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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2018 2:17 p.m. PST

"To usher in 2018 we went to our stand-by rules and period, Empire. The game was set during the 1809 campaign and featured the Austrian 1st, 2nd and 4th Corps with a cavalry reserve against Oudinot's II, Eugene's Italians and the Reserve Cavalry corps. Unknown to us at the start the Garde Imperiale and the "Corsican Ogre" lurked off table.

We had an impassable river on the Austrian left and a fordable river on the right. A bridge crossed the river but once over would not be able to come to grips with the enemy. Low, rolling hills and open woods dotted the table and all built up areas were heavy cover.

As has become my practice, the post is picture heavy and light on text. Click to enlarge images…"




Full battle here


21eRegt17 Jan 2018 8:21 p.m. PST

No comments but note for the record that the "Invincible French" were beaten, including losing the tactical initiative every hour.

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