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09 Sep 2021 1:00 p.m. PST
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Rusty Balls Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2021 12:33 p.m. PST

I am looking for a set of skirmish rules that would work for the Anglo-Zulu war which are a level down from TMWWBK. In other words, I am looking for a rule set that is based on the individual soldier/figure instead of a unit.

Any suggestions?

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP09 Sep 2021 1:18 p.m. PST

Two Hour Wargames hs several that might suit? But that is might eb 2 levels belwo Men Who Might Be Kings…

BillyNM09 Sep 2021 1:39 p.m. PST

Featherstone's Skirmish Wargaming is right down at the individual level, possibly too detailed but worth a look. I've played the Zulu scenario and enjoyed it.

Red358409 Sep 2021 2:21 p.m. PST

The old WRG Fire and Steel rules would work. We've also had excellent skirmish games using Fistful of Lead Horse and Musket… worked well for NWF skirmish games at a 1:1 level.

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2021 3:13 p.m. PST

My Colonial rules are designed for this sort of game, and have a Zulu supplement link


Personal logo Stosstruppen Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2021 5:15 p.m. PST

@Herkybird Those look interesting.

Fitzovich Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse10 Sep 2021 3:49 a.m. PST

I would check One Hour Skirmish Wargame Rules by John Lambshead. I have found them very good.

Nick Stern Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2021 11:20 a.m. PST

Fistful of Lead, originally written for western gunfights, is my go to for individual combat. There is also a supplement called Horse and Musket where you control a handful of miniatures: link

Col Durnford12 Sep 2021 1:14 p.m. PST

Another vote for One Hour Skirmish. Neat little game system. For larger forces than The Sword And The Flame.

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