A quick note that Keith McNelly has posted new scenarios for Volley & Bayonet including an updated version of Greg Novak’s campaign game based on the boardgame A House Divided. In total (click here) he has 6 scenarios including the campaign game. He also has posts featuring after action reports, here.
Volley & Bayonet was designed by Frank Chadwick and now-deceased Greg Novak for whole battles between 1700 to 1900. This long range of battles are simulated with a common core set of rules and period-specific additions of modifiers and rules. The advantage is that you can play a wide range of epic battles not just… Continue reading Volley & Bayonet
Two free e-books on terrain. A. I made an e-book on making Flexible wargame terrain for Civil War battles — although the same concepts can be used for World War II and other eras. Click MakingWargameTerrainEbook,_small for a free eBook (725kbs) or instead click for larger version MakingWargameTerrainEbook (print-ready version 6mbs in size). The purpose… Continue reading Free e-Books on Terrain
Ten unique military history tours for wargamers from 1991-2018
June 2, 2014, My terrain is much simpler than Bruce’s featured below. My emphasis is on flexibility rather than diorama-like beauty. I use a “European Fields” Hotz Mat over styrofoam “hill” contours. You can see a play-by-play of a game using this terrain in a Free eBook pdf (30 mini-pages) found here. August 24, 2013,… Continue reading Bruce Weigle’s Nice Terrain Tables