In a game with fewer than seven players,
modify the player assignments as follows:
In a two-player game, one player controls
Britain and Prussia rather than Britain and
Russia as per the Soldier
Emperor scenario booklet. In sub-version
A of the three-player game, the assignments
are France and Britain as stated, but substitute
Prussia for Austria.
The game starts in spring 1815 and ends at
the start of winter 1815, unless someone plays
a “Winter Campaign” event card.
The player with the highest net victory point-gain
at the end of the game is the winner.
Each country begins with the forces listed
below. They may set up in any home area. Each
player rolls two dice. High roller sets up
one unit or leader, and setup proceeds clockwise
around the table with each player setting
up one unit or leader until all pieces are
- Austria: Schwarzenberg,
Frimont, 12 armies, 1 fleet (Charles, John,
and Mack are removed from play).
- Britain: Wellington,
Collingwood, 5 armies, 7 fleets (Nelson,
Moore, and Jervis are removed from play).
- France: Napoleon, Ney,
Jerome, Soult, one 5-3 army, 15 armies,
4 fleets (Villenueve, Eugene and Massena
are removed from play).
- Prussia: Blucher, Yorck,
10 armies (Hohenlohe and Brunswick are removed
- Russia: Alexander, Barclay,
15 armies, 3 fleets (Kutusov, Kamensky,
and Senyavin are removed from play).
- Spain: Blake, Cuesta,
8 armies, 1 fleet (Palafox, Gravina, and
Castanos are removed from play).
- Turkey: Ahmed, Kuschanz
Ali, 10 armies, 2 fleets (Ebubekir, Pechlivan,
Bayrakdar, and Seyit Ali are removed from
Starting Money and Manpower
- Austria: 30 Manpower,
- Britain: 20 Manpower,
- France: 33 manpower,
- Prussia: 20 Manpower,
- Russia: 45 Manpower,
- Spain: 20 Manpower,
- Turkey: 30 Manpower,
Minors Special Rules and Territory
Naples is a French Minor Ally with Murat
and 2 armies.
Holland is a British Minor Ally with Orange,
1 army and 1 fleet.
Prussian Control Markers are placed on Kleves,
Mecklenburg and Baden.
Austrian Control Markers are placed on Etruria
Russian Control Markers are placed on Moldavia,
Abkhazia, Finland and Daghestan.
British Control Markers are placed on Corfu
Norway is part of Sweden.
Remove all Minor Country creation cards.
The Sultan has been Overthrown and the Cossacks
Napoleon has been captured once, thus losing
his combat bonus.
Murat is considered the King of Naples,
and can never control more French armies than
The Vendee is in revolt. Unless a French
army is physically present, the French player
is -4 Victory Points in the Victory Phase
even if Vendee is not controlled by another