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by Vis Bellica
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: Shieldwall Markers Experiment!
Replies: 11
Views: 980

Re: Shieldwall Markers Experiment!

Great idea. I'm going to borrow it too.

And Mars was, of course, technically the god of battle and fighting: I'm more into Athene i.e. military strategy!
by Vis Bellica
Wed Nov 11, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: I Ain’t Been Shot Mum
Topic: Great rules & ideas
Replies: 1
Views: 844

Re: Great rules & ideas

Glad you're happy, and good luck with the gaming: you will indeed find that using historical tactics is the way to succeed in IABSM.
I look forward to reading the AAR!
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by Vis Bellica
Fri Aug 28, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Off Topic!
Topic: Arnhem book recommendation?
Replies: 14
Views: 2414

Re: Arnhem book recommendation?

Anthony Beevor's Arnhem is a very good overview introduction.
by Vis Bellica
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Quadrant 13
Topic: Building my first army.
Replies: 6
Views: 3471

Re: Building my first army.

Hi Either of those suggestions would work well for cause-crazed or drug-crazed troops: just make sure that you maintain your consistency and avoid cheese. For example, for the combat drugs, you might want that ability to only activate on the turn of a particular card (commissar-like Medics boosting ...
by Vis Bellica
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Quadrant 13
Topic: Building my first army.
Replies: 6
Views: 3471

Re: Building my first army.

Hi Glad you're going to try them out. Good that you've got a clear backstory for the army: really helps with the build. Looking forward to posting the battle reports on the Vis Lardica website: we could do with some more Q13 reports on there. 1. I usually have 2-3 specialists, dependent on the backs...
by Vis Bellica
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: I Ain’t Been Shot Mum
Topic: Question, Scenario #14, Anzio book, Robert Avery, help
Replies: 3
Views: 1606

Re: Question, Scenario #14, Anzio book, Robert Avery, help

Hiya The cutting is about in the centre of the map and cuts through the long low hill that runs left-to-right. So you have the disused railway line running along the top of the embankment left-to-right, and the road and the actual railway line running through the embankment top-to-bottom. The embank...
by Vis Bellica
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: I Ain’t Been Shot Mum
Topic: V2 strike degradation
Replies: 4
Views: 1026

Re: V2 strike degradation

Oh...v2!
by Vis Bellica
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: I Ain’t Been Shot Mum
Topic: Cymru An Bltyh, scenarios for each theatre
Replies: 2
Views: 767

Re: Cymru An Bltyh, scenarios for each theatre

Great scenario pack: some really good games there. France 1940: #_5__ scenarios Tunisia 1943: #_2__ scenarios Italy: #_3__ scenarios Northern Europe: #__6_ scenarios Plus the Albert Bridgehead mini campaign There are 15 different AAR for the booklet on the Vis Lardica website: https://www.vislardica...
by Vis Bellica
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: I Ain’t Been Shot Mum
Topic: V2 strike degradation
Replies: 4
Views: 1026

Re: V2 strike degradation

Not sure what you mean?
by Vis Bellica
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Background reading recommendations for Infamy
Replies: 11
Views: 2038

Re: Background reading recommendations for Infamy

You can't go wrong with John Warry's "Warfare in the Classical World".

Great general introduction to the period, plenty of pictures.