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coopman18 Nov 2018 12:15 p.m. PST

We have a "Sharp Practice" board and a "Principles of War" board and I've never played either of them. However, we have no board for DBA, which has probably been played by more gamers in its various editions than any other miniatures game in the history of the hobby. This seems really strange to me.

Don Manser18 Nov 2018 12:36 p.m. PST

Welcome to TMP

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2018 12:42 p.m. PST

Is it in that special and disastrous rules forum that nobody can find?

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2018 1:14 p.m. PST

Umm…there is this one

DBA TMP link


DBx TMP link


DBM TMP link

And DBV : TMP link

Personal logo jhancock Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2018 2:16 p.m. PST

Just no activity since the rules forums were separated from the other forums!

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2018 2:27 p.m. PST

Wot, no DBR board?

Wherethestreetshavnoname18 Nov 2018 2:49 p.m. PST

<<<<<<<<<<<Wot, no DBR board?>>>>>>>>>>>

Only this one

TMP link

coopman18 Nov 2018 4:06 p.m. PST

I can't see any of those boards on my ancients or medieval boards page. What is wrong? Maybe a settings issue?

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2018 5:55 p.m. PST

They are on the Rules Forum Pages. Probably right at the bottom of your front page view, if you've got them selected!

Winston Smith18 Nov 2018 7:30 p.m. PST

The Rules Forum never really got off the ground.
Nobody ever goes there.

ALL regular forums or boards are started by someone making a Poll Suggestion.
Then, in all good time, the Editor puts up a Poll. If such a request for a new board gets 50 votes, it's made.
Note that the proposal needs 50 votes of "I would support this board". Negative votes mean nothing. Only votes if those who would support it.

Such boards don't just appear automatically. Support must be shown.

Winston Smith18 Nov 2018 7:32 p.m. PST

To answer the question in the title, it's because it never had a poll that earned 50 Supports.
Or it may have already had a poll that didn't get any support.

coopman18 Nov 2018 7:37 p.m. PST

Sorry for my ignorance. I have found them now. I didn't even know that they existed before now. Thanks.

Winston Smith18 Nov 2018 7:52 p.m. PST

I wouldn't even bother with them. As you can see, nobody uses them.
Start a Poll Suggestion to have a DBA board out in the open, not cloistered away.

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2018 9:52 p.m. PST

Coopman, those of us who know about them never remember or bother, so don't feel bad.

Personal logo Dervel Supporting Member of TMP Fezian19 Nov 2018 6:10 a.m. PST

If you want to talk specifically about DBA, you are better off going to the Fanaticus site. The rules forum was a failed experiment.

coopman19 Nov 2018 9:04 a.m. PST

OK – will move on to Fanaticus. Thanks.

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