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robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 6:09 a.m. PST

If it doesn't help me understand and play the game, the artwork is just there to raise the price of the rules.

OK, sometimes it's there to sell lead. I thought Rogue Stars was especially egregious. But it still isn't doing me any good.

Winston Smith09 Dec 2017 6:17 a.m. PST

How about none?
Ive seen, in more than one AWI rulebook, plates if Napoleonic Dragoons fencing. I would rather see a half page of blank space than something totally inaccurate included simply because it's in the public domain.
Frankly, I find it insulting.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 6:30 a.m. PST

Anything except re-enactors – and anything includes "none".

Northern Monkey09 Dec 2017 3:42 p.m. PST

Good luck selling large numbers of a rule set without decent art work and illustrations.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 5:59 p.m. PST

Black and white illustrations of rules take on movement, formations and the like. Lots of charts.

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