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 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Needed Corrections to the HPS Games

Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 1:50 pm 

Replies: 17
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Howdy! BGen. Hecht, you have seemed to missed my point. Which is that there is nothing Ballisticly relevant to a -20 modifier for uphill shooting. It's just a made up, arbitrary thing. You forget, or do not know, that the Enfield Rifled Musket, Springfield Rifled Musket, and all other "Rifled M...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Needed Corrections to the HPS Games

Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 7:57 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 712


Howdy All! Quite interesting. Love the discussion. I see that the consensus is that Supply wagon travel is arbitrary and capricious. Up to the game designer, so be it. Regarding the -20 penalty for "uphill" shooting I have seen no argument other than the Designer "Said So". Hecht...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Needed Corrections to the HPS Games

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:04 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 712


Howdy! Now here is something I always wanted clarified. Why is there a -20 penalty for firing uphill?! I always thought the designers believed firing uphill was inaccurate and went with the flow. But now think the designers haven't a Clue. Movement uphill or attacking uphill has some disadvantages o...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Needed Corrections to the HPS Games

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 9:19 am 

Replies: 17
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Howdy Mike! Thanks for the insight. According to my calculations, with each hex at 125 yards (or 375 feet) across and the Supply wagon moving 30 hexes per hour, that is 11250 feet or 2.13 miles/hour. Quite close to N. S. Dodge's 2.5 MPH. However, according to the game, that rate of advance can be ac...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Needed Corrections to the HPS Games

Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 9:24 am 

Replies: 17
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Howdy Folks! Here are a few more comments for discussion. Regarding BG Supply wagons, the original "parameter data" chart showed 1 MP/hex for Pikes and Roads, and 2 MP/hex for trails. That was never the case. Why bother securing a good road system if your Supply units cannot possibly keep ...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Needed Corrections to the HPS Games

Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 9:03 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 712


Howdy!

I'll wait for a few more comments.

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Needed Corrections to the HPS Games

Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 11:00 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 712


Howdy Folks! Now I only have Overland, Gettysburg and Atlanta but I think these comments may apply to all. I was waiting to see what the new GB update had to offer. In Campaign GB, why cannot Supply wagons travel at 1 MP/hex on a road? In Overland it's 1 hex on a road. Just like some clarification. ...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: The Next Round of the RBCT - Fun at Gettysburg - CLOSED

Posted: Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:50 pm 

Replies: 32
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Howdy! <Salute!>

This is the first I have heard of this frecus! Sign me up, Dadgummit! I'll do the Confederate turns for 02h, Out of the Mist. Just let me know what comes next!

Yours,

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: Unionite Wanted - BG Games

 Post subject: Unionite Wanted - BG Games
Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 7:28 am 

Replies: 0
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Howdy Folks! I am a veteran Confederate officer looking for an oppponent of the Yankee persuasion for BGC 18a-Bragg Avoids a Trap. I have never played this one before (except against the AI which wasn't too rewarding). It's played on the Chickamauga field for 60 turns including an overnight, plenty ...

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: Yank(s) wanted for Hill Challenge Game

Posted: Sat May 09, 2009 8:50 am 

Replies: 0
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Howdy! Is any Yank still playing the Hill Challenge games? I haven't found an opponent for over a year. I will play on any field and am open to a MP game. I have two other Confederates who may be interested. Contact me via e-mail if you want to set something up: festus@chesco.com Yours, Lt. Gen. Rob...

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: Does Anyone play the Hill Challenge anymore?

Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2008 10:34 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 1582


Col. Ringbloom, The Hill Challenge, (technically King of the Hill Challenge), is available to all memebers of the ACWGC. You purchase units with low experience and the more games you play the more points you get to buy additional units and those already purchased gain experience. Check out Link Expr...

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: Does Anyone play the Hill Challenge anymore?

Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2008 9:53 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 1582


Gentlemen of the North: A Confederate Officer requires willing Blue Bellies to engage in a Hill Challenge Game. Said Officer has a Divisional force of 5,000+ points and will consider reasonable offers. A MP game is an option provided a maximum of 3 Officers per side but equivelent force points shoul...

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: Yank(s) Wanted For Any TS Game - Filled

Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2007 4:45 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 1740


My dance card is currently full but still looking for a Yank(s)to play any TS Game in the future. I prefer the longer scenarios, 30 turns or longer. Will also consider a blind or custom scenario. A multi-player frecas could be an option too. Please contact me via e-mail to discuss. Yours, Lt. Gen. R...

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: Yanks for TS Fredericksburg

 Post subject: Yanks for TS Fredericksburg
Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2007 11:18 am 

Replies: 0
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Howdy! Two fine southeren gentlemen are looking for two or three Blue Belly types to for a Multi-Player game in the TS custom Fredericksburg Scenario. If interested, please contact us via e-mail to discuss particulars. Yours, Lt Gen Rob Harney 2nd/1st/III Corps/AoG Lt Col C. Lauret Brannan 5th/Cav D...

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: Blue Belly Opponent(s) for any BG Game (Closed)

Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:41 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 1123


Howdy!

Okey Dokie! I'll send an e-mail with my first turn.

Still could use one more game if anyone else is interested.

Lt. Gen. Rob Harney
3rd Div/III Corps/AoG
"The Pennsyltucky Zouaves"
VMI Instructor
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