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Bill’s Ironclad Rules

Battle of the Yazoo Bend, 1862

Ironclads, Bill’s Ironclad Rules, big toy variant, 1/50 scale This week Thursday was om a Tuesday. Rather, we usually meet on a Thursday, but this week Edinburgh’s Navy Club is being used as a polling station, so we switched days. We also swapped games. the plan was to play Napoleonic single ship actions using Post

Attack on Fort Sumter, 1863

Ironclads, Bill’s Ironclad Rules, 1/600 scale For more than a year now, my pal Bill Gilchrist has been developing a set of ironclad rules. At the moment’s they’re simply called Cap’n Bill’s Ironclad Rules (working title), but at some stage they’ll get a proper name. This game involved Fort Sumter – a very nice model

Frying Pan Shoals, North Carolina, 1863

Ironclads, Bill’s Ironclad Rules, 1/600 scale We were all at see this week in Edinburgh, as Bill Gilchrist gave us another taster of his “Ironclad” rules. The battle was completely fictitious, involving Confederate ships more usually found on the Mississippi River, off Savannah and up in Pamlico Sound, as well as a more appropriate Union

The Battle of Helgoland, 1864

Ironclads, Prusso-Danish War, Bill’s Ironclad Rules, 1/600 scale For a while now, Bill Gilchrist and I have been developing a set of naval rules for the “Ironclad” era. I say Bill and I, but actually I’m just there in a sort of “naval buff” supporting role – Bill is the real brains behind the project.

Mobile Bay, 1864

Ironclads, Bill’s Ironclad Rules, 1/600 scale Bill Gilchrist and I have been developing a set of naval wargame rules. Actually Bill has been doing almost all the work – I’m just there to share the credit. They’re tentatively called Ironclad, and the plan is to have them published by Osprey, as part of their rules