| ||This flexible game system allows players to recreate most pre-gunpowder historical periods. An Action system determines whether a unit can do what the player intends. Rules for morale and leaders are also included. Formulas allow players to design their own troop types. Optional fantasy rules allow gamers to invent stats for new troop types or monsters; there are also rules for wizards and heroes. Includes description of painting techniques.|
|Period||Pre-gunpowder, historical or fantasy.|
|Scale||When using 25mm figures, each figure represents 20 men; in 15mm scale, one figure = 10 men. No ground or time scale is given. (As the designers explain, "Ground and time scale is of course fudged; this is an abstraction after all.") As an example of unit size: in 25mm scale, two stands (8 figures) compose a Roman maniple.|
|Basing|| Base size is a function of unit type and chosen scale
(15mm or 25mm). In 25mm, bases are:|
|Contents||43 pages of rules, in binder.|
|Designers||William D. Postell and Bob Stock.|
|Publisher||Fourth edition (1996) available from Bob Stock.|
A detailed description of Robert's Rules of Warfare is also available.
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