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wall6103 Jul 2020 2:32 a.m. PST

Here is a link to a solo re-fight of the 1807 Battle of Friedland between French and Russian forces.

Table setup at start of game with Russians to the right and French to the left.

Napoleon and the Guard arrive near the game end.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2020 5:22 a.m. PST

Quite a set up. What size table did you use?

wall6103 Jul 2020 5:31 a.m. PST

2100 x 1500 (7' x 5')

Garryowen Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2020 8:13 a.m. PST

Very attractive game.


Frederick Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2020 10:53 a.m. PST

Nice AAR – thanks for sharing!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 6:40 a.m. PST

Thanks; looks bigger in the pics.

wall6104 Jul 2020 2:39 p.m. PST

The figures are true 15mm (mainly Essex) so it probably makes the table look bigger.

KimRYoung Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2020 10:22 a.m. PST

Your rules on your blog are very intriguing I've always felt the commands and colors approach would work for a true miniature game.

Are the rules still being developed? There appears to be some rules topics that are still blank. If you are still updating them please keep us posted.

Very nice visual game with not much complexity in rules has been a wish of mine for many years. Good job.


wall6106 Jul 2020 2:31 p.m. PST

The rules are basically complete. I just tinker with them after each game as I discover various anomalies and gaps. The missing sections are just explanatory notes.
I agree that the Command & Colors approach was the inspiration. The clincher, for me, was replacing the card system with the use of the battle dice as command dice.

Bill Slavin07 Jul 2020 8:26 a.m. PST

That's a very nice looking game. A beautiful battlefield and nice AAR!

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