Red Coats and War Hawks

– Skirmish Rules for Gaming The War of 1812 –

Red Coats and War Hawks is a historical miniature game that enables and encourages the reader to recreate various battles and skirmishes of the War of 1812, while using 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.

Red Coats and War Hawks 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 (Knuckleduster Miniatures and Galloping Major Wargames) for gathering their forces:

  • 1 Complete Rule Set
  • 1 Scenario Supplement with 15 War of 1812 Scenarios
    • Scenario 1:   The Battle of Brownstown (August 5th, 1812)
    • Scenario 2:   Skirmish at the Oakwoods (August 9th, 1812)
    • Scenario 3:   The Ogdensburg Skirmish (October 3rd, 1812)
    • Scenario 4:   The Convoy Raid (October 27th, 1812)
    • Scenario 5:   Gun Emplacement at Red House (November 28th, 1812)
    • Scenario 6:   The Bridge at Frenchman’s Creek (November 28th, 1812)
    • Scenario 7:   First Battle of the River Raisin (January 18th, 1813)
    • Scenario 8:   The Battle of Ogdensburg (February 22nd, 1813)
    • Scenario 9:   Britain’s Allies (Spring 1813)
    • Scenario 10: Raid on Frenchtown (April 29th, 1813)
    • Scenario 11: Amphibious Assault (May 25th, 1813)
    • Scenario 12: Battle of Beaver Dams (June 24th, 1813)
    • Scenario 13: Battle of the Thames (October 5th, 1813)
    • Scenario 14: Battle of Longwoods (March 5th, 1814)
    • Scenario 15: Skirmish at Nanticoke Creek (November 13th, 1814)
  • 1 Reproducible Detailed Game Summary Chart
  • 2 Clear Artillery Templates (Reproducible)
  • 6 Reproducible Figure Information Sheets
  • 400 Figure Cards

$65 (US) + shipping (at cost)

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