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EHeise Inactive Member11 Mar 2017 10:05 a.m. PST

One fig is one man is all the requirement…fire away

Mick the Metalsmith11 Mar 2017 11:09 a.m. PST

i would give 2HW swordplay a shot. also Ganesha's Songs of blades and heros. both would give the tools to create the period in scenarios and are damn fun games to boot.

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2017 11:22 a.m. PST

My own rules, Sword and Dagger are good for this, and free at: link

Personal logo chasseur Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2017 11:43 a.m. PST

There is "Of All Base Passions" which is a mod for Sharp Practice. It is available in their 2013 Summer Special.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2017 12:09 p.m. PST

I'll second Song of Blades and Heroes. Easy to tailor to your specific needs.

sillypoint11 Mar 2017 1:21 p.m. PST

Lion Rampant- not the best, but the one that has gotten figures onto the table, and a game in an evening.

manchesterreg Inactive Member11 Mar 2017 3:18 p.m. PST

as Sillypoint says Lion Rampant with the wotr sheet, which is somewhere online! cannot remember where i downloaded mine from now.

MajorB11 Mar 2017 3:48 p.m. PST

Lion Rampant with the wotr sheet, which is somewhere online!


Sundance Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2017 4:04 p.m. PST

I'm using Lion Rampant.

Glengarry511 Mar 2017 7:08 p.m. PST

I'm using Lion Rampant as well.

Black Cavalier11 Mar 2017 11:37 p.m. PST

To clarify the distinction between Song of Blades and Heroes, and Lion Rampant…

SBH is individual figures, usually under 10 total per side. Lots of skills to custom tailor your figures skills.

Lion rampant is large skirmish with units. Most infantry units are 12 figures, all cavalry units are 6 figures. Usually 4-7 units per side, so much larger than SBH. Each unit type has a few special rules and upgrades, but armies can feel kind of same-y with only 10 unit types

coopman Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2017 4:36 a.m. PST

The "Lion Rampant" WOTR unit data sheet is at

tomrommel113 Mar 2017 9:01 a.m. PST

Lion Rampant all the way

Mick the Metalsmith13 Mar 2017 10:08 a.m. PST

i wouldnt call rampant a skirmish game any more than i would DBA. they arent even bathtubs

Great War Ace Inactive Member13 Mar 2017 7:08 p.m. PST

My skirmish rules are free. They offer a very fluid "skirmishy" feel. link Don't worry about the scale of the figures. It doesn't seem to matter.

Codsticker13 Mar 2017 9:46 p.m. PST

Has anyone tried Open Combat? Small skirmish, with a RPG feel to it for those that don't know.

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