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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #45 on: May 19, 2018, 04:55:28 PM »
Well, so far the AAR is moving waaaaaay faster than the game :)

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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #46 on: May 19, 2018, 05:12:29 PM »
Jim made a little boo-boo, the AAR he linked to was Soult's (mine) not Ney's. It's true that Dom's dispatches were awesome though, he inspired me to do this one.
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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #47 on: May 19, 2018, 05:24:08 PM »
That's what I get from uploading things at work.

The honor to the Bravest of the Brave stands as does my regard for this one.

Strange error to make, though, as, as I've said, I've framed this one.

Thanks for it.

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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #48 on: May 19, 2018, 05:28:37 PM »
No worries, it was fun to make.
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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #49 on: May 19, 2018, 05:42:23 PM »
If there is another, I would like to take part.

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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #50 on: May 19, 2018, 05:44:11 PM »
YOU so totally had your chance.  ::)
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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #51 on: May 19, 2018, 05:45:03 PM »
YOU so totally had your chance.  ::)

Yes I did, but had to bail thanks to other issues.

So is that a 'no?'

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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #52 on: May 19, 2018, 05:59:46 PM »
YOU so totally had your chance.  ::)

Yes I did, but had to bail thanks to other issues.

So is that a 'no?'


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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #53 on: May 19, 2018, 06:31:17 PM »
There's no reason Jim can't make up a campaign, either - especially if it makes for enough corps on the two sides to absorb the interested parties.

Those considering taking part, please keep in mind -- it is exceptionally disruptive to have people drop out, or fail to keep messages and decisions flowing in a timely manner.  It's a hell of a lot of fun, but it's important to really commit to sticking it out.

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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #54 on: May 19, 2018, 06:44:30 PM »
@BC: as if we'd go on without you!

@James:  yes, please.  It's not a threat, but the last one went 18 months.  It's not terribly demanding time wise for the player, but it was the commitment that made this one go.
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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #55 on: May 19, 2018, 06:45:11 PM »
It's a hell of a lot of fun, but it's important to really commit to sticking it out.


Just be prepared for the eventuality that evolution moves faster than some of these games ;D
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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #56 on: May 19, 2018, 07:47:42 PM »
If you guys'll have me, I'll stick it out.

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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #57 on: May 19, 2018, 08:05:16 PM »
I'd definitely be keen to have another go. It feels funny at the moment having any dispatches to read or write.
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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #58 on: May 21, 2018, 11:03:45 AM »
I thought this AAR was all about the Napoleonic wars, but I'm seeing maps covered with armies of red and blue Daleks.

Are you sure this is not a Dr Who version of the Napoleonic wars? ;) :-"
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Re: The Endless Kriegspiel, an AAR
« Reply #59 on: May 21, 2018, 11:06:03 AM »
Incorrect. It is about painting Napoleonic 5mm figures with the correct number of uniform buttons properly portrayed in the right shades.