WARGAMING RULES - "RULES OF WAR"
No. 1: FIELDS OF FIRE ( for battalion or company strength games 1790 - 1820) … £3.50
A set of rules which allows the gamer to field armies to fight battles during the era of Napoleon. It uses a status based system for assessing the combat effectiveness of a unit without the need to remove casualty figures.
No. 2: COLD STEEL ( Rules for skirmish games)… £2.50
A skirmish set of rules which provides a fast game and is easily picked up. Players control up to six figures each. The game is based on initiative which is rolled for at the beginning of each turn with each figure being able to move or fire during their own initiative phase.
No. 3: OLD ENGLAND, NEW FRANCE (Rules for wars in America 1650-1800) ... £4.00
A set of rules intended to provide for battalion based games set during the French-indian wars. Includes some orders of battle for battles such as The Plains of Abraham. Again using an initiative based turn which allows for the ebb and flow of battle to be portrayed without affecting playability.
No. 4: ROLLING THUNDER (Rules for company scale actions 1740-1900) ... £4.00
A set of rules for company scale actions with eight figures representing a company. This set uses an initiative based turn sequence and includes some simple scenarios to get you started. All that is required is a couple of companies per side, a deck of ordinary playing cards and six sided dice.
No. 5: JOHNNY IS GONE FOR A SOLDIER (Wargames rules for skirmish games between 1798 and 1815) ... £4.00
A set of rules for small unit skirmish games during the Napoleonic Wars. The basic unit being a detachment of six figures led by a leader figure and uses an initiative based turn sequence using playing cards. A dozen or so figures per side, a deck of ordinary playing cards and six sided dice are all that is needed to start. A simple scenario is included.
No. 6: STAND YOUR GROUND (Wargames rules for the rebellion in the colonies) ... £5.00
A set of rules for refighting battles of the American War on Independence. The scale is 1:20 and uses our tried and tested initiative based turn sequence using playing cards.
No. 7: ON TO VICTORY (Wargames rules platoon sized actions during WWII) ... £5.00
A set of rules for fighting smaller actions based around the section, with support. The basic unit is a section and allows players to field a platoon of infantry with armour or artillery support. The rules provide a system for allocating points but limits the use of large armoured vehicles, the rules also use an initiative based turn sequence using playing cards.
No. 8: KEEP LOW, MOVE FAST (Wargames rules for modern combat) ...£5.00
A set of rules for fighting platoon sized actions with limited assets for the modern era. These rules are also suitable for small scale actions during WWII. The basic unit is a section and allows players to field a platoon of infantry with support assets. The rules provide a system for allocating points but limits the use of large armoured vehicles, the rules also use an initiative based turn sequence using playing cards.
Liberators! Volume 1: The War in the South
£15.00 (inc p&p-UK only)
Liberators! Napoleonic Wargaming in South America, Volume 1: The War in the South covers the conflict between Spain and her colonies between 1810 and 1826. This first volume follows the fighting in northern Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru, focusing on the Argentine contribution to independence but also including material on Chile and Peru.
Volume 1 contains an historical overview of the campaigns and battles, a description of the armies, tactics and leaders who fought in the wars, the organization and uniforms used by the armies and 12 scenarios that can be played using any tactical level Napoleonic rules set. Includes 72 illustrations by Argentine military artist Cesar Puliafito, illustrations of flags used by the various armies and charts showing the uniform of every unit in every battle covered within the scenarios.
Adventures of the British & Irish Legions in South America
£15.00 (inc p&p-UK only)
“Adventures of the British & Irish Legions” tells the tale of the approximately 6,000 men who joined the cause of South American Independence and fought under the banner of Simon Bolivar and Gran Colombia. Using memoirs and firsthand accounts from the legionnaires themselves, their South American allies and their Spanish and Royalist foes “Adventures of the British & Irish Legions” focuses on the combat record of each expedition and the regiments that composed them. It is a complete, concise account that serves as a springboard for other sources, such as Ben Hughes recent “Conquer or Die” from Osprey Publishing.
“Adventures of the British & Irish Legions” includes material that has never appeared in English as well as uniforms illustrations that are depicted for the first time ever anywhere. The scenarios offer the opportunity to recreate combats of a couple hundred men per side to battles with a couple thousand per side. They include town fights, fortress defenses, woods fights and open field battles. The bibliography and further reading section allows the reader to learn more about this fascinating topic.
“Adventures of the British & Irish Legions” is 8½” x 11”, 72 pages and full color throughout.