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  1. Tacking and Movement to Reflect Ship Size

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    Burden 1 Movement: Due to their agility, unlike larger ships which must plan two movement cards ahead, all vessels with a Burden of 1 need only plan one movement card ahead.

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    Tacking: At the end of any turn that a ship with one gundeck ends its movement in the red arc, its sail setting counter is temporarily moved one to the right. The next turn, as long as the ship’s new speed is either Battle or Backing Sails, but the ship is still in the red zone,
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  2. Tweaked Sailing Angles

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    Ship Base Cards - 101, 103.pdfShip Base Cards - 102, 103, 104, 105.pdfShip Base Cards - 104, 106, 108.pdfShip Base Cards - 107.pdf

    Okay, here are the correct files of my modified sailing angles, along with some fictional ships.
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  3. Advanced Anchoring and Springing Rules

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    One of the things I really like about SoG is how it feels like real sailing without having to know how to really sail. I continue to extrapolate on the original rules based on personal experience (none with square riggers, but plenty with modern vessels). This is my latest tweak. I expect that it may be too involved for most people to find fun, but I thought I'd throw it out there.

    SoG Anchor Chits.pdf

    Sails of Glory Advanced Anchoring and Springing Rules 12-12-18
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  4. My Latest Side Specific Damage Charts

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    I developed these charts to make the ships more durable. The charts are put in a plastic sleeve and marked with grease pencils.

    Damage is marked from the top down. The numbers on the left for broadside strength represent the forward firing arc. The middle is the full broadside. The right numbers are the stern firing arc.

    If a ship loses all the damage boxes in a row on a side, it cannot fire the at that row's strength, and the small square is checked off to indicate
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  5. Expanded Winds Speeds

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    Here are my modified Wind Rules for a wider range of wind, and rules for allowing a ship to move at a slower speed. In the instructions, you may notice mention of the "Spilling Wind" box. This is a box I have added between Backing Sails and Struck Sails on my mats.

    Wind Speed for the Anchorage.pdf

    Here is my expanded Wind Gauge:

    Wind Table.pdf
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