GMT announced today that Rebel Raiders will ship in late April, along with Iron & Oak, a tactical Civil War naval game which gamers can use to play out the battles in Rebel Raiders if they wish. A section of the Rebel Raiders playbook shows how to use Iron & Oak for such a purpose. So when Monitor and Virginia clash, or Kearsarge and Alabama meet, or when you are ready to run the gauntlet of guns at Vicksburg, rather than just play a card and roll a few dice for a quick result, you can go to Iron & Oak and fight it out in detail.
Late April, 2013:
My Friends at GMT have also put my blog up on their site:
Mark McLaughlin's BlogMark just started a new blog covering his various novels and game designs. It includes a feature on Rebel Raiders on the High Seas - 150 Years Ago - that ties in the cards with history. Drop by and say hi to Mark and check out the blog. It's here: