Re: Games and new members #General-Interest
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Interesting stuff, Mike. What do you think of Great War Spearhead? Units are platoons I think (never played it, but have played its WW2 cousin). Test of Battle is also platoon based, correct?
I think you must have the ability to leave stuff up on the table between sessions, because the Over the Top / Test of Battle series is fairly time consuming IIRC?
On Saturday, January 26, 2019, 9:34:25 AM MST, Michael Farley via Groups.Io <mfarl2001@...> wrote:
OK sure! The fool on the hill here. Kerry n I just finish a miniatures mini-campaign using Over the Top morphed into Test of Battle. So no keeping track of hits but each hit is rolled on a chart to determine if “no effect, fall back, or eliminated”. Fun little game, we used Berthier again and I was going to do up the play back a post it soon. Next Wednesday I was gonna roll out some WWII microarmor to try these Division Commander rules. Each 1” by 1” base is a battalion, 3” is a mile, variable number of turns but each turn is a hour and a half. You roll for divisions to see if they crap out for the day, more veteran units typically get more done in a day. Gonna do “Delaying action at Kharkov, Aug 20th 1943. Its part of a series of senarios centered around the 6th Panzer Division known as the “Alarmeinheiten” division. A very different kind of scale but looks interesting and I appreciate the ability to do multiple day battles. So that’s what we are currently up to. We game at Game On by the way.
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