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Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Aug 2019 4:39 p.m. PST

We refought the Battle of Minden on August 3, 2019 on three 6ft by 36ft tables and approximately 3,000 30mm figures of various makes.

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Click on the link to my blog report of the battle (very picture heavy) to see all of the pictures and read the post-game analysis.

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jurgenation Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2019 6:17 p.m. PST

Huge game…Well done.

Markconz04 Aug 2019 7:49 p.m. PST

Amazing effort! :)

Old Contemptible04 Aug 2019 8:13 p.m. PST

Love the big games. Well done!

Frostie04 Aug 2019 11:24 p.m. PST

Very nice!

Costanzo105 Aug 2019 3:29 a.m. PST

Great big game!

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP05 Aug 2019 10:43 a.m. PST

Excellent! totally redefines the term 'Eye Candy'!!!

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Aug 2019 12:23 p.m. PST

Thank you everyone for the kind comments.i really enjoyed the planning and staging of this game before hand, so the actual game played like clockwork. The pictures don't adequately convey how much table surface there was, so there was plenty of room for maneuvering and some distance created fog of war.

For example, I had little idea of what was happening at the other end of the table. As Ferdinand of Brunswick I was so engaged in my sector that I forgot that I had ordered our left wing to hold the villages at all costs. So once the French were defeated in that sector, they did not counterattack because they had no orders to do so.

Altefritz05 Aug 2019 5:47 p.m. PST

Great!

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