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by TroubleAtTheMill
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Barnsley Wargamers hybrid game
Replies: 10
Views: 555

Re: Barnsley Wargamers hybrid game

Nope - the hybrid game was being run by 1st Corps. The Pacific one was 20mm scaled up IABSM.
by TroubleAtTheMill
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: Bloody Omaha at The Other Partizan
Replies: 2
Views: 789

Bloody Omaha at The Other Partizan

Half AAR, half me being self-critical - I might be a bit obsessed with this game :D

http://troubleatthemill.blogspot.com/20 ... omaha.html
by TroubleAtTheMill
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Dux Britanniarum
Topic: Campaign Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re: Campaign Questions

Having just played the Tower Raid scenario a few questions. 1.1. The Saxons have just completed a successful Border Tower Raid, capturing the noble. What happens next? Is he just replaced by the British, does a ransom have to be paid? No - he's returned as part of the scenario - paying the ransom i...
by TroubleAtTheMill
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Dux Britanniarum
Topic: Newbie questions
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: Newbie questions

As an aside we also found that when fighting a Shieldwall it is better to get a Shock result than a Kill, as the first kill is ignored. Seems a bit weird? Shock's a bit of an abstraction of morale etc, but yes, that's intended behaviour. And this is why A Strong Arm is a really handy tactic for dea...
by TroubleAtTheMill
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Dux Britanniarum
Topic: Newbie questions
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: Newbie questions

I have just completed my first game of Dux with a friend, and while we very much enjoyed the game it raised a number of questions that we could do with some help on. Answers inline: 1 Fate Cards a)Do these have to be played in a specific order? For example the British player may wish to hold back a...
by TroubleAtTheMill
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Dux Britanniarum
Topic: DB - The Chain of Command
Replies: 4
Views: 227

Re: DB - The Chain of Command

Oops. "No, the player notes should not be disregarded".

Note to self, type AFTER morning coffee, then the words join up properly :D
by TroubleAtTheMill
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Dux Britanniarum
Topic: DB - The Chain of Command
Replies: 4
Views: 227

Re: DB - The Chain of Command

No, that's exactly how it's meant to be played.

Having had a good trawl through the rulebook I see your point though - added to the 'things to clarify in the Compendium' list.
by TroubleAtTheMill
Thu May 30, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Ambassadors Reception:
Topic: Posh Lard 2019 is GO
Replies: 3
Views: 646

Re: Posh Lard 2019 is GO

Emails for players to choose their games were sent out on Sunday - sending a reminder now.
by TroubleAtTheMill
Fri May 24, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: The Ambassadors Reception:
Topic: Posh Lard 2019 is GO
Replies: 3
Views: 646

Re: Posh Lard 2019 is GO

Update: There are still places available for Posh Lard - see http://www.peterborough-wargames-club.org.uk/tc-events/posh-lard-2019/ for signup :D I will be getting the game allocation request mail out shortly - I’m still waiting on a reply from one of the organisers. Apologies this has taken a while...
by TroubleAtTheMill
Fri May 10, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: The Ambassadors Reception:
Topic: Posh Lard 2019 is GO
Replies: 3
Views: 646

Re: Posh Lard 2019 is GO

Games update for Posh Lard: If you’re after a game at Posh Lard on Sunday 2nd June, these are your current choices: Bloody Omaha – 15mm IABSM3 as seen at Salute. Room for 2-4 players Ste Mère Église – 28mm Big CoC. Room for 2-4 players Brécourt Manor – 28mm CoC. Room for 1-2 players “You’d Have To B...