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Personal logo D6 Junkie Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2019 4:53 p.m. PST

I have a pretty large force of 15mm French and Germans for 1940. They are based for FoW and are pretty sizable. Can anyone suggest some rules to use.
I have already done Blitzkrieg Commander and Flames of War.
Looking for something new

Personal logo jdginaz Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2019 5:00 p.m. PST

I Ain't Been Shot Mum by the TooFatLardies
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Dynaman878909 Dec 2019 5:33 p.m. PST

Fireball Forward is another possibility. Or Schwere Kompanie

Colonel Bogey Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2019 6:54 p.m. PST

Have you tried PBI? No need to rebase.

Microbiggie09 Dec 2019 7:03 p.m. PST

If you looking for some very specific rules for France 40 try Vain Glorious:
link

Rich Bliss Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2019 8:35 p.m. PST

Command Decision

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Dec 2019 2:17 a.m. PST

There is a PBI "Fall of France " day on 18th January at Entoymnet (Poole). There will some battle reports from that I am sure.

PBI is a one to one representation, but infantry are in weapon or rifle groups.
Here is a summary of the rules.
In addition there are a bunch of videos about PBI.

https://www.peterpig.co.uk/infopbi.html


Good luck with your project.

Dexter Ward10 Dec 2019 3:27 a.m. PST

Battlefront:WW2 is a great set of rules and works well for Blitzkrieg.

Col Piron10 Dec 2019 7:54 a.m. PST
Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Dec 2019 9:08 a.m. PST

I second Crossfire for infantry focused games, with a few tanks.

Personal logo D6 Junkie Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2019 4:46 p.m. PST

Hey Guys, I probably have some 50 stands of infantry and 20-30 vehicles per side, so looking for rules that can handle that.

Decebalus11 Dec 2019 3:02 a.m. PST

Spearhead for games 1 base=1 squad. 5-6 bataillons would be around 40 stands, 20 vehicles. Thts a large game and in 150% for 15mm (my recomendation) it would need a 8*6 table.

Dexter Ward11 Dec 2019 10:40 a.m. PST

1 base = 1 platoon in Spearhead.
Battlefront:WW2 is 1 base = 1 squad and one model vehicle = 2 or 3 actual vehicles. Manoeuvre units are companies (usually 9-12 stands for infantry), and up to a battalion a side with armour is the ideal sort of size to play.
More info and lots of good scenarios here:
fireandfury.com

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2019 1:02 p.m. PST

A fistfull of tows III will handle that as well.

Steamingdave212 Dec 2019 11:51 a.m. PST

Battlegroup. There s a book dedicated to " Blitzkrieg" in Poland and France.

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