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Wargame Vault announces the availability of:

From Eglinton Books

Watermarked PDF – $6.14 USD

The Portable Pike & Shot Wargame

The Portable Pike & Shot Wargame contains four different sets of grid-based wargame rules, and covers late 16th Century warfare in Japan and 17th Century warfare in Europe. The book includes eleven chapters, as well as an appendix and a bibliography.

Military innovation during the Pike & Shot era
The Portable Wargame: A Sengoku variant
A Portable Thirty Years War and English Civil War wargame
A Portable English Civil War wargame
A Portable English Civil War siege wargame
An optional English Civil War pre-battle system
An English Civil War card-driven unit activation system
Flagging up a unit's effectiveness in Portable English Civil War wargames
Muster Mayhem: A Portable English Civil War re-enactment game
A scenario for Muster Mayhem: The Battle of Firely Village (1643/1979)
The Battle of Sedgemoor: A Pike & Shot scenario
Appendix: Pike & Shot wars of the seventeenth century

The contributors – Antoine Bourguilleau, Alan Saunders, Arthur Harman, and Bob Cordery – are all very experienced wargamers, and have collaborated to produce a book of wargame rules for fighting battles set during the Pike and Shot period.

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