ESR Series 3 revises how Force Objectives are used in game play to make them easier for players to utilize.

Objective Markers

Instead of requiring players to write down Force Objectives, or announce them aloud, as in ESR Second Edition (NOTE: Both of these remain legal options if players prefer them), we’ve introduced Objective Markers: A tabletop marker used to indicate the location of each Force’s active Objective.

The use of Objective Markers means a Force can be ordered to effectively any destination, while the use of dummy markers prevent players from needing to immediately disclose a Force’s Objective to their opponent.

Force Objectives

Unlike in ESR Second Edition, in ESR Series 3 we’ve introduced a set distance Formation’s must attempt to be from their Force’s Objective, answering the question: How far away from the Force Objective can a Formation move?