Ion Age Digital Content

Welcome to the Ion Age Digital Content page of the blog.  Here you can find two types of digital content. Firstly the free downloads and resources for our miniature ranges and game systems.  These are at the top of the page.  Secondly our paid for game title downloads.  These are provided by our partner Oronjo and you can learn more by scrolling down to that part of this page.  Enjoy!

Free Downloads and Resources

MOTH - 28mm Ion Age Squad Level Wargame Rules
Click Here to download a folder of free files including roster, tokens, solo rules and Prydia Burns arc first scenario! 

FIREFIGHT 2.0 - 28mm Ion Age Urban Combat Rules
Click Here to download a folder of free files including examples of play and guide to the game.

Paid For Downloads
Every one of our download titles is a PURPOSE DESIGNED ebook in PDF format, not a scan or reproduction of a printed book. They are all laid out for easy use, browsing and mobile access and all contain full navigation bookmarks allowing simple navigation.  To make a purchase select the title you want from those on this page and then click 'Buy' where you see the green and blue icon. This will take you to the Oronjo payment gateway that links to Paypal. 
Payments are made in USD (United States Dollars) not GBP (Sterling) for downloads. This is Oronjo's preferred currency. When you click on 'Buy' you will be taken to an Oronjo screen that asks you to click 'NEXT', please do so. You will then log into your paypal account and once this is done you make your payment for the required funds. Another screen will then prompt you with an orange box to 'Return to Alector' (this is our parent company), please click to do so. At this time you will be taken to an Oronjo screen and instructed to WAIT for approx 20 seconds before hitting 'RELOAD' or 'REFRESH' on your browser. Once the screen is reloaded a link will be presented for you to download your content.

To purchase a second file here or to continue your browsing you will have to return to this page and repeat the process. Please keep in mind that for purchases of miniatures and printed books or anything else outside of this page use our website as normal.

ION02 Ion Age Handbook

ION02 Ion Age Handbook
A4, 24 pages, Electronic Edition.
$2.00 (via download)

What is the Ion Age Handbook?
The Handbook is a great resource for the Ion Age from Alternative Armies but it is also more than that. It is your gaming buddy in adventures of the far future! In this purpose made e-publication you will find several sections all of which will aid you in planning and playing any Ion Age game system such as MOTH or Firefight 2.0. These sections are as follows:

High Resolution Image Catalogue
(Images both Front and Back)  (More than One Hundred and Twenty Miniatures)  (28mm White Metal)

Uniforms and Schemes
(A short section on painting your troops)
(Prydian Army, League of Canlaster, League of Yordan)
(Colour Photos and Artwork)

Template Troops
(Pre-Made Profiles for MOTH for your roster)
(Planetary Militia, Muster, Retained, Desteria, Nobles)
(Get into the action faster!)

Prydia Bleeds – MOTH Campaign Arc
(The Initial parts of a full MOTH campaign)
(Introduction, Platoon Creation, Between Games, Unique Characters)
(Scenario One – Dolly Mixture) (Scenario Two – Duck Hunt)

ION01 MOTH Prydia Aflame

ION01 Moth- Prydia Aflame (Core Rules)
A4, 44 pages, Electronic Edition.
$6.00 (via download)


 Set in the Ion Age science fiction universe this game pits the armoured knights of the Retained and the volunteer soldiers of the Muster, all the in the service of their Marcher Baron Lords, against each other. The flame of insurrection has been lit and on the planet of Kendal III and the Prydian Precinct is beginning to burst into the flames of a full blown civil war. The aim of the war....to gain control of more than eighty star systems and the future of all within them.

Moth lets you to play out anything from a small skirmish with half a dozen miniatures a side right up to a squad level battle with more than a hundred miniatures in play if you so desire. Play with 28mm miniatures from the Alternative Armies Ion Age range. This is a game that is fast to learn, fast to play and great for younger novice players and experienced tacticians alike.  Moth has a clever central mechanic based around the D10 (ten sided dice) and the adaptable Elan Rating system. This, when combined with fluid squad mechanic allows players to add to and remove from their squads in play. Plus unique features such as Break Shots, Degrade Fire, two action choice among many others makes the game flow excellently and combines tension with fun in battle. Use cover, avoid open ground, call on your fellows for support. Win the Prydian Civil War for your noble masters.

Moth - Prydia Aflame gives you the Core Rules, all you need to play the game including:

An Introduction to the Ion Age
The Kendal III Campaign
The Core Rules
Off Table Actions
After and Between Games
Character and Squad Creation
The Armies of Prydian Space
Platoon and Squad Organisation
Quick Reference Sheet

You can get MOTH as a printed book on The Ion Age Website.