Guard du Corps

Brief Description Designed to provide a realistic simulation of Napoleonic warfare at the operational level. Detailed command-and-control rules include operational directives and an optional "tactical chit" system for specifying orders. A scenario generation system provides players with the chance to make pre-game, strategic-level decisions. Optional rules allow for heavy batteries, regimental cohesion, and guard units.
Period Napoleonic Wars
War of 1812
Scale One infantry or cavalry figure represents 60 men. One turn represents 15 minutes. Two ground scales are available:
  • 1" = 25 yards (25mm figures)
  • 1" = 50 yards (5mm/15mm figures)
Basing Figures are placed on bases 1 1/2" wide. The table below indicated spaces allowed per figure. Measurements are given for 15mm scale figures; double for 25mm, halve for 5mm.
Troop Type Space
width x depth
3-Rank Infantry 3/8" x 1/2"
2-Rank Infantry 1/2" x 1/2"
Skirmishers 3/4" x 1/2"
Cavalry 3/4" x 1"
Skirmishing Cavalry 1" x 1"
per battery
1 1/2" x 3"
Contents 52-page rulebook, 3 reference cards
Designer Rudy Scott Nelson
Publisher First edition published 1983; second edition 1987; available from Xeno Games

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Last Updates
6 December 1996page first published
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