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by Rolf
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Sharp Practice
Topic: Re: Australian Frontier Wars - Sharp Practice! lists
Replies: 7
Views: 1866

Re: Re: Australian Frontier Wars - Sharp Practice! lists

;)

To give a sense of scale on the map, the direct distance from Brisbane to Bundaberg is 372km, just a touch further than London direct to Paris. From Brisbane to Toowoomba is 125km ie London to Portsmouth.

;)
by Rolf
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Sharp Practice
Topic: Re: Australian Frontier Wars - Sharp Practice! lists
Replies: 7
Views: 1866

Re: Australian Frontier Wars - Sharp Practice! lists

"Anyone read "One Tree Hill" apparently a story of Aboriginal victory in Queensland?" As noted in my LAF thread... https://leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=106346.msg1498647#msg1498647 ...I have the book but not yet read it. Thumbing through it many elements of conflict are described that occu...
by Rolf
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Sharp Practice
Topic: Re: Australian Frontier Wars - Sharp Practice! lists
Replies: 7
Views: 1866

Re: Re: Australian Frontier Wars - Sharp Practice! lists

"just read an interesting fiction book on that period and place. Puts a different perspective on it."

That sounds rather interesting...what's the title?

Cheers

;)
by Rolf
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Sharp Practice
Topic: Re: Australian Frontier Wars - Sharp Practice! lists
Replies: 7
Views: 1866

Re: Australian Frontier Wars - Sharp Practice! lists

Gents, The second of a two part article on Australian Frontier wars was published in the September 2019 edition of Wargames Illustrated. As supporting material for the article a scenario using Two Fat Lardies' Sharp Practice! rules was provided. On the blog players can grab the supplement to use for...
by Rolf
Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Cannot believe we have played this wrong for 3 years
Replies: 39
Views: 10258

Re: Cannot believe we have played this wrong for 3 years

"Chain of Command Wargame page"

..where is that? got a link?

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by Rolf
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: CoC for the Six Day War 1967 - help please!
Replies: 7
Views: 2847

Re: CoC for the Six Day War 1967 - help please!

Hey Dave,

...I know it's an old post....but...

How far did you get with your 1967 Arab-Israeli War project? You had some good ideas rolling along there. Any info would be appreciated.

Cheers

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by Rolf
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Chaco War (1932-35)
Replies: 22
Views: 6577

Re: Chaco War (1932-35)

So the last list of four for the Chaco War will be the Bolivian Cavalry. This has proved harder to nail down than the other three. However the organisation is based on known information that Adrian has been able to pass on to me from his sources. Cavalry Regiment (Nominally 350), c.1932 at reduced s...
by Rolf
Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Chaco War (1932-35)
Replies: 22
Views: 6577

Re: Chaco War (1932-35)

So to the cavalry. Cavalry in the Chaco War often fought dismounted due the problem of supplying horses with large quantities of water - this applied to both sides. Trucks often replaced horses for strategic mobility. However, there were not unlimited motor vehicles, particularly early on, and they ...
by Rolf
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Chaco War (1932-35)
Replies: 22
Views: 6577

Re: Chaco War (1932-35)

"I was thinking more in terms of attracting players". I see. Without overreaching, I think its fair to say that the Chaco War would only interest those into interwar infantry heavy clashes. It does have a certain imagination quality to it and is 'different', sitting squarely between WW1 and WW2. I ...