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    Poll: Nice shot. I was onboard for the Tall Ships 2000...

    Nice shot. I was onboard for the Tall Ships 2000 in New York and we sailed up the Hudson, well briefly just to the GW and back for a ship parade. Of course New York has it's own 17th century tall...
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    Dobbs - I have been following the blog. I am...

    Dobbs - I have been following the blog. I am sorry to read about the passing of Suzanne's mom. My condolences to you both. Take care on the drive back up.

    Sincerely

    Eric
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    Poll: It has been some years now but when I crewed on...

    It has been some years now but when I crewed on Kalmar Nyckel I sailed off the east coast of the US on the way from the Mid-Atlantic to New York and New England. Not sure what is worse on a large...
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    Wasn't the introduction of Teak as a shipbuilding...

    Wasn't the introduction of Teak as a shipbuilding wood tied to the deforestation of large oak in Britain and Europe? And of course the availability of teak in the colonies.
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    Sounds interesting thanks!

    Sounds interesting thanks!
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    Fair winds on your return voyage! I have a...

    Fair winds on your return voyage!

    I have a question for you - In the photo of you playing SoG in the 2/14 blog post there is a multi colored template shaped like a question mark next to one of the...
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    A few years ago I ran the Battle of Gran Port at...

    A few years ago I ran the Battle of Gran Port at a convention based on the scenario that Cpt Kangaroo ran at HURRICON:
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    Dobbs that was exactly the case in one of...

    Dobbs that was exactly the case in one of Constitution's actions. The British captain knowing he was outgunned tried to board after the ships became entangled. Of the top of my head I can't recall if...
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    I am not sure if the NPC distribution is...

    I am not sure if the NPC distribution is different on the PVE server. On PVP they changed it so most enemy NPCs sail in their own waters, so forcing players to sail away from their home base to find...
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    Yeah I follow him. I think the explanation is...

    Yeah I follow him. I think the explanation is that he is more of a traditional wargamer rather than a gamer playing MMOs or multiplayer arena games (WoT, WoWs). So multiplayer on PC is more of an...
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    Hard to say. I think they intend to release in...

    Hard to say. I think they intend to release in 2019 the question is when. They are testing localization and new in battle UI right now on the test server. You can log on to test by creating a new...
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    Ultimate Admiral: Age of Sail PC Game

    This is a single player game being developed by the same group, Game Labs, that produced Naval Action. It is an offshoot of their successful grand tactical game Ultimate General Civil War.

    UA:...
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    Jim: As for the wipe your rank/xp/crafting...

    Jim:


    As for the wipe your rank/xp/crafting level are safe. The developers are considering allowing knowledge slots on ships to stay as well, so the wipe will be ships/money/buildings mostly....
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    These rules bring to mind the Battle of...

    These rules bring to mind the Battle of Plattsburgh in which both sides ultimately fought at anchor and the US flagship effectively ended the battle by presenting her fresh broadside after turning...
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    I think you know the answer. :wink: All joking...

    I think you know the answer. :wink:

    All joking aside I do think it would make a good dual pack as a hypothetical 1v1 frigate dual, a "what if" type situation.
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    If they did HMS Endymion vs. USS President they'd...

    If they did HMS Endymion vs. USS President they'd have to include the rest of the pursuing British squadron! :takecover:
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    Nice to see you are making steady progress...

    Nice to see you are making steady progress :thumbsup:

    Good material for a sailing You Tube vblog!
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    Absolutely. In fact there is already a thread...

    Absolutely. In fact there is already a thread about it here:

    https://sailsofglory.org/showthread.php?5159-Firelock-Games-Oak-amp-Iron-1-600-Age-of-Sail-Miniature-Game#post82637

    I watched a demo...
  19. I watched Oak & Iron in action at the Firelock...

    I watched Oak & Iron in action at the Firelock Games booth at the HMGS Fall in! convention this past weekend. I was actually buying into their 28mm pirate skirmish game Blood & Plunder, getting the...
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    Looks good. Fair winds and following seas Dobbs...

    Looks good. Fair winds and following seas Dobbs on your voyage south!

    :salute:
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    Just to add, having played these rules with...

    Just to add, having played these rules with Dobbs, they take the game to another level. A most welcome addition (with some other sailing oriented rules) for someone looking for more depth and...
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    Looks like an osprey. I used to have a view...

    Looks like an osprey.

    I used to have a view of a much smaller river from my office and an osprey would perch on a tree branch spotting fish for his lunch. Several times I saw him dive away and...
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    Very well done Jonas! :hatsoff: Very nice...

    Very well done Jonas! :hatsoff:

    Very nice wreck model. Is it a SoG model or one of the Langton wrecks? Your terrain and forts are also spot on. I have the Langton Trekroner for a Battle of...
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    I'd say it is developing into more than just an...

    I'd say it is developing into more than just an "app"; rather a full fledged game! :thumbsup::hatsoff:
  25. Oh I like that and a more historical version too!...

    Oh I like that and a more historical version too! There is too much Johnny Depp and PoTC around these days.


    Following up on my X-Wing comment. First the game was fine as it was, one could...
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