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Waterloo 2106
« on: June 20, 2016, 11:12:25 AM »
Another year on and another Waterloo game this weekend on a new layout 6 x 4 table using half the figures from last years 8 x 6 game.

I attach the Unit labels; OOB & timeline in excel and the notes for the terrain.

The game was played with the historical moves and counter moves and the result was as the actual outcome...an Allied win.

The French had lost 19 units by the end and one retired off the British lost 7 units and 3 retired the Prussians lost 1 unit.

The rules really capture the feel well and produce an historical result.

Bijlandt took Casualties form the Grand Battery and was finished off by the attack of 1st Corpsthe first unit to be destroyed.

The Hougoumont fell before Byng could reinforce the Nassauers holding it however, they recaptured it before the French could garrison it and held on under increasing pressure before succumbing to the weight of 2nd Corps.

La Haie Saint held out all day with one unit of old Guard attacking it instead of the ridge and still not being able to throw the defenders out!

The British had 5 units fatigued at the end and Wellington indeed said "Give me night or give me Blücher"

Fortunately it was Blucher and the number of troops that arrive that made it impossible for the French to win although as Wellington said "the nearest run thing you ever saw in your life..."

Photos to follow.



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Re: Waterloo 2106
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2016, 11:17:18 AM »
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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2016, 11:25:45 AM »
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Re: Waterloo 2106
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2016, 04:25:47 PM »
Spectacular!

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Re: Waterloo 2106
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2016, 03:24:40 AM »
Thank you...

The building models are the Total Battle Miniatures range; the terrain by Adrians Walls; 6mm figures from Baccus painted by Turbil Miniatures see their ebay offers halmarie0

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Re: Waterloo 2106
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2016, 05:40:25 AM »
Very nice HP! Champion effort! 6mm figures are the way to go for big battles... :)...

Are your bases 60mm X 30mm?
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Re: Waterloo 2106
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2016, 07:51:20 AM »
Thank you, yes they are 60 x 30 mm two bases give a 60 x 60 mm.

I think the deeper bases play better too than a single base.

I used 60mm base widths for movement and firing.

Last years anniversary Waterloo battle is in the Scenario Bucket with three to six 60 x 30mm bases to a unit on a 8 x 6 table.

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Re: Waterloo 2106
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2017, 06:18:10 AM »
Hi Guys
For a AAR of a Waterloo refight using BLUCHER please follow the link:
http://trailape.blogspot.com.au/2017/12/waterloo-refight-using-blucher-rules.html
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