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Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP20 Jul 2016 11:25 p.m. PST

We are only three days away from the grand toy soldier game in the Sudan. So I cleared off the game table again and set up two British squares to assess the amount of space needed on the table and to make sure that there is still sufficient maneuvering room. The answer is yes:


the overhead view demonstrates how the two squares support each other, especially at the vulnerable corners of the squares.


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John Treadaway Inactive Member21 Jul 2016 3:20 a.m. PST


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KTravlos21 Jul 2016 4:10 a.m. PST

very nice!

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP21 Jul 2016 6:00 a.m. PST

If I was wearing socks they'd be knocked off.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP21 Jul 2016 6:12 a.m. PST

A thing of beauty

epturner Inactive Member21 Jul 2016 6:14 a.m. PST

+1 Ragbones

That's just magnificent.


Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP21 Jul 2016 6:16 a.m. PST

Can't wait to see the battle.

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP21 Jul 2016 6:19 a.m. PST

I am sooo jealous. Can't wait to hear about the actual game.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP21 Jul 2016 6:36 a.m. PST

An absolutely stunning collection!

WarWizard21 Jul 2016 6:42 a.m. PST


EricThe Shed22 Jul 2016 4:26 a.m. PST


always wondered if the squares ended up accidentally shooting at each other.

I had read that the soldiers were told to aim at the horses not the riders. In which case the squares must have come under friendly fire.

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP22 Jul 2016 5:50 a.m. PST

I would imagine that the squares were further apart than what I've depicted in my pictures. Table space and edge of the world issues caused me to place the squares closer together.

Murvihill22 Jul 2016 9:23 a.m. PST

I think the squares would be corner to corner. Then everyone would be able to fire safely.

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