Under The Shade Of The Trees ACW Rules

Under The Shade Of The Trees is a set of free wargames rules for the American Civil War. They're designed as "fast play" and suggest using standard Johnny Reb or Fire and Fury basing.

Stripping Primer From Figures

LA's Totally Awesome Cleaner
LA's Totally Awesome Cleaner

I recently botched a primer job with some 15mm science fiction figures, getting the notorious fuzzy finish. Acting on a tip, I went to the dollar store and picked up a bottle of LA's Totally Awesome Cleaner. I poured it full strength into a tin on top of the figures.

Twelve hours later, the paint is just flaking away. I rinsed off a couple of figures as a test, and they're good to go.

I will leave them in the tin for a few more hours just to be sure.

The Revised Brom ACW Rules

The Revised Brom is a set of free wargames rules by Jay Ainsworth for wargames set in the American Civil War. They're based on an original set of Larry Brom rule (duh). It uses a typical Brom card activation system, a random movement distance mechanism, and simultaneous fire.

Fire and Furia Francese

Fire and Fury Francese, from Nick Dorrell, is a variant of my all time favorite wargaming rules set, Fire and Fury. Whereas Fire and Fury is designed for the American Civil War, F&F-F  is for playing miniatures games set in the European wars of the mid 19th century, such as the Crimean War and the Franco Prussian




Belle Epoque Fast Play Battles In The Victorian Era

Belle Epoque is a set of free wargames rules for playing games set in the Victorian era. The page also has a number of scenarios and supplements for various conflicts.

Belle Epoque is a set of rules intended to replay the famous battles of the second half of the 19th to the early 20th century, synthesized to allow the resolution of parts in less than 3 hours. The system is expected to play "large format" on a large hexagonal surface such as, for example, those proposed by the Kallistra brand, with figurines in 10 or 15mm, as well as in Version "minimalist" with a type of board game "Battle Cry" or "Memoir '44" and a handful of plastic figures 1 / 72th.