Author Topic: Finally bought my first Wargame today.  (Read 886 times)

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Reply #30 on: September 11, 2019, 06:03:14 PM
Yep - I would like to see the system transported to NA.

Few games exist about the Burma campaign - but there is one in the OCS games from MMP,:

https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/1585/burma

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Reply #31 on: September 11, 2019, 06:15:39 PM
Whilst on one hand, I agree with you; I would point out that, if you are familiar with the system, you will recognise that no previous game on the subject (that I'm aware of) has represented it in quite this way.


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Reply #32 on: September 11, 2019, 07:22:57 PM
Any good videos of the Combat system basics, even if from another series (is it sort of the same on all of them)?



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Reply #33 on: September 12, 2019, 01:53:55 AM
I haven't watched this yet, but it's in my list. Maybe it'll help



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Reply #34 on: September 12, 2019, 06:18:24 AM
Yep - it can happen.

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Reply #35 on: September 12, 2019, 09:47:57 AM
Really want to play Holland '44, but think I'll wait for Stalingrad '42 to learn the system. I've been anticipating S'42 for a while now but damn, H'44 looks awful purty...




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Reply #36 on: September 12, 2019, 10:03:04 AM
Any good videos of the Combat system basics, even if from another series (is it sort of the same on all of them)?

There are a few on youtube, and yes, the basic system is the same for all the games.

Its probably worth downloading the Vassal mod as well. I've played it a bit on Vassal and its a well done mod.
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Reply #37 on: September 12, 2019, 11:14:12 AM
We should get a multiplayer game going.
Allies are easy to break into sections - British/Polish Airborne, XXXCorps, 82nd Airborne, 101st Airborne.
Germans might be a bit harder - maybe defenses against each of the Allies sections.
Could even go one further and make it all double blind with a Ref... I'd be willing to ref.

Could be fun.
 

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Reply #38 on: September 12, 2019, 11:15:29 AM
Hmm. Worth thinking about  :bigthumb:

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Reply #39 on: September 12, 2019, 12:54:57 PM
Interesting. As long as there's no weak-ass French cavalry involved, I'd be interested.

Are you talking VASSAL or TTS?



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Reply #40 on: September 12, 2019, 01:21:52 PM
I don't have TTS, but I do have Vassal. I'm not sure if there is a TTS mod?

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Reply #41 on: September 12, 2019, 01:29:37 PM
VASSAL. We could do it PBEM.

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Reply #42 on: September 12, 2019, 01:32:00 PM
I don't have TTS, but I do have Vassal. I'm not sure if there is a TTS mod?

Heh, good point, guess I could have looked that up myself...  ;D

There are some GMT games for TTS, but I don't see Holland '44.



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Reply #43 on: September 12, 2019, 01:46:55 PM
VASSAL. We could do it PBEM.

Very true. First, we need for people to get a grasp on the rules.

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Reply #44 on: September 12, 2019, 02:07:58 PM
Rules?  Pffft...we don't need those.  I get to be Michael Caine!