] Game Style

Game Styles determine how players set up a game of BrikWars.


BrikWars Versions

While in many other games, playing the most recent edition is standard procedure, things in BrikWars are a little less defined. At any given time, a new edition is in the works with the game's author involving the community in some of the creative process. Thus, it is far more likely to find BrikWarriors, who aren't using rules derivations of their own, using a combination of the most recent finalized and published edition of the game in conjunction with cherry picked ideas from the edition currently in the midst of being created. In any case, players can find any given edition of the game here and can choose, at their leisure, which to pursue.


Rules Supplements and Miscellany

The BrikWars community sometimes develops complementary material and unofficial addendum to the BrikWars rulebook in order to make the play experience smoother for new players and veterans alike.


Alternate Game Types

Alternate Game Types are ways to play BrikWars outside the normal scope of the typical wargame. This includes things like racing, roleplaying, and (perhaps most popular) Microscale Space Battling. The ruleset is versatile enough to modify without much trouble and several BrikWarriors have done just that.


The Scale of Battle

The Scale of Battle, or Battle Levels, determines the level of engagement and the size of the forces involved in a game of BrikWars. These are mere guidelines but they can help new players get a sense of proportion for the game as a whole.


[edit] Play Style

Play Styles determine how individual players approach playing BrikWars on an intellectual or emotional level.


Tactics and Strategy

Tactics and Strategy discusses various cunning ploys, clever plans, and mechanical manipulations players use in BrikWars games.


Theoretical Warfare

Theoretical Warfare examines several approaches to and attitudes about BrikWars.



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