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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Feb 2020 9:36 p.m. PST

Very nice!

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Amicalement
Armand

Durban Gamer18 Feb 2020 3:59 a.m. PST

Really beautiful figures. Thanks for posting.

Personal logo FlyXwire Supporting Member of TMP18 Feb 2020 7:16 a.m. PST

From the blog -

"This is a fictional and solo affair using my newly reconstituted "Saratoga Campaign" Brunswick Germans (and units of historically attached Hesse-Hanau) against American opposition."

BRILLIANT!

This scratches my itch – beautiful terrain and figures (on rounders too). Hypothetical scenario overlaid onto an "historical template" – a new battle problem based on an "old theme".

It the past couple weeks we've now seen two well-done, what-if scenarios posted for black powder era gaming on TMP. Here's another that was featured on the forum -

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Good find Armand!

historygamer Supporting Member of TMP18 Feb 2020 7:34 a.m. PST

So this is what it looks like, using historical armies in an historical setting. Well done. :-)

Personal logo FlyXwire Supporting Member of TMP18 Feb 2020 8:15 a.m. PST

HG, this juices gamers – well, make that the "gamer side" of many of us historical gamers.

The historical context is apparently there, but the first clue to "come hither" being the apparent energy invested in a classy game presentation too.

After the first dice start rolling nothing historical transpires beyond historical happenstance, but the immersion of all the historical overtones revealed on the tabletop still conspires onto the gaming at hand.

I'm not saying this as "lecture", ok? Just reiterating what you've posted –

"So this is what it looks like, using historical armies in an historical setting. Well done. :-)"

Baranovich18 Feb 2020 8:43 a.m. PST

Amazing looking game, great figures and terrain!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Feb 2020 10:44 a.m. PST

Happy you like them boys!. (smile)

Amicalement
Armand

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