Illustrated History of the Roman Empire

The Illustrated History of the Roman Empire website is just that — a neat historical site with loads of pictures and interactive map. There is lots of fodder here for historical wargamers.

Tom’s Ancient Warfare Rules

Tom’s Ancient Warfare Rules is a set of free wargames rules for the ancient period.

Hex Command Ancients Rules

Imagine Image offers the freeHex Command Ancients Rules for miniatures wargames. The hex system is supposed to simplify things and speed play. You can play without a hex board if you want.

Generic Near Eastern “Bronze Age/Biblical” Figures

Mike Schubert of the Pretoria Wargames Club has an article on which Essex miniature wargaming figures to use to build armies of obscure near eastern bronze age armies, such as the Mitannians, Canaanites, Later Hebrews and Neo-Hittites.

15mm War Galleys

Here are a set of instructions for building 15mm models of ancient War Galleys from the Jackson Gamers.