Re: New to Area #General-Interest


I have played it once - it was the first miniature wargame I ever played so I don't have much recollection of it.

On 11/14/2018 6:47 AM, Sylvain via Groups.Io wrote:
Have you tried Classical Hack?
It is easy and works very well. I have a copy. 
The author, Philip Viverito is a good friend of mine



On Nov 13, 2018, at 11:28 PM, Ray Levesque <raylev3@...> wrote:

I enjoy black powder also. Have quite a bit of Napoleonic for that. I have the hail Caesar rules but have not played them yet.

On the other hand, I don't arrive in the Mesa area until the end of January. Like you. :-)


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From: madmachell <madmachell@...>
Date: 11/14/18 4:29 AM (GMT+01:00)
Subject: Re: [The-Table-Top-Gaming-Society] New to Area #General-Interest

We have mainly used two rules for ancients.  DBA is an obvious "standard" rule set for ancients and has the advantage of being simple and familiar to everyone in the group.  One of our members has put on some very interesting games using the "Ancients D6" rules, which I believe are online.

I have a couple of rulesets I have only read, but not yet tried out.  One is "Comitatus", which seems geared more towards the Late Roman and Dark Age periods.  The other is "Hail Caesar".  I really like Warlord Games "Black Powder", so am kind of interested in how "Hail Caesar" might work for ancients.

Michael Machell

On Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 10:43 AM, Ed <ekj2908@...> wrote:
Great!  I'd be interested in doing some Pre-Dread or ACW naval.  Bob's table has "water" underneath the land mat!

What ancients rule set do you like?  We have been thinking about looking at some different ones.


On 11/10/2018 1:57 PM, madmachell@... wrote:

I just joined your group.  I will be moving to Phoenix from Lawrence, Kansas in mid-January.  I've been a historical miniatures wargamer for about 20 years and a board gamer for even longer than that.  I found your website online.  I was hoping to find a new historical gaming group once we moved to the area, so was happy to find your website.  I'll be located about an hour north of Mesa, but I am willing to make the drive to meet other historical gamers.

I am planning to bring a fairly extensive collection of 15mm and 28mm figures representing a number of periods.  Among my 15mm interests are Late Roman, Renaissance Ottoman-Polish-Russian and 19th century wars.  In 28mm, my collection includes the French and Indian War, American Revolution and War of 1812.  I also have a collection of 28mm Wild West and 1920s Gangsters for skirmish gaming.  I also collect 1:1200 American Civil War and 1:2400 Pre Dreadnought naval.  I'm continuing to work on other periods, although I'll have to put that on hold until we finish the move.

I hope to hear from you and to meet the group early next year!

Michael Machell

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