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Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP24 Sep 2016 5:57 p.m. PST

Simon Miller (of BigRedBat's Shop bigredbatshop.co.uk ) is developing a variant of his "To the Strongest!" ancient/medieval rule set. The Jackson Gamers are participating in the play test development and ran a game this past Thursday.

Please drop by Col Campbell's Barracks for a brief report: link

Jim

Codsticker26 Sep 2016 8:27 a.m. PST

Montgomery looks to be a popular scenario these days (or is it just that it is the default play test scenario for Mr.Miller's rules?).

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2016 8:32 a.m. PST

It is the default scenario included as part of the play test rule package.

Jim

mollinary27 Sep 2016 3:24 a.m. PST

It was included because there was an excellent base scenario done by Bob Giglio in his second ECW scenario booklet, and it had also been used in a couple of other recent rule sets (I think "This War without an Enemie" was one) so people could compare.
In addition it is a very playable size, with enough units to act as a reasonable test of the rules, while not requiring playtesters to have the full armies for Marston Moor!

Mollinary

Dexter Ward28 Sep 2016 1:58 a.m. PST

Montgomery is also the scenario in 'To Defy a King'.
It's a good size for a wargame, fairly balanced, and has troops entering after the start, so is interesting.

Codsticker28 Sep 2016 8:01 a.m. PST

… it had also been used in a couple of other recent rule sets (I think "This War without an Enemie" was one)…

Yes, we have played it a couple of times using a couple of different sets of rules, starting with WWaE for that reason. BTW, I love the Giglio scenario books.

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