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GDrover Inactive Member21 Feb 2012 5:43 p.m. PST

We just refought the battle of Waterloo using my Homebrew C&C: Napoleonics rules, which I came up with in 2009 because I couldn't wait for the real thing. After a few years of playing and tweaking, it's pretty good…so good, that I actually prefer it to the real thing.

Here's the link to the blog:

I currently have French, British, and Prussian armies and plan to do Austrian and Rusian forces once Perry has enough figures to do the entire armies (love me some Perry Minis).

I also have both Civil War armies and rules, and am currently working with Scott MacPhee (a brilliant miniatures painter) on the Punic armies for Ancients.

mad monkey 121 Feb 2012 5:49 p.m. PST

Congrats on the win. Looked like a fun game.

GDrover Inactive Member21 Feb 2012 5:56 p.m. PST

Thanks! We had a blast.

It became pretty tense as the Prussians were really pouring in on my right and starting to put pressure on me.
If my attack on the left didn't succeed, I probably couldn't launch my planned atttack on the center due to the proximity of the Prussians…and then I would have had to hand over initiative to my opponent…which I HATE! ;-)

In the end, the desperate attack of the Imperial Guard Infantry with the remnants of the depleted left wing cavalry prevailed.

MajorB22 Feb 2012 3:43 a.m. PST

Care to share your homebrew rules?

GDrover Inactive Member22 Feb 2012 6:13 a.m. PST

Sure thing.
Is there a way to post a word doc here or is it better to email?

MajorB22 Feb 2012 11:46 a.m. PST

Is there a way to post a word doc here or is it better to email?

Well you could copy and paste the ext into a message here, but you wouldn't want to do that unless the rules are very short.

There are loads of free web sites around where you can upload files. I use Google Sites.

Personal logo Dale Hurtt Supporting Member of TMP22 Feb 2012 11:47 a.m. PST

Put it on Google Docs, share the document, and then post the link on your blog.


GDrover Inactive Member22 Feb 2012 7:10 p.m. PST

Good idea. I'll try right now.

GDrover Inactive Member22 Feb 2012 7:20 p.m. PST

Seems to have worked:


GDrover Inactive Member22 Feb 2012 9:15 p.m. PST

Here are the cards:

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