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The Wargaming Company03 Dec 2018 8:47 a.m. PST

Our second ESR Napoleonics game at Fall-In 2018 had Hiller's Korps facing off against Lannes, while Hohenlohe took on Vandamme. In both cases the Austrians were aggressive in their initial moves, so much so that the 3rd Hussars decided to take on a French cuirassier division. Despite how terrible that sounds, the decision was made under nearly optimal circumstances and both Formations effectively neutralized the other for the rest of the game. Punching above their weight like this did not set the tone for the rest of the battle unfortunately…

You can check out the full after-action-report in our Gallery.

Rules: ESR Napoleonics (Et sans résultat! Second Edition)
Miniatures: ESR Box Sets
Terrain: NOCH and Battlescale

-TWC
thewargamingcompany.com

Alcibiades03 Dec 2018 9:00 a.m. PST

Very nice looking game. Would be even better if there were some captions telling us what we are looking at.

The Wargaming Company03 Dec 2018 1:10 p.m. PST

Very nice looking game. Would be even better if there were some captions telling us what we are looking at.

Unfortunately the gallery we are currently using doesn't provide flexible options for captioning each image. We are looking at solutions. In the mean time we try to offer a substantial narrative in our AARs so that you can read the over-arching account and see it play out in the photographs.

-TWC
thewargamingcompany.com

Phil the french04 Dec 2018 10:56 a.m. PST

Most impressive mass effect, sounds great!

freecloud04 Dec 2018 3:44 p.m. PST

My Austrian 3rd Hussars are very variable, the 2nd are my go-to unit :)

Rusty Gold21 Dec 2018 4:09 p.m. PST

Have a try putting your pics through windows paint , add titles and label them then save . Use Google to question how

LORDGHEE22 Dec 2018 4:23 p.m. PST

Gimp is a great free photoshop alternative. with lots of help online.

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