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Five Kilometers From Leipzig beta version

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Five Kilometers From Leipzig is a set of solo miniatures rules for black powder skirmish actions.

Take a band of 6 trusted companions and slug it out with enemy military forces, guerrillas or native warbands. Suitable for the era from roughly 1700 to 1870, the rules allow you to play a campaign easily and quickly.

Your characters will learn new skills, provided they survive the battle. 

The rules use a simple and straight forward combat system, combined with the solo oriented turn sequence you know from Five Parsecs From Home and Five Leagues From the Borderlands.

Each turn, all of your characters get to act but the initiative roll determines who goes before or after the enemy moves, with the player assigning initiative dice as the situation demands.

Solo rules are built into the game engine. 

The game is played with 6 figures in your "squad" initially, meaning you can get started on skirmish gaming without having to paint a mountain of figures. 

This is a beta test version to gauge interest as well as offer an insight into what a full version might look like. It is written to be fully playable, but it lacks many of the more extensive explanations you might expect from a fully featured title.

It is also intended as a small stand-alone title for people to have some fun with, while we're all sitting tight and distancing ourselves socially.

The game is put up as a Pay What You Want title. If you can, please consider throwing in a couple of dollars. I understand of course that many of you are facing a hard time with lack of work currently. If so, consider this one on the house.

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Wesley H August 05, 2023 3:32 am UTC
This is super cool! Can’t wait for more content. Hopefully this morphed into a full fledged game.
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Craig E March 24, 2023 5:17 pm UTC
I also would would to have a squad of mounted dragoons, do I can play Calvary or infantry and maybe some option of Calvary opposition.

Otherwise I can’t wait to give this a go!
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Ivan S March 24, 2023 5:39 pm UTC
Yeah, I noted down various "to do" things and cav is def the next one. Anything from dragoons to cossacks and ACW raiders will be playable then
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Craig E March 24, 2023 5:49 pm UTC
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steve P May 13, 2020 8:18 am UTC
Speed for mounted troops 6"?
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steve P May 13, 2020 7:39 pm UTC
Thanks Ivan. Really enjoyed my first game Saturday - French vs Prussians.
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This title was added to our catalog on March 29, 2020.