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Battlescale Inactive Member17 Jan 2012 12:19 p.m. PST

Does anyone know where I can get 'top down' printable ship counters from? I'd like to give WWI naval a try before I fork out for minis.


Stryderg17 Jan 2012 12:54 p.m. PST

You might try the junior general:
Look for "top down". I poked around a little and found some WWII and 18th century stuff. You might have to proxy them.

CraigH Inactive Member17 Jan 2012 1:40 p.m. PST

Look for a used copy of the Avalon Hill game Jutland ?

Seriously, it's basically a miniatures game using cardboard counters – if you could find a cheap copy, might be what you want.

Dave Crowell17 Jan 2012 1:43 p.m. PST

Wargames Vault has War at Sea counters Iirc.

The MJ12 Grand Admiral games include ship counters,mside on though.

Timmo uk17 Jan 2012 2:50 p.m. PST
Schogun17 Jan 2012 4:23 p.m. PST

Counters like those used in AH Jutland:

Deserter18 Jan 2012 12:00 a.m. PST

Minden Games does excellent naval simulations


if you click on the Great War Salvo booklet, you can get some top down counters; or you could buy some of their games

WKeyser18 Jan 2012 3:39 a.m. PST

Check out Avalanch Press great war at sea series. A great game with fantastic looking counters. You almost dont need minatures, infact I use both. Some times I use miniatures on a table but since it is not a major period for me I have a limited amount of GHQ ships, soooo the boardgame fills in. It allows from some intresting scenarios, any thing from troop escort, to bombardment of enemey ports.

Belisarius18 Jan 2012 6:38 a.m. PST

As in a previous post Mike's own wargames page. He has thousands of counters he has made up. I have used them for years.
I print out the sheets place them on peel and stick floor tiles I get from the local dollar store. This gives them some weight and strength.

paul liddle18 Jan 2012 4:26 p.m. PST

Hi Steve, I have some WW1 ships ( 1/3000th scale ) if you fancy a game sometime, I live just a few miles from you at Shotley Bridge.


Battlescale Inactive Member20 Jan 2012 3:39 a.m. PST

Hi Paul, That sounds great! Perhaps you could email me at s-claybo at sky dot com



paul liddle20 Jan 2012 12:47 p.m. PST

I've sent you an Email, speak to you soon.

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