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by Derek H
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Downorder Podcast comparison
Replies: 20
Views: 5509

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: 6809

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: 5509

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: 3680

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...
by Derek H
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Introducing "urgency" into games
Replies: 22
Views: 6809

Re: Introducing "urgency" into games

chris cornwell wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:21 am
Ok Derek, here is something more challenging for you:
Can you express the likelihood of the turn ending when I least want it to as a percentage? 😳
I expect it's somewhere close to 100%.
by Derek H
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Introducing "urgency" into games
Replies: 22
Views: 6809

Re: Introducing "urgency" into games

chris cornwell wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:35 am
Derek H wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:02 am
The probability of rolling three or more sixes on five dice is 3.55% so a Turn will end on average once every 28 phases.
You can also roll 4 or even 5 sixes....so a bit less?
8-)
That will be why I calculated the odds for "three or more sixes on five dice". :-)
by Derek H
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Introducing "urgency" into games
Replies: 22
Views: 6809

Re: Introducing "urgency" into games

The probabaility of rolling three or more sixes on five dice is 3.55% so a Turn will end on average once every 28 phases.
by Derek H
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: The Ambassadors Reception:
Topic: Possible Dux Brit Participation- hints and tips needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1952

Re: Possible Dux Brit Participation- hints and tips needed

Easiest thing for people unfamiliar with the game to pick up would be a Romano British vs Saxons straight up battle. No cavalry - they add a whole extra layer of complication to the game.
by Derek H
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Charlie Don't Surf
Topic: Multi based figures?
Replies: 5
Views: 5189

Re: Multi based figures?

Yes.
by Derek H
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lard Locator board please!
Replies: 37
Views: 16581

Re: Lard Locator board please!

The South East Scotland Wargames Club in Edinburgh is knee deep in Lard.

http://seswc.co.uk/