Campaign book set in Napoleonic Europe. Covers the history and potential characters for the time frame.
From the back cover:
"Meet the Little General!"
"From his beginnings as a Corsican soldier, through his rise to power as the Emperor of France, to his final defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon Bonaparte built an empire ... and a legend. Napoleon was that rarest of men — one whose life defined the age in which he lived. Now the age comes alive for your roleplaying games.
"GURPS Age of Napoleon is a comprehensive guide to the life and times of Napoleon Bonaparte. It contains:
- A history of the years leading up to Napoleon's rule, including events in Europe, Asia, and the American colonies.
- Biographies for dozens of leading men — and women! — of the age, many with GURPS character writeups.
- Chapters about life under Napoleon, both for the bourgeoisie and for the nobility, and about the culture of the age — music, art, and literature
- Suggestions for campaigns in the Age of Napoleon. Play officers in the French fleet, Wellington's foot soldiers, American blockade-runners, or secret agents for any of the empires.
- Plus detailed maps of Europe, France, and Paris, during and after the French Revolution!
"It was an age when heroes were made, an age when history was a blank book waiting to be written. It was the Age of Napoleon."