ECW Rules

The Jackson Gamers have this set of free wargamesrules for the English Civil War. They use a card activation system, (not surprising, considering the acknowledged Brom influence), and d6s to resolve actions. These rules are 20 years old and in their 6th edition, so they are well-tested.

Clif’s 1490 – 1690 Rules

Clif’s 1490 – 1690 Rules are the author’s free wargames rules for the English Civil War, 30 Years War and other conflicts of the period.

Kensi Samurai Heroic Skirmish

Kensi Samurai Heroic Skirmish is a set of free wargames rules based on Games Workshop’s Lord of the Rings Battle game.

Simple Samurai Skirmish Rules

The older I get, the more I like simple rules sets. Here’s one for Samurai Skirmishes.

From the introduction:

Sensō is a skirmish game, 1:1 figure scale, for 25mm miniatures. One scale inch represents six feet and one turn roughly approximates one-two minutes. Bases should be square for foot, approximately one inch. Mounted can be 1” x 2”. The game is WYSIWYG (What you see is what you get); figures are armed and armoured as they appear.

Gloire Swashbuckling Rules

Rattrap Productions, which produces the very nice .45 Adventures rules is offering a free set of demo rules for its new set of swashbuckling rules called Gloire. They’re designed to allow miniatures players to recreate the swashbuckling adventures of Dumas’ Three Musketeers.