Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: Prague 2019

  1. #1
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Baron
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    12,982
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default Prague 2019

    At last a few photos from Sven's Prague game "The fog bank."

    Name:  IMG_7614.jpg
Views: 19
Size:  168.7 KB
    The fleets starting position in the fog.
    All make the first few moves by choice of cards not placed until the fog thins out.

    Name:  IMG_7616.jpg
Views: 19
Size:  160.0 KB

    Ships then reveal their true positions as the fog disperses into the small remaining drifts which you see.

    Name:  IMG_7617.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  127.1 KB
    Sven in total control. You can tell by the hat!

    Name:  IMG_7618.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  151.4 KB
    The British wonder where their coordinated line went in the fog?

    Name:  IMG_7619.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  153.3 KB
    I can't see it either.

    Name:  IMG_7623.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  98.5 KB

    A very close call.

    Name:  IMG_7624.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  155.1 KB

    Unite escapes too much damage.

    Name:  IMG_7625.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  156.8 KB

    The battle hots up a bit.

    Name:  IMG_7626.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  162.0 KB

    Ships slip in and out of the mist.

    Name:  IMG_7627.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  173.7 KB

    Unite takes a hammering and strikes.


    Name:  IMG_7628.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  163.5 KB
    The Battle continues.

    Name:  IMG_7630.jpg
Views: 19
Size:  135.1 KB

    The French, Honza and Honza junior, Wanderer and Hulik sense victory.

    Name:  IMG_7635.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  157.5 KB
    With Agamemnon also captured they win the first part of the mini campaign.


    Name:  IMG_7632.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  173.8 KB

    Name:  IMG_7631.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  165.4 KB

    Name:  IMG_7634.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  119.8 KB

    Name:  IMG_7633.jpg
Views: 18
Size:  179.0 KB

    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

  2. #2

    Default

    Nice addition, Rob.

    Thank you.

  3. #3
    Captain
    Sweden

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Linköping
    Log Entries
    2,869
    Blog Entries
    6
    Name
    Jonas

    Default

    Very nice!
    I will steal the idea of fogbanks!

  4. #4

  5. #5
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Baron
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    12,982
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default

    And now! The sequel. "Near the coast."

    Having fought the British ships to a standstill, and with the fog dispersed, the second game involves the escorted convoy of Merchantmen escaping to deliver their supplies to France.

    Name:  IMG_7650.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  125.4 KB
    The scenario opens with the British ships holding the passage between the rocks protecting the French Harbour.
    As Admiral I suggested just anchoring and holding the gaps on spring Anchor.

    Name:  IMG_7651.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  113.5 KB

    The French and Americans deliberated on how to thwart our endeavors.

    Name:  IMG_7652.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  131.6 KB
    Totally ignoring my superb, but totally boring plan, my Captains set forth to challenge the Allies on the high seas, thus half opening the gate to disaster.

    Name:  IMG_7653.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  154.5 KB

    Meanwhile the canny French hold back until our plan is revealed to them.

    Name:  IMG_7654.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  160.3 KB

    Then they make their move in line abreast, closing the British squadron.

    Name:  IMG_7655.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  161.3 KB

    Altering course at the last minute the appeared to be focusing their fire power on the British center.

    .
    Name:  IMG_7655.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  161.3 KB

    Name:  IMG_7656.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  149.9 KB

    Covered by his consorts one Merchantman slipped into the gap left by the British concentrating on the defending French ships.
    Meanwhile I went head to head with the merchant trying to slip past on the flank of the action.

    Name:  IMG_7658.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  164.9 KB
    After my failed attempt to grapple and board,
    with his greater burden he brushed me aside, forcing me to come about.

    Name:  IMG_7659.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  162.2 KB

    It was now a stern chase as both Merchantmen headed for the safety of the rocky passage.

    Name:  IMG_7660.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  155.1 KB

    And made their escape showing a clean pair of heels to the out maneuvered Brits.

    Name:  IMG_7661.jpg
Views: 10
Size:  166.9 KB
    And that is how I became a Yellowed Admiral.

    Name:  IMG_7663.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  169.3 KB

    Name:  IMG_7664.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  136.6 KB

    Name:  IMG_7662.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  182.1 KB

    Name:  IMG_7665.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  193.0 KB

    Name:  IMG_7666.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  197.2 KB

    Name:  IMG_7667.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  206.4 KB

    Name:  IMG_7668.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  139.7 KB
    Went off on a cruise and never got into action.

    Bligh.
    Last edited by Bligh; 05-07-2019 at 05:50.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

  6. #6
    Vice Admiral of the Red.
    Admiral
    UK

    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Norfolk
    Log Entries
    5,200
    Name
    David

    Default

    Thank you for the A.A.R.'s. Rob. Perhaps some court-martials for disobeying orders are called for?

  7. #7
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Baron
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    12,982
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default

    Maybe you are correct Dave. Just glad that you the good Comte and Jonas enjoyed them.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •