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jhancock writes:

These rules capture the variety and difficulties specific to both sides in this unique conflict, and change as the war moves from its beginning in 1936 to the end in 1939.


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Wargame Vault announces the availability of:

From Eglinton Books

Watermarked PDF – $6.14 USD

¡Arriba España! (Spain Arise!) Including The Portable Spanish Civil War Wargame Rules

When the first edition of these rules was published in 1989, Spanish Civil War wargaming was very much a minority interest within the hobby. Since then that interest has grown, and wargame design has evolved. This edition includes a slightly revised and re-typeset version of the original text, and a whole new section that contains a new set of Spanish Civil War wargame rules from the Portable Wargame stable. It also includes a number of scenarios that wargamers can use and adapt.

The book is divided into two parts, and includes eleven chapters as well as list of useful resources.

Part One: ¡Arriba España!

  • General rules and playing equipment
  • Pre-game organization
  • The rules for battles with 1:200 scale figures
  • Amendments for battles with 1:300 scale figures
  • Amendments for division-sized battles with 20mm figures
  • Amendments for brigade-sized battles with 20mm figures
  • Examples of unit organization charts
  • Playing hints

Part Two: Portable Spanish Civil War Wargame Rules

  • Some design notes
  • The Portable Spanish Civil War Wargame
  • Before battle commences
  • Battle rules
  • Scenarios
  • Clash of the columns! (1936)
  • Saving the garrison! (1936)
  • The battle for the University City (1936)
  • There's a valley in Spain… (1937)
  • On to Guadalajara! (1937)
  • Turning point (1937/38)
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls (1938)
  • Adapting the scenarios and maps
  • Useful resources

For more information