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14 Apr 2019 6:40 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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carojon14 Apr 2019 8:57 a.m. PST

One of three games to feature at this month's gathering of the DWG was this Chain of Command game setting a Belgian supply column against a German ambush force attempting to stop its passage through the bush.

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A really fun game was had by all that reached a perfect climax as both forces engaged in a bit of fisticuffs right at the end to determine the victor.

If you would like to know more then just follow the link to the club blog.

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Jonathan (JJ)

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2019 9:06 a.m. PST

Great AAR!

Thanks for posting

tinned fruit Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2019 11:08 a.m. PST

Great looking game. What changes did you make to the basic rules and what support options did you use?

TIA

Phil

carojon14 Apr 2019 11:45 a.m. PST

Thanks chaps.
As mentioned in the post not a lot of change other than we dropped the patrol phase, but other than that we played the rules straight, with seven Belgian squads vs six German and with the blue coated Askari using older rifles than their colleagues with a slightly reduced firing ability.

It felt rather like Sharp Practice Meets CoC.

torokchar Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2019 12:24 p.m. PST

Great lookin game.

gavandjosh0214 Apr 2019 11:29 p.m. PST

nice indeed

Legion 415 Apr 2019 7:56 a.m. PST

Outstanding !!!!

von Schwartz18 Apr 2019 6:34 p.m. PST

You saying that the participants engaged in fisticuffs or the game ended in hand-to-hand? JK

47Ronin20 Apr 2019 9:59 a.m. PST

Great pictures and AAR.

The Great War in Africa always makes for a good looking game.

Thanks for sharing.

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