Search:

Type: Posts; User: Ken H

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    159
    Views
    40,817

    Hermione is in Greenport NY, on the North Fork of...

    Hermione is in Greenport NY, on the North Fork of Long Island on Monday and Tuesday, July 6th and 7th. I already have my tickets for the family and will be going to see her on Tuesday.

    Does...
  2. My fervent agreement with Diamondback aside... ...

    My fervent agreement with Diamondback aside...

    These protesters are pissing me off. Between the Ferguson morons and the Garner morons in NYC I am sick of these morons. In NY they laid down in...
  3. If you are going to fit therm in the case I...

    If you are going to fit therm in the case I showed they MUST pivot. Even the first rates fit.

    With just a center magnet I do not find them spinning willy nilly. They hold their orientation...
  4. So I just magnetized my entire fleet. I used the...

    So I just magnetized my entire fleet. I used the same 1/8" diameter x 1/16" thick magnets listed earlier in this thread.

    First step was to use a 1/8" drill to enlarge the hole in the clear base...
  5. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,892

    Welcome aboard Chris. I am in Suffolk County on...

    Welcome aboard Chris. I am in Suffolk County on Long Island. If you are on the island drop me a line. I and another mate are big fans of the game and of the Age of Sail.
  6. The Richard Lester version from the 70s had...

    The Richard Lester version from the 70s had muskets in use and is still the best adaptation to date.
  7. What the hell are those?

    What the hell are those?
  8. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,955

    I have digital copies of both :happy:

    I have digital copies of both :happy:
  9. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,955

    I met Larry at a book signing Q&A. It was a...

    I met Larry at a book signing Q&A. It was a small format with 15-20 people. He was a great guy and spoke casually with everyone.
  10. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,955

    Zack is the host for most discussions. ...

    Zack is the host for most discussions. Occasionally "Gaspar" Correia, Conquistador and Historian, shows up. That is actually Larry Correia who is a rollicking good author.

    Some of his articles...
  11. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,955

    Minimum Wage Historian on Trafalgar

    minimumwagehistorian.com/2012/01/21/why-england-won-the-battle-of-trafalgar/

    If you have not been to this site do yourself a favor and check it out. It is a roundtable discussion of history with...
  12. Replies
    29
    Views
    11,648

    Order placed. Thanks.

    Order placed. Thanks.
  13. Replies
    38
    Views
    10,679

    We played with entanglement alone as the possible...

    We played with entanglement alone as the possible reprecussion of a collision and it worked fine.

    With two pairs of 3rd rates squaring off the Brits had lost one and the French had one crippled....
  14. Replies
    473
    Views
    155,105

    I'd really like to see a photo of a mounted set...

    I'd really like to see a photo of a mounted set before committing.
  15. Wing Dividers for Range Measuremet - Possibly Custom

    I have been toying around with using wing dividers to measure range. You can easily measure from the exact point of fire to the closest point of the target and compare it to the range ruler.

    I...
  16. Replies
    284
    Views
    94,792

    Poll: I just picked up the super satchel with removable...

    I just picked up the super satchel with removable dividers and found that the deck of manuever cards fits under the ships in each compartment perfectly! What a sweet find, thanks.
  17. Replies
    0
    Views
    751

    New Counter Bags at Michaels Crafts

    Just this week I have seen new drawstring bags at Michaels Crafts. They do not appear in te online store yet.

    $10 for 6 burlap 4" x 7" Bags. You can easily mark the outside with a marker to...
  18. Replies
    15
    Views
    3,448

    45 deg works fine for me. There are enough close...

    45 deg works fine for me. There are enough close calls on wind and facing now without adding another eight directions to alighn with. It would add only a modicum of "realism" in exchange for a...
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    3,003

    Song playlist ideas for SOG.

    I like to have some thematic music in the background during my games. What tunes do people here recommend? I would like to stick to iTunes available songs. I have the Master and Commander...
  20. Cleaned up some, formatted and clarified. ...

    Cleaned up some, formatted and clarified.

    Sails of Glory Victory Conditions

    By Ken Harkin
    Adapted from Battlefleet Gothic written by Andy Chambers

    Surrendered Ship Rule Must Be...
  21. Replies
    49
    Views
    17,821

    I was thinking of making a foam core...

    I was thinking of making a foam core "quarterdeck" to contain the ship cards and chits more neatly while playing.

    As an engineer and numbers junkie I freely admit to scanning all the chits...
  22. Replies
    49
    Views
    17,821

    I freely admit the chit system sees the...

    I freely admit the chit system sees the probabilities change as chits are drawn in the same manner as drawing straws or Russian roulette. That said the cure of dice and tables seems far more...
  23. Sinking outright usually isn't the norm. Leaving...

    Sinking outright usually isn't the norm. Leaving that struck ship will gain you another 50 making is an 80-100 point win, nothing to crow over. In Battlefleet Gothic, BFG, the cruisers had 8 hit...
  24. Victory Conditions - Based on the Ares Point Values and Battlefleet Gothic Rules.

    I have been thinking about victory conditions for some time and think the system from the old space fleet battle game Battlefleet Gothic work rather well here. In that system ships were immensely...
  25. Thread: RULE CHANGES

    by Ken H
    Replies
    85
    Views
    16,373

    Perhaps assigning crew to the sails can also be...

    Perhaps assigning crew to the sails can also be used to allow avoiding planning of the second turn.

    I you want to be able to react quickly you need crew ready to respond.
Results 1 to 25 of 35
Page 1 of 2 1 2