Conquest of New Mexico

The Spanish conquest of New Mexico isn’t a very popular period, and certainly not for wargamers, but it does seem to offer some interesting scenarios. It appeals to me for a couple of reasons:

  • Features Spanish (of course)
  • Features Plains Indians, e.g. Apache and Navajo, hence an excuse to buy a new range of figures.
  • All 300 years before the Plains Indians were fighting the US Army in the Pony Wars.
  • Offers both skirmish (Spanish v Pueblos; Spanish v Apache; Pueblos v Apache) and campaign potential (Spanish Conquest; Pueblos Revolt; Apache raid).

I can offer:

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