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BATTLEFIELDS  From Broadswords To Bullets  2nd Edition   1
BATTLEFIELDS From Broadswords To Bullets By Clayton J. Callahan Being a complete set of tabletop miniatures rules for simu...
INTTRODUCTION The purpose of this book is to provide a simple set of fast moving rules, to simulate battles using model so...
PAINTING YOUR ARMIES Soldiers sold as 25mm scale are typically made of pewter, and those labels HO or 1 72nd are typically...
If you want to bring out the detail of the figure  and hide some of your mistakes , I recommend    black washing.    Mix s...
THE BATTLEFIELD Two average card tables, pushed together, make a suitably sized battlefield. If you have something the siz...
BASIC RULES TURN SEQUENCE Now that your armies are painted, the board is set, and you have a friend or two over it   s tim...
INITIATIVE Each turn begins with each side rolling a sixsided dice. Only one player per side rolls for this, no matter how...
 Motor Vehicles can move slower than 15    if the players wishes. Also they can always shoot in the Missile phase. Heroes ...
If the roll is successful, the enemy soldier is considered to be dead, or too badly wounded to continue to fight. He is a ...
Of course, some weapons are designed to kill more than one enemy at a time. Cannons, flamethrowers and machine guns come t...
 For those unfamiliar with military weapons see WEAPONS DEFINED later in this book.  For damage to buildings and vehicles ...
Wearing Armor                   1 On Horseback                  ... 1 Defending a Wall               .. 1 In Close Formati...
ADVANCED RULES Advanced rules are not hard rules. They just cover things that do not come up in every game. Keep in mind, ...
Grenades will not destroy a building, but if tossed inside can kill enemies within, or simply be used to take down a door ...
HIDDEN TROOPS  Many scenarios call for troops to be hidden behind bushes, or by the darkness of night. To do this right re...
THE CAMPAIGN GAME In a campaign, battles are linked to each other as a series of events. Each game represents one battle i...
MAKING BUILDINGS You can always start with commercially available, model railroad buildings in 1 72nd scale, but these rar...
A WORD ON HISTORY It is likely you have an interest in history or you wouldn   t be reading these rules in the first darn ...
WEAPONS DEFINED  For those not familiar with weapons, here are some quick definitions for the purpose of the game. Melee W...
Sub-Machinegun- A small barreled weapon that fires pistol ammunition fully automatically. The American Thompson  Tommy Gun...
FIGHTING FICTITIOUS WARS Some gamers are not very interested in historical struggles, but prefer fantastic wars that never...
Lightning bolt works like a long-range sniper rifle. A successful roll will kill one enemy soldier on the battlefield rega...
POST- APOCALYPTIC WORLD WAR III The world is ruined. The nations of the world have blasted each other almost into the midd...
Zombies have no weapons of any kind, and cannot drive cars or ride horses. Since the Missile Turn means nothing to them, t...
QUICK AND EASY TABLES TURN SEQUENCE 12345-  Initiative Movement Missile Melee Morale  MOVEMENT RATES WALKING RUNNING On Fo...
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Clayton Callahan made his living principally in the    uniforms and guns    professions. Just out of high...