Hammer of the Scots brings the rebellion of the Braveheart, William Wallace, to life. As the English player, you seek to pacify Scotland by controlling all the important noble lords. The Scottish player also seeks the allegiance of nobles to support a difficult struggle for freedom. Hammer of the Scots will give you many hours of entertainment and insight into this fascinating period in history.
Map board: Full-color (22" x 25") mapboard of Scotland and Northern England with heraldry of the important noble families.
Wooden Blocks (24mm): 56 Hardwood counters including leaders, nobles, archers, knights, and infantry.
25 Event Cards
Detailed Game Rules
Two Scenarios: A campaign game plus two scenarios: Braveheart and The Bruce.
Playable History: Hammer of the Scots is a very playable game. The rulebook is 8 pages. Games last from 2-4 hours.
(Almost) complete rules for the game squeezed into two pages (either A4 or Letter). Should be helpful for learning the rules, introducing the game to new players or as a handy reference during play.
I attempted to improve on the wording of the original rules to achieve greater consistency and resolve any ambiguities.
New release including changes suggested by user armadaman.
Reference sheet useful for quick referencing and provides a structured summary for teaching the game.
If you are interested in ref sheets for other games that I’ve made (>250), a complete set is available at my boardgame blog, http://hiewandboardgames.blogspot.com/2010/12/concise-reference-sheets.html
Battle Board for English and Scots - provides combat rating sequence placement for unit fire order and identification of which units have fired or not. Also provides basic turn/exceptions guidance for battle phase.