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by Capt Fortier
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 29, Let's Go! campaign (updated 13 07 20)
Replies: 52
Views: 4861

Re: 29, Let's Go! campaign (updated 13 07 20)

... but almost anything might have been better than what I did! I think you're being too tough on yourself - if you look at this game in the context of the thread of the campaign, a hunkered-down German defense makes narrative sense, as does the more more cautious and methodical American approach. ...
by Capt Fortier
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Sharp Practice
Topic: Command Staff Armament? (esp. Dragoons)
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: Command Staff Armament? (esp. Dragoons)

I think it depends a little on the kind of game you are looking to play. If you are working on more of a narrative game, then I think mixing up what your leaders have can add even more character and narrative drive, and can be another way of representing character traits on the table. If you are loo...
by Capt Fortier
Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: CoC: 7 July 44 - Hedgerows Across the Vire River
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: CoC: 7 July 44 - Hedgerows Across the Vire River

A great write-up for a lovely looking table. What scale are you playing in? It looks small, but perfectly formed!
by Capt Fortier
Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 29, Let's Go! campaign (updated 13 07 20)
Replies: 52
Views: 4861

Re: 29, Let's Go! campaign (updated 13 07 20)

Another great AAR with a great build up to the dramatic denouement, and love the close-ups - your figures have a real sense of character about them. I wonder if that early German double phase was a missed opportunity to take a more aggressive defensive posture?
by Capt Fortier
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Off Topic!
Topic: Nuts!?
Replies: 0
Views: 166

Nuts!?

Are there any folk on the forum who have any experience of the "Nuts!" wargaming system? I have been looking at doing some solo raiding games using the Special Boat Squadron in the Aegean and wanted to use CoC but not sure how well it works for stealth &c, and then saw some reviews of "Nuts!" but ha...
by Capt Fortier
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: US and DAK in Tunisia
Replies: 7
Views: 442

Re: US and DAK in Tunisia

A most insightful observation Mr Oozeboss, and an interpretation that I hadn't picked up until you so cleverly linked it to TT missing in action :lol:
I suspect Munin's house rule - counting doubles as a fizzle - could work either way you read it!
by Capt Fortier
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Sharp Practice
Topic: Alamo
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Re: Alamo

Archdukek wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:12 am
And I think there is at least one article in a TFL Special which might be relevant too but I can’t remember which.
"America's First D-Day" in the Summer 2016 Special
by Capt Fortier
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: US and DAK in Tunisia
Replies: 7
Views: 442

Re: US and DAK in Tunisia

Have a look at viewtopic.php?f=35&t=2922&sid=386c7ac84 ... 6e2589fe3e - remarkably comprehensive lists from a Spanish wargaming club including for the US and DAK in Tunisia
by Capt Fortier
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: CoC North West Frontier
Replies: 48
Views: 2469

Re: CoC North West Frontier

Had a quick flick through a pdf version online and liked the look of it so much it is already on order!
by Capt Fortier
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: German Pioneers 1940
Replies: 29
Views: 1399

Re: German Pioneers 1940

PS: I was wondering how this might relate to German Pioneers in 1940, but I think the flasks and wandering off piste has got us back on topic ;)