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Its hard work being Napoloen.

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Its hard work being Napoloen.

Post  Mark87 on Mon Jan 05, 2015 12:12 am

Orders are finally finished. Just need to type them up and get them to Martin. Sigh.... this was an all-day affair.





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Post  Uncle Billy on Mon Jan 05, 2015 12:54 am

Don't you have a pressing affair in Austria coming up soon? Berthier isn't much of a field commander you know.

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Re: Its hard work being Napoloen.

Post  Mark87 on Mon Jan 05, 2015 12:58 am

One must practice to remain master of their craft, non?
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Post  kg little mac on Mon Jan 05, 2015 3:13 am

He's going to see the big board!
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Post  midgetmanifesto on Mon Jan 05, 2015 6:28 am

That's an impressive map hiding under your documents. What size did you end up printing it?

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Post  Iberalc on Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:03 am

Work accompanied by red wine is not that hard.
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Post  Uncle Billy on Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:08 pm

Soldier wrote:He's going to see the big board!
Indeed. He's going to be hit squarely between the eyes with it.

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Post  Mark87 on Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:19 pm

My "big board" is roughly poster board size.
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Post  Mr. Digby on Mon Jan 05, 2015 9:41 pm

I've sent you an e-mail offering to do some Berthier-type things for you to save you writing out everything in long flowery language.

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Post  Mark87 on Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:45 pm

I've had two inquiries recently as to where I got my map. The answer is that I made it of course! There is poster making software for free to download (unfortunately I can't remember which one I used). I made my map three by five and then it printed out pages to which I painstakingly assembled. About a month after these images were taken I got my map laminated and bought a set of erasable markers (due to unforeseen road discoveries......). Now, each nationality is represented by a different color and each shade of that color represents the nearness or distance of the last reliable intelligence report concerning that formation. So I can just glance at a shade to know how accurate my intelligence is as to the size and strength and even commander of that formation.

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Post  King_Rufus on Sun Oct 25, 2015 12:00 am

MS 'Paint' will print posters out in segments. Its reasonably intuitive to use, play around with it to find out how many segments are ideal for that particular image, but you do need to adjust the image borders etc in the settings before printing.
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