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29 Sep 2015 2:54 p.m. PST
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian29 Sep 2015 2:54 p.m. PST

What is the oldest set of miniature wargaming rules with you still actively play?

Bill McHarg29 Sep 2015 3:03 p.m. PST

Charge! Or How to Play Wargames

TNE230029 Sep 2015 3:08 p.m. PST


Gear Pilot29 Sep 2015 3:11 p.m. PST

FASA Star Trek (Tactical Combat Simulator)

Random Die Roll Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 3:11 p.m. PST

My original set of Blitzkreig is the oldest----although I bought a new printing of it many years later

Chris Palmer29 Sep 2015 3:17 p.m. PST


Who asked this joker29 Sep 2015 3:18 p.m. PST

Don Featherstone H&M rules based on the ones from Wargames (1962)

princeman29 Sep 2015 3:35 p.m. PST

The Sword and the Flame

iceaxe29 Sep 2015 3:35 p.m. PST

Skirmish Wargames series, mainly Western & 20thC, which is embarrassing as the Skirmish Wargames Group have moved on and now play later versions of the ye olde sets.

VCarter29 Sep 2015 3:37 p.m. PST

TSATF as well as my own Civil War rules.

sillypoint29 Sep 2015 3:38 p.m. PST

On to Richmond.

JimDuncanUK29 Sep 2015 3:39 p.m. PST

Me too!

Don Featherstone H&M rules based on the ones from Wargames (1962)

With a couple of little amendments.

Personal logo Rrobbyrobot Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 3:48 p.m. PST

TSATF and Jagdpanzer

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 3:52 p.m. PST

Battle! by Charles Grant.

Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian29 Sep 2015 4:06 p.m. PST

Wesencraft's Napoleonics

myxemail29 Sep 2015 4:10 p.m. PST


Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 4:13 p.m. PST

Galactic Warfare – 1971 I think!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 4:19 p.m. PST

Probably "On to Richmond." I haven't played TSATF in many years, but I am tempted to try it for the AWI.

Personal logo Murphy Sponsoring Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 4:25 p.m. PST

Rally Round The Flag!


Wargamer Blue29 Sep 2015 4:40 p.m. PST


RavenscraftCybernetics29 Sep 2015 4:43 p.m. PST

The Rules According to Ral

Mister Tibbles29 Sep 2015 4:49 p.m. PST

Star Fleet Battles

peterx Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 4:52 p.m. PST

Warhammer Fantasy (older version) and Gorka Morka.

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 5:00 p.m. PST

On to Richmond
The Sword and the Flame

Ceterman29 Sep 2015 5:01 p.m. PST

TSATF & On To Richmond I've had & played them both since they first came on the scene. I'm old…. then Crossfire. My latest, Through the Mud & the Blood & BA.

Winston Smith29 Sep 2015 5:09 p.m. PST

I would still like to get in a game of 1776 though.

Winston Smith29 Sep 2015 5:12 p.m. PST

We must be a bunch of old farts though.
We still play Empire, Age of Reason and My Galley Sally.
No " Ooooh! Shiny" for us. No sir.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 5:15 p.m. PST

TSATF and Rally Around the Flag.

Tazman4968429 Sep 2015 5:20 p.m. PST

TSATF and Tactica……..

pogany29 Sep 2015 5:24 p.m. PST

Rally Round the Flag ! Still my favorite ACW ruleset. Also, I still play Frederick the Great regularly. Both are my original copies.

Dynaman878929 Sep 2015 5:26 p.m. PST


Personal logo Stosstruppen Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 5:27 p.m. PST

Age of Reason
Fire & Fury
Napoleon's Battles (though it has been revised)

Pedrobear29 Sep 2015 5:30 p.m. PST

Strandhogg (2003)

redbanner414529 Sep 2015 5:32 p.m. PST

Napoleon's Battles

Old Contemptibles Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 5:56 p.m. PST


skippy000129 Sep 2015 6:23 p.m. PST

…next week I'm teaching my roleplaying group TRACTICS!!!!…along with AirWar C21 and FFT3.

Traveller, Europa(Fire in the East, Second Front et al)boardgame being set up.

gprokopo29 Sep 2015 7:19 p.m. PST

Little Wars (H.G. Wells)

What do I win?

PatrickWR29 Sep 2015 7:20 p.m. PST

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 7:25 p.m. PST

Before I was a Marshal…


Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 7:55 p.m. PST

Fletcher Pratt Naval Rules

Mallen29 Sep 2015 8:08 p.m. PST


Liliburlero Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2015 8:14 p.m. PST


Before I Was a Marshal….

Sundance29 Sep 2015 8:48 p.m. PST

Not sure when some of them came out, but probably 1776. Published in 1976.

Jamesonsafari29 Sep 2015 9:08 p.m. PST

Fire and Fury

Early morning writer29 Sep 2015 10:24 p.m. PST

Mike Nemechek's Volley Fire for the Seven Years War.

raylev329 Sep 2015 11:15 p.m. PST

Fire and Fury

Ney Ney29 Sep 2015 11:48 p.m. PST


sma194130 Sep 2015 1:45 a.m. PST

High die wins.

KTravlos30 Sep 2015 2:09 a.m. PST


arthur181530 Sep 2015 2:28 a.m. PST

Von Reisswitz's 1824 kriegsspiel – the only wargame rules by an officer who actually served in the Napoleonic Wars!? – and Little Wars.

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