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Author Topic: Programmed Wargame Scenarios by Grant.  (Read 858 times)

Offline Norm

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Programmed Wargame Scenarios by Grant.
« on: December 03, 2022, 03:16:15 PM »
I am playing tjhrough scenario 1 of Charles S. Grants revised Prograammed Wargame Scenarios, which involves red army trying to dislodge blue army from a low ridge.

The scenarios are multi-period enabled, so for this game, I have employed Wars of the Roses figures.

I have put some detail up on the blog as to how the programmed scenario works and included a short AAR.

http://battlefieldswarriors.blogspot.com/2022/12/programmed-scenarios-by-charles-s-grant.html

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Re: Programmed Wargame Scenarios by Grant.
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2022, 06:03:51 PM »
That’s an excellent report posted on your blog, and lots of pics of your armies in action!

I appreciate the walk-through of the pre-game sequence using Programmed Scenarios. I have the book, but haven’t played using it yet, so it’s helpful to see how it works.

I enjoyed the report on the game, too. It looked for a while there like the Red army was going to impersonate the French at Agincourt! The programmed responses seemed to do a good job making the game more than a simple “play both sides” solo match, which is great!

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Re: Programmed Wargame Scenarios by Grant.
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2022, 08:04:30 AM »
Fascinating report.  The original book was one of my favourites and this expanded version sounds interesting.
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Re: Programmed Wargame Scenarios by Grant.
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2022, 02:42:36 PM »
It's a great book. I have used it for many games over the years.
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Offline Mark

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Re: Programmed Wargame Scenarios by Grant.
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2022, 11:22:20 PM »
Great write up Norm. Always glad to see your reports - interesting and give food for thought.


 

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