What is Silent Death?

Q. What is Silent Death: The Next Millennium?


A. Silent Death: The Next Millennium is an exciting, quick-playing, and easy-to-learn table-top game of star fighter combat set against the backdrop of a disintegrating high-tech empire in the far future.

Set against the backdrop of a devastated high-tech empire, the universe of Silent Death: TNM is our own future 9,000 years from now. Space travel is common for those species that hold the technology, and humans have come to live on hundreds of worlds all across the Orion arm of our galaxy.

Q. What do I need to play Silent Death: TNM?

A. To get started as a brand new player all you need is the $50 Silent Death: The Next Millennium Deluxe Box Set. This box set includes everything you need to start playing immediately:

  • 168-page Rulebook
  • 9 polyhedra dice
  • 32-page starcraft display book
  • Two 24″ x 36″ fold-out hex maps
  • 16-page introductory scenario
  • Plastic accessories: missiles, torpedoes, asteroids
  • 48 plastic ships + bases – 4 each of: Blizzard, Lance Electra, Spirit Rider, Dart, Night Hawk, Talon, Hell Bender, Pit Viper, Teal Hawk, Kosmos, Salamander, Thunder Bird.

This Deluxe Box Set allows for a wide diversity of weapon types, crew quality, and tactical situations. Exciting new features include ship-building rules that allow you to design ships from scratch and 24 updated, beautifully illustrated ship designs.

Once you really get into the game you can collect the metal ship miniatures (available directly from the Metal Express Online Store) and flesh out your game with tons of Annex, House, Forces and Race books.

Q. What other sorts of FREE stuff do you have to help me play and enjoy Silent Death: TNM?

A. Here on Metal-Express.net we always have tons of free resources, downloads and other goodies that will enhance your playing experience:

  • Free Downloads: Tons of free downloads from character-creation sheets to maps to articles.
  • MX Links: Tons of links to Silent Death fan websites.
  • Metal-Express Online Forums: The single best online resource for Silent Death information submitted by fans the world over. here you can search for information or post your questions to be answered by other fans.
  • Silent Death Gallery: Check out other fans’ Silent Death painted minis.
  • FAQs & Errata: Everyone makes mistakes, including us, but we do our best to fix our errors. These FAQs and Errata Listings have been prepared by ICE for your convenience.