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Lord Ashram31 Jan 2018 8:25 a.m. PST

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Hello all!

While I cannot share a ton of details yet, I am finding myself looking for a group of playtesters for a game that is under development for production.

The game will be a division-level American Civil War tabletop wargame. It will be a somewhat "modernized" game… think a traditional wargame mated with something like FFS's Armada. We are shooting for something that

…is quick to play (end goal is an hour or so)

…reflects some of the "list building/tweaking/upgrading" aspect of modern games that many people enjoy

… focuses on and reflects the personalities of the leaders

…and incorporates what we expect from a Civil War wargame… dismounted cavalry scouting the battlefield, lines of infantry being managed by screaming officers, famous battalions fixing their bayonets and charging into melee… the whole nine yards.

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We are looking for several GROUPS of playtesters who would be willing to run a number of versions through the grinder over the next six or so months. We'd ask you to play quite a bit, giving feedback as you go, and trying to push the game to the limits and break it if you can!

There will be a bit of a "payment" for working with us… if you stick with it and do a nice job, we'll repay you in the form of many miniatures!

Anyway… if this is something you are interested in AND feel you can devote time and energy to, please do shoot me an email at gpa@alumni.duke.edu


Thanks all!

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP31 Jan 2018 9:18 a.m. PST

Email sent….

jsmcc9131 Jan 2018 10:26 a.m. PST

Email sent

Lord Ashram31 Jan 2018 3:21 p.m. PST

Sorry, obviously meant to say FFG, no FFS. What an autocorrect, right?:)

bhall389 Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2018 5:28 p.m. PST

Email sent

Lord Ashram31 Jan 2018 6:32 p.m. PST

Thanks so far to you three guys for volunteering… hope to make it worth your time!

Minibeady31 Jan 2018 8:43 p.m. PST

E-mail sent!

Lord Ashram01 Feb 2018 6:15 a.m. PST

Hey mini, are you the same person as Jorge?

Minibeady01 Feb 2018 6:46 a.m. PST

No?

Lord Ashram01 Feb 2018 7:19 a.m. PST

Ah, okay, then I don't think I got your email…? I didn't see anything in my inbox or spam. Would you mind resending? Just make sure you have the address correct:) Thanks!

Cement Head01 Feb 2018 8:29 a.m. PST

Just as a sidelight, consider changing your use of the word battalion to regiment.

Lord Ashram01 Feb 2018 11:58 a.m. PST

Sure, for now we are using battalion for infantry, but in the end we'll likely just use the term regiment or unit:)

Minibeady01 Feb 2018 3:16 p.m. PST

Resent!

Lord Ashram01 Feb 2018 3:30 p.m. PST

Hey Mini! Unfortunately it is not coming through. Could you try a different address? Grenadierguardscampaigns@yahoo.com ? Thanks!

Minibeady01 Feb 2018 7:13 p.m. PST

Sent to Grenadierguardscampaigns@yahoo.com!

DJCoaltrain01 Feb 2018 7:52 p.m. PST

PM sent.

Lord Ashram05 Feb 2018 8:56 a.m. PST

Hey guys!

Emails, passwords to the testing forum, and all the rest has been mailed out, so please make sure you got them and you head on over. Thanks!

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