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 SWORDPOINT – 2nd EDITION: Ancient and Medieval Miniatures Rules

Swordpoint– 2nd Edition: Ancient and Medieval Miniatures Rules Revised and updated set of 'Big Battle' game rules for fighting actions in the ancient and medieval periods. Games involve between 100 and 250 figures per side arranged into multiple units. The game is designed to last about two hours, and encourages the use of historical tactics and emphasizes the need to maintain cohesion in the army's battle line, without being prescriptive. An extensive series of publications is planned and the game will enjoy the support of web downloads, living FAQ, and a range of supported events. Comprehensive diagrams and scenarios. Compatible with all existing Swordpoint supplements, army lists, etc. $28.00 USD

RAPID FIRE: 2nd Edition

Rapid Fire: 2nd Edition Rulebook contents: 120 full-color, custom-designed pages; Comprehensive basic and advanced rules sections; 15 pages of pictorial organization charts for major nations; Vehicle and gun charts to support the above; Numbered ruleset out in a clear order of play for easy reference; Rules explanation backed by 100 + photos and 30 diagrams; Two scenarios, that you can re-play, illustrating the rules in action; Advanced rules for everything from medical support to naval combat; Practical tips and hints to help you on the tabletop. $40.00 USD

Rapid Fire Reloaded Latest version of the Rapid Fire basic rules for WWII wargaming with miniatures. The original fast-play rules are now even faster, with new mechanisms and streamlined systems. Play using the standard Rapid Fire 1:15 figure and 1:5 vehicle ratios for brigade-level engagements, or use for 1:1 skirmishes or even 1:45/1:15 divisional-level battles. Handy A5-size booklet you can hold in one hand during games; fully compatible with the advanced rules section of Rapid Fire; Easy to pick up for experienced Rapid Fire players and ideal for newcomers to RF; Free online Reloaded vehicle and gun charts for many nations; Includes two 'battlegrouped', points-balanced forces and a Normandy scenario that you can play to 'action learn' the rules. $10.00 USD

Market Garden: 2nd Upgunned Edition for Rapid Fire Campaign Book New, comprehensive guide to wargaming the battles that followed the audacious Allied attempt to create an airborne 'carpet' over three major river crossings in the eastern Netherlands and drive an armored spearhead into the Ruhr. Distilling years of research and wargaming experience, provides what you need to recreate this famous campaign on your wargames table. Includes: Campaign narrative and modular table layout for fighting the key aspects of the campaign; Graphic orders of battle for XXX Corps, the Allied parachute and glider formations and the complex assortment of German forces that opposed them. All 'battlegrouped' so you can assemble points-balanced forces; Six scenarios with detailed battle maps so you can game key moments in the campaign; Special rules, including para drop and glider landing; Photographs of key locations, wargames forces and spectacular model urban scenery to inspire your own Market Garden build-up; Specially commissioned artwork. $32.00 USD


354 KING PHILIP'S WAR – 1675-76: America's Deadliest Colonial Conflict

354 King Philip's War – 1675-76: America's Deadliest Colonial Conflict Campaign series. A coalition of Native American tribes fought against a force of over 1,000 men raised by the New England Confederation of Plymouth, Connecticut, New Haven, and Massachusetts Bay, alongside their Indian allies, the Mohegans and Mohawks. The resultant fighting in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire resulted in the destruction of twelve towns, the death of between 600-800 colonists and 3,000 Indians, making it the deadliest war in the history of American colonization. Although the war resulted in victory for the colonists, the scale of death and destruction led to significant economic hardship. $24.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $20.40 USD
355 MALPLAQUET 1709: Marlborough's Bloodiest Battle

355 Malplaquet 1709: Marlborough's Bloodiest Battle Campaign series. Examines the campaign of 1709, culminating in the battle of Malplaquet. Led by the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy, the allied armies achieved a tactical victory – but it was a hollow one. The allies suffered 23,000 casualties to the French 11,000 in what was the bloodiest battle of the 18th century. The scale of casualties shocked Europe and led to a reversal of fortunes, with the dismissal of Marlborough and a newly confident King Louis resolving to fight on. When the war finally ended, it did so on terms favorable to France. Although it is generally accepted that Marlborough was never defeated, the Battle of Malplaquet was ultimately a French strategic victory. $24.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $20.40 USD

052 German Soldier vs Polish Soldier: Poland 1939 Combat Men series. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $18.70 USD

284 Soviet Armoured Cars: 1936-45 New Vanguard series. $19.00 USD
288 The French 75: The 75mm M1897 Field Gun that Revolutionized Modern Artillery New Vanguard series. $19.00 USD

OMM Discount: Save 15%, now $16.15 USD EACH

236 Vietnam War Booby Traps Elite Series. $20.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $17.00 USD

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 MUTINY ON THE SPANISH MAIN: HMS Hermione and the Royal Navy's Revenge

Mutiny on the Spanish Main: HMS Hermione and the Royal Navy's Revenge The HMS Hermione, a British frigate, was involved in 1797 in the bloodiest mutiny in British naval history, that saw the death of her captain and many of her officers. Though her crew handed her over to the Spanish, Hermione was subsequently recaptured in a daring raid on a Caribbean port two years later. Draws on letters, reports, ship's logs, and memoirs of the period, as well as previously unpublished Spanish sources, to provide a balanced account of the mutiny and its consequences. Illustrated with maps and diagrams tracing the events as they unfolded, and supported by informative inserts on the technical and tactical nuances of seamanship and naval warfare in the period. $35.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $29.75 USD

Retribution: The Soviet Reconquest of Central Ukraine, 1943 Paperback edition. Making use of the extensive memoirs of German and Russian soldiers to bring their story to life, the narrative follows on from On A Knife's Edge, which described the encirclement and destruction of the German Sixth Army at Stalingrad and the offensives and counter-offensives that followed throughout the winter of 1942-43. Beginning towards the end of the Battle of Kursk, Retribution explores the massive Soviet offensive that followed the end of Operation Zitadelle, which saw depleted and desperate German troops forced out of Western Ukraine. Describes in detail the little-known series of near-constant battles that saw a weakened German army confronted by a tactically sophisticated force of over six million Soviet troops. As a result, the Wehrmacht was driven back to the Dnepr and German forces remaining in the Kuban Peninsula south of Rostov were forced back into the Crimea, a retreat which would become one of many in the months that followed. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $18.70 USD

The Reckoning: The Defeat of Army Group South, 1944 Retraces the ebb and flow of the various battles and campaigns fought throughout the Ukraine and Romania in 1944. January and February saw Army Group South encircled in the Korsun Pocket. Although many of the encircled troops did escape, in part due to Soviet intelligence and command failures, the Red Army would endeavor to not make the same mistakes again. Indeed, in the coming months the Red Army would demonstrate an ability to learn and improve, reinventing itself as a war-winning machine, demonstrated clearly in its success in the Iasi-Kishinev operation. The view of the Red Army as a huge, unskilled horde that rolled over everything in its path is just one myth that The Reckoning reassess. So too does it re-evaluate the apparent infallibility of German military commanders, the denial of any involvement in (or often even knowledge of) the heinous crimes committed in the occupied territories by German forces, and the ineffectiveness of Axis allies, such as the Romanians at Iasi, to withstand the Soviet forces. $35.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $29.75 USD

Frostgrave Wizard Eye: The Art of Frostgrave With behind-the-scenes content, including concepts, sketches, work-in-progress shots, and commentary from the creators, this lavish volume features all the artwork produced for Frostgrave – from the rulebook that started it all to the Perilous Dark supplement. $40.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $34.00 USD


 GERMANTOWN: A Military History of the Battle for Philadelphia, October 4, 1777

Germantown: A Military History of the Battle for Philadelphia, October 4, 1777 Studies the strategic, political and tactical history of this complex operation and important set-piece battle in a single compelling account. Complete with original maps, numerous illustrations, and modern photos, and told largely through the words of those who fought there. On October 4, 1777, obscured by darkness and a heavy morning fog, Washington launched a surprise attack on the British garrison at Germantown. His early attack found initial success and drove the British legions before him. The recapture of the colonial capital seemed within Washington's grasp until poor decisions by the American high command brought about a reversal of fortune and a clear British victory. Like Brandywine, however, the bloody fight at Germantown proved that Continental soldiers could stand toe-to-toe with British regulars. The Battle of Germantown began a protected quasi-siege of the British garrison in Germantown prior to the travails soon to come that winter at Valley Forge. $35.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $29.75 USD

Defending the Arteries of Rebellion: Confederate Naval Operations in the Mississippi River Valley, 1861-1865 The Southern war machine introduced numerous innovations and alternate defenses of the Mississippi River, including the Confederacy's first operational ironclad, the first successful use of underwater torpedoes, widespread use of army-navy joint operations, and the employment of extensive river obstructions. When the Mississippi River came under complete Union control in 1863, Confederate efforts shifted to the river's many tributaries, where a bitter and deadly struggle ensued to control these internal lifelines. Despite a lack of ships, material, personnel, funding, and unified organization, the Confederacy fought desperately and scored many localized tactical victories – often won at great cost – but failed at the strategic level. $35.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $29.75 USD


 DAWN'S EARLY LIGHT: The War of 1812

Dawn's Early Light: The War of 1812 Two-player card-driven grand-strategy game with high-level abstract recreation of the entire conflict encompassing the territorial, naval, political, and economic competition between the U.S. and Britain. The game cards recreate the characters and moments that shaped the war, while operations such as recruiting, campaigning, privateering, raiding and shipbuilding let players take the war in their own direction. Each side earns victory points for capturing the enemy's towns and territory, outcompeting them at sea, and outmaneuvering them in politics and public sentiment. Product Information: Complexity: 4 out of 10; Solitaire Suitability: 5 out of 10; Time Scale: 6 months per turn; Map Scale: Strategic areas of varying size; Unit Scale: Strategic forces of varying size; Players: Two; Playing Time: 120 minutes. Components: One 22 x 34-inch Mounted game map; Two Counter Sheets of ⅝-inch punch-out counters; 86 Game Cards; Two Player Aid Cards; Rules Booklet; Four d6s. $69.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $58.65 USD

And Don't Forget the Magazines

VAE VICTIS #152 Sedan 1870

Vae Victis #152 Sedan 1870 Wargame of Franco-Prussian War 1870 with the French Army of Chalons attempting to relieve French forces trapped by the German siege of Metz. Complexity: 7/10; Solo playability: 6/10; Duration: 3-4 hours; One turn = 1 day; One counter = 1 division (and 1 SP = 2000 men, 1000 cavaliers or 2 batteries); Scale: 10 km between two zones. $26.00 USD

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