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by bvera
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Faltering Brigade thoughts
Replies: 8
Views: 1399

Re: Faltering Brigade thoughts

I totally agree with John in relation to tactics.
Also, do not assault a fresh brigade, try to at elast soften a little bit with the artillery.
Charges and melees can be extremely bloody if attacking a solid unit
by bvera
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Review of General d'Armee
Replies: 16
Views: 2947

Re: Review of General d'Armee

Agree games are somewhat long.
But our own experience shows that as you progress with the rules they tend to shorten noticeably. In any case a minimum of three hours is required at least to play a full game.
by bvera
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Guareña River - July 1812 Peninsular Scenario
Replies: 5
Views: 874

Guareña River - July 1812 Peninsular Scenario

For those interested, I wrote a small contribution for the Xmas Special just released, in the form of a scenario for General d'Armee It's based on a small battle that took place a couple of days before Salamanca when the Allied Army was retreating towards the city from the banks of the Duoro River I...
by bvera
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Review of General d'Armee
Replies: 16
Views: 2947

Re: Review of General d'Armee

I have recently acquired Blucher but more interested in the campaign system than anything else, and whether it can be adapated to GdA.
Still resting unopened in my iPad until I get some spare time to concentrate in reading the rules
by bvera
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Review of General d'Armee
Replies: 16
Views: 2947

Re: Review of General d'Armee

I put the skirmish just as an example, not that I have a problem with it. My complaint is that micro-management of battalions (formations, orders, accounting of casualties, detail management of skirmish screens...) tend to both take a lot of time and distract from what the focus should be given the ...
by bvera
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Review of General d'Armee
Replies: 16
Views: 2947

Review of General d'Armee

Now that I feel comfortable with the rules and the game mechanics, and after playing several games over the ast moths, I finally published a review in my blog. Hope you like it
https://mylardiesgames.blogspot.com.es/ ... eview.html
by bvera
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: New Perry Spanish Army 1808-14
Replies: 7
Views: 1459

Re: New Perry Spanish Army 1808-14

The señores Perry keep expanding the Spanish range and now add Portuguese too
I fear this would be bad, really bad for my wallet
https://www.facebook.com/perryminiature ... 3068241462
by bvera
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Artillery Fire and Skirmish screen
Replies: 3
Views: 793

Re: Artillery Fire and Skirmish screen

Thanks again John
So to clarify I would have had the 2 options?
Option 1: fire effective the Sk screen with -2
Option 2: fire long range the close order unit behind

Regards
by bvera
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Charge situations and clarifications
Replies: 3
Views: 817

Re: Charge situations and clarifications

Thanks very much for the answers
It seems the sketch of the situation I tried to do did not came out right but you've understood the issue
Regards
by bvera
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Artillery Fire and Skirmish screen
Replies: 3
Views: 793

Artillery Fire and Skirmish screen

Another situation in the game this morning A French Brigade moves and faces a Russian battery ahead The Skirmish line is effectively screening the close order units (= distance between SK and Close Order bons > 5cm); however the SKs are within 40cm of the gun battery (therefore at Effective fire ran...