Author Topic: Doing the KS With Minis  (Read 1830 times)

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on: December 07, 2018, 05:22:25 PM


This right here is delightful.  While horrifically named, "Snappy Nappy" does allow for Operational KS with minis and that is commendable.

I particularly like the bit where the hussars that were sent off to find the Austrians wind up trashing their supplies instead.

Salutary.

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Reply #1 on: December 09, 2018, 03:53:05 PM
This is a most impressive thing, and gives me ideas. One of which is establishing a Kriegsspiel Club, perhaps under the banner of ADC, like the guys out in California or the Chilton KS Circle in the UK.

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Reply #2 on: December 09, 2018, 03:55:41 PM
I can see that at some point I'm gonna have to find out more about this kriegspiel thingie  ;)

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Reply #3 on: December 09, 2018, 04:01:22 PM
I can see that at some point I'm gonna have to find out more about this kriegspiel thingie  ;)

I know a great place in Ohio where you can check it out!

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Reply #4 on: December 09, 2018, 04:03:04 PM
This is a most impressive thing, and gives me ideas. One of which is establishing a Kriegsspiel Club, perhaps under the banner of ADC, like the guys out in California or the Chilton KS Circle in the UK.


Doug's Dragoons? Big hats and Square buttons club?



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Reply #5 on: December 09, 2018, 04:27:16 PM
Maison de chapeaux idiots et boutons carrés

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Reply #6 on: December 09, 2018, 09:08:02 PM
Maison de chapeaux idiots et boutons carrés

Or, as they say on the other side of the border,

Ungewöhnliche Hüte und quadratische Knöpfe Gesellschaft

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Reply #7 on: December 11, 2018, 12:30:55 PM
This could take on a life of its own...

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Reply #8 on: December 11, 2018, 08:56:16 PM
Peregrinas inuehit, et tiaris quadratum clava Bullae

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Reply #9 on: December 12, 2018, 06:37:15 AM
Yap! Wej ghojwI'pu'lI' tlhInganpu' vIHtaHbogh mach neH luDan 'buttons'!

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Reply #10 on: December 12, 2018, 09:12:34 AM
Could we not just put a bunch of toddlers in uniforms, get some big dogs and small cannons and wagons and fight this out at 1/3 scale. Just sayin'...  >:D



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Reply #11 on: December 12, 2018, 10:36:44 AM
Could we not just put a bunch of toddlers in uniforms, get some big dogs and small cannons and wagons and fight this out at 1/3 scale. Just sayin'...  >:D

From your remarks, one might take the notion that you think we'd not find that appealing.

In this you would be wrong.


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Reply #12 on: December 12, 2018, 11:45:00 AM
If you build it... I will come and watch. ... And laugh ... A lot.  :2funny:



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Reply #13 on: December 12, 2018, 05:27:08 PM
Could we not just put a bunch of toddlers in uniforms, get some big dogs and small cannons and wagons and fight this out at 1/3 scale. Just sayin'...  >:D

From your remarks, one might take the notion that you think we'd not find that appealing.

In this you would be wrong.

We could sell tickets.

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Reply #14 on: January 28, 2019, 09:46:46 PM
Well minis or no, having just picked up the 1862 rules as well, I'm hell bent on running some non-virtual KS games this year. I may do some of that using Marshall's snazzy Command Post stuff, since I have both Waterloo and Gettysburg unplayed so far, but I am definitely going to run some of the scenarios in the Too Fat Lardies scenario book.

Who wants to have a gaming weekend at my place?

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