Capitan Games

By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 1st, 2017
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Now that we’re in September, summer’s pretty much over. I know that it’s really not quite done yet, officially speaking, but basically it is. As people come back from vacations and the kids head back to school, it’s a good time to ramp up on some more gaming. Capitan Games is ...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Dec 7th, 2016
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Is this week just rocketing by for anyone else, or just me? I mean, it’s already Wednesday. Well, seeing as it is Wednesday, let’s get ourselves stocked up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today we have: Public Alpha For Cold Start Posted, How to Paint Board Game Miniatures: The Beginne...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 23rd, 2016
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Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Or, for those of you not in the US. Happy Wednesday! As for me, I’m going to be busy when I get home. I need to bake another pumpkin pie, put turkey 1 into the brine bucket, speed-thaw turkey 2 (place in cold, running water for a couple hours), and make whipped […...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Nov 4th, 2016
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Time has been playing weird tricks this week, I feel. The first several days flew by. Thursday took an eternity. Now, today’s doing a little bit of both. I feel like it should be later than it is, so it feels like it’s been a long time since this morning… but I’ve also gotten ...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Aug 16th, 2015
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Those lazy, hazy, crazy Sundays of summer. We don’t have many of them left. It’s already noticeably cooler here in Atlanta. You don’t go outside and instantly curse. Anyway, we’ve got a selection of bite-sized stories for you. In this batch of Snippets we have: Purgatory Minia...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 8th, 2015
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It’s another Sunday. Time for some more of the shorter, bite-sized stories that we’ve come across in the past couple days. Also, yesterday during D&D, our party almost blew up the world (or at least an entire tropical island). Good times. Anyway, for today we have: New Bad Lands Hero...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 4th, 2015
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We’ve got another batch of smaller-sized stories for you this Wednesday. Beyond the cut we’ve got: New Spaceships from Brigade Models, a 28mm PDF New Orleans Warehouse from Finger and Toe, the latest releases from Bombshell Miniatures, the latest releases from Spectre Miniatures, new 10mm...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 26th, 2015
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Capitan Games gives you a new way to create and manage your Divisional Commander forces with their free online army builder program. Players can create their armies and even keep a record of matches with the software. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 18th, 2014
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Capitan Games and Battlemodels Miniatures are bringing you a new line of 45mm War of Spanish Succession models and units. While 45mm isn’t really in vogue anymore, for the longest time, it was the preferred size for miniatures, most notably from H.G. Wells’ “Little Wars.” Ther...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 8th, 2014
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Capitan Games is offering free downloads of their 1st Carlist War Army Lists from their website. The Carlist War was the last of the Napoleonic age and was fought between two groups claiming that their candidate was the right one to take over the Spanish throne. And that just reminds us that we shoul...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 24th, 2014
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Capitan Games has some news about their Divisional Commander army-creator program as well as their Malburian Commander book. Source From the update: DIVISIONAL COMMANDER NEWS Online Army Builder In a short time and with the invaluable collaboration of LITTLE ARMY BUILDER, we shall have a free online ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 10th, 2014
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Capitan Games has their new forums open for discussing their products and the time periods that they cover. Source From the announcement: Capitan Games Ltd now has a forum. To become a member, just log in where you can comment, ask for clarifications and make suggestions on our rules, share scenarios...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 8th, 2014
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Capitan Games has released their Divisional Commander book over in their webshop for all you Napoleonic players. Source From the release: These rules are designed to play battles of medium size, involving a division, or a small corps, from the whole Napoleonic era, including the British-American War ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 19th, 2014
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Capitan Games Ltd has a new online shop set up for you to check out. Source From the launch: As we have said in earlier announcements and on The Miniatures Page we have opened a new company in the UK called Capitan Games Ltd. Battle Models Ltd will shortly disappear as a separate entity but, [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 9th, 2014
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Capitan Games Ltd. is a new structuring of Capitan Games and Battle Models Ltd. Check them out if you’re into historicals. Source From them to you: The arrival of CAPITAN GAMES LTD is an exciting development on the European wargaming scene. Based in the UK, it is an amalgamation of the Spanish ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Apr 9th, 2014
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Capitan Games will be making their way to Salute this weekend and offering demos of their games. Plus, they’ll have deals going on their Warmodelling miniatures. Source From the announcement: Come to see us at SALUTE 2014, with the invaluable help of IRON FORES GAME CLUB we will play the Cacabe...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 8th, 2014
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Capitan Games has launched a Board Game Starter campaign to fund the Maréchal edition of their Napoleon’s Battles game. Source From the campaign: BoardGameStarter.co.uk, a British-owned crowd-funding company in partnership with CrowdFunder.co.uk are working hand-in-hand with Capitán Games to br...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Feb 11th, 2014
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Capitan Games is offering a free copy of their Napoleon’s Battles rulebook to gaming groups that send in photos of their Napoleonic games. If your photo is chosen to be part of the new edition, they’ll send you a copy for free. Source From the announcement: As a tribute to all wargamers t...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 5th, 2014
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Warmodelling Miniatures will be releasing their new Spain in Flames game this week and they’ve got a special deal they’ll be running. Source From the announcement: Next week we will release our Spanish Civil War Wargames reference book Spain in Flames, with organization of all the armies ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 3rd, 2013
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Capitan Games released new army packs and accessories over on their website. Go check ’em out. From the announcement: ARMY PACKS FOR CAPITAN We have designed special Army Packs to play CAPITAN (CAPITAN GAMES Rules for small Napoleonic actions), for only 36€ you will have a full army with miniat...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 3rd, 2013
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Capitan Games will be coming out with a new edition of Napoleon’s Battles. From the announcement: CAPITAN GAMES the Wargames division of WARMODELLING MINIATURES, has acquired the world rights of the famous game Napoleon´s Battles from his author Bob Coggins. With the invaluable help of Mr. Cogg...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 26th, 2012
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Capitan Miniatures releases more Spanish Infantry models on their site. From the release: Our new ranges are available in our online shop and distributors: SPANISH INFANTRY 28mm (1808-1811) Napoleonic Spanish infantry in 1808-1811 uniform, suitable for Peninsular War. We have designed our miniatures ...
By tgn_admin
In Napoleonic
Jul 25th, 2011
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Capitan Games have released a campaign game for the Master & Commander Frigates rules. From their announcement: We have included in our M&C Frigates page the new Naval Officer Career System. Play now battles and earn ranks in the Spanish Army / Royal Navy / French Navy and US Navy. There is ...
By tgn_admin
In Napoleonic
Jul 6th, 2011
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Capitan Games have released the Master & Commander Frigates version of their Napoleonic naval combat rules. From their announcement: Master & Commander Frigates is a new game based in our naval rules system. Attached to a fleet, the frigates were the eyes and ears, ranging in line abreast o...
By tgn_admin
In Historical
Apr 30th, 2011
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Capitan Games’ rules will be featured in Miniature Wargames Magazine. From their announcement: In the may  issue number 337, of Miniature Wargames, the Capitan Rules has been included in the selection of Skirmish rules, for the napoleonic period in the article of Mike Popay and Ian Spence ̶...
By tgn_admin
In Historical
Apr 26th, 2011
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Capitan Games have released their Libertadores supplement for the Capitan Napoleonic rules. From their announcement: Capitan starts his Wars for the Liberation of South America series, with this first release. “The Wars of South american Independence or South American Emancipation, as these con...
By tgn_admin
In American Civil War
Apr 12th, 2011
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Capitan Games have posted their American Civil War supplement for their Capitan Napoleonic rules. From their announcement: Hostilities began on April 12, 1861, when Confederate forces attacked a U.S. military installation at Fort Summer in South Carolina, co-inciding with the 150th anniversary of thi...
By tgn_admin
In Historical
Apr 11th, 2011
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Capitan Games have released a Chilean Navy supplement for their Master and Commander naval rules. From their announcement: In 1818, at the request of Chilean leader Bernardo O’Higgins, Cochrane was appointed Vice Admiral, and took command of the Chilean Navy in Chile’s war of independence...
By tgn_admin
In American Civil War
Apr 9th, 2011
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Capitan Games will be releasing the American Civil War supplement for their Capitan rules. From their announcement: In a few days and coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the starting of the American Civil War we will release in our web the Capitan supplement for the ACW. You will find totally fr...
By tgn_admin
In Historical
Apr 2nd, 2011
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Capitan Games have added a free download with stats for the East Indies Campaign for their free Master and Commander naval rules. From their announcement: Now you can download new British & French Ships to refight the East Indies Campaign of 1778-1783, fight the battles of Cuddalore, Negapatam, ...