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Jerboa15 Sep 2023 2:30 a.m. PST

Bayonets on Hold Preview

These will be very simple and straightforward Napoleonic rules for miniatures, based on orders' counters placed on the table face down. Orders directly determine unit's actions and combat outcomes. Combat will be essentially driven by a rock-paper-scissors logic.

The rules are at Regiment's level, the name by which they were known to Generals, therefore minutia pertaining to the Company and Battalion organization are not directly addressed, they must be considered as factored-in.
The scale and abstraction levels are best represented by 1:100 (15 mm) miniatures or smaller.

There is minimal use of dice, for marginal effects only.
Any basing system will work, no base modifications required.
There are no markers, bookkeeping, cumbersome tables or the necessity for board adaptation.
Note: if not using the base offset system proposed, shaken markers will be required.

The solo potential is extremely high.

Bayonets on Hold will be composed of a set of 3 separate pdf documents, the rules, combat examples and one solo module.

There is no release date yet.

Interested TMP teams may apply for playtesting, but time is running short.

nickinsomerset15 Sep 2023 3:32 a.m. PST

Tales from the Wargames Shed would happily give them a test, and once wore a Jerboa!

Tally Ho!

Jerboa15 Sep 2023 4:04 a.m. PST

Please drop me a note: jerboa AD sapo DOT pt

14Bore15 Sep 2023 5:26 a.m. PST

Solo ✔️
Napoleonic ✔️
1-60, 15mm ✔️

I could help out

Jerboa15 Sep 2023 5:28 a.m. PST

See above

advocate Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2023 5:36 a.m. PST

Rock, scissors, paper logic doesn't appear to fit solo play. Can you explain?

JMcCarroll15 Sep 2023 2:24 p.m. PST

Artillery beats Cavalry
Cavalry beats Infantry
Infantry beats Artillery ???

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