Battlefield Objectives

What’s the point of fighting in a particular place? If you look back over history, virtually all battlefields had objectives of some kind for both armies which they fought over. At Waterloo both armies fought over control of Le Haye Sainte, Hougoumont and the hamlet of Papelotte. These could have been considered primary objectives onContinue reading “Battlefield Objectives”


We’ve covered Infantry and Cavalry (which does need some slight amendments to Light Cavalry) so now we’re onto the third arm. There were many different types of Artillery available to Napoleonic Generals. 24pdr Cannon 12pdr Cannon 9pdr Cannon 8pdr Cannon 6pdr Cannon 4pdr Cannon 3pdr Cannon 5.5-inch Howitzer 6-inch Howitzer 8-inch Howitzer 6pdr Howitzer 7pdrContinue reading “Artillery”


I’m going to take the weekend off from rule writing and have a rest this weekend (I may even paint some models!), but there will be a big announcement early next week! In the meantime the keen eyes among you may have recently noticed the name Clausewitz popping up here and there. I couldn’t keepContinue reading “Clausewitz”

Battalion & Brigade Formations

I ironically started writing my own set of rules because I couldn’t find a ruleset that would suit what I wanted to do. Namely representing battalions on a relatively realistic scale on the tabletop with movement and effects realistically modelled but in a quicker format than other such rules were doing them previously. I alsoContinue reading “Battalion & Brigade Formations”

Game Test 3 – Deployment Phase

I tested a deployment phase the same as that featured in Chain of Command by TooFatLardies as recommended by a number of people on Reddit. I’m pleased with the results so far, it does need tightening up however. My initial thoughts are: You have a number of markers representative of the number of Light InfantryContinue reading “Game Test 3 – Deployment Phase”

Writing a Wargame – Skirmishers

I’ve left this one alone for a little while, whilst I’ve spent some time deciding on other factors. But I’m keen to have this troop type crossed off my to do list due to their role in the wars and including everyone’s favourites the 95th. BAKER RIFLE So let’s start by taking a look atContinue reading “Writing a Wargame – Skirmishers”