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Belle Epoque
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Designer Pierre Laporte
Type of Game "Tactical" - Squads, Platoons and Companies
Type of Dice d6 or d6,d10 or none

Overview[]

A set of fast play rules for the late 19th century and early 20th century, complete with quick reference cards. 


Resources[]

Rules[]

Rules (ODT): File:Belle epoque.odt

Rules (PDF): File:Belle epoque.pdf


Scenarios[]

Abomey : Scenario for the French conquest of Dahomey in 1892.

Alma Zouaves : Aperitif Crimean Scenarios

Shipka Pass : Russo-Turkish war of 1877 scenario, including quick reference cards and "print and play" counters.


Variants[]

Washing The Spears[]

Washing The Spears

Colonial scenarios for Belle Epoque.

An Assegai Into The Belly[]

ODT: File:An assegai.odt

PDF: File:An assegai.pdf

A 2nd extension for Belle Epoque, covering the colonial period, complete with quick reference cards, special rules and scenarios allowing to refight famous battles such as Isandlwana or Adowa in less than 2 hours.

Foreign Devils[]

Foreign Devils

A third extension for Belle Epoque with special rules, quick reference cards and "aperitif" scenarios covering the Boxer Rebellion - refight the siege of Peking in 55 minutes.

Buffalo Soldiers[]

Buffalo Soldiers

The 4th expansion for Belle Epoque covering the Cuban campaign of 1898 an including a set of "print and play" counters, quick reference cards and a solo game scenario inspired by the battles of San Juan Hill and El Caney.

Brave Gens[]

Brave Gens

Covering the Franco-Prussian war of 1870 and the Russo-Turkish war of 1877, with special rules, quick reference cards, "print and play" counters, and "aperitif" scenarios (Spicheren, Borny, Froeschwiller, Shipka Pass).

Saving The Guns[]

Saving The Guns

6th and last expansion for "Belle Epoque", covering the 2nd Anglo-Boer War and the Russo-Japanese war.