Empires in Arms Variants
This page provides access to several variants I've written for
Empires in Arms,
a grand strategic board game simulation of the
Napoleonic Wars from 1805 to 1815. The original game was written by the
Australian Design Group, and is now owned by Avalon Hill. None of
these variants is any use unless you already have either Empires in Arms
or a very odd taste in light reading.
- New Campaigns
The Old Regime in Arms, a campaign for the period 1702 to 1720,
covering the War of the Spanish Succession and the Great Northern War.
It's divided into
It hasn't been play-tested much. My site gets a lot of traffic from the
Empires in Arms web ring
and I'm guessing this is what draws it.
Nations Nascent, a campaign for the period 1859 to
1871, covering the reunification of Italy and of Germany. It's divided into
It hasn't been play-tested at all, and may need running repairs if you try to play it.
- Partially Developed New Campaigns: Ideas, partly developed, for campaigns in the style of those above, put here in the hope of provoking a response.
An Empire in Arms, a very early draft of a campaign for the period
1618 to 1659, covering the Thirty Years' War and various lesser conflicts.
It's divided into
Under construction is too weak a word for this campaign.
- Equality in Arms, a variant in which players bid for their major power's
capabilities. Again, separated into
Just ideas, not fully developed.
- Rules Changes: Fixes for bugs in the standard rules, or at least things I perceive to be bugs. These are divided into:
- Some calculations by Fred Gilligan
on historical political points and victory points. This is divided into:
If you play any of these campaigns, or have questions or comments, please
drop me a line.
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