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Offline carojon

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Dux Bellorum - Devon Wargames Group
« on: November 15, 2017, 06:20:11 PM »
As well as unveiling our new club banner, this month saw four games staged by members of the club including a Saxon versus Romano-British 28mm game using Dux Bellorum.



If you would like to see more about this game and thoughts on the play, just follow the link to the club blog.

https://devonwargames.blogspot.co.uk/2017/11/dux-bellorum-arthurian-wargaming-367.html

Jonathan (JJ)
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Offline Dr. Kevin Moon III esq.

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Re: Dux Bellorum - Devon Wargames Group
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2017, 06:38:25 PM »
Thankyou for the write up - some lovely figures on display.

Offline Phil Robinson

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Re: Dux Bellorum - Devon Wargames Group
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2017, 08:30:38 PM »
Inspiring stuff, some well turned out troops deployed there.

Offline mellis1644

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Re: Dux Bellorum - Devon Wargames Group
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2017, 09:41:11 PM »
cool report.
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Offline carojon

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Re: Dux Bellorum - Devon Wargames Group
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2017, 02:41:08 PM »
Thanks for your comments chaps. Nick has a very fine collection which for me especially made the game even better.

Yes the discs were being used for chits and I take your point entirely and I guess I would do something similar, however we had four newbies to the rules, including myself, and the game was very much a learning experience as an aesthetic one so didn't distract too much for us.

I was impressed on how well the game played with effectively four standard Dux Bel armies on the table and didn't slow things down to any great extent which is a big plus for using them for this or bigger size games.

Cheers
JJ

 

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