Author Topic: Antietam  (Read 1049 times)

bob48

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Reply #45 on: May 20, 2020, 11:22:43 AM
Much of this stuff was published in the 4 volumes of 'Battles & Leaders' which is an excellent set of books.

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Reply #46 on: May 20, 2020, 02:13:33 PM
A bit more info for y'all on this game;

There are three scenario's and one campaign game, details of which are as follows.

1) The Morning Attack.
This throws Hookers I corps and Mansfield's XII corps against the confederate line. and is 6 turns long.

2) Bloody lane.
A small scenario that pits two divisions of Sumner's II corps against DH Hills division defending the sunken road and is 3 turns long. A good learning scenario.

3) Burnside Bridge.
IX corps battle to cross the river and opposed  by, mainly, DR Jones division of Longstreet's corps. Scenario is 8 turns long.

The full battle starts at 0600 and ends 1900 - 14 turns!

The mounted map is very clear and well produced, and the 3/4" counters are colourful and easy to handle, especially since, other than markers and leaders, there is no stacking in the game.



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Reply #47 on: May 22, 2020, 10:27:00 AM
I told my wife to buy herself something for Mother's Day, since I couldn't go out to the stores. Now if she would just do the same!  ::)



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Reply #48 on: May 22, 2020, 11:26:35 AM
I have the Shiloh game on order as well :-)

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Reply #49 on: May 26, 2020, 11:58:26 AM
And......Shiloh arrived today :-)

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Reply #50 on: May 26, 2020, 12:06:52 PM
That was fast.  :bigthumb:

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Reply #51 on: May 26, 2020, 12:12:50 PM
Yes it was. Bear in mind I brought it, and Antiatem from Hexasim in France, since non of the UK stores have them. I only ordered it last Wednesday, and it arrived today despite the fact that yesterday was a bank holiday. They really do seem to be on the ball, not only do they have good stocks of games, they also obviously publish a fine range of quality games themselves.

I am most impressed.

“O Lord God, let me not be disgraced in my old days.”

'We few, we happy few, we band of brothers'