Medieval Siege Rules

Ryan Scow offers a set of free medieval siege rules.

Agincourt Board Game

GMT Games offers a free download of a Battle of Agincourt game. If you’re familiar with their commercial board war games, you’ll know that they have wonderful graphics and gameplay, both of which are on display here.

Medieval Breeches

And now for something completely different. But maybe still useful.

I. Marc Carlson has written an artcle on medieval breeches. Yes, pants. There are a number of illustrations, and this interesting fact: no actual medieval breeches have survived to this day, so no one is really sure how they were constructed.

Still, its a useful resource for sculptors and painters.

Sword and Dagger Medieval Skirmish Rules

“Herkybird” offers a set of medieval skirmish rules based, in part on an older rules set called Retinue.

Medieval Watchtower Paper Model

Here’s a paper model of a medieval watchtower in 1:140 scale. The site is in German and the babelfish that I used wasn’t very good in translating it, so I can’t tell you much more. 1:140 scale is probably not good for most miniature wargames, but you could easily scale them up when you print.