Coal and the Kaiser naval miniatures rules

Coal and The Kaiser is a set of free naval miniatures rules.

Author Leonard Heinz writes:

This is a game of low to moderate complexity portraying tactical naval combat in the period from 1904 through 1918. While it will not yet you play Jutland in a day, it will let you play some fairly large actions reasonably quickly. It uses a scale of 4 minutes to the game turn and 1000 yards to an inch on the playing surface. The rules focus on big ships and big guns: battleships (and particularly the Dreadnought-type battleships that began service in 1905), battlecruisers and armored cruisers.

WWI Guns and Tanks Photos

Rudi Geudens has a page with photos of World War One guns and tanks from the Belgian Royal Museum of the Army and Military History in Brussels. Photos such as these are always useful when painting your wargames miniatures.

In Clouds of Glory

In Clouds of Glory is a set of free wargames rules for World War One aerial combat.

14 – 18: Vistula, Verdun, Versailles

14 – 18: Vistula, Verdun, Versailles is a set of free wargames rules for playing the first World War in 2mm scale.

Making WWI Airplanes From Clothespins

This post on making WWI aircraft from clothespins is not really a set of instructions, but the photos show clearly enough what has to be done. Brilliant bit of model making.