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Downloads

From this page you can download supplemental materials for Downtown. Some files are in Adobe Acrobat portable document format (.pdf). For a reader to view and print these documents, go HERE.

Errata

Errata (80 KB, updated 14 February 06). Current errata sheet. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

LIVING RULES - Rulebook (1.8 MB, updated 14 February 06). The complete Downtown rulebook, updated with the current errata (altered text in blue). To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

LIVING RULES - Scenario Book (2.4 MB, updated 8 September 04). The complete Downtown scenario book, updated with the current errata (altered text in blue). To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Rules FAQ (200 KB, updated 23 December 05). Current list of Frequently Asked Questions and clarifications of the rules. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Because of a production error, the Blue/Green player aid card was printed without changes that were made during the final playtest. GMT Games has reprinted this player aid card with the correct information and made it available to customers (For more information, see the Errata sheet or the news HERE.) In the meantime players can download and print out .pdf files of the player aid card with the corrected tables from the links below.

Player Aid Card (Blue Side) (152 KB). Front of version 2.0 11 x 17" player aid card. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Player Aid Card (Green Side) (140 KB). Reverse of 11 x 17" player aid card. (Note this hasn't changed from the printed version except to correct a minor printing glitch on the Maneuver Table. It is included here for completeness.) To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Player Aid Card (Blue/Green) (212 KB). If printing out the two 11 x 17" files above is inconvenient, here is the version 2.0 player aid card reformatted into four 8.5 x 11" pages for easy printout. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Aircraft Data Card from C3i Magazine Nr.17 (152 KB, updated 1 Jan 06). This is the Aircraft Data Card insert missing from C3i Magazine Nr.17. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Consumables

Players have permission to photocopy the Downtown log sheets and planning map included in the game; however you can print these out from your computer if you download these files.

US Log Sheet (104 KB). 8.5 x 11" log sheet for home printing. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

DRV Log Sheet (96 KB). 8.5 x 11" log sheet for home printing. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Planning Map (552 KB). 8.5 x 11" planning map for home printing. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Extended Planning Map (676 KB). 8.5 x 11" planning map for home printing. This map incorporates the Thanh Hoa map extension found in C3i Magazine Nr.18. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Articles

Articles on playing Downtown:

USAF Tactics for Dummies (96 KB). If you haven't a clue where to start as the US player, take a gander at this fun one-page visual guide. It will show you how to arrange and organize a Rolling Thunder-era strike package. The lessons here are just as applicable to US Navy strikes. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Solitaire Rules

We are developing a set of rules and playaids that allow Downtown to be played solo. Here is the prototype playtest set:

Solo Rules v1.2 (US Player) (272 KB, updated 6 June 04). Full rules for playing the US side solitaire, with charts and tables included. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Please note that these playtest components are in development and do not reflect the final quality of the solitaire game.

Play by e-Mail - Cyberboard

We have a Cyberboard play by e-mail 'gamebox' ready to play.

Cyberboard Gamebox (1.5 MB, updated 1 May 04). The gamebox, scenario files and tutorial in a compressed zip file. To download click on the .zip icon or HERE.

Cyberboard Tutorial (408 KB, updated 1 May 04). This tutorial is included in the gamebox .zip file, but is included here for people who don't yet want to download the gamebox. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Enhanced Cyberboard Gamebox (9.8 MB, updated 27 Feb 07). The gamebox and master scenario file from which scenarios may be constructed, in a compressed zip file. This version incorporates the Thanh Hoa map extension included in C3i Magazine Nr.18. To download click on the .zip icon or HERE.

Play by e-Mail - VASSAL

We have a VASSAL Java-based play by e-mail module ready to play. Players should also go the VASSAL Webpage to get started on VASSAL. Note that this V1.0 VASSAL module is not yet as refined or developed as the Cyberboard box, so feedback is welcome. Please post feedback to the Consimworld Forum.

VASSAL Module v1.11 (3.2 MB, updated 25 May 04). The .mod file for running the VASSAL game. To download click on the VASSAL icon or HERE.

VASSAL Readme (240 KB). Instructions for getting the VASSAL game up and running. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

VASSAL Interface (328 KB). A quick guide to the Downtown VASSAL interface. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Variant Rules

These are variant and optional rules for those players who want more detail in their games.

Rules Supplement #1 v1.3 (340 KB, updated 5 June 04). This rules supplement includes alternate history options, such as what if the Russians had released advanced SA-3 SAMs to the North Vietnamese in time for the war, or what if Combat Martin ECM equipment could have been made to work? To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Scenario Packs

Future Presentation: We intend to publish packs of additional scenarios and campaigns for the game.

Counters

Supplementary Countersheet (284 KB). This set of print-out-and-mount counters includes errata counters for the F-111 and F-14 counters for alternate history scenarios set in 1975. Print these out on a colour printer and glue the fronts and backs to card before cutting out into individual 1/2" counters. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

Professionally printed and die cut versions of the F-111 and F-14 counters feature in C3i Magazine Nr.17 along with rules and alternate history scenarios for 1975.

Fan Contributions

These are player aids and other useful things sent in by fans of the game.

Downtown Sequence of Play (252 KB). Submitted by Troy Nordine, this is a summary of the entire sequence of play on a single sheet. To download click on the .pdf icon or HERE.

 

Downtown game and materials are copyright © GMT Games LLC, 2004. These pages copyright © Lee Brimmicombe-Wood, 2001-2007. All rights reserved.

 

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Look at the Game | Summary of Play | Example of Play

History | The Combatants | Weapons | Tactics

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