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Wargames Rules for All-Arms Land Warfare from Platoon to Batallion Level 1925-1950 and 1950-2000

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(I am Spam)01 Jan 2005 8:32 p.m. PST

After looking over all the posts I find that my old friend, the "Grand Dame" of WWII, WRG 1925-1950, seems oddly absent from discussion. Do any of you play WRG?

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian01 Jan 2005 10:29 p.m. PST

In a word, no. Too clunky by my standards, other systems are a better simulation (the way I view more modern games). IIRC it was designed to play "points" games with army lists. I am a scenario player, give my organizations and missions.

Again,IIRC, Tank Charts played beter and faster.

NikkiB01 Jan 2005 10:38 p.m. PST

WRG 6 & 7 ancients. Plus DBA, DBM, and DBR. Not the WW2. What do you think of it?

Mobius01 Jan 2005 10:46 p.m. PST

"Do any of you play WRG?"

Not for 25 years or more. Only played the modern versions not the WW2 version.

General Montcalm01 Jan 2005 11:03 p.m. PST

WRG 6th

Skannian01 Jan 2005 11:29 p.m. PST

Loved 6th. Hated everything since.

Love Gush's rules! Best rules ever written - period! :-)

andyoneill02 Jan 2005 5:14 a.m. PST

Certainly used to. At one time used to compete in tournaments. I now mainly play skirmish though.

mrpicky200304 Jan 2005 9:46 a.m. PST

How did the ancients variants get into this WWII discussion? Lack of reading comprehension (see below)?

Anyway, regarding the question of whether anybody plays WRG 1925-1950, yes I do occasionally. They are an excellent set.

But WARNING (should be on the packet, kids): you need to be able to read and comprehend more than 10 pages of rules in smallish font with no pictures to distract you... :o)

MrP

Goldwyrm04 Jan 2005 10:51 a.m. PST

Nope, I've never played WRG in any variant. This is honestly the first I've heard it referenced to WWII. I thought it was solely an Ancients set.

I have been miniature gaming since the mid 80's but didn't start into WWII gaming until around '97 or '98. I've tried Battleground, Spearhead, Command Decision, and FoW since then. I own a few other sets like Crossfire and Face of Battle. I'm more of a skirmish player, like 28mm, prefer scenarios and I'm working on my own rules.

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