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Online Captain Blood

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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #30 on: March 21, 2018, 09:19:37 PM »
I'd forgotten how nicely painted those figures were. They're really nice.

They are. I have lots of piccies of those fellows in action from our various games down a few years  :)

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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #31 on: March 22, 2018, 05:55:00 AM »
Thanks Steve and Richard.

I think Iíve got about 130 painted that I want to rebase and revarnish as I did with the above, though I reckon I must also have about 100 unpainted or awaiting assembly, including more artillery, more cavalry and more baggage train.
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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #32 on: March 23, 2018, 12:13:17 PM »


It just so happens that I have started on building a generic sandy-coloured board (on which this game was played) that will serve as the basis for southern England (WotR), Iberia (Napoleonic Peninsular War), Arizona (Old West), possibly Afghanistan (Second Afghan War, though I might not keep that project), Sicily (WW2, 1943) and somewhere as yet undecided for Future Wars / Sci Fi. The downside is that I now have an awful lot of terrain that is surplus to requirements.......... ouch.

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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #33 on: March 23, 2018, 02:48:19 PM »
a great project again, Steve. I hope you come to BLAm this year and we can have another game. Maybe a SSS-Game with Dr. the viking again, it was so much fun.
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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #34 on: March 23, 2018, 07:28:06 PM »
a man can never have too much terrain

The fun is in the making, not the storing  :D

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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #35 on: March 23, 2018, 07:31:03 PM »
a great project again, Steve. I hope you come to BLAm this year and we can have another game. Maybe a SSS-Game with Dr. the viking again, it was so much fun.

Hi Dirk, BLAM is pencilled in for this year and Iíd like to bring a game. I doubt that it will be SSS though as itís highly likely Iíll have sold it by then as part of my necessary Ďspace recoveryí.  :( :)

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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #36 on: March 25, 2018, 03:01:09 AM »
I donīt know the rules Fistful of Lead, so I have to ask if the napoleonic version is usable in lieu of the Wild West version (because if I bought it, the napoleonic one would be more useful to me).

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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #37 on: March 25, 2018, 07:11:37 AM »
Useable as a basis for modification to play WotR?

Most certainly, as FFOL:Horse & Muskets is a derivation of FFOL:Reloaded.  I have H&M for my own Nappy project but I havenít played it yet - it certainly reads well and elements of it were brought forward into my WotR interpretation. Neither version includes rules for Units but if you check out the impending Sci-Fi variant (AARS here and at the Wiley Games blog and info at Kickstarter) that has Goons, which influenced my mod for Units.

So why did I mod Reloaded rather than H&M?

Just a personal preference to start with the source material, thatís all.

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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #38 on: March 26, 2018, 12:11:34 AM »
Many thanks Steve.

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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #39 on: March 26, 2018, 03:38:12 PM »
emosbur,
Fistful of Lead: Horse & Musket is for small scale skirmishes, think Sharpe and his boys or Last of the Mohicans.
Here''s a few from LAF:
http://leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=107266.15

And

http://leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=107454.0
 and here's some I ran last weekend at TwisterCon:
http://baronvonj.blogspot.com/2018/03/weekend-at-twistercon.html

I am working on a larger scale variant, but right now I like the level of battle we're imagining here. heroic little fights in the skirmish line or behind the lines. Plenty of good rules out there for great big battles. Also lets you try a lot of periods without investing a lot of money. Ten figs all you need for 1v1. Can play 8 players easy.
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Re: WotR Skirmish (using FFOL) - UD: First test game completed
« Reply #40 on: March 27, 2018, 12:28:47 PM »
Thanks Her Baron.



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Re: WotR Project Revisited
« Reply #41 on: May 18, 2018, 03:08:56 PM »
Not much of an update but the rebasing of figures originally painted in 20011/12 continues. While doing so Iím taking the opportunity to reorganise the minis into two forces, which has necessitated some changing of house colours.

The two forces are fictitious:

Sir Henry Mortimer, Baron of Rochforde
(Murrey & Blue; motif = The Roach)



Sir Henry Pierce of Hackney
(Tawny & Cream; motif = The Steerís Head)



Only 26 completed for each force with many, many more to do. Plus about 150 that have yet to see paint, including mounted, cannon, wagons and civilians.

The two forces are almost identical:

For Rochforde:

1 x Lord
1 x Bannerman
2 x Men-At-Arms (Sword)
1 x Men-At-Arms (Pole Axe)
1 x Specialist (Gunne)
8 x Billmen
6 x Bowmen
6 x Bowmen

The Hackney chaps have a Musician in place of 1 x MAA and a Crossbow in place of the Gunne

The next game will likely be a straight up fight and then Iíll add more minis after that, possibly some  more bills and a few light horse.

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Re: WotR Project Revisited
« Reply #42 on: May 18, 2018, 03:17:33 PM »
Splendid  :)

Did you check all the repainted armour?

 ;)

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Re: WotR Project Revisited
« Reply #43 on: May 18, 2018, 03:20:15 PM »
Splendid  :)

Did you check all the repainted armour?

 ;)

 lol

Not well enough the first time ....

Edit: by the by, these were originally varnished with Revell gloss then matt but have all now had a single  coat of W&N Galleria matt, which has done wonders to the finish.
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Re: WotR Project Revisited
« Reply #44 on: May 18, 2018, 09:56:30 PM »
Excellent Steve. Get on with those other 150 or so, and we can have a game  :D