Buckskins and Rangers

– Skirmish Rules for Gaming the French Indian Wars –

Buckskins and Rangers is a historical miniature game that enables and encourages the reader to recreate various battles and skirmishes of the French Indian Wars, while using 28mm model soldiers on their own tabletop battlefield. This game has been set up as a skirmish game in which players are assigned a unit of figures under the command of an officer, NCO or hero. Each figure is given a random number of actions that they can perform in their turn while dealing with the fundamentals of warfare such as command, movement, effects of small arms fire and artillery and the role that morale plays when the stresses of battle commence. Numerous examples are included throughout the rule set and several advanced rule sections are also included allowing players to tailor games to their own preferences when using the various scenarios included or when designing their own game scenarios.  Buckskins and Rangers rule set also includes the following items to make this rule set a complete package as well as providing the reader with two excellent sources (Galloping Major Wargames and Acheson Creations) for gathering their some of their forces and providing excellent tabletop terrain:

  • 1 Complete Rule Set
  • 1 Scenario Supplement with 12 French Indian War Scenarios
    • Scenario 1:   Raid on Pickawillany, 1752
    • Scenario 2:   The Jumonville Glen Affair, 1754
    • Scenario 3:   Battle of Fort Necessity, 1754
    • Scenario 4:   Raid in the Ohio Region, 1755
    • Scenario 5:   Battle of Monongahela, 1755
    • Scenario 6:   Battle on Snowshoes, 1757
    • Scenario 7:   The Long March From Fort William Henry, 1757
    • Scenario 8:   The Attack on German Flatts, 1757
    • Scenario 9:   The Battle of Bloody Creek, 1757
    • Scenario 10: The Raid on St. Francis, 1759
    • Scenario 11: The St. Francis Raid Pursuit, 1759
    • Scenario 12: The Battle of Signal Hill, 1762     
  • 1 Reproducible Detailed Game Summary Chart
  • 2 Clear Artillery Templates (Reproducible)
  • 3 Reproducible Figure Information Sheets
  • 320 Coloured Figure Cards

Reg:  $65 (US) + shipping at cost

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