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Bloody Broadsides – is a fast paced Napoleonic Naval game which allows you to Captain one or more massive ships of the line from the Age of Sail.  Most games can be played in 3 hours.  This game is intended to play with miniature ships on a large hex mat.  These rules were written specifically for Portsmouth Miniatures and Games 1:900 scale ships but may be used with any miniatures.

Games may be as small as one on one Captain Duels, up to massive 60 ships or more historical battles like the Battle of Trafalgar.  There is a point system to allow you to design your own scenarios. 

Features:

  • Plotted Movement
  • Simultaneous Combat
  • Point System
  • Crew Grade
  • Morale Checks
  • Ship Classes (1st rate through 4th rate)
  • Critical Hits (including Ship Explodes)
  • Raking
  • Grappling
  • Capturing Ships
  • Drifting
 
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Clayton C June 14, 2015 6:09 pm UTC
I played in two of Jeff's games at Bayou Wars 2015 this weekend. It was great fun. Jeff has streamlined the gunnery/damage resolution so that it is very quick and easy to learn. These are the most playable age of fighting sail miniatures rules that I've ever seen. The simultaneous move plots can make for some real surprises when the ships are moved. The critical hits are indeed critical (not wimpy) in this game. Losing the ability to fire for three turns while in the middle of a scrum is just one of the possible critical hits. Highly recommended! It probably plays best if each player only runs 1 or 2 ships.
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Steven B December 07, 2014 1:34 am UTC
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This title was added to our catalog on December 01, 2014.