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    Thanks for this fine AAR, with nice photos,...

    Thanks for this fine AAR, with nice photos, scenery and props. I'm curious about two things that you mentioned in the AAR. One question is about the fort's guns not being able to bear - at what range...
  2. I guess I was just looking for a reasonable way...

    I guess I was just looking for a reasonable way to reduce the strength of the British side slightly for this particular scenario since it's two ships against one. So the intent is not necessarily to...
  3. Haha! I did write 'might' to reduce the risk of...

    Haha! I did write 'might' to reduce the risk of causing offense! Perhaps I should leave the erroneous date for posterity?
  4. AAR, Historical Scenario, Action 20-10-1778, The Anglo-French War

    See here for a description of the scenario:
    https://sailsofglory.org/showthread.php?5153-Historical-Scenario-Action-of-20-10-1778-The-Anglo-French-War&p=80396#post80396

    British: HMS Jupiter (50)...
  5. Historical Scenario: Action of 20-10-1778 - The Anglo-French War

    20th October 1778

    Players: 1-3

    Gaming surface: One game mat (98 cm x 67 cm). Wind comes from the West.

    French Player: Triton (64). Use a French 64-gun ship model but use a British 64-gun...
  6. Thanks for the positive comments! I hope to put...

    Thanks for the positive comments! I hope to put up an AAR on this soon enough. I found playing it solo worked quite well with the solo rulesets I suggest in the scenario's description.


    The name...
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    Detsamma Jonas! I actually danced to that song...

    Detsamma Jonas!

    I actually danced to that song today. I had no idea that the original version was a French soldier's chant and even less that the Swedish text was meant to be defrogatory...
  8. Historical Scenario: North Channel Naval Duel - The American War of Independence

    24th April 1778

    John Paul Jones is captain of the sloop-of-war, the USS Ranger. He and his crew have been tasked with raiding the coast of Great Britain and attacking merchant shipping. The crew,...
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    Thanks Dobbs for another very interesting post. I...

    Thanks Dobbs for another very interesting post. I like both the additional wind speeds, as well as the way of resolving movement for them. I'm currently preparing a couple of historical scenarios...
  10. Thread: LinCon 2018

    by Fabbe
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    Thanks for the pictures and game results -...

    Thanks for the pictures and game results - especially considering the fact that you probably have your hands full preparing and running the games!
  11. Thread: LinCon 2018

    by Fabbe
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    Lycka till Jonas! I'll should try to make it...

    Lycka till Jonas!

    I'll should try to make it there someday...
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    Dobbs, have you considered how your changes to...

    Dobbs, have you considered how your changes to burden, veer, manoeuvre cards and broadsides might affect the points values that Ares have provided? Adding your changes will affect a ship's...
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    I look forward to seeing how your wind...

    I look forward to seeing how your wind modifications work, when you get the time to upload them of course.
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    Yes, I saw those... or at least the one for...

    Yes, I saw those... or at least the one for Terpsichore in an earlier post. It adds a level of detail to the game that I think I might not be ready for yet, but would certainly like to try out at...
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    I'm a bit late back to the party, but I saw the...

    I'm a bit late back to the party, but I saw the sailing tweaks, which I also found interesting. I noticed that you had blue markings for the schooners Ranger and Enterprise. What movement cards do...
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    Hi Dobbs, I really like these house rules and...

    Hi Dobbs,

    I really like these house rules and am considering adopting them myself. Since I purchased the game, I've wondered about the Amazon class ships being given a burden of 2, while the...
  17. Summary of the 10 AARs - Sour Mistake(s) ...

    Summary of the 10 AARs - Sour Mistake(s)

    DGHs app
    AAR1: HMS Minerva wins, Concorde surrenders (hull damage)
    HMS Minerva: 4/8 damage, 2/9 crew; Concorde: 8/8 damage, 5/9 crew

    AAR4: HMS...
  18. I got G-twos app from Google Play on my Android...

    I got G-twos app from Google Play on my Android phone, here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sog.sog_generator
    I've now added colour to the links in my first post so they're easier...
  19. AAR 3 – G-twos app using Fred miracles solo...

    AAR 3 – G-twos app using Fred miracles solo movement rules.
    To plan the Concorde’s manoeuvres, I used the app as follows:

    Entered the data for the ships positions
    Computed the manoeuvre
    ...
  20. AAR 2 – Sails of Glory solo rules by Herkybird ...

    AAR 2 – Sails of Glory solo rules by Herkybird
    To plan the Concorde’s manoeuvres, I used the movement charts as follows:

    Rolled a 6-sided die
    Determined if the solo ship’s target was up or...
  21. AAR 1 – Sails of glory solo software by DGH To...

    AAR 1 – Sails of glory solo software by DGH
    To plan the Concorde’s manoeuvres, I used the app as follows:

    Entered the data for the ships positions
    Entered the data for the crew actions and...
  22. Thanks Bligh for your answers. So, I think...

    Thanks Bligh for your answers. So, I think applying the "Time to React" rule depends on which solo rules are being used. I know Herkybird's rules can be used with "Time to React", as he shows it on...
  23. Sour mistake(s) - beginners' lessons in solo play

    As a newcomer to the game, I’m still learning about it, especially manoeuvring. I’ve tried a few battles with friends, family and solo.
    I wanted to learn more about solo play, so using the advanced...
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    Tom Crean...

    Tom Crean was involved in both Scott's ill-fated race to the South Pole and in Shackelton's voyage to Antarctica on the Endurance. In the latter case, the Endurance got caught in the ice. After about...
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    Thanks everyone for the welcome! I'm proud...

    Thanks everyone for the welcome!

    I'm proud that the thread already includes a reference to the Hitchhiker's Guide. Sweden does have a few fjords on the West coast, but as TexaS says, it's mostly a...
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