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Cavalier - Wargame Rules for the Pike and Shot era

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Cavalier is a set of miniature wargame rules for fighting large skirmishes from the age of pike and shot covering the period from the mid 16th century to the late 17th century.

The rules can be used to play battles from any of the many conflicts of this war-torn period such as the Italian Wars, the Thirty Years War and the English Civil Wars.

The game has been designed with 28mm miniatures in mind however there is the flexibility to use any scale with any system of basing. Games will usually involve small forces of 30 to 100 men or horse and can be played in a few hours.

Standardised stats are included for unit types of the period giving players the flexibility to build any unit they wish be it fictional or historical.

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A.WG.V. M September 11, 2017 2:41 am UTC
I'm delighted to learn about a new system for this period. There are too few. What armies are included? Are there stat for for Eastern European armies (Hungarians, Turks and Russians). How about Japanese, Joseon and Ming troops from the period? Persians?

What makes the system different from the others that are out there? How amenable is it to being applied to other theaters, such as the conquistadors in mesoamerica and south america?
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Tamás L September 21, 2017 8:23 am UTC
I'd be interested in largely the same things...some sample pages or something would be nice. I don't want to waste 10$ on a game I wouldn't like, just like how I felt about buying Lion Rampant.

It'd be nice to have the same system for the Italian Wars, Thirty Years War, Conquistadors, Feudal Japan and possibly the Turkish-Hungarian wars...but I don't want to buy blindly.
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A.WG.V. M September 21, 2017 2:11 pm UTC
Yes, it would be nice to be able to play Cortez's Noche Triste retreat with the same system you started the Onin War.
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