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Cold Steel

This rule set includes all basic rules, plus special rules for the period 1791-1815.
Cold Steel cover

Les Benoodt, Phil Johnston
Historic Enterprises Co.
Year Published
In Print
Available online
One figure = 20-30 men
One inch = 20-30 paces
Each contour represents 20 feet of elevation.
Cold Steel does not require figure remounting. Players may use figures mounted to any other system. Ideally, each side should use the same mounting system, but this is not essential. Some mounting systems will require slight variations in considering figure scale.
Cold Steel page 9


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Cold Steel

Tactical Rules For the Horse and Musket Period 1690-1850: Module 1 The Wars of Napoleon and the War of 1812


Revised in 2006 and 2011.


Cold Steel Game Aid

The Cold Steel Game Aid (CSGA) is a PC-based program developed using Microsoft Access 2010. It's a table side aid intended to assist an umpire or players in running a quicker, smoother, more efficient game.
– publisher's listing

Module 2 Conflict in the 18th Century 16901792

Module 2
This module is an amendment to Cold Steel for battles conducted in the 18th Century (17001792), and is meant to be used in conjunction with it. Changes are listed by section with new rules highlighted.
– publisher's listing