1645 by Bill Astin
near run thing
# 60 of Despatches)
with DBR by Jeff Herbert
man's view of "De Bellis Renationis"
Day Out in Kinsale by Jonathan Wray
visit to the site of the battle of 1601
article originally appeared in the
the Journal of the Pike and Shot Society)
Wars by Jeff Herbert
a Man Before His Time
The Pike and Shot Society
Promotes interest in the warfare of
the Early Modern Period, a time that saw radical change in the way in
which wars were fought world-wide. Its main activity is the publication
of its highly respected bi-monthly journal Arquebusier as well as
specialist books, monographs and booklets.
Musket & Pike
A fine series of two-player tactical
games spanning the English Civil War, The Thirty Years War and the
battles of Gustav Adolf the Great.
Thirty Years War
The title says it all. A card
driven game of the entire war that is tense and exciting in play.
Unfortunately out of print, but you should be able to find a copy on
Here I Stand: Wars of the
Another card driven game, this time
covering the political and religious conflicts of early 16th Century
Europe. For 3-6 players (can be played 2 player with an additional
set of cards and variant rules contained in issue #19 of C3i, GMT's
Revolution: The Dutch Revolt 1568-1648
Strategic game simulating the
Eighty Years' War between Spain and the Netherlands. An unusual topic
with asymmetrical play for 2 to 5 players. An excellent game, with
fine components to boot!