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    I have always felt that chain and grape...

    I have always felt that chain and grape (canister) are under utilized and/or effective. You need to be so close to actually use it and it's not nearly as devastating as ball. Plus by the time you can...
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    I have to plead ignorance here, what is canister...

    I have to plead ignorance here, what is canister shot?
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    Absolutely! I'll try yours out next cruise.

    Absolutely! I'll try yours out next cruise.
  4. That's awesome. I would like to test it. I'm...

    That's awesome. I would like to test it. I'm familiar with Vassal but usually the modules don't have the instructions with them. Are they available in game or elsewhere? Thanks
  5. I'm a little late to the party here, but how did...

    I'm a little late to the party here, but how did this go, Gina? Looks like a great concept.
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    I was always under the impression that carronades...

    I was always under the impression that carronades were more powerful and caused more damage than a long gun, so that's why I set it up for double shot. However, after some play testing, I ran into a...
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    2014 Scenario Contest-Campaign

    Has anyone ever played the Ares scenario contest winner "Mediterranean Campaign"? It looks really fun if you have enough players. I'm trying to come up with a way to play it solo. Any ideas or...
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    Thanks for the compliments, guys. I...

    Thanks for the compliments, guys.

    I determined the appropriate wind attitude bases by comparing the "model" ships to those similar in size from the original Ares models. Ex: a 74 gun frigate, a...
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    Also, where do you get the broadside clouds of...

    Also, where do you get the broadside clouds of smoke? Do you make those? Thanks
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    This is awesome....my games never turn out this...

    This is awesome....my games never turn out this exciting. You mentioned carronades in your write up, what rules are you using?
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    You could try: http://www.warartisan.com/ships ...

    You could try: http://www.warartisan.com/ships

    They are card stock models, but they are great. I've built 7 of them- some original and some rescaled and different paint schemes. They look awesome...
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    I seem to recall some statistics from a few...

    I seem to recall some statistics from a few ships, maybe French, that only carried a few carronades and the majority long guns. I agree historical accuracy is critical, but at the same time trying to...
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    Modeling Webpage

    I apologize if this link has been posted somewhere else here before, but I could not find it. The War Artisan has created 1/900 scale ships that are perfect for sails of glory. I have made several...
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    Proposed Alternate Carronade Rule

    What do you think of this for carronades:

    1. Prior to battle, determine the number of broadside firepower to be designated as corronades
    2. This number is only fully effective at C/D range and...
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    I have a really dumb question about the rules.......

    I have a really dumb question about the rules.... How do you determine if the merchantman surrenders when you are within a half rulers length?
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