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Virginia Tory13 Nov 2018 8:01 a.m. PST

So, I see a lot of discussion (much of it dated), but am looking to obtain rules for 15mm figures for divisional sized battles.

Any updates to what is already here?

advocate13 Nov 2018 8:48 a.m. PST

Great War Spearhead?
Square Bashing puts quite a few battalions on the table IIRC.

Virginia Tory13 Nov 2018 8:57 a.m. PST

Those two seem to get a fair amount of play. There's also a set (interestingly named) Crush the Kaiser that look interesting.

Bismarck13 Nov 2018 1:45 p.m. PST

Have played both Spearhead and Square Bashing. For division level, Square Bashing looks good on the table top. Felt it was a lot more abstract than tactical level rules like Over the Top.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian13 Nov 2018 4:54 p.m. PST

GDW Over the Top (Command Decision). Stands are platoons, Battalion+ to Regiment per player.

Martin Rapier14 Nov 2018 12:28 a.m. PST

For divisions and up, Great War Spearhead and Square Bashing are probably your best bet.

It is easy enough to bodge up Nineteenth Century rules (Volley and Bayonet, Fire and Fury etc) for 1914.

The bulk of my WW1 stuff is 15mm (apart from all the 6mm and 20mm stuff!)

Virginia Tory16 Nov 2018 5:08 p.m. PST

Thanks for the feedback, all.

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