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pink panzer07 Nov 2012 6:09 a.m. PST

A report with photos of a recent game appears on my blog. We used 1/1200 ships and a lightly modified version of the classic Fletcher Pratt naval war game.
Part 1 setting the scene: link
Part 2 shark bait: link
Part 3 the cliffhanger: link
Part 4 the bitter end: link

Doug em4miniatures Inactive Member07 Nov 2012 7:56 a.m. PST

Lovely stuff – the nostalgia. And great to see the harbour walls in action – I've got some of them and a lighthouse and a fun pier…! Must dig 'em out and have a game – I really must. I'm inspired…! Oh and of course, the golf tees…

Thanks for sharing…


cfielitz07 Nov 2012 9:39 a.m. PST

Great report! It takes me back to the Fletcher Pratt games my friends and I would play in a church parking lot.

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2012 9:51 a.m. PST

Yes, great report. I had a lot of fun with FP way back when, but I don't believe I could game on the floor any more.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2012 1:14 p.m. PST

Nice report and great to see some "old school" naval gaming

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2012 5:08 p.m. PST

A most excellent report!


CampyF Inactive Member07 Nov 2012 9:10 p.m. PST

Interesting, and well done scenario. The British probably did as well as they could with the forces at their disposal.Hopefully a submarine lurks nearby to finish off the BB.

Yesthatphil08 Nov 2012 3:04 a.m. PST

Great report as usual, PP …

(you will have enough ships, soon, I think grin)


Rapier Miniatures Inactive Member08 Nov 2012 4:56 a.m. PST

Strange I think both sides can claim a Pyrric victory in this one.

I would be tempted to replay it with Destroyers detached and see if the Cruiser in the attack makes a difference.

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