The Musket & Pike Dual Pack contains two 17th Century tactical battle games from the award-winning Musket & Pike series — This Accursed Civil War and Sweden Fights On. Both have been out of print for over a decade. For this special edition two new battles have been included (Cheriton and Cropredy Bridge) and all orders of battle and maps have been updated to reflect the latest scholarship.
The system emphasizes Command and Control and the unique style of combat in that era. Units are infantry brigades, cavalry regiments, and artillery batteries. Rules include Cavalry Charges, use of the Cavalry's pistols to skirmish or use in close combat, artillery grazing fire. Infantry techniques of fire including advancing, retreating, and salvo firing. Play is highly interactive, and a battle can be played through in one siting.
Included battles: from This Accursed Civil War and C3i (Edgehill 1642, First Newbury 1643, Cheriton 1644, Cropredy Bridge 1644, Marston Moor 1644, Second Newbury 1644, Naseby 1645) and from Sweden Fights On (Nördlingen 1634, Wittstock 1636, Second Breitenfeld 1642, Jankau 1645).
- 5 Back-Printed Map Sheets
- 5 Counter Sheets
- 1 Series Marker Sheet
- 6 Two-Sided Battle Specific Player Aid Cards
- 2 Player Aid Cards
- 1 Orders Summary Card
- Musket & Pike Battle Series Rulebook
- This Accursed Civil War Playbook
- Sweden Fights On Playbook
- Two 10-sided dice