Friday, 29 July 2016

Quick Reference Sheets for NCiM

Well, I've been busy during the week putting together a QRS. for Napoleon's Campaigns in Miniature.

After playing a game the week before it became apparent the skipping through the book looking for charts and with a bunch of printed PDF casualty charts all over the table it seemed that a nice laminated, good quality, fully functional  QRS was required. So I got down to it. and I put my Photoshop skills to good use.

I first designed a basic page using a bunch of Napoleonic paintings and images that I lifted from the internet. I then converted all the charts and other relevant info from the book into digital charts and saved them as PDF's. From there I transferred them into Photoshop and did a bit of re-sizing and gamma adjustment stuff.

These are not perfect and I'm sure I'll find mistakes as we start to use them. There are also a bunch of things, like movement rates and formation changes that will come into dispute as we play games. As we discuss things and sort them out I'll make changes. I also invented some completely original things like the Random General Generator, the Weather chart and General Casualty thingy. These might stay or they may go. Who knows?

The idea is to print them onto a double sided A3 page, laminate it and then fold it. So then it will be a nice A4 sized folder with 99% of everything needed for a game of NCiM.

But for now here they are. these are smaller than the proper print sized copies but they're larger and clearer than the ones I originally posted on the Bruce Quarrie Facebook page. If you want them drop me a line in the comments section and I'll send the originals one to you. Just remember, they ain't finalised yet!


  1. Ooh. Would very much like to get these.

    Thank you!

    1. Hi Stu, I'll email the charts to you but first I'll make a couple of adjustments and add some other bits. Give me a day or two.