Author Topic: Ardennes ' 44 - Learning Game  (Read 80 times)

thecommandtent

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on: October 26, 2020, 10:00:46 PM
Well its been a 2 weeks since I posted a poll asking what I should play next and I've finally begun my dive into Ardennes '44 As you can tell by the initial wait to get started this is going to be a slow burn AAR as I find time w/ kids and work.

That being said I've got the counters sorted, clipped and ready to setup on the map. I'm almost done reading through the rule book and am planning on following the opening turns in the Extended Example of Play and seeing if I want to continue or reset and start again.

Also, I order and have started reading A Time For Trumpets to help me learn more about the battle as I game it out on the map.  I'm only a few chapters in and already reading about places and units and seeing them on the map has been illuminating.




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Reply #1 on: October 26, 2020, 10:03:43 PM
A Time for Trumpets is a fantastic read.



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Reply #2 on: October 27, 2020, 04:49:27 AM
Excellent.  :bigthumb: 

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Reply #3 on: October 27, 2020, 07:58:43 AM
Good stuff, although I would still recommend the Beevor book.

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Reply #4 on: October 27, 2020, 08:07:23 AM
Nice Beevor!

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Reply #5 on: October 27, 2020, 06:16:57 PM
I love Beevor  :hehe:

He's a good read every time

Glad to see you've got this to the table. I have it and will one day get it on there.

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thecommandtent

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Reply #6 on: October 27, 2020, 08:43:11 PM
I love Beevor  :hehe:

He's a good read every time

Glad to see you've got this to the table. I have it and will one day get it on there.
Good stuff, although I would still recommend the Beevor book.

I may or may not have his book on request at the library....  :nerd:



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Reply #7 on: October 28, 2020, 08:12:00 AM
I assure you, you won't be disappointed, its a very good read indeed.

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