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by Captain Darling
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 4: 3rd Gettysburg
Replies: 4
Views: 36

Re: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 4: 3rd Gettysburg

Yeah poor surveying, much maligned but I don’t mind it, represents a sudden down poor or rough ground hidden by long grass etc...I remember being on the New Orleans battlefield ignoring the signs I wandered away from the gun line and next minute was almost up to my knees in swampy slime ewwww...I of...
by Captain Darling
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6: North of Washington.
Replies: 4
Views: 21

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6: North of Washington.

I am a fan of Discussion Boards vs Facebook...so much better for searching, following and replying! I am on the side of the CSA in our latest campaign, game two is Monday night. Years ago when I was young a foolish (now old and foolish) I was captivated by the aura of the Confederacy but now with li...
by Captain Darling
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6: North of Washington.
Replies: 4
Views: 21

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6: North of Washington.

Some great pictures here Easy, the melees especially!

How did you play the decks in this multiplayer game, or did you play a series of ajoining two player games?

The Yankees sued for peace, really :roll: ....

THANKS FOR TAKING THE TIME ON THESE POSTS REALLY ENJOYABLE...
by Captain Darling
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6 (Kinda): South Washington.
Replies: 2
Views: 35

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6 (Kinda): South Washington.

Lovely armies and good pictures...was this the hall that everyone said the a/c was dodgy in?

“The Confederates suffering a clear and quick defeat.“ as they should hehehehehe :lol:
by Captain Darling
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 5: 3rd Fredricksburg
Replies: 1
Views: 25

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 5: 3rd Fredricksburg

Sorry Easy but good to see the boys in blue I.e. the good guys winning!

I’m due to play a four player Longstreet game this Monday night your firing me up for it!
by Captain Darling
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 4: 3rd Gettysburg
Replies: 4
Views: 36

Re: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 4: 3rd Gettysburg

Don’t you just love the “They couldn’t hit an elephant...” card :D ...

Thanks for the pictures very nice!

I’m a bit surprised with newbies they included chrome like sharpshooters and hero’s I only introduced those on our second campaign...
by Captain Darling
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 3: 2nd Norfolk.
Replies: 3
Views: 50

Re: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 3: 2nd Norfolk.

Yeah I find confusion the worst...but hey I have one in my deck too...I usually advance units out of cover with it!
by Captain Darling
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Lonstreet at Cancon 2018. Battle 1: Norfolk.
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Re: Lonstreet at Cancon 2018. Battle 1: Norfolk.

Yeah I think you short changed yourself on the Elan table there, bugger your cavalry was elimated in the last turn! The biggest quirk in the Rules is the pass move or charge phase no move and charge...still I’ve playtested some house rules for that works okay but we just stick to the originals for o...
by Captain Darling
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018; Battle 2: St Louis.
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2018; Battle 2: St Louis.

Oh yeah nice pictures of good figures what more do you need!
Thanks!
by Captain Darling
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 3: 2nd Norfolk.
Replies: 3
Views: 50

Re: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 3: 2nd Norfolk.

Great looking stuff Easy, thanks for taking the time to photograph the action very nice! Were yiu getting used to the nuances of the cards after multiple plays? Hard to tell from the commentary but remember the non phasing can only play one interupt a turn. From reading not sure if cant shoot an ele...
by Captain Darling
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Lonstreet at Cancon 2018. Battle 1: Norfolk.
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Re: Lonstreet at Cancon 2018. Battle 1: Norfolk.

Hi Easy! Thanks for posting this, your figures look great in action. BD luck for this round. Well how'd you like the Longstreet rules? Also how'd you like the post game campaign phase (my favourite part!). Not sure if ths campaign rules were rejigged for Cancon but not sure how you could have a caut...
by Captain Darling
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: The Display Cabinet
Topic: Airfix 1/72nd scale French Line Infantry
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: Airfix 1/72nd scale French Line Infantry

Hey Tyberius,

Nice work on the old Airfix figures I had several boxes of these no idea where they are now!

Look forward to seeing your Blucher AARs!

Cheers!
by Captain Darling
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Tavern Foyer
Topic: CanCon 2018 Any Feedback, Thoghts or Pictures?
Replies: 6
Views: 426

Re: CanCon 2018 Any Feedback, Thoghts or Pictures?

Thanks Easy waiting for your Longstreet game review when you get thetime, I hope you enjoyed the rules. Takes a while to get the nuances ofthe cards. Thanks in the meantime for your reply. There is a lack of game pictures on the net however pity...
by Captain Darling
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Tavern Foyer
Topic: CanCon 2018 Any Feedback, Thoghts or Pictures?
Replies: 6
Views: 426

Re: CanCon 2018 Any Feedback, Thoghts or Pictures?

Yeah I’ve seen some posts on bad conditions at one of ‘the sheds’ (never been but holding an event at what can be described as sheds really?) they mention great traders and a great bring and buy table BUT bugger all on the games!
by Captain Darling
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Tavern Foyer
Topic: CanCon 2018 Any Feedback, Thoghts or Pictures?
Replies: 6
Views: 426

CanCon 2018 Any Feedback, Thoghts or Pictures?

Hey Guys!

Anyone go to CanCon 2018, what’d you think? Any pictures?

Cheers!
by Captain Darling
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Tavern Foyer
Topic: Plans For 2017? Make that 2018!
Replies: 22
Views: 1104

Re: Plans For 2017? Make that 2018!

Yes I am playing in Cancon, my first Cancon as a participant and my first game of Longstreet. :shock: :oops: :D What could possibly go wrong? Shall I list the ways it could go wrong...nah not enough time! Longstreet is a favourite of mine I hope you enjoy it hopefully you’ll grace us with a report ...
by Captain Darling
Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Tavern Foyer
Topic: Plans For 2017? Make that 2018!
Replies: 22
Views: 1104

Re: Plans For 2017? Make that 2018!

Looking forward to lots of AARs from you on the board this year Chuckie!

And Mathew even though it's Warhammer :D I hope you get that army completed...
by Captain Darling
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: The Sci-Fi, Pulp and Fantasy Room
Topic: Interesting Basing Option VSF//Steampunk Figures
Replies: 1
Views: 103

Interesting Basing Option VSF//Steampunk Figures

Hi All, Thinking of taking a few of my VSF figures bases off at ‘foot level’ and putting them on these ‘charms’ available pretty cheap (and with free shipping) on EBAy... http://www.lead-adventure.de/gallery/31/9257_20_01_18_1_18_17.jpeg I reckon they’d be perfect for evil genius types etc... Cheers!
by Captain Darling
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Tavern Foyer
Topic: Plans For 2017? Make that 2018!
Replies: 22
Views: 1104

Re: Plans For 2017? Make that 2018!

Hey Easy and Dropbear!

Great stuff!

Easy are you part of the 1/56 ACW Longstreet group playing at Cancon?

DB you may make Little Wars Melbourne, hope you can I’ll buy you a beer or two Saturday evening!

Cheers!
by Captain Darling
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Tavern Foyer
Topic: Plans For 2017? Make that 2018!
Replies: 22
Views: 1104

Re: Plans For 2018?

Okay beside ‘the same as last year’ what’s your plans for 2018 :roll: ... For me... Get at least half a dozen FUBAR VSF games in of course. Developed The Great Antipodean Adventure idea and get the Very Uncivil Australian Disturbance under way. Do the Road Trip to Melbourne Little Wars, I have one d...
by Captain Darling
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: The Sci-Fi, Pulp and Fantasy Room
Topic: Christmas Themed VSF PULP Game AAR
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Christmas Themed VSF PULP Game AAR

Cheers Dropbear! Picked up the Monks on a forum sale section think it was LAF not sure of the maker but I couldn’t resist them!
by Captain Darling
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: The Sci-Fi, Pulp and Fantasy Room
Topic: Christmas Themed VSF PULP Game AAR
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Christmas Themed VSF PULP Game AAR

Hi All, Yep Christmas time so I forced my mates to engage in the usual FUBAR VSF Christmas game, this year with a decidedly PULPY feel using my updated FUBAR VSF rules! The scenario 'The Spirit of Christmas' is a hunt based game with 5 artefacts to discover and attempt to remove from the play area w...
by Captain Darling
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: The Sci-Fi, Pulp and Fantasy Room
Topic: VSF Verne Inspired Moon Cannon
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: VSF Verne Inspired Moon Cannon

Thanks Dropbear!
by Captain Darling
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: The Sci-Fi, Pulp and Fantasy Room
Topic: VSF Verne Inspired Moon Cannon
Replies: 2
Views: 191

VSF Verne Inspired Moon Cannon

Hi All, I heaven't done much VSF scratch building recently, been busy with other projects plus I have so much stuff I'm not sure how much more I really need! Anyway a bullet shaped thermos I bought for part of my brother's Christmas present inspired me to build my own version of a 'Moon Cannon'... h...
by Captain Darling
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: The Brewing Cellar
Topic: small skirmish games
Replies: 11
Views: 319

Re: small skirmish games

Haha right... very nice looking Western Figures then :D !

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