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tshryock Sponsoring Member of TMP29 Nov 2017 8:50 p.m. PST

Here's an AAR of a pair of frigates going at each other.



Minibeady29 Nov 2017 10:06 p.m. PST

Have you played many of the large-scale engagements the rules are designed for?
If so, how did they stack up with regards to the playability you found to work so well with the single ship action?

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2017 6:17 a.m. PST

Nicely done! Interesting modification and it certainly seemed to play well for frigate-on-frigate

tshryock Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Nov 2017 8:06 a.m. PST

Mini – I played a five vs. three scenario previously using the standard rules. They worked really well.

Here's a link to that battle:

I find they have enough detail but keeps things very simple -- turning into the wind? A D6 roll decides whether you keep the wind or drift the next turn. Broadsides are a number of D6 based on ship size -- long range hits are 6s, short range 5 or 6. British ships reroll one miss; French have an advantage in boarding actions.

I read the rules twice and have played two scenarios using the QRS. I haven't done a big scenario yet because I don't have enough ships. They work really well for me.

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2017 8:34 a.m. PST

Good reports. Makes me want to pull out my ships next year and try this rule set, which I have.


Minibeady30 Nov 2017 11:31 p.m. PST

Done! Going to hop on Wargames Vault tomorrow and pick these rules up.

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