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by baxterj
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Artillery Firing Overhead
Replies: 6
Views: 514

Re: Artillery Firing Overhead

I agree with you that, in reality, this wouldnt take place.
by baxterj
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Kiss Me Hardy
Topic: KMH with Black Seas Ships
Replies: 3
Views: 1297

KMH with Black Seas Ships

Given the BS ships are 1/700 scale, has anyone re-worked the KMH movement, firing etc to use them?
by baxterj
Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Resources for unit grading
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: Resources for unit grading

I think it also depends on whether you are wanting to do historical scenarios or something fictional. If the latter, and it’s a relatively even scenario I generally factor on an average Line rating across the board, with a few Veteran and recruit to balance things out. If it’s an historical scenario...
by baxterj
Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Arty firing and skirmish screens
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: Arty firing and skirmish screens

The -2 penalty is just for artillery firing at skirmishers where they are the only target. If you have skirmish screen greater than 5cm in front of the formed units, for artillery, the first casualty is taken on the screen, the rest on the formed unit. It mentions canister in the rules, but I cant s...
by baxterj
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: skirmish fire
Replies: 3
Views: 497

Re: skirmish fire

DJ, the rules say no. Skirmishers lose a CD when firing at other skirmishers, but not artillery. I guess the logic is that artillery gunners present as a clumped target when serving a gun unlike skirmishers who can take advantage of cover even when firing.
by baxterj
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Charlie Don't Surf
Topic: New Vietnam Movie - Danger Close
Replies: 0
Views: 541

New Vietnam Movie - Danger Close

Not my period really, but I did see the new Australian movie about Long Tan - highly recommended. The military stuff looks to be on the mark.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0441881/
by baxterj
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: While the wife’s out dice roll
Replies: 5
Views: 540

Re: While the wife’s out dice roll

Thats what 6mm can allow you to do - real focus on terrain and avoids the Napoleonic pike block look - well done
by baxterj
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Battle of Osma
Replies: 9
Views: 1139

Re: Battle of Osma

Great stuff there Dave
by baxterj
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: 'Real' Guard Brigades
Replies: 3
Views: 562

'Real' Guard Brigades

gents, amongst some tinkering my colleague and I were doing I thought about troop grades and how I would like to have a genuine Guard status units. I am talking about real Old Guard,best Brit Foot Guards, maybe some select Russian Guard units. So rather than play around with the unit grading by crea...
by baxterj
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Kiss Me Hardy
Topic: To Covet Glory
Replies: 9
Views: 1472

Re: To Covet Glory

Bought