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Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP17 Aug 2017 10:48 p.m. PST

I have set up my game table to play the Battle of Fontenoy over the weekend, using the Charles S. Grant scenario found in his book, "Wargaming in History – Volume 2, Dettingen, Fontenoy and Laufeld."

Keeping with the Grant theme for the game, I will substitute Prussians for British and Austrians for the French.

Redoubt d'Eu

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For more of the story and even more pictures of the terrain, the figures and the scenario, please click on the link to my blog and feel free to leave any comments on the blog.

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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP18 Aug 2017 4:35 a.m. PST

Very nice! Love to see how it turns out

And fantastic to have poor old Saxe in his wicker carriage!

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP18 Aug 2017 5:08 a.m. PST

We played New Orleans once using Prussians and Austrians.

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP18 Aug 2017 10:03 a.m. PST

Here are a couple more pictures of the game table setup:

Frederick and staff plan some strategy at the town of Vezon.

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The Prussian cavalry in reserve on the back table.

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I will start the battle tomorrow and play through the weekend.

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP18 Aug 2017 4:29 p.m. PST

What fun!! I wish I was there.

Personal logo COL Scott ret Supporting Member of TMP22 Aug 2017 2:48 a.m. PST

Very nice, sir. Very nice indeed.

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