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ChrisBBB2 Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2016 7:43 a.m. PST

Making entertaining scenarios from historically one-sided battles is a challenge. Nashville is a good example. Hood's Confederate army was emphatically crushed. The brutal military arithmetic is such that in any historically accurate recreation of the battle, the only question will be over the rapidity and completeness of its crushing.

Still, we reckon we have turned it into a scenario that the Confederates can 'win' in game terms (by preserving enough of their units, and hanging onto enough of their positions to have a chance of withdrawing in some sort of order).

There's an AAR of one of our playtests here:

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And the full scenario is online in Flickr here:
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Chris

Bloody Big BATTLES!
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KTravlos08 Dec 2016 8:02 a.m. PST

Good Show!

vtsaogames08 Dec 2016 8:16 a.m. PST

Hmm, I can use all my resin earthworks…

ChrisBBB2 Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2016 8:26 a.m. PST

And the Confederate player can use a stiff drink!

Chris

Charlie 1210 Dec 2016 7:48 p.m. PST

Several, I'd imagine!

(Good set of rules, BTW)

ChrisBBB2 Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2016 7:34 a.m. PST

Cheers, Charlie!

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