Help support TMP


"Wargame battle reporting for dummies: do it like batman!" Topic


5 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

Please do not use bad language on the forums.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the 18th Century Battle Reports Message Board

Back to the Blogs of War Message Board


Areas of Interest

General
18th Century

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Link


Top-Rated Ruleset

De Bellis Antiquitatis (DBA)


Rating: gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star 


Featured Workbench Article

Drilling Holes in Minis - Part III: Going Larger

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian weighs the pros and cons of using a power drill on the minis workbench.


Featured Profile Article

Those Blasted Trees

How do you depict "shattered forest" on the tabletop?


Featured Book Review


1,201 hits since 9 Jan 2021
©1994-2023 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Leftblank09 Jan 2021 3:23 p.m. PST

I wrote a blog about common mistakes in wargame battle reports and show my experiment with a more interesting after action report in a graphic novel format, with the Comic Life app.

Link here: link

Gear Pilot10 Jan 2021 3:09 p.m. PST

Very useful. Thanks!

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Jan 2021 3:52 p.m. PST

Some very good points about writing battle reports. I don't think that the comic book example works for me.

I'd point to the General Pettygree blog as an example of story telling excellence.

von Schwartz ver 211 Jan 2021 5:16 p.m. PST

Agree with Der Alte Fritz, General Pettygree is a great blog with excellent AARs, a real "Ripping Yarn".

greenknight4 Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Dec 2021 10:56 p.m. PST

A bit to dark to really make out the game itself.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.