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So at Games Day I got to play Trafalgar. It was great, simple, fast to pick up and the miniatures are not that expensive.. Once I get the rule. Trafalgar the Game. html. “Warhammer Historical is proud to present Trafalgar, a naval wargame, set in. Documents Similar To Trafalgar_Warhammer. warhammer ancient battles. Uploaded by. Todd Duckett. Warmaster Ancients – Warhammer Historical. Uploaded.

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I also have Trafalgar and have been wanting to give it a go. The rules give the British the edge in this area: Second my Imperial Guardsman This should get you a good afternoon’s play.

The only issue with going larger or smaller scale is frafalgar you will need to have either enough ships for two people to play with or find others willing to go that scale. Great looking ship, with nice painting and good rigging, excellent!

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I have a few models from Langton, but haven’t assembled them yet I still need to add pennants and flags Now, seeing your work, I think I might by them anew, someday. It is also possible that you could create some of the less ‘classic’ actions from the period, for example supporting a coastal raid and becalmed ships being attacked by oared vessels in the Mediterranean. You have to get raked a bit by enemy fire in order to do you own raking.

One gets to roll lots of dice during combat and there is ‘opportunity fire’ – fire conducted by the non-moving player on a target of opportunity. There are no written orders and simple paperwork. Commissar Grey God Posts: Once I get a fleet together I can start to show others how to play and maybe get a new game going at the local store.


Perhaps this makes for a more entertaining game, as playing the British in most Age of Sail games, you almost expect to win It is a bit fiddly in terms of movement, particularly when it comes to tacking. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Second my Imperial Guardsman I just noticed this topic, I didn’t realize there was so much interest in historical games among the BG crew! We have found in other games that the lead ship aarhammer an attacking line always seems to take the lion’s share of the damage including the dangerous first broadsidesbut once it breaches an enemy line, the following vessels can dish out tratalgar of damage in response.

British 3rd Rate Large pts with out any upgrades 1: She is a 64 gun 3rd Rate small Ship of the Line.

Warhammer Historical: Trafalgar

Ok so I started yesterday on a 28 gun Frigate, and a 50 gun 4th Rate. But I didn’t feel their historical edge in gunnery the legacy of unceasing gunnery drills while on blockade duty was fully reflected. The game itself is a fleet battle game on the high seas during the Napoleonic era.

Nice models and a very good paintjob!

It’s been a while since we trotted out the wood and canvas, so it was good to be back at the mercy of the wind, without the worry of torpedoes and Stuka dive bombers! We mis-interpreted the boarding rules, so that in both case where I attempted a boarding action, the attacking vessel was lost – albeit one had taken such heavy losses it probably should not have been trying to board an enemy gun ship! From the Battle of Copenhagen and the Glorious 1st June, the war in the Baltic, and the eponymous Battle of Trafalgar itself, to the naval War of between Britain and the emerging naval superpower of the United States, all are contained within this volume.


Crew losses from fire and gunfire can take their toll, and before you know it, a fine fighting ship is nothing but a floating morgue. Come check out my Daemonhunters, Hurrah for shiny silver killing goodness! Posted by Stuart at We’re tried a number of rules over the years in the quest to find something that is ‘just right’ for our purposes.

The sailing model is quick and easy. My friend Nick owns the rulebook, and we were both going to invest in fleets at some point. Adrian, might you be able to leave 1 at the store so I can see it too Found another company that makes ships for the Trafalgar range.

Now I have a starter fleet for at least half retail. The usual tactics from the period seemed to work, with raking producing the most devastating damage on ships.

So at Games Day I got to play Trafalgar.

I’ve dabbled quite a bit in naval wargaming over the last few years, including the Napoleonic era, where I’ve been part of a team that put on a Battle of the Nile re-fight at Salute back in Well found a great deal online for some Langton ships on Ebay.

British 4th Rate pts with out any upgrades 1: I’m sure he’ll be very exited to find another player. The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter.