Friday, 7 June 2013
I got hold of the .pdf download of Ganesha Games Flashing Steel skirmish rules a couple of days ago, to see if they'd be good for my 28mm pirates. The rules are very well set out and clear to read, with some excellent illustrations and lots of background information for both swashbuckling 'Three Musketeers' style games and for piratical action in various historical settings.
The rules themselves are very similar, if not identical in most respects, to the Napoleonic rules we were using at the club. Although there are no rules for sailing ships or naval combat, there is a very neat mini-campaign generation system that would be great for a series of linked games. I'll see if I can get a try out game set up at some point in the near future.