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boggler09 Oct 2020 9:20 a.m. PST

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I played a Dahlgren and Columbiad game today, using my scratch built 1/2400th terrain and ironclads, based on the action between the CSS Arkansas and USS Essex in August 1862:

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Great fun!

BillyNM09 Oct 2020 9:53 a.m. PST

I really like the river terrain and noticed your interest in early submarines – are you interested in a book on them as I'm having to down-size my book collection. I used to comment directly on your blog but that doesn't seem to work any more but still enjoying all your posts.

boggler09 Oct 2020 10:47 a.m. PST

Thanks,

I've had to start filtering the comments on the blog due to the avalanche of spam.

The book sounds cool but I have more books than I can possibly justify to the other half!

Her plan is to stack them up under my coffin when I kick the bucket!

mumbasa09 Oct 2020 11:38 a.m. PST

Great looking game, and lots of fun to play!
John

boggler09 Oct 2020 1:12 p.m. PST

Thanks John

Grelber09 Oct 2020 3:20 p.m. PST

The brown river looks very good. I've flown over the Mississippi, I know it's brown, and I tried to paint the bases for my ships brown. Unfortunately, they came out looking like they had run aground on a mud bar. So I gave up and went with blue. Your river looks so good, I may have to rethink this!

Grelber

boggler10 Oct 2020 1:11 a.m. PST

Thanks.

I deliberately made it a dark red brown so I could use it for Vietnam riverine games.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP22 Nov 2020 1:39 p.m. PST

How does D&C play solo?

Dawnguard6417 Dec 2020 8:45 p.m. PST

I tried brown bases as well, but it just looked wrong.

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