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28mm Acolyte Vampires - Based

The Acolyte Vampires return - based, now, and ready for the game table.


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onmilitarymatters Sponsoring Member of TMP of On Military Matters writes:

Give yourself a treat with some of these items. Most due into the shoppe by the end of October.

Rules…

BATAILLE EMPIRE: 6mm to 28mm Napoleonic Wargame Rules

BATAILLE EMPIRE: 6mm to 28mm Napoleonic Wargame Rules By the designer of La Art de la Guerre. Rules for miniatures that covers the period of the Revolution and the Napoleonic Empire between 1792 and 1815. The game scale is at battalion or regimental level. You can play with any scale of miniatures from 6mm to 28mm. The rules are compatible with all basing systems, and it is possible to play with different basing per side. Contains all the rules you need to play. Includes lots of pictures and explanatory diagrams to enhance your reading of the rulebook. You will find in this book the characteristics of all the nations involved in Napoleonic wars, as well as 134 army lists classified by period. This book is complete and requires no other supplement. $48.00 USD

ALBEDO COMBAT PATROL 164: The Albedo Miniatures Game

ALBEDO COMBAT PATROL 164: The Albedo Miniatures Game Sci-fi rules for playing skirmishes in the science-fiction setting of Steve Gallacci's Albedo comics. Includes: Quick Start Rules; Two Sample Scenarios; Vehicle Combat; Non Lethal Combat; Night Fighting; Fighting in Zero-G; Scenario Building; Player Aids; and 2 x 50 card player decks and 1 x 26 activation deck (cards designed by Buck Surdu using Combat Patrol format). ACP 164 can be played with as few as four figures per side up to company-sized engagements with 50+ figures and supporting vehicles and flyers.

Albedo is a hard-science comic, featuring anthropomorphic animals or 'critters' in a universe apparently created just for them. The opposing factions in this universe are the Independent Lapine Republic (ILR), which is a society dedicated to advancing the causes of rabbits. They are engaged in a war of expansion against everyone else, which has forced the creation of the ConFed, or Confederation of Planets. $50.00 USD

ALBEDO COMBAT PATROL 164: Core Card Decks 2 x 50-card player decks and 1 x 26-card activation deck (cards designed by Buck Surdu using Combat Patrol format). $28.00 USD

ALBEDO COMBAT PATROL 164: Campaign Sourcebook Sourcebook can be used with the ACP164 miniatures game and any other sci-fi RPG. Includes: In the beginning; The First Lapine War; The Environment; Government & Society; Life, Death Religon & Culture; Technology; The Military in Albedo; Military Organizations; and Weapons & Equipment. The first section of the book covers the background of the Albedo universe, and talks about Critters, Society and life in general. The second section covers what has become known as The First Lapine War. The third section is about the structure and organization of militaries in the Albedo universe. $28.00 USD

ALBEDO COMBAT PATROL 164: The Almata Campaign Book Sourcebook can be used with the ACP164 miniatures game and any other sci-fi RPG. Includes: Campaign Background; Notes on running campaign; Campaign scenarios split into three 'story arcs'; Force organizations; Scenario maps & layouts. The first part introduces the Almata System and its inhabitants. The second part provides scenarios that will let you play a miniatures campaign with ACP164: Albedo Combat Patrol. Rather than a simple set of scenarios, it is intended to provide a relatively immersive game that can be played over an extended period, and then repeated with different results. The third part provides information on the military and other forces involved in the scenarios. $28.00 USD

Scenarios…

COLONIAL CONFLICTS: The Indian Mutiny for The Men Who Would Be Kings

COLONIAL CONFLICTS: The Indian Mutiny for The Men Who Would Be Kings 10 Indian Mutiny scenarios designed for Osprey ruleset The Men Who Would Be Kings, but units can be translated into other rule systems – Badli-ki-Serai (June 8, 1857); Hindu Rao's House (June 23, 1857); Najafgarh (August 25, 1857); Delhi: Kashmiri Gate (September 14, 1857); Agra (October 10, 1857); Chinhut (June 30, 1857); Fatehpur (July 12, 1857); Aong and Pandu Nadi Bridge (July 15, 1857); Aherwa (July 16, 1857); First Battle of Cawnpore (July 16, 1857). $24.00 USD

Cruel Seas Miniatures…

Royal Navy Vosper MTB Flotilla – 1:300 scale

Royal Navy Vosper MTB Flotilla – 1:300 Scale Six Vosper MTBs (3 early and 3 late): 1:300 Scale plastic models. $29.00 USD

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US Navy PT Boat Flotilla – 1:300 Scale Six U.S. Navy PT Boats (3 Elco and 3x Higgins): 1:300 Scale plastic models. $29.00 USD

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Kriegsmarine S-boat Flotilla – 1:300 Scale Six E-boats (3x S-38 and 3x S-100): 1:300 Scale plastic models. $29.00 USD

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US Navy Fleet – 1:300 Scale U.S. Navy Fleet: 1:300 Scale plastic models. 2 x Plastic Elco PT boat 2 x Plastic Higgins PT boat 1 x Coastal Cutter sub chaser (resin and metal) 1 x LCI-(L) landing craft (resin and metal) 4 x LCM-3 landing craft (metal) 1 x F4U Corsair (metal) Ship Cards Plastic Torpedo markers. $99.00 USD

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German Kriegsmarine Fleet – 1:300 Scale German Kriegsmarine Fleet: 1:300 Scale plastic models. 2 x Plastic S-100 E-boats 2 x Plastic S-38 E-boats 1 x Vorpostenboot flakship (resin and metal) 1 x M-class minesweeper (resin and metal) 1 x Ju-87D Stuka (metal) Ship Cards Plastic Torpedo markers. $99.00 USD

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IJN Fleet – 1:300 Scale IJN Fleet Fleet: 1:300 Scale plastic models. 6 x T-14-class MTBs (metal) 3 x Maru-Ni kamikaze boats (metal) 3 x Shin-Yo kamikaze boats (metal) 4 x large Sampan (resin and metal – two of each canopied boat) 1 x Escort Type Hei minesweeper (resin & metal) 1 x Aichi D3A 'Val' (metal) Ship Cards Plastic Torpedo markers. $99.00 USD

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US Navy Fleet – 1:300 Scale U.S. Navy Fleet: 1:300 Scale plastic models. 2 x Plastic Elco PT boat 2 x Plastic Higgins PT boat 1 x Coastal Cutter sub chaser (resin and metal) 1 x LCI-(L) landing craft (resin and metal) 4 x LCM-3 landing craft (metal) 1 x F4U Corsair (metal) Ship Cards Plastic Torpedo markers. $99.00 USD

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Black Seas Miniatures…

BLACK SEAS: U.S.S. Constitution 1:700 Scale cover

BLACK SEAS: U.S.S. Constitution 1:700 Scale Contains: Components for 1 resin U.S.S. Constitution ship hull; Metal components for masts; Printed sails; U.S.S. Constitution ship card; Wake markers; Bobbin for rigging; Acetate Ratlines; and a sheet of flags and pennants. 1:700 Scale model. $38.00 USD

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Books…

BETWEEN SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS: Volume 2: Infantry and Artillery – The Army of Elector Frederick August II of Saxony 1733-1763

BETWEEN SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS: Volume 2: Infantry and Artillery – The Army of Elector Frederick August II of Saxony 1733-1763 Volume II of this work deals with the Saxon army of the years 1730-1763, detailing the uniforms and service of the infantry and artillery. Lavishly illustrated by Franco Saudelli, the volume shows the elegance of the Saxon army and particularly an army misjudged by Frederick II of Prussia as weak. Includes eight pages of color figures, 15 black-and-white illustrations, and many tables. $35.00 USD

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BEATING DRUMS AND FLYING COLOURS: An Account of English Civil War Sieges Using eyewitness and contemporary accounts for a large number of the actions, John dissects the anatomy of the very British nature of siege warfare during the English Civil War. $40.00 USD

THE LAST SPANISH ARMADA: Britain and the War of the Quadruple Alliance 1718-1720 Overshadowed by the better-known Spanish Armada of 1588, three centuries ago, the final Spanish Armada set sail against England and Scotland. This little-known invasion is often treated as part of the little-known Jacobite campaign of 1719. However, this invasion and the subsequent campaign in Scotland were part of the virtually unknown War of the Quadruple Alliance. Includes 20 black-and-white illustrations and maps. $40.00 USD

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FLUXES, FEVERS AND FIGHTING MEN: War and Disease in Ancien Regime Europe 1648-1789 Includes French army operations in some of its contiguous campaigning theaters, north Italy (1702 and 1734), the Rhineland (1734), Roussillon (1674), possibly Catalonia (1693), and, further afield, Bohemia (1742). The study also includes three case-studies involving the British army that include Ireland (1689), Portugal (1762), Dutch Brabant (1748), and the Rhineland (1743). The outliers are studies of Habsburg operations in and around Belgrade (1717 and 1737), and Russian operations in Crimea (1736). $50.00 USD

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QUEBEC UNDER SIEGE: French Eye-Witness Accounts from the Campaign of 1759

QUEBEC UNDER SIEGE: French Eye-Witness Accounts from the Campaign of 1759 The story is told by the citizens within the walls: an artillery captain, a prominent citizen, the emissary traveling between the British and the French commanders, and a Catholic nun working in the main hospital, treating the sick and wounded of both armies. Three of these works are offered in English for the first time, and all four are fully annotated. These journals and memoirs bring us inside the siege, allowing us to watch through their eyes as the fate of New France was determined. $26.00 USD

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A REDCOAT IN AMERICA: The Diaries of Lieutenant William Bamford 1757-1765 and 1776 This volume consists of two diaries by William Bamford, an Irish officer in the British Army in the mid-18th Century. Includes 22 original black-and-white drawings. First is 'A narrative of the campaigns and feats of arms of the 35th Regiment (Royal Sussex)' 1758-1765. Second dairy, running from January through December 1776, documents William Bamford's service in the 40th Regiment at Boston after the battle of Bunker Hill. $40.00 USD

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STORMING THE WHEATFIELD: John Caldwell's Union Division in the Gettysburg Campaign Examines the lives of the Union soldiers in the ranks – as well as leaders Cross, Kelly, Zook, Brooke, and Caldwell himself. From Colonel Edward Cross's black bandana, to the famed Irish Brigade's charge on Stoney Hill, to a lone young man from Washington County whose grave is marked in stone nearby. Smith painstakingly contacted nearly 100 descendants of Caldwell's soldiers as part of his research. $24.00 USD

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AUDREGNIES: The Flank Guard Action and the First Cavalry Charge of the Great War, 24 August 1914 Starts at the point the German army crosses the Belgium border, and follows the individual stories of the key characters, field marshals and soldiers alike, military and civilian, German, Belgian and French, of those who were to be intimately involved in the flank guard action at Elouges and the cavalry action of the 2nd Cavalry Brigade. Includes a series of high-quality maps which help to explain the complexity of the action at Audregnies and Elouges, and is profusely illustrated, with pictures of those who were there. Draws together many unpublished diary accounts from all the regiments involved and period articles from the U.K. press illustrating the story as it unfolded back in England. Includes 43 black-and-white photos, 15 color photos, 10 black-and-white illustrations, and 18 black-and-white maps. $50.00 USD

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THE LEARNING PROCESS: The BEF's Art of War on the Western Front 1914-18 The men who went to war in August 1914 fought completely differently to those who survived until the Armistice on 11 November 1918. Each battle and campaign is studied in turn, starting with the first lessons learnt by the Old Contemptibles who served 1914 and ending with the breaking of the Drocourt-Queant Line and the Hindenburg Line in September. $50.00 USD

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LEYTE 1944: The Soldiers' Battle Originally intending to delay the advancing Americans, the Japanese high command decided to make Leyte the 'Decisive Battle' for the western Pacific and rushed crack Imperial Army units from Manchuria, Korea and Japan itself to halt and then overwhelm the Americans. As were most battles in the Pacific, it was a long, bloody and brutal fight. As did the Japanese, the Americans were forced to rush in reinforcements to compensate for the rapid increase in Japanese forces on Leyte. $33.00 USD

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POLAND AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR: 1938-1948 Bio of Maczek, the commander of the 1st Polish Armored Division in Northwest Europe 1944-45. Includes 120 black-and-white photos and four maps. A limited-edition hardback printing of 500 copies, all copies individually numbered, and signed by the author, Evan McGilvray. $40.00 USD

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AMERICAN GUERRILLA: The Forgotten Heroics of Russell W. Volckman – The Man Who Escaped from Bataan, Raised a Filipino Army against the Japanese, and became the True 'Father' of Army Special Forces Biography. When American forces surrendered on Bataan, Army Captain Russell Volckmann refused and disappeared into the jungles of north Luzon, where he raised a Filipino army of over 22,000 men. For the next three years, he led a guerrilla war against the Japanese, killing over 50,000 enemy soldiers. At the same time, he established radio contact with MacArthur's HQ in Australia and directed Allied forces to key enemy positions. When General Yamashita finally surrendered, he made his initial overtures not to MacArthur, but to Volckmann. $33.00 USD

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