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Bob the Temple Builder05 Jan 2019 8:24 a.m. PST

The long wait is over, and I have pleasure in announcing that THE PORTABLE NAPOLEONIC WARGAME book of rules has now been published.

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The hardback is on sale for £17.99 GBP here ( link ), the paperback is on sale for £7.99 GBP here ( link ), and the PDF is on sale for £3.99 GBP here ( link ).

I hope to publish an eBook edition once Lulu.com can sort out the problems with the software that converts Word Docx into ePub format, but in the meantime I understand that the PDF can be downloaded and read on most tablets and on some eBook readers.

English Thegn05 Jan 2019 10:49 a.m. PST

Thank you Bob!! My order is in!

Cheers
Anthony

Markconz05 Jan 2019 2:17 p.m. PST

Just reading my PDF copy now cheers :)

coopman05 Jan 2019 2:33 p.m. PST

Thanks Bob. I will order it soon.

RittervonBek05 Jan 2019 3:51 p.m. PST

Got my copy earlier today. Looking forward immensely to a deep read.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP05 Jan 2019 8:06 p.m. PST

I would like to buy a printed copy, but I am not sure how lulu works. Do they print it and send it to me?

Munster05 Jan 2019 10:33 p.m. PST

79thPA, yep, you order it in whatever format from the allowed selection, and they'll print and post it to you

Dye4minis06 Jan 2019 1:06 p.m. PST

Just ordered mine, also, Bob. I hve several of your offerings and am very pleased with all of them! Glad this set uses hex based tables as I now can break out my Hexxon II sets!

v/r
Tom

Teppsta06 Jan 2019 1:42 p.m. PST

Tried to buy it twice now but lulu just says processing and the whirly gig goes round and round …

Everything is filled in and no error message.

Bob the Temple Builder07 Jan 2019 3:55 a.m. PST

Teppsta,

Lulu can sometimes do silly things like this. If you contact them, they can usually sort problems out quite quickly.

Bob the Temple Builder07 Jan 2019 3:56 a.m. PST

Dye4minis,

Many thanks for buying my stuff. I hope that you enjoy using the rules as much as I did writing and play-testing them.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2019 9:15 a.m. PST

Just ordered. Looking forward to it.

JimDuncanUK07 Jan 2019 9:17 a.m. PST

I get the same problem as Teppsta

Tried to buy it twice now but lulu just says processing and the whirly gig goes round and round …

Everything is filled in and no error message.

Doesn't inspire confidence in Lulu.

JimDuncanUK07 Jan 2019 9:30 a.m. PST

Seems like Lulu have website problems. Their contact page goes nowhere.

JimDuncanUK07 Jan 2019 10:28 a.m. PST

All my problems with Lulu so far have been with a Windows 7 / Internet Explorer system.

I managed to place a successful order using my Kindle Fire and downloaded the PDF. This left the PDF isolated from my printer which is attached to my Windows 7 system.

I have a Windows 10/Microsoft edge system in my wargames hut and I was able to successfully download the PDF to it.

It will be a simple task to transfer the PDF to my Windows 7 system using a USB stick.

What a carry on.

LORDGHEE07 Jan 2019 1:21 p.m. PST

Mr Cordery,

This is the frist time I have heaard of your work. What is the scale and how does the system play?

Thanks
Lord Ghee.

Bob the Temple Builder07 Jan 2019 3:27 p.m. PST

Lord Ghee,

That question would require a very, very long answer. May I suggest that the best way for you to find out more would be to pay a visit to my blog – Wargaming Miscellany ( link ) – and follow the links in the sidebar. This tells the complete story of the Portable Wargame concept.

Alternately, you could look at the PW website here = link .

Teppsta07 Jan 2019 3:57 p.m. PST

Still not working

JimDuncanUK07 Jan 2019 4:05 p.m. PST

@Teppsta

What sort of system are you using?

Bob the Temple Builder08 Jan 2019 6:31 a.m. PST

Teppsta,

If this problem persists, let me know and I'll contact Lulu to find out what the solution might be.

Teppsta10 Jan 2019 4:54 p.m. PST

Had one more try and still not working 😥

I'm using an iPad – so it is mobile Safari browser.

Everything is fine till the last press then it just gets stuck saying processing

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