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YoursInaWhiteWineSauce24 Nov 2017 7:57 p.m. PST

I was wondering if anyone had built new TMWWBK scenarios around the Zulu War (other than the generic ones in the book I mean).

Thanks

Cacique Caribe24 Nov 2017 9:21 p.m. PST

What's "TMWWBK"?

Dan

Mad Guru Supporting Member of TMP24 Nov 2017 9:30 p.m. PST

"The Men Who Would be King" -- relatively new Colonial miniatures rules written by Dan Mersey and published by Osprey…

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Cacique Caribe24 Nov 2017 9:52 p.m. PST

Wow, now that looks awesome.

Dan
PS. That tower reminds me a little bit of this other one:
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WarWizard25 Nov 2017 5:50 a.m. PST

Does anybody make those Highlanders in 28MM?

Dennis25 Nov 2017 6:09 a.m. PST

WarWizard: Is this what you had in mind?

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Mike Target25 Nov 2017 9:15 a.m. PST

I ran a largis game of TMWWBK with a scenario based on Isandlewana and Rorkes Drift here

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Bonnaught25 Nov 2017 1:34 p.m. PST

I have refought Intombe Drift with them, very intense and enjoyable and similar result.

YoursInaWhiteWineSauce25 Nov 2017 8:06 p.m. PST

Mike Target – perfect! Looks great too
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thanks
Paul

skirmishcampaigns25 Nov 2017 10:43 p.m. PST

Ran Isandlwana scenario using these rules yesterday from the SKIRMISHCAMPAIGNS (Colonial Campaigns) Zulu War Scenario book. It was epic and the rules worked well with 5 players.
-Scott

Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP26 Nov 2017 2:33 p.m. PST

Some useful suggestions. We've had several great Mahdist war games using these rules but our Zulus have sat idle since we ditched TSATF.

And I'm keen to give them a run with TMWWBK:
(from our last TSATF game)
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YoursInaWhiteWineSauce26 Nov 2017 11:17 p.m. PST

ochoin- that looks brilliant!

We are going to try TMWWBK this week, fielding stands of 15mm figures (based in 3s) for each point of unit strength. Hoping to generate 'the look' of a massed battle.

You can see my Zulu Army here:
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EricThe Shed27 Nov 2017 9:54 a.m. PST

We used TMWWBK for a Zulu scenario – report here

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YoursInaWhiteWineSauce27 Nov 2017 6:36 p.m. PST

Very nice Eric!

In the meantime I have now found my Imperial Force too

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Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP29 Nov 2017 2:25 a.m. PST

I guess, between us, we probably have more models of Zulus than there were actual Zulus.

This could be sad, but I'd prefer to describe our efforts as Magnificent!

skirmishcampaigns29 Nov 2017 4:22 a.m. PST

Zulus…thousands of them!

sausagesca01 Dec 2017 10:02 a.m. PST

As much as I would like people to use my BFE II, the free scenario book (at Hotz Art Works) includes several Zulu War scenarios that I think would easily transfer to TMWWBK.

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