Category Archives: 1870 Franco Prussian War

Franco Prussian War 1870 – Battle at the River Lauter

  Another FPW battle in the Wargamorium last night using the 1870 rules and 15mm Old Glory figures. A Bavarian Corps was trapped up against the river Lauter by a considerably larger French Corps.  The bridge behind them was destroyed … Continue reading

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More Franco Prussian War news

Now that we have decided to press ahead with the 1870 rules I have re-based all of my FPW armies and can now field 2 Prussian Corps (III and X), I Bavarian Corps and the Wurtemburg Division against a single French … Continue reading

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FPW using the 1870 Rules

We tried the 1870 Rules over two nights and whereas there is plenty to recommend them I have to say we did get a bit bogged down in some of the micromanagment aspects of the rules.  They are stated to … Continue reading

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Franco Prussian War 1870. Assault on the heights of St. Privat.

This was a solo rules test based on the Prussian Guards’ assault on the heights of St. Privat.  All figures are Old Glory 15mm. Rules are home made and a work in progress. I had to use some Bavarian and … Continue reading

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