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by Midshipman Easy
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 4. Battle of Mobile.
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 4. Battle of Mobile.

It may sound dodgy but it seemed to work. Just extra fog of war.
by Midshipman Easy
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 3. Battle of Decatur.
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 3. Battle of Decatur.

Force size is by year as laid out in the rules. As a Reb you start getting seriously outnumbered.
by Midshipman Easy
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 4. Battle of Mobile.
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 4. Battle of Mobile.

Everyone plays their own deck with both sides keeping to the same turn sequence. You play cards on the opponent you are facing with only one interrupt per active player. At one point I got hit with both "Could'nt hit an ..." and "Confusion" in the same turn. All good fun though.
by Midshipman Easy
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 3. Battle of Decatur.
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 3. Battle of Decatur.

A different opponent each game over the weekend. In the end I guess you could say I faced off against 6 Union players and only 2 were aggressive. Mind you when you look at the total wins per round the Rebs were doing ok on first day and into the second. Then it went down hill as the better Rebel car...
by Midshipman Easy
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Tavern Foyer
Topic: 2018 Christmas - Hobby Related Gifts
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: 2018 Christmas - Hobby Related Gifts

The 'jeep' thing in the back is printed at roughly 28mm scale the rest are 20mm. I have a file for the FT-17 that is naturally scaled for 1/72 - 20mm so no issues. I have downloaded or seen files for AMR35, H39, Char B, FCM2C (gosh) and S35 but nearly all are in 1/100 - 15mm or even 1/200 - 10mm sca...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Tavern Foyer
Topic: 2018 Christmas - Hobby Related Gifts
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: 2018 Christmas - Hobby Related Gifts

I got ... a complete weapons factory.

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And then went a bit mad.

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by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 2. Battle of Cairo.
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 2. Battle of Cairo.

Ah no Capt Darling. it was 3 units of Cautious Veterans. Both Zouaves and the Cavalry. That Rebel Yell card needed to come out a lot.

The Union was trying to use the terrain to force me to spend two cards to make any attacks.
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 1. Battle of Rollo.
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Re: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 1. Battle of Rollo.

The "Like a Stone Wall" card where the defender gets extra dice also helps. Funnily enough none of my opponents charged me really. I was always on the attack against largely passive Union players.
by Midshipman Easy
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 5. Battle of Meridian.
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 5. Battle of Meridian.

The later round 5 of games on the second day represented the second half of 1863. The Confederates had won games but everything would hinge on Meridian where if the Union won, they would have cut the Confederacy in two. So that is where the final battle would be. https://i303.photobucket.com/albums/...
by Midshipman Easy
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 4. Battle of Mobile.
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 4. Battle of Mobile.

Again not a good season for the Confederates. Only 2 victories. https://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Games/American%20Civil%20War/Cancon%202019/Game%204/20190127_122714.jpg This time I would be defending Mobile and this would be a two on two battle with myself in control of the R...
by Midshipman Easy
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 3. Battle of Decatur.
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 3. Battle of Decatur.

The later half of 1862 was very good for the Confederacy winning 6 battles and taking the initiative from the Union. The next game would open 1863. https://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Games/American%20Civil%20War/Cancon%202019/Game%203/20190127_083338.jpg This time I would be fi...
by Midshipman Easy
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 2. Battle of Cairo.
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 2. Battle of Cairo.

In the First round, the Confederates had 6 attacks (red arrows) to the Union 4. If a side won a battle they either kept their attack or gained that of their opponents. At the opening of the second round, there were only 3 Rebel attacks. https://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Games/...
by Midshipman Easy
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 1. Battle of Rollo.
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Longstreet Cancon 2019. Game 1. Battle of Rollo.

So again the Pennisula Praetorians from Victoria have put on a Longstreet freindly at Cancon and again I stuck my hand up for it and me and my southern boys headed to the capital. The event was run in the same way as last year with a couple changes. Namely that the first game will be at the start of...
by Midshipman Easy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: The Chiefs of Staff Lounge
Topic: Roll Call - Cancon
Replies: 5
Views: 332

Re: Roll Call - Cancon

Sorry. Missed the post eariler.

I'll be at Cancon down with the Longstreet guys seeing if the Rebs can capture Washington this year.

Tony.
by Midshipman Easy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: The Display Cabinet
Topic: 1/56 Generic HMG and ATR Weapon
Replies: 2
Views: 742

Re: 1/56 Generic HMG and ATR Weapon

They look splendid. I really am taken with your Vickers/Maxim. Well done Sir.
by Midshipman Easy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 4: 3rd Gettysburg
Replies: 4
Views: 2347

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

I think the card needed to specify that it had to be in front of the charging unit if there was space for it to fit. I do think it needs to be there to truly capture the feel of ACW battles which is something I now think Longstreet does very well.
by Midshipman Easy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6: North of Washington.
Replies: 4
Views: 1674

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

The logical part of me is total Union. But there is a part of me that barracks for the Underdog, and having researched some of theose early uniforms I just love some of those Southern units short lived though they were. I will stick with the Longstreet rules as they are simple, relatively fun (blood...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 4: 3rd Gettysburg
Replies: 4
Views: 2347

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

I hate that card if only because on the one time I played it on someonelse they rolled a 1 and I always lost all my cards! Ok so I did use "Pinkerton Intelligence" and "Local Assistance", allowing me to remove a few cards from my opponents hand, as much as possible. The one card it seems the experie...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6: North of Washington.
Replies: 4
Views: 1674

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

We didn't have time to do a full wrap up but seeing as how we Rebs had then Union boys on the run until we was fighting outside Washington during an election ... really is a just a passing comment or two as we were packing up. If that had been real most of us agreed that McClellan would have won the...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6 (Kinda): South Washington.
Replies: 2
Views: 1459

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

That is the offeneding hall with the dodgy a/c. You can see one end of it in the shots the other end had all the retailers which at the time the photos were taken was a sea of people bargin hunting. Don't know what happen with the Confederates. They set up and start, we get set up, we start and then...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6: North of Washington.
Replies: 4
Views: 1674

Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6: North of Washington.

And so it was that with the Northern election of 1864 looming two great Confederate armies would attack the capital. The northern prong would be lead by Steve V, Sean and myself. Our Union opponents would be lead by James, Marly, Dave and Steve K. As we were using a double width table we decided to ...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 6 (Kinda): South Washington.
Replies: 2
Views: 1459

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

This is the big game that I didn't play in. I wasn't able to follow the progress as I was busy and it went very quickly. The Confederates suffering a clear and quick defeat. http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Games/American%20Civil%20War/CanCon%202018/20180128_091611.jpg http://...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 5: 3rd Fredricksburg
Replies: 1
Views: 1394

Longstreet Cancon 2018: Battle 5: 3rd Fredricksburg

In the previous round the Union had done a little beter and managed 4 victories to the Condeferates 6. http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Games/American%20Civil%20War/CanCon%202018/20180128_093128.jpg This time I would be facing off against Ron who was very experienced with the ...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 4: 3rd Gettysburg
Replies: 4
Views: 2347

Longstreet Cacon 2018: Battle 4: 3rd Gettysburg

Yep, third battle of Gettysburg. There would be another after this. http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Games/American%20Civil%20War/CanCon%202018/20180127_152019.jpg The camapign map shows that the Confederacy is doing better than the historical model. The west is almost cleared...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Longstreet Cancon 2018; Battle 2: St Louis.
Replies: 2
Views: 1534

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

Wait until we get to the final battles. :wink: :D