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20 Jul 2019 5:02 p.m. PST
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Jul 2019 3:03 p.m. PST

"Bloody Big Battles (BBB), by Chris Pringle, is a set of miniature wargame rules designed to play large battles during the 19th century. Each unit in the game represents a brigade sized formation (although this can be scaled up to a division or down to a regiment using the games flexible scaling system). While designed with the late 19th century in mind, it does not take much to use them for a wider range of periods (more on this later!). The rules are brief and succinct, while also including substantial number of examples at the end of each chapter. The concepts and mechanics are straight forward and allow players to quickly run their own units and combats within a few turns of playing the game. As the mechanics are pendant, they are also very well suited to multi-player games (something many other rules in this space can struggle with)…."


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ChrisBBB2 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jul 2019 4:39 a.m. PST

Thanks, Armand. Plenty more reviews of BBB collected here:


Bloody Big BATTLES!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jul 2019 10:13 a.m. PST

No mention my friend… and thanks for the links!. (smile)


Royal Marine17 Aug 2019 2:20 p.m. PST

… and some BATREPS here: link :-)

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