Napoleonic Volume 5

A REARGUARD ACTION NEAR GENAPPE, 1815
Barry Hilton stakes a claim for gaming the lesser known actions of the Hundred Days campaign, and presents a scenario for one; The Battle of Genappe.

FIRST CONTACT ON THE SAMBRE, 1815
You may be well on your way to having the thousands of figures you need to re-fight Ligny, Quatre Bras or Waterloo, but how about stopping off along the way to game another Hundred Days battle which uses significantly less figures but will still keep you on course? Sambre offers you a great opportunity to do just that!

HOW WARGAMING SOLVED SOME HISTORICAL MYSTERIES
Barry van Danzig uses wargaming to challenge many of the accepted views of the Battle of Waterloo. In this article Barry introduces us to several of his key points and concludes with a wargaming puzzle in which gamers can test out some of his ideas on the tabletop.

“GROUCHY’S BLUE?”
Prolific hobbyist Nick Buxey returns to take us on a tour of his club’s Waterloo demo table which focused on the French right.

A HOT TIME IN LIGNY
Using modified Shako rules, habitual solo wargamer Chris Hahn offers us an interpretation of the smaller battle fought on 16 June 1815, between Napoleon’s French and Blücher’s Prussians, mere days before Waterloo.

WATERLOO, 1815
If you were at Salute 2013 you couldn’t fail to notice the Essex Gamesters’ massive Waterloo 1815 game. In this article we take a tour of the table, with the Emperor Napoleon as our guide!

PAINTING YOUR NAPOLEONIC RIFLEMAN
Master brushman Matt Parkes shows us what colours go where on your new figures.

GRENADIERS A PIED DE LA GARDE IMPERIALE
A close look at Napoleon’s elite infantry and the new Victrix plastic box set of the same name.