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KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Uncle Billy on Thu Aug 06, 2015 3:24 pm



With the rest of the Allied army rapidly marching east, the  Prince of Orange and his vanguard are tasked with opening the Friedland Strasse and Luenenburg Strasse ahead of the advance.  Till now, this has not been overly difficult as French opposition has been light.  Now however, the two roads are rapidly converging.  Our cavalry patrols report a strong French cavalry presence from Sakallen to Nordenburg.  The line appears to be uninterrupted.  It is unknown if French infantry is nearby.  Both roads and the ground surrounding them, must be cleared of enemy by nightfall which is at 18:00.

HRH the Prince of Orange (20378 Inf.  5387 Cav.  52 Guns))

 Lt Gen de Perponcher-Sedinitzky (5452 Inf.  1612 Cav.  14 Guns)
   Major General Fredrick Adam (2938 Inf. 4 battalions  Avg. Exp. 5.0)
   Maj General Von Vinke (2514 Inf. 4 battalions  Avg. Exp. 3.0)
   Colonel von Estorff (1612 Cav. 8 squadrons  Avg.Exp. 6.0)
   Capt. Wynand's Battery (8 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)
   Sympher's Horse Battery (6 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)

 Major General Sir Charles Colville (3922 Inf.  1355 Cav.  14 Guns)
   Major General Maitland (2087 Inf. 3 battalions  Avg. Exp. 8.0)
   Colonel Von Ompteda (1835 Inf. 4 battalions  Avg. Exp. 5.0)
   Major General Sir William Dornberg (1355 Cav. 8 squadrons  Avg.Exp. 6.0)
   Braun's Battery (6 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)
   Lux's Battery (8 Guns   Avg. Exp. 5.0)

 Major General Sir Thomas Picton (6217 Inf.  1088 Cav.  10 Guns)
   Major Gen Count von Kielmansegge (3377 Inf. 6 battalions  Avg. Exp. 4.0)
   Maj. Gen. von Kruse (2840 Inf. 4 battalions  Avg. Exp. 3.0)
   Major General van Ghingy (1088 Cav. 6 squadrons  Avg.Exp. 6.0)
   Lloyd's Battery (6 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)
   Petter's Battery (4 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)

 Major General Sir Henry Clinton (4787 Inf.  1332 Cav.  14 Guns)
   Colonel Charles Du Platt (2012 Inf. 5 battalions  Avg. Exp. 5.0)
   Maj Gen Bylandt (2775 Inf. 5 battalions  Avg. Exp. 3.4)
   Major General Sir Hussey Vivian (1332 Cav. 7 squadrons  Avg.Exp. 6.0)
   von Heinemann's Horse Battery (8 Guns   Avg. Exp. 5.0)
   Cleeve's Battery (6 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)

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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Mr. Digby on Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:15 pm

Thanks Kevin for yet another scenario.

I hope to make this game but am not certain yet - as in last week's Friday game it may be wise if I only take a brigade. Maitland's boys look like the kind of T1000s soldiers I enjoy leading.

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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Uncle Billy on Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:23 pm

Are you sure you're up handling 3 battalions?

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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  SolInvictus202 on Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:24 pm

which is exactly why you'll be given command of von Kruse's Brigade Twisted Evil - you can't always have all the fun Razz

I should be around too - not sure about the rest of the weekend...

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Post  Mr. Digby on Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:46 am

Von Kruse's Nassauers are cool too. Very heroic performance at Papelotte/La Haye. Would be honoured to command them.

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Post  SolInvictus202 on Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:56 am

oh well - news just arrived - I have been ordered to the cinema tonight to watch a 60 year old guy do stunts. Mission Impossible "Rogue Nation" has been accepted by the Duchess...
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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Uncle Billy on Fri Aug 07, 2015 2:19 pm

They usually want to watch some French movie where people talk for 3 hours and nothing happens. Sleep

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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Iberalc on Fri Aug 07, 2015 5:04 pm

We are leaderless before battle. Crying or Very sad
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Post  SolInvictus202 on Fri Aug 07, 2015 5:13 pm

well - I do hope that the movie is worth it Very Happy  - because I am missing yet another opportunity to play as the British - 2nd time in a row now... without a doubt I will be around when we play the Russians again... Evil or Very Mad

but I think a general order can be given to the British: hide behind a hill - don't move at all and claim victory without having done anything really except beat off every attack...

PS: be sure that your uniform is in order when you report to the CinC!

TALLY HOW CHAPS!
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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Iberalc on Fri Aug 07, 2015 5:16 pm

Enjoy the movie Roland! Wink
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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Guest on Fri Aug 07, 2015 5:22 pm

Will try to be there and try out my retuned connection but would probably be good to take a BDE and if needed more but be close to the CINC

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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Mr. Digby on Fri Aug 07, 2015 5:38 pm

I'm available this evening so can take a division.

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"I had forgotten there was an objective." - Generallieutenant Mikhail Borozdin I
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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Martin on Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:43 pm

Me too........if my PC can cope.

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Post  Volunteer on Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:02 pm

I'd like to participate on the British side, but it would be my first attempt online therefore a complete noob! I should like to have the most junior position possible and be following orders delivered by courier if possible.

My game has the K mods.
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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Iberalc on Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:06 pm

You must get into Teamspeak.

At the bottom of the first post:

http://forum.kriegsspiel.org.uk/t1451-set-up-for-sowwl-napoleon-games-for-kriegspiel-style#14783
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Post  SolInvictus202 on Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:11 am

hope the battle was fun... the movie certainly was... just like I expected it... lots of action - hardly any plot... perfect! Razz
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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Iberalc on Sat Aug 08, 2015 7:45 am

We can't say a word so you can lead us to victory in the near future when we replay it.

I think Kevin's computer went off, and he was the host. So we just played half the time, it was plenty of action except for the reserve.
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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  SolInvictus202 on Sat Aug 08, 2015 9:19 am

now that sounds intriguing...
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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Iberalc on Sat Aug 08, 2015 5:28 pm

Well Kevin and his men were in good shape, so he is above suspicion.
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Re: KS Napoleon Game Friday, Aug 7th 20:00BST

Post  Mr. Digby on Sun Aug 09, 2015 6:23 pm

I'm not sure, since my division and Morsey's cavalry were about to deliver the coup de grace and snaffle up the enemy baggage train. No doubt that wasn't acceptable so our host accidentally tripped over a few cables.

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Post  Guest on Sun Aug 09, 2015 6:27 pm

Well said Mr Digby!!!!

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