napoleonics

Lenoon’s Road to Austerlitz 6: Geldings in the Name Of

Breaking News: Napoleon is Dead This urgent update interrupts your scheduled rambles about horses. As we go to press it is May 5th, 2022. Napoleon has been dead for 101 years and we would like to mark this solemn occasion...

Series review: Sharpe

This week's guest article is written by Count Numbers! About two weeks ago I stopped being able to sleep. I could fall asleep fine, but I’d wake up every ninety minutes. Essentially I’ve just come out of about twelve days...

Lenoon’s Road to Austerlitz 5: Section, Company, Cardboard Box

I got to a point last article when I felt: I've got this. I know what I'm doing, I more or less know the history, and I know the games and the plan. You might have noticed the smug...

Lenoon’s Road to Austerlitz Part 4: Bred, Fed, Le(a)d and Read

Across the board stands an immaculate line of French Infantry. Sixty grizzled veterans of the Chasseurs a Pied glower at you, readying muskets and arranging their spectacular facial hair. Thirty impetuous, blooded veterans of the Turin Velites stand poised...

Lenoon’s Road to Austerlitz, Part 3: Discipline in French is Discipline

We left off last time with me careering around the early stages of building and researching a Napoleonic army, with 62 poorly painted Guardsmen and one fairly well painted Guardswoman and a vague impression of post-revolutionary French history to...

Lenoon’s Road to Austerlitz, Part 2: Grenadier? I ‘ardly know ier!

Epaulettes. They're a thing you put on your shoulders when in a uniform that makes your shoulders look wider. They have a fringe, and a flat bit, and lots of details if you're doing it right. They attach to...

Lenoon’s Road to Austerlitz, Part 1: Some Corsican Guy

Surprisingly, for someone with a love for Historicals gaming, and far too many abandoned projects in more or less every game goonhammer covers, I've never picked up Napoleonics. There's a good few reasons for this - the whole period...

Turnip28: Interview with Max FitzGerald

Every so often a new trend grips the hobby community but it's rare for one to arise quite so fast as what is known as Turnip28. Inspired by the Inq28 and Dark Age of Sigmar communities, part of the...

Historicals Review – Victrix Guard Lancers

There were three regiments of Guard Lancers, the Polish Lancers (1st and 3rd Regiments being Old Guard and Young Guard) and the Red (2nd Regiment Dutch-French) Lancers. The Polish Lancers had an almost legendary reputation in combat and were undefeated...

How to Paint Everything: Napoleonics

In this week's Goonhammer Historicals we take a look at how to paint some of the most iconic uniforms of the Napoleonic Wars. Ultimately, it would be an enormous work to outline how to paint every uniform of every nation,...