While primarily a release for the tactical game, this book also contains content for the RPG, including background, equipment, and characters useful for running a Northern military based campaign.
From the back cover:
The Northern Guard is the main armed force of the North and leading the fight against the Southern MILICIA. It is an integrated army ready to take on all comers and hand them a resounding defeat. The pride of the North, the Guard fields a devastating combination of Gears, armor and infantry, ideal for fighting in the deserts, forest and jungles of Terra Nova.
The Northern Guard Army List provides Heavy Gear tactical Players with all the information they need to run battles featuring the Guard and build their own Guard units. Northern Guard land forces are covered in detail along with guidelines for building miniature armies, new tactical abilities for special units and some historical background on the Guard.
The Army List includes:
- Details on over 70 standard squadron types, including 27 Gear squadrons, 3 strider squadrons, 24 infantry squads and 18 armored squadrons. Each squadron includes unique tactical abilities and optional vehicle modifications.
- Rules for building your own Northern Guard regiment.
- Seven new Gear and tank variants unique to the Northern Guard.
- Full details on five famous regiments, including their commanders, special squadrons and unique tactical abilities. Each regiment is ready to play.
- Background details on the Guard, including strategy, medals, uniforms and standard equipment.