Napoleon : Napoleonic Rules and Campaigns for Gaming with Painted Miniatures Hardback
The Napoleonic Wars engaged nearly all of Europe in a bitter, bloody struggle, spilling over into Africa and the Americas.
Battlefields changed and moved towards a new type and culture of warfare, forever leaving behind the perceived idea of war as a sport for kings.
It took the full might of the British Empire and its allies nearly two decades to overthrow one of the world's most redoubtable military leaders and saw some of the greatest battles in history. If you are interested in painting, collecting or wargaming with model soldiers, or interested in the Napoleonic era any way, then this book is for you; it includes many articles that set the scene and mood for ensuing battles by detailing the Wars' historical background and brings to life the many conflicts and campaigns that took place.
For the miniature painters and collectors, Matthew Fletcher has written a section showing how to speed paint an army that any wargamer would be proud of, and Kevin Dallimore reveals his secret s behind painting outstanding Napoleonic models using his world-renowned three-colour method. For the gamer, Matthew Fletcher has created a truly unique set of rules that are simple to understand and play; rules that will provide an evening of fun and entertainment for all, with diagrams, figure photographs, illustrations and maps.
In short, this book contains everything you will need to enjoy painting, collecting miniatures and gaming the Napoleonic era. About the Author Matthew Fletcher is a dedicated and acclaimed wargamer, with many years'experience both designing and playing rules systems.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 232 pages, 436 col photos; col & B/W illustrations; 12 B/W maps
- Publisher: Foundry Books
- Publication Date: 15/08/2009
- Category: Role-playing, war games & fantasy sports
- ISBN: 9781901543186