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Nottingham Wargames16 Jan 2024 1:55 a.m. PST

An Italian Wars Renaissance game pitting Imperialists again an Italian state. The rules used was Lion Rampant, which provides a good 'beer and pretzels' game, although we didn't have any beer or pretzels (whatever 'pretzels' are!). Either way, Lion Rampant always seems to provide a good fun encounter, with the initiative switching from side to side several times in a game.

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Puster Sponsoring Member of TMP16 Jan 2024 2:46 a.m. PST

>whatever 'pretzels' are

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretzel

Nottingham Wargames16 Jan 2024 3:01 a.m. PST

Ah, I see. I imagine this would help soak up the beer nicely!

Raynman Supporting Member of TMP16 Jan 2024 8:24 a.m. PST

A little mustard, delicious!

Grelber16 Jan 2024 9:17 a.m. PST

And, as English writer E. R. Eddison points out, the salt encourages more drinking of beer!

I need to re-read Lion Rampant, with thought to adapting it to my current project.

Grelber

dantheman16 Jan 2024 4:54 p.m. PST

Doesn't look like you had firearms. Do you play Pikeman's Lament in that case? Another Mersey set for Pike and Shot.

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