A character sheet that fits on a 3x5” index card;
D6 based skill and action system;
Simple enough for newcomers, yet sophisticated enough to satisfy expert players;
No classes or levels: create any character with a point system;
Combat is based on a single d6 roll and damage tables: play faster, meaningful battles where your tactical decisions matter;
Play with miniatures, counters or paper figures;
Online support via the song of blades yahoo group and an active community of players and creators;
Story and character-based rewards: gain experience for being imaginative and playing in character;
No spells to memorize: the freeform magic system encourages ingenuity and lets you create any magical effects through the combination of power words.
This is a standalone game - no other purchase required to play.
Ganesha Games product support forum is here.
The Ganesha Games 6Sided Blog is here.
Designed to be played in less than three hours, its mechanics force participants to make tactical choices. Drums & Shakos Large Battles rewards good management of reserves, right deployment of artillery, and historical use of cavalry.
Maneuver your Battalions and Regiments, react to your opponent's actions, and launch the final attack at the right moment! Victory lies only a few steps away...
Innovative mechanics detail the approach and contact phases of combat.
Easy measuring system, very limited use of counters and markers, no book-keeping.
Clear victory conditions, based on losses and penetration into enemy territory.
The rules allow for reactions in the opponent's turn: no player is ever truly inactive.
Four Scenarios included.
Appendix: playing at Corps or Army level.
Playable in any scale, 6 to 28 mm.
Divisional army lists for major powers (Austria, France, Britain, Prussia, Russia, and Spain).
Drums & Shako's large battles by Ganesha Games also contains guidelines for refighting historical battles.
This download is 18Mb so please be patient.
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