“The Russians had to be beaten down man by man … our soldiers fired upon them at 25 paces, they continued their march without replying, every regiment filed past, without saying a word, or slackening its pace for a moment. The streets were filled with dying and wounded, but not a groan was heard …Continue reading “Russian Infantry Units”
A summary of the Austrian Artillery units during the Napoleonic War for the game Clausewitz
summary of the Austrian cavalry unit skills and rules for Clausewitz
A run through of the Austrian infantry units for use in Clausewitz.
I’d like to take time to dedicate an article to each type of troop type that took part in the Napoleonic Wars. As such I’d thought I’d start this little series with the Cuirassiers. WHAT IS A CUIRASSIER? Cuirassiers were cavalry equipped with cuirass armour, sword, and firearms, first appearing in late 15th-century Europe. TheContinue reading “Cuirassiers”
Following feedback from testing and comments from others who have been following the blog on a regular basis (thank you to you all by the way!), I’ve decided to make some changes to some central aspects of the game itself. STRENGTH Strength will no longer be needed to be shown by either base or unit,Continue reading “Game Revision to Strength”
We’ve covered the basic movement and combat of cavalry but we’ve I’ve not yet gone over a very important aspect of Napoleonic Cavalry which was their impetuousness.
As always for the latest rules and updates please visit the Napoleonic War Game page. TYPES OF CAVALRY Napoleonic Cavalry had various different roles and names, but could generally be broken down into three distinct groups. These groups were split depending on the size and weight of the horse the cavalry rode. Due to speedContinue reading “Writing a Wargame – Cavalry”