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by DCRBrown
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Why do attackers have the advantage when assaulting BUAs?
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: Why do attackers have the advantage when assaulting BUAs?

C, I think you might be confusing the Charge Table with the Melee Table. Remember there is no Charge procedure when assaulting BUAs and Strongpoints, after taking defensive fire the attackers are moved directly into melee, as they are forced to fight their way in, the defenders are not going to run....
by DCRBrown
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Risk to General
Replies: 8
Views: 308

Re: Risk to General

M,

If using the Optional rules your unfortunate general is replaced with a Poor Brigadier. (p94 & 97.)

DB
by DCRBrown
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: OTT Destiny results
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: OTT Destiny results

C, The Destiny rule is designed to be frustrating for the player on the receiving end. However, may I suggest that you look at this result from the other perspective? First the opponent has to roll a Double Six, the odds of doing so being about 3%, which is low to say the least. But also the Double ...
by DCRBrown
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Learning and discovering: scales question
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Learning and discovering: scales question

JCFrog2, One cannot accurately reflect a military simulation on a table top that measures, on average, 6 foot x 5 foot, when using 15mm or 28mm figures. The table size we use limits the ability to reflect the true depth of battlefields. On a map, as used in military wargames and of course Kriegsspie...
by DCRBrown
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Cossacks in charge
Replies: 10
Views: 446

Re: Cossacks in charge

MUA,

Cossacks are considered as irregular cavalry and do not receive the lance bonus.

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by DCRBrown
Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: The Guard Attacks
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: The Guard Attacks

C,

The RA Battery should have 4 casualties, as per the text.

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by DCRBrown
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Scenarios for GdA using GdB books
Replies: 2
Views: 624

Re: Scenarios for GdA using GdB books

J, To convert them into GdA units, is it just a matter of calculating the number of men in the unit, then determining the GdA size accordingly? Yes. Are the unit ratings (grenadier, recruit, campaign or battle cavalry, etc) listed in the GdB scenarios as well? GdeB has slightly different ratings: Gd...
by DCRBrown
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Pickett's Charge
Topic: ALL VOLLEYS: Long Range
Replies: 2
Views: 273

Re: ALL VOLLEYS: Long Range

T,

Yes.

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by DCRBrown
Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic!
Topic: 'O' Group
Replies: 7
Views: 1209

Re: 'O' Group

If we are lucky - something may appear today.....

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by DCRBrown
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Melee vs BUA attacker wins by 1 in 2nd round of melee.
Replies: 5
Views: 309

Re: Melee vs BUA attacker wins by 1 in 2nd round of melee.

W61,

Occupying the BUA is the same as Take the Ground - see Results Take the Ground p89.

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