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Fighting Sail : Fleet Actions 1775-1815 (Paperback) (Ryan Miller)

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In the years between 1776 and 1815, grand square-rigged sailing ships dominated warfare on the high seas.Fighting Sail is a tabletop wargame of fleet battles in this age of canvas, cannon, and timbers. Players take on the roles of fleet admirals from one of eight different national fleets: America, Britain, France, Spain, The Netherlands, Portugal, Russia and Sweden in battles ranging from the American War of Independence to the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812. Each fleet has access to different ships, tactics, and command personalities - each with its own strengths and weaknesses. Offering a unique blend between detail and simplicity, the scenarios included enable the recreation of historic actions or 'what-if' scenarios. Join the battle and experience the adventurous age of the fighting sail!
In the years between 1776 and 1815, grand square-rigged sailing ships dominated warfare on the high seas. Fighting Sail is a tabletop wargame of fleet battles in this age of canvas, cannon, and timbers. Players take on the roles of fleet admirals from one of eight different national fleets: America, Britain, France, Spain, The Netherlands, Portugal, Russia and Sweden in battles ranging from the American War of Independence to the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812. Each fleet has access to different ships, tactics, and command personalities - each with its own strengths and weaknesses. Offering a unique blend between detail and simplicity, the scenarios included enable the recreation of historic actions or 'what-if' scenarios. Join the battle and experience the adventurous age of the fighting sail!
Number of Pages: 64
Genre: History, Games
Sub-Genre: Modern / 18th Century, Role Playing + Fantasy, Military / Naval
Series Title: Osprey Wargames
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Osprey Pub Co
Author: Ryan Miller
Language: English
Street Date: May 19, 2015
TCIN: 17246198
UPC: 9781472807700
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-8563

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