Campaign Map at start of move 5 - 1200 2May 1813
Move 1 – 0800 1 May 1813
Prussian and French armies reach their concentration areas
Move 2 – 1200 1 May 1813
The Prussian Army nears the river Saale, and 3 corps secure the bridge at
The French Army have reached their concentration areas around Helmstedt.
Move 3 – 1600 1 May 1813
3 Prussian corps crossed the river Saale and entered
4 and 13 French corps both try to pass through
Move 4 – 0800 2 May 1813
The Prussians have now crossed the river Saale at Parey in the north and
The French traffic jam at
Move 5 - 1200 2 May 1813
The Prussians have crossed the river Saale and 2 corps is approaching
The French continue their advance towards
Armies in Contact
Both sides are now within four squares of each other. They will not be able to move within three squares whilst on Move orders. CinC must now decide whether they want to move into contact, in which case they will have to change their orders to Engage or Attack.
When to use Hold orders
When CinC orders Hold the corps will remain in that square, and fight to hold it, until the corps commander receives new orders or c
When to use Attack orders
Difference between Engage and Attack orders
What happens if both have Move orders
It is not necessary for any player to have any knowledge of the wargame rules, though it will help you to follow the battle reports if you have some understanding. There is a copy on the campaign blog.
I have been asked for a full copy, which I can now send by email if anyone would like one. I also have a three page summary of the rules, which explains how they work. These are also available by email. If you would like a copy of either, or both, please send me an email.