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by Richard
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ANCIENT SHARP PRACTICE - DISCIPLINA ET VIRTUS
Replies: 71
Views: 8343

Re: ANCIENT SHARP PRACTICE - DISCIPLINA ET VIRTUS

Thank you Emilio. I have downloaded that. Contrarius. I wasn't influenced by those at all, but by the classic Roman military virtues of discipline and virtue, The discipline of the men complemented by the leadership of their officer pretty much sums up what the game is about. It's a perfect match. T...
by Richard
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ANCIENT SHARP PRACTICE - DISCIPLINA ET VIRTUS
Replies: 71
Views: 8343

Re: ANCIENT SHARP PRACTICE

Sitrep. Just off on hols with a pile of books. My first Roman and German forces are complete. My first British forces are assembled and ready to paint on my return. So progress is being made.

Rich
by Richard
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ANCIENT SHARP PRACTICE - DISCIPLINA ET VIRTUS
Replies: 71
Views: 8343

Re: ANCIENT SHARP PRACTICE

Chaps.. 1. Nag nag nag. You are worse than my missus 2. I'm already on the case. For complete disclosure, I have been preparing for this for some time, to the extent of having forces painted and NEARLY ready to start playtesting. I have been mulling over how the rules would work for some time now an...
by Richard
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lardy Podcast
Replies: 32
Views: 12309

Re: Lardy Podcast

It would. Every month I reapply. Every month nothing happens.

Rich
by Richard
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Marching Fire
Replies: 20
Views: 817

Re: Marching Fire

Okay. This is, I guess, an example of where using an historical quote in the text of rules doesn't help. My intention was to reflect the enhanced ability to move and fire when using a semi-automatic weapon as opposed to a bolt action one and to also reflect the doctrine attached to that. To take eac...
by Richard
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sidneys challenge
Replies: 25
Views: 2488

Re: Sidneys challenge

No, that's scenarios. The multiple play of some means that the number of games could be....well... endless
by Richard
Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sidneys challenge
Replies: 25
Views: 2488

Re: Sidneys challenge

We have reached the conclusion that the Market Garden project we are working on will generate over 50 games. It really is a huge campaign.
by Richard
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Off Topic!
Topic: podcast 20 discussion on historical accuracy of gaming
Replies: 5
Views: 5736

Re: podcast 20 discussion on historical accuracy of gaming

Historical accuracy is a difficult thing to achieve in a game as most games focus on one or two elements which the designer considers to be core. So for me that is battlefield friction and how commanders can try to overcome it. Personally I treat the hardware of combat with aa relatively light touch...
by Richard
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sidneys challenge
Replies: 25
Views: 2488

Re: Sidneys challenge

No, but we will be producing a scenario for free download.

Rich
by Richard
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Battalion HQ forum
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: Battalion HQ forum

Hi Joe

What I can tell you is that they will have their own section on the forum. We are planning a release later this year; as with everything the playtest process is extensive so we are running through that at present.

Rich