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    Diamondback

    3D Ship Files / Kickstarter

    I'm not on TMP, and I get where you're coming from--you and many of the other Early Days members are conspicuous in the reduced activity, and missed.

    Diamondback Today, 11:37 Go to last post
    Nightmoss

    3D Ship Files / Kickstarter

    This was posted on The Miniatures Page. If you're not there DB I'm sure someone will point this out to him? I'd pass your message on, but I don't post

    Nightmoss Today, 11:30 Go to last post
    Diamondback

    3D Ship Files / Kickstarter

    Good idea, but a big basic fact error undermines his cred--San Juan Nepomuceno became HMS San Juan and a harbor ship at Gibraltar, neither Berwick nor

    Diamondback Today, 10:59 Go to last post
    Diamondback

    American Frigates

    Another complication is... well, I've been looking into the whalers taken by USS Essex and in the 200- to 300-ton weight class they come in just too small

    Diamondback Today, 10:27 Go to last post
    Nightmoss

    3D Ship Files / Kickstarter

    I'm fairly sure someone has linked this previously, but I could not track down the thread. A newer Kickstarter with 3D files and some printed ship options

    Nightmoss Today, 10:24 Go to last post
    DeRuyter

    American Frigates

    Exactly so. I don't recall seeing a period painting with black lower masts for example. Of note the French practice was to change mast colours depending

    DeRuyter Today, 10:07 Go to last post
    DeRuyter

    What's on your workbench for November.

    Awesome job Vol. How did you do the blocks? I was thinking a little spot of glue painted brown. How did you do your ratlines? That is one of the things

    DeRuyter Today, 09:45 Go to last post
    Bligh

    Nautical related Taverns.

    found the sign for this pub in Grimsby.

    Bligh Today, 08:58 Go to last post
    Bligh

    Noobie Questions

    Just a couple of things I can add to muddy the water Chris. Quite a few of the ships changed hands during both the 7 years war and American Revolution,

    Bligh Today, 03:12 Go to last post
    Bligh

    Favourite Nautical related tipple.

    Another figgy pudding but one which may be more to my taste. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
    Rob.

    Bligh Today, 02:54 Go to last post
    Diamondback

    Noobie Questions

    Addendum, we're still not sure how Ares comes up with their game stats or point costs--I have a catalog of every single different armament load I've been

    Diamondback Today, 00:02 Go to last post
    Naharaht

    Favourite Nautical related tipple.

    Jaw Brew also manufacture an IPA called Drop.

    Naharaht Yesterday, 23:51 Go to last post
    Diamondback

    Noobie Questions

    Kind of, it's a bit hardcore but I've long suggested as Historical Consultant for Ares that they can easily do quick, minimal-effort redecoes just by

    Diamondback Yesterday, 23:43 Go to last post
    Naharaht

    Noobie Questions

    Welcome to the Anchorage, Chris, from here in the United Kingdom.

    You can download a Points Value Table from this page on the Ares games

    Naharaht Yesterday, 23:40 Go to last post
    Newtzilla

    Noobie Questions

    To your first questions, all the point costs are in this official document https://www.aresgames.eu/11269

    I've also attached my mega spreadsheet

    Newtzilla Yesterday, 23:39 Go to last post
    Christolockxxx

    Noobie Questions

    Thanks for the clarification. That was fast. Am I setting myself up for failure if I get caught up in the flags (only Royal Navy Red Squadron sail together

    Christolockxxx Yesterday, 23:17 Go to last post
    Diamondback

    Noobie Questions

    4. In the Napoleonic Era and before, the Royal Navy was divided into Red, White and Blue Squadrons. Each squadron had its own ensign, hence the variation.

    Diamondback Yesterday, 22:36 Go to last post
    Christolockxxx

    Noobie Questions

    I am eagerly awaiting the mailman's delivery of my SoG on a whim purchases. To add to my excitement, I have been researching the ships in that Ares has

    Christolockxxx Yesterday, 21:42 Go to last post
    Diamondback

    War of 1812, assessing needed sculpts

    Worth noting on all those brigs: a Cruizer is about 382 tons, while a too-small-by-about-half-a-meter Cherokee like Darwin's Beagle is about 238 tons.

    Diamondback Yesterday, 21:32 Go to last post
    Bligh

    Spanish Fort that "Ate" British Cannon Balls

    Very true DB.
    Rob.

    Bligh Yesterday, 13:55 Go to last post