Horse & Musket Volume 1

IN THIS SIGN CONQUER
The War of Spanish Succession comes to Northern Italy in this ‘what if’ scenario.

THE BATTLE OF MALPLAQUET, 1709
In the year of its 300th anniversary Barry Hilton and his chums in the League of Gentleman Wargamers re-fight this Marlburian clash on a mammoth scale, and report on the results.

THE BATTLE OF STRESOW, 1715
The Border Reivers Wargames Club looked to the icy Baltic Sea and the Great Northern War when they decided to put together a great table on the 2009 show circuit. Rob Anderson gives us the lowdown on the Battle of Stresow and the Reivers’ approach to the project.

THE BATTLE OF MELLE, 1745
A forgotten encounter from the Austrian War of Succession is brought back to life with the aid of a gaming table and a copy of Black Powder. Here you will find a scenario, stats and a report of the battle.

WE TAKE A LOOK AT MAURICE
Following his success with the award-winning Lasalle Napoleonic ruleset, Sam Mustafa has been working on a new game set in the turbulent 18th Century. We asked Sam to tell us about his latest offering, the second in the HONOUR series of games titled Maurice.

HAVANA, 1762
Author David Greentree gives us the wargaming angle on his new Osprey book – A Far Flung Gamble.

THE PIRATES OF DURHAM
A 20’ x 8’ wargames table masterpiece! Proud creator Stuart Hitchinson takes us on a tour of his slice of the Caribbean.

STEDE BONNET, THE GENTLEMAN PIRATE
When life in Barbados got a little boring for plantation owner Stede Bonnet, he decided to commission a ten-gun sloop named Revenge and become a pirate. In this article we present four scenarios for refighting the historical battles of The Gentleman Pirate using the Legends of the High Seas rules.

WARGAMING IN THE BAR
Situated between powerful nations, Poland has always been pushed and pulled around. Osprey author Vincent W. Rospond tells us a little more about the late-18th Century Bar Rebellion, when the Commonwealth had to fight her own to survive.