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  1. I think as with the other fleets the majority if...

    I think as with the other fleets the majority if the ships are generic with additional bow and stern galleries included to cover a few named ships
  2. The conversations I had with Ares suggested that...

    The conversations I had with Ares suggested that they were looking at subjects from the "Golden age of Piracy" (think 2Black Sails" for a visual reference) rather than anything fantasy based. Which I...
  3. The pirate range is likely to be to a different...

    The pirate range is likely to be to a different scale for just that reason
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    I haven't experienced this so far, but I still...

    I haven't experienced this so far, but I still have quit a few packs to break open
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    They are rarely used, so I have them to hand and...

    They are rarely used, so I have them to hand and swap them into a ships deck if needed for a turn.
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    They do make a fine pair

    They do make a fine pair
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    If Sneezy turns up I'm taking cover!

    If Sneezy turns up I'm taking cover!
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    I'm happy

    I'm happy
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    Of course a benefit of going to a single card...

    Of course a benefit of going to a single card system is that you can use the cards from a single model for 2 ships, ideal if you are 3D printing your own, upscaling Langtons, adapting Houston's etc....
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    A ten wave line? I admire your optimism, another...

    A ten wave line? I admire your optimism, another one in the next 24 months would be a significant achievement :pray::talk::hmmm:

    I did see your email, alas the demands of the fleet have prevented...
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    I'm not saying they never happened, just that the...

    I'm not saying they never happened, just that the system as published seems to encourage it's occurrence too frequently. We still managed to drive into each other using the single card approach in...
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    Thank the lord for that. No starter set = no new...

    Thank the lord for that. No starter set = no new players. Alas no sign of any new models and no response to questions posed to Ares on when / if we might see anything
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    No, it's just that a lot of my senior naval...

    No, it's just that a lot of my senior naval officer friends seem to end up in cushy defence jobs when they "retire :happy:
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    These days the reverse is more likely

    These days the reverse is more likely
  15. Thread: Planning

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    Clearly a wonder of the age :happy:

    Clearly a wonder of the age :happy:
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    I have tried and I'm in. The quality of the...

    I have tried and I'm in. The quality of the upholstery of the Boardroom chairs is rather good, and the port in most plentiful supply :happy:
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    When I playtested the game prior to publication...

    When I playtested the game prior to publication it used a single card. So it was a surprise when it was published as two. To my mind the single card version is a better model
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    Collisions, collisions, thats one reason why I...

    Collisions, collisions, thats one reason why I prefer the original "singe card" approach, ships drive into each other far too often
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    Sticky: Congratulations Bill, well deserved :happy:

    Congratulations Bill, well deserved :happy:
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    No idea seems to be my normal mental state just...

    No idea seems to be my normal mental state just now! :shock::help::erk::dazed:
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    And I'm back in :happy:

    And I'm back in :happy:
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    A Curious Website Thing

    I've forgotten my password for the site. I can still post on my phone as I stay logged in but for some reason my laptop stopped doing that (but it's ok for the Aerodrome - also weird). Anyway, I go...
  23. Mode of loss in those rare occasions where a ship...

    Mode of loss in those rare occasions where a ship was sunk in action was generally bodily linkage or listing and partial capsized as the lower ports flooded. So youwouls be fine with an angle of...
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    Sticky: Thank you all. A most pleasing appointment, and...

    Thank you all. A most pleasing appointment, and one that harks back to my days of youth as Surveyor to Her Majesty's frigates :happy::salute:
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    Some new ships first please :happy:

    Some new ships first please :happy:
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