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    by Published on 11-24-2011 05:33

    Ahoy Mate!

    You have just come aboard the flag ship site for Sails of Glory. Here you will find a first rate crew and all the information about the game and its future releases. You will also find many house rules and game aides to make playing the game more enjoyable.

    So welcome aboard and enjoy your tour.

    The Royal Hajj




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    Dobbs

    August 1776



    Here's a screenshot using an app on my phone of the modern chart on New York harbor. Land is yellow. Water is white (shallow water is

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    Dobbs

    August 1776



    The Turtle and submerged Turtle got an upgrade. They were originally printed paper on adhesive foam. They just didn't have the feel of

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    Bligh

    New members signing on.

    This morning we are joined by a new sailor from Switzerland. He is Skabut from Berne.
    Rob.

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    Bligh

    Game Length

    My pleasure Ben.
    If anything else springs to mind I will let you know.
    Rob.

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    James Wilmore

    Ares Booth at Historicon

    Lovely to hear that they are prioritising this!

    James Wilmore Today, 01:50 Go to last post
    Daeruin

    Game Length

    Thank you for posting the cards! I can see how that would be very helpful while explaining the rules to a large table full of newbies. Much appreciated.

    Daeruin Today, 00:51 Go to last post
    Bligh

    Game Length

    The cards.

    Bligh Yesterday, 09:26 Go to last post
    Bligh

    Game Length

    In the convention games we run we use mainly basic rules, with the odd one or two from the other levels just to add a bit of extra flavour of the period.

    Bligh Yesterday, 01:13 Go to last post
    Daeruin

    Game Length

    DeRuyter, for those convention games, were you using the advanced rules? Is the Battle of Lissa available as a scenario somewhere, or was it a custom

    Daeruin 07-23-2024, 20:44 Go to last post
    Daeruin

    Game Length

    Thanks for the input, I appreciate it! I was thinking of running the 2014 contest winner scenario, A Safe Harbor (Battle of Algeciras). It seems like

    Daeruin 07-23-2024, 20:38 Go to last post
    Dobbs

    August 1776

    That's a really good thought, Eric. It hadn't occurred to me, but now that you mention it, it's a great idea to be able to trade time for more Exertion.

    Dobbs 07-23-2024, 14:57 Go to last post
    DeRuyter

    Ares Booth at Historicon

    Just an FYI really. Ares had a booth at Historicon, the largest historical miniatures convention in the US, last week. It was manned by volunteers demoing

    DeRuyter 07-23-2024, 11:47 Go to last post
    DeRuyter

    Game Length

    A number of years ago I ran games at conventions with 8-10 players. In one scenario the oob was all frigates - The Battle of Lissa with 10 ships altogether.

    DeRuyter 07-23-2024, 10:46 Go to last post
    DeRuyter

    August 1776

    Is there any way to regain exertion points? Resting or by having a tot of rum maybe!

    DeRuyter 07-23-2024, 10:37 Go to last post
    Dobbs

    August 1776

    Thanks for the Rep, Rob!

    Almost all of the game mechanics bugs have been worked out. I realized that the practice runs by Sergeant Lee

    Dobbs 07-22-2024, 16:35 Go to last post
    Bligh

    August 1776

    Very impressive Dobbs.
    Just the sort of oddball idea that gets my interest.
    Once perfected I must try it out.
    Rob.

    Bligh 07-22-2024, 10:12 Go to last post
    Bligh

    Game Length

    Hi Ben.
    A few other considerations that we take onboard when doing a game for beginners is that a Frigate action is usually far quicker than a pounding

    Bligh 07-22-2024, 09:06 Go to last post
    Dobbs

    August 1776

    What follows is the second test of the Continental submarine Turtle. Sergeant Ezra Lee was successful on the first experiment and learned a lot about

    Dobbs 07-21-2024, 17:48 Go to last post
    Dobbs

    Game Length

    Welcome aboard, Benjamin!

    I think the main reason they suggest starting withe the basic rules is to familiarize new players with how a sailing

    Dobbs 07-21-2024, 05:09 Go to last post
    Daeruin

    Game Length

    My main question is about the length of the game. I've played with up to 4 players, but for this game I may get as many as 10 players. How long would

    Daeruin 07-21-2024, 00:40 Go to last post