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by John Thomas8
Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:55 am
Forum: Scenario Planning
Topic: Cold Steel Practice Game 2
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Views: 574

Cold Steel Practice Game 2

Going tropical on this one, replaying the "tank battle" at the Peleliu air field. Japanese forces , 14th Infantry Divison: Foot Infantry : 1x infantry company commander 1x infantry squad on foot with 1x SL, LMG+2 crew and 8 rifles 1x infantry squad on foot with 1x SL, 3 50mm mortars+2 crew...
by John Thomas8
Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:23 am
Forum: Scenario Planning
Topic: Cold Steel Practice Game 1
Replies: 0
Views: 343

Cold Steel Practice Game 1

Been a while since I ran IABSM, so I'm going to run a couple of games waiting on my French troops to arrive from the painters. Mostly just to re-acquaint with the rules, make sure I'm not missing any cards, and to get ready to run a game in public. So for the first go I'm going Eastern Front, mostly...
by John Thomas8
Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: AAR: My First Pickett's Charge
Replies: 0
Views: 7130

AAR: My First Pickett's Charge

Pics Here: http://imgur.com/a/uNFhx OOB: CSA: David Hill in command BG Robert Rodes , Far right of the CSA Line: 3rd Alabama - 3 bases - Veteran 5th/6th Alabama - 4 bases - Veteran 12th/26th Alabama - 4 bases - Veteran COL Alfred Colquit , Center Right: 13th Alabama - 4 bases - Regular 6th Georgia -...
by John Thomas8
Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Scenario Planning
Topic: Antietam - Abusing The Elephant
Replies: 3
Views: 3130

Re: Antietam - Abusing The Elephant

Still need to lay out MG JEB Stuart's cavalry and the ANV's (Army Of Northern Virginia) artillery.
by John Thomas8
Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Scenario Planning
Topic: Antietam - Abusing The Elephant
Replies: 3
Views: 3130

Re: Antietam - Abusing The Elephant

Then there's MG James Longstreet's Command, roughly 15,200 troops:

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by John Thomas8
Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Scenario Planning
Topic: Antietam - Abusing The Elephant
Replies: 3
Views: 3130

Re: Antietam - Abusing The Elephant

First, here's MG Thomas Jackson's command of 4 Divisions, roughly 15,500 troops:

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by John Thomas8
Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Scenario Planning
Topic: Antietam - Abusing The Elephant
Replies: 3
Views: 3130

Antietam - Abusing The Elephant

The rules mind you, TooFatLardies' " They Couldn't Hit An Elephant " (TCHAE). So, I'm using Scott Mingus's Johnny Reb III OOB and timing guidance from Stephen Sear's " Landscape Turned Red " to lay things out. The abuse comes in because TCHAE isn't designed to run battles this bi...
by John Thomas8
Thu Mar 27, 2014 12:44 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: AAR: Chain Of Command: In The Jungle
Replies: 1
Views: 10356

Re: AAR: Chain Of Command: In The Jungle

Two hours and three minutes for 2 turns and 30 phases. The Japanese phased 17 times, once 3 times in a row (which made some of the close combat possible. John played the Australians hard, pushing half his force forward early and often....and spent an inordinate amount of the Grant's time hammering a...
by John Thomas8
Thu Mar 27, 2014 12:36 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: AAR: Chain Of Command: In The Jungle
Replies: 1
Views: 10356

AAR: Chain Of Command: In The Jungle

Played a quick one tonight, Australians vs IJN SNFL troops, set in a jungle on New Guinea in mid-1943. John came out and we started patrolling right at 1700. John took the Australians, who were to hold the ridge line while the SNFL platoon had it's mission to kick them off (taken before we switched ...
by John Thomas8
Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: Game Scheduling Announcements
Topic: Chain Of Command At Desert Dune, 25 Mar 14
Replies: 0
Views: 17598

Chain Of Command At Desert Dune, 25 Mar 14

Come on down to Fuquay and try your hand at Chain of Command, the WWII skirmish game from Too Fat Lardies.

We're going to play Australians vs SNFL infantry on the Kokoda Trail in 1942....with some twists....

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