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Bandolier21 Sep 2013 11:00 p.m. PST

Following up on the post about AWI fast play rules here is a link to a game report using the Fife & Drum one page rules.
A positive experience and ideal for both multiplayer or two player games.
Here are a few images to ponder.





Tarleton22 Sep 2013 2:18 a.m. PST

Great looking game. A lot of time and effort invested in the great figures and terrain/scenery.

Where can I find a cvopy of the Fife and Drum rules? I've looked around on TMP but nothing!! Thinking of using them if they fit for 6mm.

korsun0 Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2013 2:38 a.m. PST

Nice work!

Captain dEwell22 Sep 2013 3:33 a.m. PST

Superb. I really enjoyed reading your report and seeing your photographs. Great work.

This is very interesting for me. Thanks.

thumbs up


45thdiv22 Sep 2013 4:22 a.m. PST

I too would like to see the rules. Looks like they are an interesting set.

Noticed you have mostly 4 stands with 4 figures for each unit. I did see a few 5 stand units. I think I saw the militia with only 3 figures per stand. Do the Fife & Drum one page rules make a distinction on figures per bas and number of stands per unit?



grambo22 Sep 2013 4:24 a.m. PST

What a great spectacle of a game! Really nicely done.

I have heard mention of the F&D rules but not found a link to them anywhere here. Can anyone help?


Bandolier22 Sep 2013 4:41 a.m. PST

Thanks for the comments.

I was given a scanned copy of the rules from a friend who attended the SYW Association convention. He played them with Jim/Der Alte Fritz and liked and recommended them.

They are low on the minutia but still gives period flavour, in my opinion. No real command and control but I suppose that sort of thing could be added with house rules. The only changes we made was giving each gun 2 dice (instead of one per figure) and giving a morale dice bonus for rear support.

Firing and combat is calculated per 4 figures. So we just said 1 die per stand. Losses are cumulative so stands got removed with hits. I use a rough 1/20-1/25 ratio so that seems to work well enough.

PM me and I can send a scanned copy.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2013 5:04 a.m. PST


Tarleton22 Sep 2013 6:54 a.m. PST


I'm not a supporting member so can't pm you…

Tabletopndice22 Sep 2013 11:56 a.m. PST

A really lovely table,Decor and figs superb,Well done. Game looks great.

Bandolier22 Sep 2013 4:16 p.m. PST

Thanks again.
Tarleton or anyone else interested can email me at 'mich ael hey nen @ g mail . com' removing the spaces.

Somua S3522 Sep 2013 4:50 p.m. PST

Beautiful looking game! These rules sound like what I've been looking for. Have been hearing a lot about them. Would love to get a copy, my 15mm AWI troops have been languishing, waiting for just the right rules to mount them up for. Could you direct me towards a copy?

Augie the Doggie22 Sep 2013 8:47 p.m. PST



Old Contemptibles23 Sep 2013 2:20 p.m. PST

It's probably just me but I cannot get that email address to work. Yes I know at is @ and dot is . But I still cannot get.

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