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Shenandoah - Wargame and Campaign Rules for "Stonewall" Jackson's Shenandoah Campaign in the American Civil War


Real Time Wargames Gamebooks aim to inspire new and veteran Wargamers alike with novel sets of rules for a variety of periods. The systems are adaptable to any scale between 2mm & 28mm.

The game covers the brilliant campaign that “Stonewall” Jackson carried out in the Shenandoah Valley in 1862 that so compromised the Union plan to defeat the South in 1862. While the battles were relatively small, thus making them perfect for wargaming the period, they were frequently fascinating affairs.

The Union players can request reinforcements, train their troops, visit Washington and politick. They may even want to advance down the valley in the hope of engaging the Rebels! Depending on how well they do the campaign in the Peninsular might result in the fall of Richmond or the defeat of McClellan.

Scope: The game combines  a set of stand alone divisional level battlefield  rules with a campaign system to fight the valley campaign. The campaign system can play with two to six Union players, while the unpredictable Jackson is controlled by dice. The battlefield rules use key locations to define movement and where combat takes place, emphasise the importance of reserves, rearguards and when to withdraw if necessary. This makes for an enthralling game with many decisions.

Game Aids: 54 page gamebook, Four A4 colour maps of the Shenandoah Valley or two A3 maps for those with an A3 printer,  Sheet of Coloured Counters,Victory Points Chart, Union Table of Organisation, Losses Table, Three “Playing the Tables” Charts, Sheets of Game Money & a Playsheet..

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Real Time W September 28, 2019 1:43 pm UTC
Hi. The campaign system does utilise an AI system for the Confederates with the players being the Union (each a seperate command). In the tabletop battle system however both sides have human players, with one of the union players being the confederates. Gareth
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Wesley H September 28, 2019 1:11 pm UTC
So is the Confederates controlled by the games AI? And the players are Union?
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