While I was searching a way through of 18th Century Imagi-Nation figures and accidentally pottering about what’s inside the basement where my player-icons are stored, I decided to wait for the operators to start their job down here. I switched in to few boxes of Caesar 1/72 magic figures I got recently and it got my creative juices on top. Now I already have a powerful pair of Hostile Realms rules (which act on the Piquet area), as well as Dux Britanniarum (by Too Fat Lardies which feature historical Dark Age wargaming). I also own Theater of War (campaign rules also by Piquet), and Rally Round the King (by Two Hour Wargames.
Yes, I know, I am a rules magpie.
Now I love the campaign system in Dux Britanniarum. I think they are simple, flow well and creative great narratives. I like the solo playability of Hostile Realms, and I like Rally Round the King for the same reason.
While my brian was trying to create a Frankenstein hybrid of these rules systems, I remembered that Mike Sagliano had sent me a copy of his Rally Round The King Campaign Rules. This meaty pdf weighs in a 90 pages, and is a treasure trove of cool ideas.
So I dragged my 7-year old home from the playground (I had been sat there for four hours) and booted up my PC, hoping that one pdf would be the electrical spark that animated (more…)