COLD WAR3! Rules for Modern Warfare 1960-1990Fully revised 4th Edition of COLD WAR3! infact, so revised and shiny and new it's a completley NEW book!
Includes rules for combined arms using artillery, armour, mechanised, aircraft and support troops (such as engineers and medical personnel). Rules for the electronic battlefield, nuclear, biological & chemical... [click here for more]
The BAR Primer is an enjoyable, user-friendly source for those who want to learn the Battles from the Age of Reason (BAR) game system or those who want to improve their knowledge of the system. Included in the BAR Primer are illustrated, easy-to-read explanations and examples of all of the most important BAR rules. There is a section on BAR tactics and a programmed instruction Learning Modules section... [click here for more]
NATO kept the Warsaw Pact behind the Berlin Wall until its dissolution - but what if it hadn't?
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
Each scenario includes the battle's... [click here for more]
FULDA GAP! 11ACR 12Pz & 8GD And the Fulda Gap 1984
The 11th Armoured Cavalry Regiment with it's brand new M2a1 and M3a1 Bradley Infantry Fighting vehicles and M1a1 Abrams tanks punches well above it's weight with it's organic mortars (M-125 81mm on M113 tracks) artillery i nthe form of M110 8" and M109a1 155mm as well as air support in the form of the AH-64 Apache, OH-58 Kiowa... [click here for more]
47 page PDF or EPUB file. Articles include:
Terrain Makes the Game EasierBuilding Antietam Making low cost, durable fields for your ACW gaming table The Road (More or) Less Traveled Terrain Tip: Cinnamon BroomHow to Make American Civil War Earthworks Flexible Fields Easy Cardstock... [click here for more]
Up until now, ACW games have either taken a regimental approach for a more tactical game or a brigade-level view for a more grand tactical game – and gamers have plenty of both regimental or brigade level ACW rule sets to choose from. However, both approaches have drawbacks. The pure regimental approach – such as in Johnny Reb – can make it difficult to fight a very large battle, while the brigade... [click here for more]
When East and West survived on a knife-edge between peace and war, both sides were busy preparing themselves for military action. But what exactly would NATO's troops have faced if the Cold War had suddenly turned hot?
Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Warsaw Pact is a fascinating reference book looking at the wide variety of combat vehicles which were poised and ready for action throughout the long... [click here for more]
This file contains various Middle East & Noth African tiles to decorate the floors, rooves and balconies of your Iraqi/Middle East houses for the Gulf Wars of 1991-2010. Also included are various architectural details to detail ceilings, or construct screens or whatever. Typical road sgns found in Iraq are also included, from Highay to coalition signage including hazzard signs, road signs and town... [click here for more]
Madagascar provided the stunning backdrop for one of the strangest conflicts of the Second World War — when Britain went head to head against one of its closest allies.
When British forces landed on the island in 1942, the enemy they faced wasn’t German, Japanese or even Italian, this time the opposing forces were French.
Concerned that Japan might use Madagascar as a strategic... [click here for more]
Considered to be “the god of modern war” by the Soviet army, artillery played a vital role in the Cold War period.
The armies of the Warsaw Pact made artillery a cornerstone of their military strategies. And the importance they placed on this type of weaponry saw them use their technology and expertise to develop a wide range of munitions including mortars, rocket launchers, missiles and large-calibre... [click here for more]
The ability to advance rapidly over sometimes difficult terrain was a key part of the Warsaw Pact's strategy. The Eastern European nations which formed this historic alliance wanted to be able to move quickly and effectively so they didn't give their enemies an advantage.
The vital tools which helped the Warsaw Pact overcome the challenges it faced included a whole range of combat engineering equipment.... [click here for more]
Hundreds of years ago, a great evil rose and threatened to overcome the lands of Mantica. It was defeated by the Elves of House Cerillion, but its legacy remains in the form of the Bloodstone, a powerful a magical artefact. Held under guard deep within the great dwarfen stronghold of Mox, only a select few know of its existence... and even fewer know the truth of its origins. With an ancient enemy... [click here for more]
England and France set upon the New World with a fury, building settlements whenever they could hack a clearing out of the wilderness. Expansion brought them into contact with the natives, with whom they established trade and commerce.
The New World was vast but not nearly big enough for the ambitions of these powers and conflict was inevitable. In Europe they call it the Seven Years’ War,... [click here for more]
Ronin is a set of skirmish wargame rules set in late 16th century feudal Japan. Players build small warbands of models and battle each other as well as non-player factions in duels and skirmishes. Ronin is historically accurate, but also pays tribute to the films of Akira Kurosawa such as Seven Samurai and Yojimbo. Despite the enduring popularity of this period, there are very few widely... [click here for more]
The Kaiserliche und Königliche Kriegsmarine -- The Austro-Hungarian Navy -- was in at the beginning of World War I when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie lay in state aboard its flagship, and at the end when it dissolved along with the empire that commanded it. During the war, this small but powerful "fleet in being" forced the Allies to maintain a blockade of the Otranto Straits. German... [click here for more]
Embark on a captivating journey through the evolution of tabletop wargaming, from ancient miniature armies to the digital age. Explore the influence of historical conflicts on gameplay, and the emergence of fantasy wargaming in the golden era. Discover how modern technology has transformed the landscape, fostering inclusivity and diversity within the global gaming community.
Trace the origins of tabletop... [click here for more]
This file contains various Middle East , European and gebericUN, news afe vies, satellite news services, Red Cross/Red Crescent/Israeli Red Star of David flags alongside various middle east political flags such as Hamas & Hezbollah and UN peacekeeping flags such as the geberic white and the HQ blue alongside UK, US, Feench & Italian national flags. Also included are Soviet, Free French and... [click here for more]
Victors write history. German Admiral Reinhard Scheer knew this, and wrote his own anyway. In this memoir of World War One, he says, "We are victors and vanquished at one and the same time, and in depicting our success the difficult problem confronts us of not forgetting that our strength did not last out to the end."
Admiral Scheer took command of the German High Seas Fleet in... [click here for more]
ARE WE READY ?
Dozens of cities worldwide are destroyed by nuclear bombs. Economies crumble and governments are scrambling. A group calling themselves 'The People' demand that all militaries disband and disarm.
Cliff Tanner, CIA, is in a race against time to find the group responsible because governments have started to comply. Instead of terrorists, he uncovers a covert plot by aliens to prepare... [click here for more]
Dux Bellorum is an Arthurian-era Dark Age wargame, set in the period from the mid-4th century AD to the end of the 8th century AD: a time when new kingdoms were being forged in the British Isles and a time when battle was commonplace.
These rules use individual stands as the basic playing pieces; this means that individual casualties are not removed from units and the number of miniatures you own... [click here for more]
It’s 1982 but not as we know it. The Cold War has lost its chill and World War III has arrived, threatening to send the whole planet into meltdown.
Vladislav Rakovich is a young, idealistic communist. He dreams of being an officer, leading his soldiers on a mission to free the world from capitalism. But as the Soviet armies roll west, he gains his first bitter taste of command and... [click here for more]
Two armies are about to clash. Thor, surrounded by crackling lighting, leads the assault of a horde of viking berserkers. Preparing to receive this charge stands a wall of grim-faced, determined Spartan hoplites, commanded by Ares. In the stormy sky above, a Valkyrie breaks through a flock of Harpies. Gods lead men by their powers, while at the same time men give power to the gods by their faith in... [click here for more]
With this skirmish game, players can recreate scenes from Hong Kong action cinema such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hard Boiled, or Enter the Dragon, or from such western movies as Kill Bill or Big Trouble in Little China. A Fistful of Kung Fu is set in a modern world walking a precarious line between the technological advances of next-generation technology and the tradition and mysticism of... [click here for more]
In 1982, the average Briton didn't know the Falkland Islands existed, let alone their status as a disputed British territory just off the coast of Argentina. That changed when the Argentinians invaded the islands and overwhelmed the small defending force. Both nations claimed the islands were theirs, but now Argentina thought the British would give them up without a fight.
They were wrong.
Britain... [click here for more]
Take the fight to the enemy with this new theatre book for Bolt Action. From the D-Day landings to the final battle for Berlin, this volume gives players everything they need to focus their gaming on these final campaigns in the European Theatre of Operations. Scenarios and special rules offer something for all Bolt Action players, regardless of the armies they collect. ... [click here for more]
The U.S. Army is the best-equipped force in military history, from the simple bayonet to multi-million-dollar technological marvels like the M1 Abrams tank and Apache Longbow helicopter.
This We'll Defend outlines the most important weapons and equipment the Army currently uses. All facts, figures and images in this ebook are direct from publicly available Army sources, edited and annotated... [click here for more]
In the dark dungeons beneath Nazi Germany, teams of occult experts delved into ancient and forbidden lore, searching for lost secrets of power. This book tells the complete history of the Nazi occult programs, from their quests for the Ark of the Covenant, the Spear of Destiny, and the Holy Grail, through their experiments with lycanthrope and zero-point energy.
It also includes information on the... [click here for more]
The 21 interwar years have become disproportionately popular in the wargaming world in recent years. The many and diverse conflicts that raged during these tumultuous times of political, social and religious upheaval, are often comparatively minor in the grand scheme of world military history, yet have fired the imaginations of wargamers looking for something a little different. From the Chinese Civil... [click here for more]
Computer EastFront is a faithful simulation of the EastFront (1st edtion) boardgame enjoyed by thousands of wargamers all around the world. It is designed to be played solitare or two-player via LAN, modem, or electronic mail. There is no computer opponent (AI).
Computer EastFront tracks headquarters, movement, terrain, production and all other elements of the boardgame so you can concentrate on... [click here for more]
Note that this is the same compendium that was previously published by Shilka Publishing.
It began in Sarajevo in 1914, in a cascade of treaty obligations following an assassination. It ended in the mirrored halls of Versailles in 1918, in a treaty that would lead directly to an even more catastrophic war. The Great War--World War I--slaughtered millions, left a continent in ruins, and caused many... [click here for more]
On the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. The rules cover licensed privateers such as da Gama and Drake, ruthless pirates of the Spanish Main, Blackbeard, the Barbary corsairs, the wako of the Far East, not to mention the anti-pirate squadrons, Spanish garrisons and native warriors from around the world that found themselves... [click here for more]
Crucible of Force uses the Award Winning Fields of Fire game engine to bring our fast paced, yet accurate play style to the Second World War. These rules cover European Theater combat from the beginning of the war to the Summer of 1943. Also included are play charts and other play aids to make your gaming experinece more enjoyable.
The rules cover all aspects of game play, from movement and shooting... [click here for more]
The truth behind the SAS' most famous mission.
Drawing on extensive research, Operation Nimrod dispels the myths and reveals the truth of those six long days, and the dramatic rescue that thrust the SAS into the public eye.
On 29th April 1980, British police assured Iran that their embassy was secure. The very next day, terrorists stormed the embassy and took twenty-six hostages.... [click here for more]
On 13 July 2008, nine American Soldiers perished while fighting a pitched battle in the village of Wanat in Afghanistan’s Waygal Valley. On that day, the men of Company C, 2d Battalion, 503d Parachute Infantry Regiment, endured four hours of intense close quarters combat and mounting casualties. The contingent of 49 United States and 24 Afghan National Army Soldiers valiantly defended their small... [click here for more]
’MECHS AT THE READY…
Betrayed by his own House and stripped of his rank, exiled Mechwarrior Justin Allard is given one last chance to save his honor—by risking his life in the gladiatorial arenas of Solaris VII. But his newest Game World opponent—more skilled at 'Mech-to-'Mech combat than any other rival—raises the stakes even higher. It's Philip Capet, former mechwarrior... [click here for more]
This is the inspiring true story of what happens when ordinary people unite to make a stand against evil.
Lidice was a peaceful and vibrant community in Czechoslovakia with a rich mining heritage. But an act of Nazi revenge saw this village wiped from existence in a horrifying chapter of European history.
Disaster struck for Lidice in 1942 when the prominent Nazi official Reinhard Heydrich was assassinated.... [click here for more]
ONCE, TWICE, THREE TIMES A MONKEY
Life is good for Ack-Ack Macaque. Every day the cynical, cigar-chomping, hard-drinking monkey climbs into his Spitfire to do battle with the waves of German ninjas parachuting over the gentle fields of Kent. But life is not all the joyous rattle of machine guns and the roar of the engine, as Ack-Ack is about to find out… Because it is not 1944. It is the 21st century,... [click here for more]
THE FINAL ENGAGEMENT…
The minions of Maximilian Liao are about to deliver a crippling blow to the forces of Prince Hanse Davion—discovering a way to use Hanse’s own technology against him.
Half a galaxy away, assassins stalk Hanse's wife, Melissa Steiner, and her mother, Archon Katrina Steiner, in the passageways of their own palace.
Invasion is imminent. The only ’Mech... [click here for more]
THE GAUNTLET IS THROWN…
Hanse Davion and Melissa Steiner have united two Great Houses of the Inner Sphere in a marriage that upsets the balance of power among the stars. Though some hope this may bring an end to centuries of war, Maximilian Liao of the Capellan Confederation has enlisted the aid of two highly placed Davion traitors to destroy Hanse Davion and the Federated Suns... [click here for more]
You're trying to equip your team and sometimes need to go outside of local channels. This one pager is a resource for what might be on sale and fit your needs. Sometimes these off-world adventures seem like equiping a small army. ... [click here for more]
This concise first volume of Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators provides straightforward guidance on how to model the astronomical elements of an Earth-like planet for your storyworld setting. Author and storyworld creator Matthew Wayne Selznick ("Brave Men Run -- A Novel of the Sovereign Era") explains the science and helps you through the (basic) math required to:
Select... [click here for more]
A heart-stopping military thriller from Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell – betrayed, hunted and disavowed, Sam Fisher’s toughest mission has just begun
Inside North Korea, veteran Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher finds himself on the run when a top-secret covert mission goes fatally wrong.
Betrayed by his allies, hunted by his adversaries, and disavowed by his own agency, Sam is stranded deep inside... [click here for more]
THE EPIC FIRST NOVEL OF THE LEGENDARY SCIENCE FICTION SERIES...
30 years before the Clan invasion, the crumbling empires of the Inner Sphere were locked in the horror of the Third Succession War. The great Houses, whose territories spanned the stars, used BattleMechs to smash each other into rubble...
Grayson Death Carlyle had been training to be a MechWarrior since he was 10 years old, but his graduation... [click here for more]
Fred T. Jane has become a legend in military circles. His research into naval affairs allowed him to produce "the" reference materials for all things navy related. This book from 1904, traces the Japanese Navy from the earliest period up to the time of the outbreak of the war with Russia in February 1904. It then deals with the dockyards, armament, equipment and personnel. ... [click here for more]
In a fantasy realm shattered by the zombie apocalypse, a bold Knight must enlist unlikely allies while discovering the source of undead corruption, in this darkly humorous adventure from the bestselling game range, Zombicide: Black Plague.When Knight Alaric von Mertz loses his family to a ravenous zombie horde, he swears revenge on the necromancer responsible.
But... [click here for more]
THE FIRST IN A SERIES, PITTING WORLD WAR ONE SOLDIERS AGAINST ALIENS.
On November 1st, 1916, nine-hundred men of the 13th Battalion of The Pennine Fusiliers vanished without trace from the battlefield, only to find themselves stranded on an alien planet. There they must learn to survive in a frightening and hostile environment, forced to rely on dwindling supplies of ammo and rations as the natives... [click here for more]
Born in the dark days of the great crusades, the warrior monks of the Knights Templar vowed to defend pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land. Yet strangely, there are few historical records of the Templars ever fulfilling this task. Instead, their history is one of bloodshed and conquest, wealth and power, dark secrets and conspiracies. Today, the story of the Knights Templar is intimately linked with... [click here for more]
When war broke out between the British and Turkish empires in 1914, the 6th (Poona) Division sailed from India to Basra to bolster Britain's allies, deny the port to enemy shipping, and secure Britain's Persian oil supplies. Further expansion followed: the capture of Al-Amara was the British Army's greatest victory of 1915. When an advance on Baghdad was repulsed, the Siege of Kut became the British... [click here for more]
TRUE STORIES OF THE CIVIL WAR collects four long civil war tales, meticulously researched by Civil War authority Joseph J. Millard. Included are four classic works, all originally published in TRUE Magazine. Great reading for any Civil War buff!
"The Spy Who Saved the Union" -- The tale of the amateur spy who single-handed wrecked the greatest treason conspiracy this country has ever known!... [click here for more]