Field of Battle features easily mastered game mechanics, minimal
rules and table references during play, and an emphasis on the fog of
war. Sequence cards establish the capabilities and sequence of actions
of each army.
Field of Battle uses combat resolution tables and procedures
that are familiar to Piquet players, but initiative and sequence deck
use is completely unique. Rules have been streamlined to make processes
consistent, simple, and as short as possible, All charts needed for
play are included on a single reference sheet.
Field of Battle is an *opportunity to play/counter opportunity
to play* game. The opportunity to act and play is equal for both sides,
but the effectiveness of each army varies with the appearance of
specific cards in the sequence deck.
Field of Battle covers the period from approximately 1700 to
1900. Field of Battle is a stand alone game - no additional supplements
are necessary for play. Ratings are included for the following war:
War of the Spanish Succession
Great Northern War
Seven Years War
American War of Independence
Mexican American War
American Civil War
Franco Prussian War
The same basic rules and procedures are used for all of the
different periods with period specific rules provided to add color and
unique features. MASTER RULES NOT REQUIRED TO PLAY
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 12 November, 2009.