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13 Apr 2022 7:55 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian13 Apr 2022 7:50 a.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

What naval wars or campaigns would you like to see that haven't been well served (if at all) in wargaming up to now?

In the final round of voting:

22% said "War of 1812 on the Great Lakes"
18% said "US vs Barbary Pirates 1801-1805"
16% [TIE] said "World War I in the Adriatic" OR "Coastal forces/PT boat campaign for New Guinea"

whitejamest14 Apr 2022 8:17 a.m. PST

Sounds like a lot of people would enjoy playing the 1812 scenarios/ campaign from Flying Colors: Serpents of the Seas. Available wherever GMT Games are sold.

dantheman Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2022 8:56 a.m. PST

Missed this poll. I would have voted for AWI North America if it includes the Caribbean actions. One of the few times you could get a balances Age of Sail campaign.

NotNelson19 Apr 2022 9:17 a.m. PST

Not sure I understand this result – all of these are well served with models in 1/1200 or 1/1250.

Blutarski21 Apr 2022 4:28 p.m. PST

Right on, dantheman!!!

Very much agree – Lots of pretty well balanced battle scenarios in the Caribbean. One of my favorites is Grenada 1779 – de Guichen versus Byron.

I'd also add the Suffren/Hughes Coromandel campaign as a good source for balanced scenarios.


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