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firstvarty197902 Jan 2013 8:04 p.m. PST


The subject of the next ACW fight for Brother Against Brother in 28mm we will be recreating.


A nice site created by the Friends of Fort DeRussy:


Barry S04 Jan 2013 5:48 p.m. PST

If it turns out anything like your Burnside's Bridge and Miller's Cornfield tables, it should be brilliant!



firstvarty197911 Jan 2013 2:46 p.m. PST

Thanks, Barry.

We won't bring it out to a convention until its at least as good as those two. We can do the terrain, but developing a scenario that works and is fun is the trick! We'll be pushing the envelope with this game.

firstvarty197913 May 2013 9:12 a.m. PST

Some pictures of our work in-progress for our game at Historicon.


Title: Fort DeRussy, Louisiana – March 14, 1864
Description: A small Confederate garrison of holds the fortification known as Fort DeRussy in front of a much larger Union force at the start of the Red River Campaign. Just a few weeks later, this same Union army will be defeated at the battle of Mansfield. What if the Confederates had moved a little quicker, and the Union army a little slower, and instead the two armies fought over possession of the fort?
Scale: 28mm
Rules: Brother Against Brother (Modified)
Period: American Civil War
Players: 12
Length: 5 Hours
Times: Saturday 9 am & Saturday 4 pm

firstvarty197921 May 2013 8:09 a.m. PST

I've updated the link in the last post with more pictures of the game's on-going terrain construction.

Barry S22 May 2013 12:07 a.m. PST

Looks great. The ironclad and bridge in particular.

Kimber VanRy Supporting Member of TMP22 May 2013 7:35 a.m. PST

Great stuff, as always gents!

firstvarty197928 May 2013 7:01 a.m. PST

Some updates from my compatriot's work:



Barry S28 May 2013 5:27 p.m. PST

I really hope to see one of your games in person one day :o)



firstvarty197931 May 2013 8:22 a.m. PST

If you make it here, we'll definitely save a spot for you!

firstvarty197903 Jun 2013 10:32 a.m. PST

Completed Bridge photo.


Barry S28 Jun 2013 7:18 a.m. PST

"If you make it here, we'll definitely save a spot for you!"


The bridge looks brilliant. The fortifications ain't half bad either.

firstvarty197921 Jul 2013 4:27 p.m. PST

I've updated my Photobucket site with a new folder containing photos of the games we ran at Historicon, including this one.



Personal logo John the Greater Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2013 8:21 a.m. PST

The set up was amazing. I wish I could have played, but another game got in the way. Please do it again!

firstvarty197922 Jul 2013 9:49 a.m. PST

We will definitely run it again. It's only a question of when. Fall In is a possibility if our schedules can work out.

11th ACR22 Jul 2013 11:11 a.m. PST

Of intrest: link

firstvarty197911 Aug 2014 10:18 a.m. PST

We ran this last year at Fall In, and are signed up to run it again, once on Friday and once on Saturday.

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