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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian29 Jan 2019 5:51 p.m. PST

Do you play skirmish-level games set during WWII?

oldnorthstate29 Jan 2019 5:52 p.m. PST

yes.

FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2019 5:52 p.m. PST

Yes.

khanscom29 Jan 2019 5:53 p.m. PST

Occasionally.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2019 5:57 p.m. PST

Yes

whitphoto29 Jan 2019 6:02 p.m. PST

Most certainly

28mm Fanatik29 Jan 2019 6:04 p.m. PST

With Bolt Action, Chain of Command, Disposable Heroes, Nuts!, Battlegroup and many other skirmish rulesets we're certainly spoiled for choice.

Personal logo Narratio Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2019 6:08 p.m. PST

Used to, not any more

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2019 6:08 p.m. PST

Reluctantly yes.

coopman29 Jan 2019 6:16 p.m. PST

Yes, very rarely though. I'm more of a sword & spear or horse & musket kind of guy.

PzGeneral29 Jan 2019 6:20 p.m. PST

Yes

genew4929 Jan 2019 6:23 p.m. PST

Yes

evbates29 Jan 2019 6:27 p.m. PST

Yes

14th NJ Vol Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2019 6:33 p.m. PST

Yes with Bolt Action

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2019 6:44 p.m. PST

Yes.

Berzerker7329 Jan 2019 6:55 p.m. PST

Yes Bolt Action as well

shelldrake29 Jan 2019 6:59 p.m. PST

Yes. I prefer skirmish level games, and WW2 is a big on the list of games I play.

Wildman29 Jan 2019 7:02 p.m. PST

Yes, but unfortunately only about once a year.

vdal181229 Jan 2019 7:05 p.m. PST

Yes

Chuckaroobob29 Jan 2019 7:06 p.m. PST

yes

cj177629 Jan 2019 7:09 p.m. PST

Yup

joeltks Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2019 7:10 p.m. PST

Would.

wolvermonkey29 Jan 2019 7:27 p.m. PST

Nope. No WW2 at all.

Lion in the Stars29 Jan 2019 7:59 p.m. PST

Flames of War is 1:1 figure:trooper, so that's a 'skirmish' by one TMP convention, even if you are usually playing with a rump battalion's worth of troops!

I also have the old Ambush Alley rules with their WW2 mods.

Fred Cartwright29 Jan 2019 10:17 p.m. PST

Yes.

Martin Rapier29 Jan 2019 11:26 p.m. PST

Not really, I prefer grand Tactical and operational. I do still have a bunch of Skirmish figures but haven't used them in decades.

advocate30 Jan 2019 1:29 a.m. PST

Platoon level games (Chain of Command). 1:1 figure ratio, but moving by team/section not individually. Doesn't match some people's definition of skirmish.

Personal logo Whirlwind Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 2:19 a.m. PST

Yes

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 2:21 a.m. PST

Not yet

rvandusen30 Jan 2019 2:33 a.m. PST

yes

BrockLanders Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 2:48 a.m. PST

Yes most definitely, and our group finally found a rule set we all really like playing in Chain of Command.

Bezmozgu7 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 3:03 a.m. PST

Yes

paul liddle30 Jan 2019 3:16 a.m. PST

Oh, yeah!.

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 3:28 a.m. PST

yes

deephorse30 Jan 2019 3:47 a.m. PST

Not very often.

Lee49430 Jan 2019 4:14 a.m. PST

Yes. Often. Of course I prefer my own Skirmish Action Rules lol. Usually play in 28 or 20mm but find that 15mm can be fun too! Cheers!

Gaz004530 Jan 2019 4:31 a.m. PST

Yes, 20mm and 1/300 for busier actions!

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 5:29 a.m. PST

Yes, but.

Skirmish is pretty much the only WWII I play. The games are resistance and partisan actions, so they are not army-on-army skirmishes, but irregular/guerilla or spec ops/strike actions. I do play a few OSS type games, too, which are technically army-on-army but they are small numbers and always supported by or supporting resistance elements.

Irish Marine Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 6:10 a.m. PST

Yes, I still use Battleground WW2.

johnbear4430 Jan 2019 6:28 a.m. PST

YES SIR!

Garryowen Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 6:32 a.m. PST

Yes. 20mm with Nuts rules.

Tom

Sundance30 Jan 2019 6:40 a.m. PST

Yes

Bismarck30 Jan 2019 6:52 a.m. PST

yes

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 7:02 a.m. PST

Occasionally. I even have a British and a German squad (both unpainted so far) for our group games.

Jim

Vigilant30 Jan 2019 7:42 a.m. PST

Yes

Oppiedog30 Jan 2019 7:48 a.m. PST

yes

WarWizard30 Jan 2019 8:49 a.m. PST

Yep.28mm.

Mobius30 Jan 2019 9:14 a.m. PST

No.

rhacelt30 Jan 2019 9:44 a.m. PST

Yes, another Bolt Action guy.

Personal logo SBminisguy Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 10:20 a.m. PST

Yes. 28mm using the NUTS! skirmish system. I particularly enjoy doing Co-Op/same-side games.

My review: link

A recent AAR for a platoon level game with 4 US same-side players: NUTS Two Hour D-Day.

link

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