Perfect Sheet of Flame" : A New Version of the "Iron
Brigade" Miniature Wargame Rules System
This is the latest version of the "A Perfect Sheet of Flame" rules
system, which has replaced the "Iron Brigade" rules system.
These rules are regimental level rules, with a scale of 1:20
figures = actual men and 1
inch = 25 yards real world distance.
Highlights of the
changes from "Iron Brigade" to "A Perfect Sheet of Flame":
Free download "A Perfect Sheet of Flame" (in pdf
- The major changes are in the game mechanics.
- This version reverts to a written order driven
simultaneous movement system.
will no longer be a phasing and non-phasing player.
and control rules have been added.
fire combat system is significantly revamped, though an alternative
system similar to the previous table driven system will be retained as
- Morale system is slightly simplified,
but the morale step
system is retained
Note that I am considering changing the free
download to a small 2.50 charge (using lulu.com) to help recover the
cost of maintaining this web site.
Let me know how
affect your decision to download.
Help support this website,
purchase a printed copy
of Perfect Sheet of Flame (http://www.lulu.com/content/329478)
in 6x9 format and spiral bound so the rules
wargame table. Copies are $12.50 each.
purchase provides a few
dollars and additional motivation to support and expand upon this
Feedback from gamers encouraged
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have feedback for, "A Perfect Sheet of Flame".
About the name
much time and so many changes have been incorporated into the rules,
that I decided to change the name, so folks don't confuse this new
version with the old version. "Sheet of Flame" is a commonly
used metaphor for the appearance of a discharge of a line of black
powder muskets or
the view of an opposing battleline through the smoke of battle.
have found this metaphor is used in several different battlefield
I even found the reference in a battle involving the Iron
which, I supposes, justifies the name change, a bit more than it would
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