The core set of the L' Armee Francaise series of miniature gaming rules and the only officially sanctioned Napoleonic variant of Rich Hasenauer's Fire & Fury ACW rules. Developed over five years, from 100s of playtests and input from 1000s of players, AOE has now expanded into a French edition and expansion modules covering the Lace wars and the Age of Rifles.
Glossy color covers, BW interiors. Same length as the original, no change in retail pricing ($ 30.00 US) with a heavier weight paper inside, spiral bound. An evolution of the original rules, includes all before plus the following.
All grammar, vocabulary and spelling errors corrected.
Interpretations of rules integrated into the text of the document.
Rules changes, from both the author and our 3000 + person Yahoo Group added and integrated into the text of the book.
New rules and data charts, from both the author and the Yahoo Group added and integrated into the text of the document.
New army lists and generals, to include an all new Ottoman army chart and a slew of Spanish generals.
Fully integrated into the original Fire & Fury with rules clarifications and updates to produce a completely new stand alone product.
Brigade level with each stand of figures representing 360 infantry, 180 cavalry, a single battery of guns with one inch equal to 120 yards and each turn 30 minutes of historical time - this is a big battle game where you control divisions, not battalions.
Irregular forces, skirmishers, massed artillery, national doctrine and army level command-control all covered effectively and simply.
Some 96 pages long in addition to a two-page tables and charts sheet. The actual rules weigh in at 55 pages, bibliography 2 pages, scenarios 20 pages, Commanders and Leaders Data Charts 3 pages, Unit Data Charts 9 pages.
Spiral bound with full color front and back cover, black and white interior with artwork by the incomparable Edouard Detaille.
Graphics, tables and charts by original Fire & Fury author Richard Hasenauer, based on his original artwork as used in Fire & Fury and other fine systems.