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  1. Thread: Ship Mats

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    I have a generic blue gaming mat for my smaller...

    I have a generic blue gaming mat for my smaller table, that works well if you have limited space.

    https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B07DPK2GCX/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_GCEKS73B0ANRMMT0YR37
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    Very interesting. It seems though if you are...

    Very interesting. It seems though if you are scaling up speed, you may also need to scale the gun ranges to match? And buy a bigger table :wink:
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    To your first questions, all the point costs are...

    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 (modified from a copy on BGG) if you want to nerd...
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    Yea, I would think if you want to split a deck...

    Yea, I would think if you want to split a deck between two players, you could just leave all the taken aback and broken mast cards in a pile off to the side and use them as needed.
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    Rob, I am not sure I understand the question...

    Rob,

    I am not sure I understand the question your asking, but will take a shot at it? Since you never "play" the taken aback or broken mast cards (they are substituted in for the card you...
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    Chris, Have you posted your summary somewhere?...

    Chris,

    Have you posted your summary somewhere? I have this collection of quick references that I think all have some plus and minuses to them. I think some are from this site and others from BGG....
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    Looking good! That is one of the Black Seas ships...

    Looking good! That is one of the Black Seas ships right? The larger scale really brings out the details.
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    I've already got a bottle of Pussers Rum on my...

    I've already got a bottle of Pussers Rum on my holiday list after I discovered it earlier this year. I usually drink Kraken since it is more easily acquired, has lots of spice, and of course a...
  9. Rob is correct, it is ISBN 9781845130183. I...

    Rob is correct, it is ISBN 9781845130183.

    I have really enjoyed the book, I think there are some other references/reviews of it across the site. The production quality is excellent and it has a...
  10. Not exactly what your looking for, but I found...

    Not exactly what your looking for, but I found some of the information in The Trafalgar Companion to help me put context to the actions in the era.

    This shows the deployment of the British Navy...
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    The downloaded version is heavily compressed so...

    The downloaded version is heavily compressed so all the images have a ton of artifacts. The B token throughout is kinda messy.

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    I always thought this rule was a bit aggressive and kinda...
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    I haven't played Black Seas or Oak & Iron, but...

    I haven't played Black Seas or Oak & Iron, but similar to Bryan, after looking through their rules in the past, was always turned off by the simplified sailing mechanisms and IGOUGO turns.
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    Philip K Allan and Dawlish Blog

    In the vein of my last post, these are two blogs that also contain a wealth of good information.

    Antoine Vanner, author of the Dawlish Chronicles, covers topics from the Age of Sail through to the...
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    McBooks Press Quarterdeck

    Thought I would share one of the resources I've stumbled across on the web.

    McBooks Press publishes a quarterly magazine that has information on upcomming naval books, interviews with authors and...
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    I like to perform the mental exercises. In the...

    I like to perform the mental exercises. In the near past I always thought of the in game bucc, redoubt and pavel as being 2nd rates. However, after discussing it here, their in game stats and...
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    The allotted man power is a good way of thinking...

    The allotted man power is a good way of thinking about it. It helps explain why the Bucentaure although it is a 3rd rate, with 866 men is not that far off from even the Victory. Similarly, on three...
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    I think I need to re-calibrate my thinking a bit....

    I think I need to re-calibrate my thinking a bit. Would you classify the Bucentaure and St Pavel (https://threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=show_ship&id=21416) as second rates? Neither had a...
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    Good catch!, I took some artistic liberties with...

    Good catch!, I took some artistic liberties with the rates based on how they interact in the game, but the Aggie is one I didn't change, they have it as the largest fourth rate in the game (probably...
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    DB, that does seem like a solid way to operate if...

    DB, that does seem like a solid way to operate if you have scale drawings. I can only imagine the frustration of something getting lost in digital translation at the very end :-(. My image is all...
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    The main problem I was running into is that most...

    The main problem I was running into is that most lengths are recorded for either the gundeck or keel and those are pretty hard to explicitly measure on a small profile image. For relative scaling, I...
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    Naval Action Ship Diagram

    Figured I would move this to it's own thread. For reference, I grab the thumbnails from the in-game interface (example below) and then scale them according to the size of the in game 3d models. ...
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    Full size images in the zip below. I also have...

    Full size images in the zip below. I also have one with them stacked and the names removed. For reference, the 3rd Rate is the Bellona, Pirate Frigate is the Russian Cherubim, Snow is the Ontario...
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    I would say I still play PC games primarily. For...

    I would say I still play PC games primarily. For board games I tend to play shorter 2-player board games, especially in these times of quarantine (Hive, Lost Cities, Star Realms). I have been...
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    What's the best way to share files (post in the...

    What's the best way to share files (post in the files section?), the resolution was lowered when I uploaded it?
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    Agreed, a more direct visual 50046

    Agreed, a more direct visual

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