Black Powder, Napoleonic Wars 1789-1815

Gallery: Bossman John’s Black Powder Collection

He's amassed quite the collection...

Gallery: Bossman John’s Black Powder Collection
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Bossman John has held a deep interest in Black Powder warfare for years and has amassed quite the collection. We invite you to take a peek but first, the man himself, explains his fascination with this period of warfare, his painting routine, and recommends a route into Black Powder wargaming…

You can see just a small sample of John’s Black Powder collection in the images below:

The Battle of Waterloo

In this second video, John ruminates on the Battle of Waterloo, a true landmark in military history; one that will never fade, and nothing on such a grand scale would be seen again…

The battle of Waterloo provides a fascinating yet convenient route into the game of Black Powder. John offers further guidance on army composition and beginning  a Black Powder collection:


The starter set for Black Powder contains everything needed to start your campaign for victory at Waterloo!

Contents include:

  • Soft back A5 version of the new Black Powder Second Edition rulebook
  • Easy start guide
  • 12 Chasseurs à Cheval
  • 48 French infantry
  • 48 British infantry
  • 24 Hanoverian Infantry
  • 1x Metal Royal artillery cannon
  • 1x metal French foot commander
  • 1x metal British foot commander
  • Bases for all above models
  • Six d6
  • Card playsheet and casualty markers
Dan Hewitson
Dan can often be found contemplating the mound of unpainted minis building up under his desk. He has a tendency to roll lots of ones. He also has a tendency to complain about rolling lots of ones.