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    Ahoy from Ottawa :beer:

    Ahoy from Ottawa :beer:
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    I also wondered, having read that the RN could...

    I also wondered, having read that the RN could reload and fire almost twice as fast (about 1 & 1/2 minutes verses 3 or more minutes) for the French, whether Ares had accounted for this (which I am...
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    Hi Cliff, Lots of friendly & knowledgable...

    Hi Cliff,

    Lots of friendly & knowledgable folks here, with a bit of silliness at times :wink:

    Jon
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    June 10 :pray: Oh shoot :cry:, just saw the...

    June 10 :pray:
    Oh shoot :cry:, just saw the cutoff date.
  5. How to sail a Fully Rigged Ship - The Sorlandet

    I found this 3 part video on YouTube yesterday, and it has helped me to understand how a 3 masted square rigged ship maneuvers, and indirectly how working rigging, well, works. :wink:

    The ship is...
  6. There are thick versions, and I recently...

    There are thick versions, and I recently (yesterday) saw a number of thin magnetic sheets of various sizes (8.5" x11" Dow to 2"x3"). After dithering I decided on a set that can be attached to...
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    Hello from Ottawa, Dave! The Anchorage is a...

    Hello from Ottawa, Dave! The Anchorage is a warmer place to be right now! :salute:
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    Poll: :hmmm: when I first answered, I had none. Now...

    :hmmm: when I first answered, I had none.
    Now that I have 1, not sure if I should/can change my answer, giv a new answer (double vote), or just leave well enough alone?:question:
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    Agreed, the game is fair, and it doesn't bother...

    Agreed, the game is fair, and it doesn't bother me what chits get drawn. When I finish my sailing practice I'll get into shooting. :cannonboom:

    I just started thinking about this when it seemed...
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    I wasn't sure if it was possible to do this...

    I wasn't sure if it was possible to do this practically, but either some markings to distinguish which bag sets they belong to (if drawn by others) or only using the bag set for that ship or side (as...
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    Just wondering if "Pooling" 2 (or more) counter...

    Just wondering if "Pooling" 2 (or more) counter sets could result in the occasional odd result: drawing all 6's or 5's; drawing all the Leaks, or Fires, or Masts - because now there would be Double...
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    Yet Another Damage Draw Discussion

    Not that I want to start yet another thread on Damage Discussion ( though I realize I just did :takecover: ), I'm interested in getting some thoughts from the group.

    I don't intend to repeat the...
  13. I've been following this discussion for a while...

    I've been following this discussion for a while now and would like to suggest 2 other solutions I've not seen mentioned yet.

    First is a non-permanent method that uses something called Blu-Tack. ...
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    Well, it just seems that I got 4 ships 5 days ago...

    Well, it just seems that I got 4 ships 5 days ago (I did), and I just learned my FLGS has received their Ares Shipment! :happy:
    So I (finally) get a Starter Set (instead of having to wait until...
  15. Hi Keith, I was contemplating an app for damage...

    Hi Keith,
    I was contemplating an app for damage tracking, but still in the thinking stage.
    Was intending to develope in Unity 3D, as a 2D application, so it could work on most devices.
    Basically...
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    Yes. What I was hoping to do (with this thread)...

    Yes. What I was hoping to do (with this thread) was to show how someone can get into the game without the Starter Set, if they can't wait for a reprint. It is more expensive (especially if you...
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    Thanks to all for the links :hatsoff: As I'm...

    Thanks to all for the links :hatsoff:

    As I'm in Canada the EBay solution is out, shipping from Australia might be slightly high, and miniaturemarket looks interesting - but still need to pay off...
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    Thank you all for the warm welcome! I just...

    Thank you all for the warm welcome!
    I just received some ships in the mail, so I think I'll check them out!
    :happy:
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    Hi Paul, I did notice the D30 Damage Chart...

    Hi Paul,

    I did notice the D30 Damage Chart late when I was composing the OP, and it does mean I could jump into making lots of noise and smoke on the water :cannonboom:
    But I think I'll do some...
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    What's a New Snotty to do?

    With Starter Sets in short (or non) supply - how can new people get their feet wet? :question:
    Especially if they're in an area where no-one has gotten any SoG items?

    Not sure how others plan to...
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    Thanks for the link Bobby. Gives me some ideas!...

    Thanks for the link Bobby. Gives me some ideas!

    With the SoG Wave 2 coming out with Sail-Sloops (14 Guns 3 Masts). And a Brig being 14 Guns and 2 Masts. If I take the Mizzen Mast off a Sloop...
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    Would be nice if I was, but no. I've been using...

    Would be nice if I was, but no. I've been using Lightwave for ages, to model and animate with.
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    Conscript from the colonies - Upper Canada

    Hi. *My name is Jon. *And I'm addicted to Firefly.
    A strange way to start, but let me explain how I ended up on these shores.

    First: My interest in Firefly led me to "Firefly The Game" - which...
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