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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2020 9:05 p.m. PST

"…The Zulus would start by placing card counters up to 12" any side of the board except the rear of the British column. Each card counter represented either one of the big formations (Chest, Loins, Right and Left Horns), a small skirmish unit or a blank counter. As soon as the counter, that could be moved 12" per turn, came within 24" of an enemy unit, that Zulu formation had to be revealed. Alessio and Steve decided to attack as the British crossed the river hoping to split their forces. To this end Alessio hid the Left Horn behind the hill with a skirmish and blank counter on the British side of the river. The Chest, Loins and Right Horn would attack from the Eshowe side as soon the front of the British column reached the far side of the riverbank. There were skirmish units in the kraal and vegetation on the far bank…"
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Durban Gamer15 Mar 2020 4:32 a.m. PST

Great concept for a fantastic game on a beautiful table.
An exciting read as well!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2020 3:22 p.m. PST

Happy you enjoyed it my friend!. (smile)


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