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Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 11:36 a.m. PST

What rule books have good army lists for Native American tribes? I have Yellow Ribbon – any others?

Looking for anything that will distinguish one tribe from another. Concerned mainly with SW and Plains Indians here. If the lists have a little "Hollywood" in them, that's okay.

Pan Marek Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 12:05 p.m. PST

Woodland- All infantry. Almost all musket by 1700.
Plains- All cavalry. Majority firearms by 1860.

I think that's about it.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 2:35 p.m. PST

Tribes were distinguished by social constructs, warrior societies, beadwork colors and designs, etc. -- not by any meaningful difference between Crow and Kiowa raiding parties.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 6:33 p.m. PST

Thanks guys.

Personal logo Coyotepunc and Hatshepsuut Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 7:31 p.m. PST

Pikeman's Lament has had some North American army lists released by the author… pretty much everything in the future USA and Canada can be fielded as bow-armed skirmishers until the widesprwad use of muskets and horses.

Sergeant Paper11 Jun 2017 7:39 p.m. PST

Flint and Feather might have some.

Storyforu11 Jun 2017 7:57 p.m. PST

FWIW, their progression of weaponry
link

Henry Martini12 Jun 2017 6:51 a.m. PST

Chris Peers' dedicated Indian Wars rules 'Too Few to Fight, Too Many to Die' includes tribe and/or region-centric lists.

Nick Stern Supporting Member of TMP18 Jun 2017 8:37 p.m. PST

The Tomahawk and the Flame, while a TSATF variant, contains some good general tribal characteristics. And it's free! link

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