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General Discussion and Announcements / Re: Upcoming Multiplayer Game
« Last post by shadojack on Today at 04:30:40 PM »
Hi Fred,
Thanks for the feedback.  I was contemplating having one CnC ops sheet with normal dice and general events.  The other commands would get a "Battleboard" ops sheet with only tactical options.  These subcommands would each roll either 4 or 2 dice (resetting) for ops and would have to spend their own ops if they wanted to activate road or tactical phases for their commands.  It is looking more like 10 players, 5 each side.

Ray
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Historical Scenarios / Re: Faenza Italy 1944
« Last post by PB117 on Today at 01:57:23 PM »
Nice work, thanks again
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General Discussion and Announcements / Re: Upcoming Multiplayer Game
« Last post by fred on Today at 01:27:21 PM »
Thats a lot of players for the table.

If each player only has 1 element, then I'd reduce the number of Ops dice they get each turn otherwise they will have a lot available to spend on their units. Normally its 2 or 3 elements for 1 Ops file and dice.

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Historical Scenarios / Re: Faenza Italy 1944
« Last post by fred on Today at 01:24:25 PM »
Another cool scenario, you really are cranking them out.

It has a very different force mix to most late war British vs German scenarios.
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General Discussion and Announcements / Re: Rommel on the kitchen table
« Last post by robh on Today at 09:52:35 AM »
That works surprisingly well.

Normally I am not a fan of "boardgame" style stats bars on figure bases and have to admit to thinking a 3" square would be too small, but I am genuinely impressed with the way that looks.

Nicely done.
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General Discussion and Announcements / Upcoming Multiplayer Game
« Last post by shadojack on Today at 06:56:24 AM »
I'm planning on hosting a 8-12 person game.  I'm thinking a 5 by 9 foot table, each player gets their own combat element (Kampfgrup, Regimental Combat Team) and their own Ops sheet.  What do you think?  Potential problems? Pitfalls to avoid?

Ray
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Historical Scenarios / Re: Faenza Italy 1944
« Last post by jnrshaw on Today at 04:54:24 AM »
great scenario--thanks!!
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Historical Scenarios / Faenza Italy 1944
« Last post by armstp on Today at 01:22:40 AM »
The 8th Army has just crossed the Lamone River, heading for Bologna, only to be counter attacked by the 90th Panzer Grenadier Division near the city of Faenza.
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Lasalle Rules Questions / Re: Fighting over a bridge
« Last post by SirBasilBarfly on April 17, 2018, 08:16:27 PM »
Hi, yes I read the article and it also doesnt specify what formation crossing a bridge into an enemy unit would constitute.  As for manoeuvre, you are right and I will edit it.

Thanks

Basil
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House Rules and Options / Rare units 88mm Flak18Sfl
« Last post by Gary1946 on April 17, 2018, 05:23:46 PM »
Ok, trying to make a unit.

There were two companies of Flak18Sfl and a few special units of 88s towed and fired without unlimbering. I am not sure how to treat them. I have modeled two companies but not sure how to grade them. They were Rare but very effective vs French Bis1 tanks and as bunker busters in France and the early campaign in Russia.

The “Eighty Eights” tactic could reflect this without changing anything.
The other possibility would be to allow a Flak 18Sfl company (Rare) in an early German Army.  Maybe [2-1-1  1-6].
For the bunker buster role….(how about double combat number attacking prepared positions?)
At times, 88s were very effective even in small numbers.

I know it is a lot of thought for one or maybe two units, but that is what some of us do. ???

Gary
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