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carojon03 Feb 2024 4:06 p.m. PST

As part of a larger project to refight the Battle of Camperdown in 1:700 scale, I have been looking at trying out a new set of rules namely Far Distant Ships by David Manley and designed with big battles in mind.

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The rules needed some adapting, with them being designed primarily for 1:2400 or 1:1200, but after a bit of rescaling and a few other minor tweaks proved to offer a very compelling game with plenty of decision points, narrative and the ability to match the timings of this reasonably well documented battle, with an historic outcome to match.

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If you would like to know more, then just follow the link to the blog.

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JJ

BrianW04 Feb 2024 11:08 a.m. PST

I have those, but haven't tried them out yet. Glad to hear your opinion of them.

carojon06 Feb 2024 4:40 p.m. PST

Hi Brian,
Thank you. They are well worth a go.

JJ

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