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Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP23 Apr 2019 10:15 a.m. PST

For patriotic reasons I've toyed for some time doing a Norwegian force.
I'm thinking 1808-1809 period as it opens up what ifs with British amphibious invasions.
Now there is no point in having units the size of battalions as even the biggest battles would be a couple of battalions on size.

But skirmish would be to small for the bigger fights (and the Perry figures are not very skirmish friendly)

So some sort of company sized stuff might work. But what rules would work for that?

surdu200523 Apr 2019 11:31 a.m. PST

I sent you a private message on this topic.

mad monkey 123 Apr 2019 11:52 a.m. PST

Take a gander at Rebels and Patriots.

Personal logo Gonsalvo Supporting Member of TMP23 Apr 2019 5:44 p.m. PST

Whatever you do, you gotta do the Ski troops! :-)

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP24 Apr 2019 4:56 a.m. PST

Reindeer, pulling a 3pdr, on skis. (The gun not the critters)

Very good evidence for that in Napoleonic Era. Now where did I imagine it?

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP24 Apr 2019 5:24 a.m. PST

Don't know about in Norway, we generally only eat the reindeer, it's the Fins that do other stuff with them.
But we do have 3pdrs on "skis"
This is mid 18th century, but might have been used later.

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