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by jdesmond
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: General Rules Discussion
Topic: New Shooting Rules
Replies: 23
Views: 250

Re: New Shooting Rules

Salutations, gentlefolk ! Noted the bad news for balistarii in the new rules. A - Artillery beating Elephants no longer leaves them shattered and dead; now only makes them recoil. B - Artillery doubling Horse Bow in open terrain makes them panic, no longer destroys them. (though a Panic move by Hors...
by jdesmond
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: General Rules Discussion
Topic: New Shooting Rules
Replies: 23
Views: 250

Re: New Shooting Rules

Salutations, gentlefolk ! May I suggest that you probably want to rewrite part 68.1 (top of left column, p.26). Besides not incorporating the new shooting rules, it also refers to "being shot at by... a stand of mounted troops" (also a relic of some earlier version ?) Would volunteer to ta...
by jdesmond
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Product Discussion - Ask questions and talk about WGC Products
Topic: Smaller Triumph games, dumb question on
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Smaller Triumph games, dumb question on

Salutations, gentlefolk !

Hath anyone ever tried playing Triumph with 40 or 36 points a side ? Your opinion on this variant ?

Yours, John
by jdesmond
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Product Discussion - Ask questions and talk about WGC Products
Topic: Counsels of perfection ;-)
Replies: 9
Views: 269

Re: Counsels of perfection ;-)

Excellent explanation, DK. I would have been perfectly happy with "Buck up, sissy pants." :) Y'know, Mr. Kontos, it ain't that I disagree with you. But we are Trying To Sell Stough To The Multitudes, and there's a lot of esoteric information that's folded into the rules and army lists - I...
by jdesmond
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Product Discussion - Ask questions and talk about WGC Products
Topic: Counsels of perfection ;-)
Replies: 9
Views: 269

Re: Counsels of perfection ;-)

Salutations, gentlefolk ! OK, in the 'October 2017 Rules release summary of changes', in the middle of 'Minor rule changes', you had two lines about revaluing of Warriors and "army lists on Meshwesh have been modified". Now it was the case that I was bringing an Early German army to ye ope...
by jdesmond
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Product Discussion - Ask questions and talk about WGC Products
Topic: Counsels of perfection ;-)
Replies: 9
Views: 269

Counsels of perfection ;-)

Salutations, gentlefolk ! Some minor suggestions that methinks you've thought of already... 1 - Please try to get new rules edition finished and uploaded in time for everyone to read at leisure, not 'on the ride to Lancaster'. Some confused people at Fall In there were. Meshwesh - 1 - Mayhaps to the...
by jdesmond
Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Event and Tournament Announcements
Topic: The Friday night open at Fall In
Replies: 0
Views: 70

The Friday night open at Fall In

Salutations, gentlefolk !

Less than a week to go!

Checking on the tournament rules:
one list for all rounds and opponents ?
other 'things we should know' ?

Flipping mental coins, which army to bring.

Hope everyone has a good and safe trip.

Yours, John
by jdesmond
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Miniatures Review and Figure Questions
Topic: Maurikian Byzantines
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Re: Maurikian Byzantines

Salutations, again, Would note that the Byzantine 'army lists' have changed a good deal over past 25 years - the Early & Maurikian Byzantines of WRG 7th had large numbers of 'Regular A & B extra-heavy cavalry (horses with frontal metal armor) with lance, bow and shield' allowed, making them ...
by jdesmond
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Camels
Replies: 13
Views: 617

Re: Camels

Salutations,

You're the boss!

Yours, John
by jdesmond
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Miniatures Review and Figure Questions
Topic: Maurikian Byzantines
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Re: Maurikian Byzantines

Salutations ! Well, I am accumulating the lead for that army myself (tho actually something of a Late Roman force, morphing and expanding.) with most of the figures coming from Essex, Old Glory or Outpost. Don't think you can go far wrong with any of these three (contrary opinions invited). Were you...

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