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6 Films for Rebels and Patriots Players!

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Rebels and Patriots, written by Michael Leck and Daniel Mersey, has captured many of your imaginations and seen you take to the tabletop to refight the battles that helped to forge the United States of America. There are countless tales of great battles that we've read about in history books, seen on television shows and documentaries, and, of course, watched on the big screen! We’ve taken a look at some of the films that could inspire you in your games of Rebels and Patriots, turning to our resident film-buff Phil Smith for his expert advice!Continue Reading
Michael Leck is back on the blog in the build up to the release of Rebels and Patriots, the upcoming wargame written by Michael Leck and Daniel Mersey. Here we have a full battle report, with Michael's Union forces taking on the Confederacy, commanded by his son...Continue Reading

Rebels and Patriots: Random Charge Distances

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Michael Leck is back on the blog to look in a little more depth at an interesting rule that can be found in Rebels and Patriots, the wargaming rules for North America written by Michael Leck and Daniel Mersey. Continue Reading
In this blog, Michael Leck looks at the different conflicts you can bring to your tabletop with Rebels and Patriots, the upcoming wargame he has written with Daniel Mersey. This blog is adapted from one originally found on Michael's personal blog.Continue Reading

Rebels and Patriots: The Different Troop Types

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Michael Leck is back on the blog with a look at the different troop types in Rebels and Patriots, the upcoming wargame he has written with Daniel Mersey.Continue Reading

Rebels and Patriots: A few design thoughts

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For the second blog in our series on Rebels and Patriots I’ve decided to share a little more about the rules in the game and our thoughts regarding them...Continue Reading

Rebels and Patriots - 1,2,3-basing

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Coming in January 2019, Rebels and Patriots is a new set of wargaming rules for North America, allowing players to recreate the conflicts that forged a nation. In this blog, author Michael Leck talks about how you may want to base your miniatures as you prepare your troops for the battlefield.Continue Reading

Soldiers of the War of 1812

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Today marks the anniversary of the Battle of Plattsburgh, a crucial battle in the War of 1812 that helped to secure the northern border of the United States. At the time of the battle American and British delegates were meeting in the Netherlands to negotiate a treaty that would end the war. With the American victory at Plattsburgh and the subsequent defense at the Battle of Baltimore the Americans put themselves in a much stronger position...Continue Reading

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