Bravado Horse and Musket Rules

Bravado is a set of free wargames rules for the horse and musket period. There are guidelines for both the American War of Independence and Napoleonic Wars for play. The rules employ an interesting mechanism where the players compete for initiative, deciding how much they will risk disaster in order to have another phase of movement or attack or time to reform their regiments.

Hordes of the Empire HOTT Variant

Hordes of the Empire is a colonial variant of the Hordes of the Things rules. Hordes uses DBA mechanisms.

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Loose Files and American Scramble

Loose Files and American Scramble by Andy Callan was one of the first American Revolution games that I played. Originally published in Wargames Illustrated in 1987, it is a lot of fun. For thouse of you who don’t have a copy of the magazine, it’s been reprinted here.

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Free Black Powder, Hail Caesar and Pike & Shotte Rules

For a limited time, Warlord Games is offering free digital copies of Black Powder, Hail Caesar and Pike & Shotte

American War of Independence Wargames Rules

American War of Independence is a set of free wargames rules based on Neil Thomas’ Napoleonic Wargaming and Ancient and Medieval Wargaming. Interestingly, all movement is based on “base widths.”

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