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Nick Stern Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2024 11:05 a.m. PST

What rules would you suggest for the 1966 Sand Pebbles movie action at the rope boom? I am thinking a 1 man 1 figure skirmish set is required to capture all the dramatic action.

Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP25 Jan 2024 11:16 a.m. PST

There aren't many rule set options that cover all aspects of such scenarios, but "Boilers And Breechloaders" was primarily designed just for them.

Indeed, I and alte kameraden played that very scenario any number of times back in the 80's using the early versions.

If you want to take a look at the most recent iteration of B&B, you can read about it here: link

Okay, so I'm still a self-serving opportunist, but these are the complete rules you'll want at least to read for ideas, if not use in their entirety.

TVAG

Wackmole925 Jan 2024 11:20 a.m. PST

Contact Dan Gurule at last stand Boatyard he runs a cracking good game of this fight.

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nnascati Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2024 11:29 a.m. PST

The Sword and the Flame, use the smaller unit variant.

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