A set of mass battle rules for wargaming in the Napoleonic Wars, allowing players to refight the battles that shaped Europe.
From the late Revolutionary Wars and Egyptian campaign, to the battles of Austerlitz, Borodino, Leipzig and Waterloo, Absolute Emperor is a mass battle wargame that provides all the rules needed to play during this period of grand armies and sweeping campaigns. Players’ armies are composed of multiple corps, with command and control being of the utmost importance, all influenced by the elan of your general. Do you follow in the footsteps of Napoleon and be crowned the Absolute Emperor or stand against tyranny as Wellington and Blücher?
- The Napoleonic period is one of the most popular in historical wargaming, second only behind World War II.
- Many Napoleonic systems are old fashioned in design whereby a smaller, streamlined ruleset, such as Absolute
Emperor, should do well with new players and older gamers looking for a change.
- The period is supported by a vast array of miniatures, in a range of scales, from manufacturers such as Warlord Games, Perry Miniatures, Victrix.