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Whirlwind10 Aug 2021 11:40 p.m. PST

Please see link for a refight of the battle which began the siege of Oxford during England's 'Anarchy' period of Civil War, using a scenario from Wargames Illustrated 30 with Baccus 6mm figures and the DBA rules.

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Durban Gamer11 Aug 2021 4:12 a.m. PST

Great research showing that real battles often provide the most interesting scenarios. Also interesting to see DBA coping well with the dynamics.

Whirlwind13 Aug 2021 3:44 a.m. PST

Yes, it was well done by the article author, who went back to the original source materials for the period to extract out this interesting little scenario. And yes, DBA copes well – perhaps by restricting armies to their historical enemies it makes things a little easier.

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