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Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP27 Jun 2022 9:10 a.m. PST

This year the International Naval Wargames Day falls on Saturday 6th August. If you've not been around for an INaWarD before, this is a day where naval wargamers around the world play a naval game at home, at the club etc. and then we all throw in our experiences on social media, wargaming websites etc. to promote the naval side of the hobby. Have fun and sink a battleship or two!

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP27 Jun 2022 9:18 a.m. PST

Great! I'll try to set something up.

Thresher0127 Jun 2022 9:34 a.m. PST

Sounds great!

I wish I could attend, but you are a very, VERY long way away.

Will have to use your rules for a game at the local club or at home on the day. Perhaps even two of them.

KSmyth27 Jun 2022 10:43 a.m. PST

Lissa at Daveshoe's on the 6th. We've been looking forward to this since March!!!

olicana27 Jun 2022 11:04 a.m. PST

Thanks for the heads up. I'll pencil in a galley game.

This was my Actium (in 1:600) battle in full swing using GMT War Galley rules. It's the only naval I have but, it's enough to get my feet wet.

Since this I rebased them so that a galley fits into one hex; and I'm now using Fleet of Battle by James Roach (as published in Wargames Illustrated way back when) converted from free movement to hex movement.

Little Red27 Jun 2022 12:30 p.m. PST

Looking forward to Lissa at Davshoe's with KSmyth and the rest of the aquatic minded.

GildasFacit Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Jun 2022 1:23 p.m. PST

I'm likely to be a bit preoccupied that day as it is our golden wedding 'do'.

I'll add a couple of sea shanties to the playlist in honour of the day !!!

epturner Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2022 4:27 p.m. PST

Sounds like a good day for a nice ACW blockade running game.

Eric

carojon29 Jun 2022 12:49 a.m. PST

Hi David,
Thanks for the 'heads-up', I'll see what I can do.

link

Cheers
JJ

Pyrate Captain Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2022 6:07 p.m. PST

How about Triremes vs. ironclads.

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