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by Derek H
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: EW Handbook on pre-order
Replies: 49
Views: 20721

Re: EW Handbook on pre-order

aktr wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:57 pm
Well North star sent me a 'normal' French infantry Platoon rather then Dragon Portes
I sent an email and they sent we the correct stuff

So now I have 2 French Infantry platoons!
Lucky you.
by Derek H
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lardies at CRISIS?
Replies: 13
Views: 6942

Re: Lardies at CRISIS?

They usually run a demonstration game and trade off the end of the table. So they don't get listed as a trade stand, but they do trade.
by Derek H
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lardies at CRISIS?
Replies: 13
Views: 6942

Re: Lardies at CRISIS?

Two of us are coming over from Scotland.
by Derek H
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Blitzkrieg Supplement on Down Order Podcast
Replies: 2
Views: 1966

Blitzkrieg Supplement on Down Order Podcast

"Richard Clarke is the guest on this episode and he talks in detail about the new early-war handbook for Chain of Command, Blitzkrieg 1940"

Lots of information about what you can expect in the new supplement http://downorder.com/episode-50-blitzkrieg-1940/

Just short of two hours long :-)
by Derek H
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: EW Handbook on pre-order
Replies: 49
Views: 20721

Re: EW Handbook on pre-order

In general platoons from the lower numbered waves are stronger, are better equipped and are better led than those from the higher numbered waves. Some of this happens at the platoon level, there are differences in the number of sections in a platoon (3 or 4), in the number of Senior Leaders availabl...
by Derek H
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Downorder Podcast comparison
Replies: 20
Views: 8209

Re: Downorder Podcast comparison

Iztvan wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:49 am
Well, it's free. :-)
And not worth the price :-) The signal to noise ratio is approaching zero.
by Derek H
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Downorder Podcast comparison
Replies: 20
Views: 8209

Re: Downorder Podcast comparison

There are some very good reasons for the radio industry employing scriptwriters and editors.
by Derek H
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Introducing "urgency" into games
Replies: 22
Views: 10450

Re: Introducing "urgency" into games

Derek H, Can I ask the equation you used for that calculation? Binomial Probability calculated with a spreadsheet using the Binomial Distribution and Pascal's Triangle. I learnt how to do it (and other probability calculations) some 45 years ago when I studied Advanced Higher Maths. As a wargamer I...
by Derek H
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Downorder Podcast comparison
Replies: 20
Views: 8209

Re: Downorder Podcast comparison

That podcast is three and a quarter hours long for goodness sake. They might have one hours worth of good material if they were stretching it.

I just about lost the will to live and had to give up listening.
by Derek H
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: SdKfz 250 and SdKfz 251 and others
Replies: 13
Views: 5687

Re: SdKfz 250 and SdKfz 251 and others

The 250 was an APC used by the armoured recce battalion of the panzer divisions. The 251 was used by the panzergrenadier regiments, each platoon had several of their own. Most platoons in most panzergrenadier regiments did not have any 251s of their own. The majority of them were transported in tru...