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Song of Drums and Shakos

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Keep your musket loaded!

Song of Drums and Shakos is a fast play Napoleonic skirmish game based on
the popular Song of Blades and Heroes mechanics. Winner of Best Historical Miniature Rules Award at Origins 2009!

Muster your squad. Deploy your soldiers and fire volleys
at the enemy...and when the moment of truth comes, fix bayonets
and charge!

  - Three scenarios included
  - Simple, elegant system where your tactical decisions matter
  - Playable in any scale with single based models
  - All major troop types represented: 160+ profiles (French, British,
  Prussian, Russian, and Austrian)
  - Easy measuring system
  - No bookkeeping
  - Point system for building up your Squad
  - Play with as little as 5-6 elite to 20 inexperienced soldiers in a
  standard game
  - Playable on a small table (60x60 cm for 15mm)
  - Simple yet subtle command system, with Officers and NCO
  - Two or more players, 30-45 minutes for a full game
  - Ideal introductory rule set to small actions in the Napoleonic Era.

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October 29th, 2013
I never thought I would play a Napoleonic period wargame until Song of Drums and Shakos! Amazing skirmish game. Full of variaty of troops, very fun to play, strategic and most important not expensive! I suggest it to everybody who likes wargames. Not [...]
August 30th, 2010
These are great rules for the period if you like skirmish rules. I do and these rules are great! [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on November 26, 2008.