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sunjester15 May 2019 2:27 a.m. PST

Henry and Colin came around for another day of Cruel Seas gaming. I wanted to give the Vospers an outing for a change, so we had two groups of 3 MTBs conducting a raid on a German coastal convoy. I took the convoy, which consisted of a merchantman and a tanker, escorted by a Vorpostenboot and a torpedo boat. The Germans also had the possibility of some air cover.

See what happened on the blog link

Joe Legan15 May 2019 4:20 p.m. PST

Try using 18 dice + 15 points of damage for torpedoes
Joe

sunjester15 May 2019 11:34 p.m. PST

That might work Joe, I'll try that out.

I've found an online suggestion for Critical Hits with torpedoes I'm going to give a go as well.

Joe Legan16 May 2019 2:23 p.m. PST

Good Luck- let us know how it works. I don't get enough torpedoes to actually hit to try out any rules.

Joe

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP17 May 2019 9:35 a.m. PST

Nice report! I'm wondering if torpedo hits should cause continuing flooding damage turn after turn unless a successful repair roll is made.

Joe Legan17 May 2019 2:14 p.m. PST

They should. It is in Crueler Seas if it ever comes out.

Joe

FlyXwire17 May 2019 3:11 p.m. PST

Waiting is making it Crueler!

Joe Legan18 May 2019 7:33 a.m. PST

Tell me about it. Think I will give them 1 or 2 more issues and then say forget it
Joe

badger2218 May 2019 7:06 p.m. PST

Meaning you will publish it yourself?

Joe Legan19 May 2019 6:18 a.m. PST

Yes. I will hang it on wargame vault. Probably ask 50 cents and donate it to our local food bank. WI. Accepted it for publication though so hope they will publish it soon. Just hate "keeping it" from everyone as I think most people will really like most if not all of it

sunjester19 May 2019 7:00 a.m. PST

Joe, I'm really interested Crueler Seas and to be honest I'd rather download it directly rather than have to buy a magazine I otherwise don't want! I haven't bought a wargames mag in over 5 years, they always seemed to have 0ne thing I was interested in and the rest was blaa-blaa!

Is your blog Platoon Forward?

Joe Legan20 May 2019 1:47 p.m. PST

Sj
I understand completely which is why I normally dont put stuff in the magazines
Yes. That is my blog

Joe

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