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AGregory05 Apr 2020 6:29 p.m. PST

Folks:

We weren't sure it would work out, but it did: we played a "normal" 25mm Napoleonic skirmish game this afternoon over Skype, using devices, a laptop, and a security camera.

You can read about it here, and see what the visual quality was like:

link


We didn't get fancy, but at least we got in a game! And it had pretty much the same kind of social aspect as a real one.

Cheers,

A. Gregory

saltflats192905 Apr 2020 6:57 p.m. PST

That looks like an acceptable alternative!

CeruLucifus05 Apr 2020 7:04 p.m. PST

Cool. Thanks for posting this.

Martin Rapier05 Apr 2020 11:36 p.m. PST

We did the same thing last week. It was a bit chaotic but it worked!

Darrell B D Day06 Apr 2020 3:58 a.m. PST

Interesting- particularly the tech info. Thanks….

DBDD

Personal logo chicklewis Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2020 7:24 a.m. PST

Nicely played and presented.

Thanks for making it available to us.

Fitzovich06 Apr 2020 4:06 p.m. PST

Thanks for sharing this effort and the background information much appreciated.

Auswargamer08 Apr 2020 7:50 p.m. PST

Here's a video showing how I did it,…
A Large Battle
Quatre Bras in 28mm

https://youtu.be/S3Iycg24uok

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