Category: Fuego Cruzado


Andalusian Motorcade – A Crossfire Scenario in the Spanish Civil War

Table Motorcade

A scenario for Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for the Spanish Civil War – as the Nationalists drive north through Andalusia towards the distant Madrid.

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45 Pesetas – A Crossfire Scenario in the Spanish Civil War

A scenario for Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for the Spanish Civil War. 45 Pesetas was the bounty the Nationalists put on a Republican T-26 tank. The Moroccans were keen on this offer and through their endeavours the Nationalists built up their own T-26 units. Somehow this seems like a potential game.

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Fuego Cruzado Scenarios: Crossfire Scenarios for Spain’s Wars

My scenarios for Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for Spain’s Wars (e.g. Spanish Civil War and Rif War).

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HMG versus Armour in Crossfire

Some musing on machine guns versus armour in Crossfire. Standard Crossfire doesn’t cover this.

Political Commissar Rule for Crossfire

The Political Commissar Special Rule for Crossfire. Standard Crossfire doesn’t cover this but it is described in Hit the Dirt (p. 8). The rule is optional but is applicable to Soviets in WWII – in particular between July 1941 and November 1942 – and communists in any number of civil wars and insurgencies, e.g. the Spanish Civil War and the Portuguese Colonial War.

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Counter-Attack on Mérida – A Crossfire Scenario in the Spanish Civil War

A scenario for Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for the Spanish Civil War – as the Republicans try to recapture Merida from the advancing Nationalists.

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Republication Order of Battle for Fuego Cruzado

Republican orders of battle for Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for the Spanish Civil War.

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Nationalist Order of Battle for Fuego Cruzado

Nationalist orders of battle for Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for the Spanish Civil War.

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Paramilitary Order of Battle for Fuego Cruzado

Paramilitary orders of battle for Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for the Spanish Civil War. These guys fought on both sides of the war, either Nationalist or Republicans.

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Generic Order of Battle for Fuego Cruzado

Generic orders of battle for Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for the Spanish Civil War.

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Order of Battle for Fuego Cruzado

The Spanish Civil had a lot in common with WWII, but there were some key differences. I’ve got a separate page on the historical Spanish Civil War Order of Battle. Here I have attempted to explain the organisation of the dominant formations as they would appear in Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for Spain’s wars.

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Wargames Rules for the Spanish Civil War

Here are my thoughts on wargaming rules for the Spanish Civil War.

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University City – A Crossfire Scenario in the Spanish Civil War

A scenario for Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for the Spanish Civil War – as the Nationalists try to drive the International Brigades out of the University City. The fighting revolves around the Hall of Philosophy and Letters.

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Tank attack at Sesena – A Crossfire Scenario in the Spanish Civil War

A scenario for Fuego Cruzado – my variant of Crossfire for the Spanish Civil War – featuring the brand new Republican T-26 tanks fresh off the boats from the USSR. Historically the Republican armour mauled Nationalist Cavalry in the streets of Seseña then destroyed an Italian tankette squadron. They were only driven off by Legionnaires getting personal with petrol bombs.

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