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jocknroll06 Oct 2023 7:06 a.m. PST

For anyone who wants to come and throw some dice with The League of Augsburg, come and see our PP game at Partizan on Sunday October 8th. We are using Rolling Thunder! for fleet level 17th century games.

Link to the blog here:

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Some pics of the game here

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Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian06 Oct 2023 11:22 a.m. PST

Outstanding! Really glad to see the period feel of the semi-mob squadrons instead of stately well behaved perfectly spaced ships in line.

DFLange Supporting Member of TMP06 Oct 2023 12:33 p.m. PST

The optics definitely reflect the battle.

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP07 Oct 2023 2:46 a.m. PST

Another beautiful game!

Prince Alberts Revenge07 Oct 2023 8:01 a.m. PST

Beautiful Barry! I've always had a sweet spot ever since an article on the River Medway raid in an old UK magazine from the 1980s (Military Modeler perhaps?).

Anyway, are those the 1/4800 scale Tumbling Dice ships? I have Mad for War and unpainted 1/2400 fleets. Need to do something with them.

jocknroll08 Oct 2023 2:40 p.m. PST

Yes TD 1/4800 – although, IMHO they are not 1/4800


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Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2023 5:18 p.m. PST

Beautiful game.

jocknroll10 Oct 2023 5:40 a.m. PST

Thanks All. The rules certainly seem to have caught the imagination of gamers interested in the period. Favourable comments around the contrast with the one-sidedness of Napoleonic gaming came up unbidden several times in a few hours.

Royston Papworth09 Nov 2023 7:55 a.m. PST

PAR – I remember that article and yes, it was Military Modelling. It used to have some cracking articles in it…

N Drury09 Nov 2023 11:15 a.m. PST

Are the TD 1:4800 half the size of the 1:2400?

jocknroll21 Nov 2023 3:45 a.m. PST

I did a fairly detailed piece on the issue if you are interested. It is here

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The 1/4800s are actually about 1/3000 and the 1/2400s about 1/2000

N Drury21 Nov 2023 9:53 a.m. PST

That is helpful. Was planning to print some of these wrecks to go with TD 1/2400 models link

jocknroll21 Nov 2023 10:36 a.m. PST

Those are nice. I have some 3D printed stuff, the biggest problem with it is the highly brittle nature of the prints.

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