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PJN789 Inactive Member11 Feb 2017 8:26 a.m. PST

Does anyone have a copy of this supplement that they would be prepared to part with for good hard cash!!

If yes, please let me know on home{at}kpa.co.uk

Cheers

olicana11 Feb 2017 12:36 p.m. PST

I wish you the best of British. As a supplement you can't go wrong regardless of the rules you use for battles set at this level. Super-duper!

I've done a few OOBs using the data therein and done special 'formation' sheets of my own using it. You can find some of the bits, if you dig a bit, here:

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Good hunting.

James

deephorse11 Feb 2017 2:29 p.m. PST

Yes, good luck with finding a copy. I have one but I'm never going to let it go!

FlyXwire12 Feb 2017 6:41 a.m. PST

Bengazi Handicap scales tactical units for using with the Command Decision rules (individual troop and platoon allocations are "mashed" to reflect more or less equal vehicle numbers per platoon-level element, rather than for instance, Commonwealth units of 3 or 4 tanks per troop vs. Axis platoons of 4 and 5). The actual organic structure of many tactical formations is therefore lost (and their organic maneuver elements filtered in or out to work with the CD gameplay mechanics). If this makes no difference to the level of gaming you're planning, then BH is a nice campaign resource.

Thomas Thomas Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2017 8:12 a.m. PST

I've got one but still use it for Combat Command games.

I think its still in print if you contact the company.

Thomas J. Thomas
Fame and Glory Games

PJN789 Inactive Member14 Feb 2017 12:18 p.m. PST

Thanks Thomas, I have been in touch with Test of Battle, but they do not plan to reprint!

Whirlwind14 Feb 2017 1:22 p.m. PST

Thanks Thomas, I have been in touch with Test of Battle, but they do not plan to reprint!

I wonder why, in these circumstances, that the publishers don't make a softcopy version available in some format or other.

Russ Lockwood14 Jun 2017 12:27 p.m. PST

A little late, but I believe I saw a copy at On Military Matters. It carries Test of Battle products.

Kiwi Red One25 Jun 2017 9:04 p.m. PST

Looks like good news for those after a copy of Benghazi Handicap it has been reprinted/re-released by OMM….confirmed here on the TOB forum:

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Available at OMM
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and at Cavalier Games in the UK:
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Marc at work07 Aug 2017 2:02 p.m. PST

Happy days indeed. Great to see it back. I will be getting a copy

By John 54 Inactive Member07 Aug 2017 4:02 p.m. PST

Great book, used it for many other systems, just so much incredibly useful information, I lost my copy in a transatlantic move, sadly.

John

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