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Deucey Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 12:07 p.m. PST

Any era. Even Fantasy.

Fitzovich Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 12:22 p.m. PST


Wackmole921 Jan 2024 12:44 p.m. PST

Fletcher Pratt

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 12:45 p.m. PST

War Galley

Flying Colors

Dahlgren and Columbiad

General Quarters 1 and 2

Find, Fix and Strike

Narrow Seas

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 12:48 p.m. PST

Blood, Sweat and Iron – ACW ironclads.

Dn Jackson Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 12:53 p.m. PST

Ironclads – we converted the boardgame to miniature rules years ago and played the heck out of it.

DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 12:56 p.m. PST

Wooden Ships & Iron Men


Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian21 Jan 2024 1:21 p.m. PST

GQ 1/2

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 2:30 p.m. PST

"White Bear Red Sun" rules for the pre-dreadnought period.


Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 4:01 p.m. PST

Man O' War (Games Workshop)
Broadside (Milton Bradley)
Pirates of the Spanish Main (WizKids)
Ram Speed (Metagaming)
Roman Seas (Hotz)

pvernon Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 4:57 p.m. PST

Sky Galleons of Mars
Heart of Oak

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 5:07 p.m. PST

Sides of Steel / Dreadnought for WW1 era. Not too simple, not coo complex, loads of fun.

Personal logo gamertom Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 6:00 p.m. PST

North Cape – a long OOP game with 1/4800 ships from CiC – essentially a hex version of GQ 1.

cfielitz21 Jan 2024 6:16 p.m. PST

In the past: Fletcher Pratt
Now, Nimitz; Find, Fix and Strike; and Gridded Naval Wargames

rmaker21 Jan 2024 6:20 p.m. PST

A tie – Don't Give Up the Ship and Fletcher Pratt.

GatorDave Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 7:02 p.m. PST

Nimitz or Naval Thunder

shadoe0121 Jan 2024 7:12 p.m. PST

Mad for War
Sails of Glory
Dawn of Iron
General Quarters
General Quarters: Fleet Action Imminent

Tgerritsen Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 9:16 p.m. PST

Naval Thunder

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2024 10:07 p.m. PST

I've purchased but not yet played Armada (Mantic Games).

Striker21 Jan 2024 11:42 p.m. PST

Naval Thunder.
Wooden ships & iron men.

BillyNM21 Jan 2024 11:42 p.m. PST

Fletcher Pratt and DBA

codiver22 Jan 2024 6:14 a.m. PST


Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2024 7:20 a.m. PST

Ironclads and Etherflyers.
The campaign game of the Spanish-American War is great!

Col Durnford22 Jan 2024 8:20 a.m. PST

Dave Manley's Splendid Little War.

HansPeterB22 Jan 2024 9:32 a.m. PST

Currently it's the Mantic Games fantasy variation of Black Seas, "Armada," or for historicals just "Black Seas".

Micman Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2024 11:20 a.m. PST


MrMagoo22 Jan 2024 12:06 p.m. PST

Ironclads – played with miniatures
Dystopian Wars
Victory at Sea
Sky Galleons of Mars

Personal logo Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2024 12:37 p.m. PST

GQ 3 (and Fleet Action Imminent, the WWI version of the same system)

Personal logo McKinstry Supporting Member of TMP Fezian22 Jan 2024 1:11 p.m. PST

GQ 1,2 &3 for WW1 & WW2 but Find, Fix and Strike is growing on me.

Broadside & Salvo and the sister rules Dahlgren and Columbiad for the early age of steam.

I really like 'Follow the Admiral's Wake" for AWI and Napoleonic sail.

Starting to get into 'Mad for War' for the Anglo-Dutch late 17th Century stuff.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2024 6:59 p.m. PST

GQ III/FAI for WW II and I. Haven't found any for earlier periods that really make me happy.

ww2navyguy24 Jan 2024 8:03 p.m. PST

Battlestations! Battlestations! is my favorite WW2 naval rules to play. Fast play and lots of fun!

Personal logo Old Contemptible Supporting Member of TMP24 Jan 2024 10:01 p.m. PST

Rules – GQ

Game – Midway

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2024 2:34 a.m. PST


Old but still my favorite


The Last Conformist30 Jan 2024 12:17 a.m. PST

Not played many, but let's nominate Man O' War and Sails of Glory.

IronMarshal03 Feb 2024 8:04 a.m. PST

Close Action

khanscom07 Mar 2024 9:02 a.m. PST

Ironclad Gunboat
Go In and Sink

Mr Astrolabe08 Mar 2024 11:52 a.m. PST

General Quarters Post Captain

Escapee Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2024 8:30 a.m. PST

Anything by David Manley
Fletcher Pratt variants.

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