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Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  Martin on Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:27 am

Paul Dowden is running a mid nineteenth century game, based either in Germany or USA.

Midscale..... i.e. brigade or regiment rather than division or battalion.

Game is at Hemel Hempstead. 2.30 pm start.

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Game on 23rd May

Post  moore on Mon Mar 16, 2009 4:34 pm

Martin wrote:Paul Dowden is running a mid nineteenth century game, based either in Germany or USA.

Midscale..... i.e. brigade or regiment rather than division or battalion.

Game is at Hemel Hempstead. 2.30 pm start.

Martin

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I would like to take part in this game if there are still spaces.

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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  Martin on Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:16 pm

Hi Mike

Yes, we're only just starting the list in fact. You're now on it!

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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  hammurabi70 on Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:34 pm

Not listed on Richard's events list so I guess that list needs updating.

We also seem to have a long list of past events for which we await a narrative.
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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  Martin on Mon Mar 16, 2009 6:12 pm

It takes some work to design & run a game. It takes a more effort to then write it up.

I really look forward to reading them, particularly where I haven't been able to attend, but it's perhaps not realistic to expect write-ups for all games. People just don't have the time.

Personally I would rather encourage a wider group to run more games. I would not want anyone to be put off by the thought that a write-up is also expected. If they feel moved to produce on on the other hand.........Wink


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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  hammurabi70 on Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:15 am

Which is why getting it done the same or next day is so important. The longer people delay doing the write-up the less likely it is to happen. I try and write-up my part the same night or first 'free' evening in the following week. Of course as an umpire collating takes much longer.
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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  gunboat diplomat on Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:55 pm

Hi

I would love to play in the next game, can I sign up?

(Working on a write up of my game last Sat, joys of work currently intervening!!).

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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  Martin on Thu Mar 19, 2009 9:49 pm

Right you're on the list too, Steve.

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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  hammurabi70 on Tue Apr 07, 2009 5:47 pm

Martin wrote:Right you're on the list too, Steve.

Martin

Sorry - should have said I am already busy that day Rolling Eyes so cannot make it but I am sure you will have fun with it.
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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  Martin on Tue Apr 07, 2009 7:12 pm

The game is now being brought forward a week to Saturday 16th May. The scenario is being finalised, but is likely to be a horse and musket game set somewhere in the Benelux region.

For those who have already signed up, we hope that does not inconvenience you, and can you please confirm whether or not you can still make it.

Two questions:
1. If anyone has a clear plastic map protector, like Steve used last time, it would be helpful if you could bring it along.

2. How do we change the topic name, now that the date has been switched from the 23rd?

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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  MJ1 on Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:48 pm

You ask and it will be done...

BTW you could have edited witrh edit button on right hand side..

As for it being the 16th This now means I should be able to come but will double check with the higher authority 1st...

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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  Martin on Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:10 pm

Bravo. On both counts.

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Horse and Musket

Post  moore on Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:22 pm

Martin

Yes, the new date is fine so I will still be playing.

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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  Martin on Tue Apr 21, 2009 9:33 pm

That's good Mike. We'll see you there.

At the moment we're looking at the normal 2.30 pm start I believe.

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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  gunboat diplomat on Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:50 pm

Martin


Just confirming I will be attending.

Cheers


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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  Martin on Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:51 pm

Righto Steve. You're on the list.

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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  henridecat on Sun May 17, 2009 7:53 pm

Thanks to Paul for organising the game.

There were 9 attendees, Paul, myself and David James umpired.

Hopefully a few of the players might post a report sometime.. Razz
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Game Report

Post  MJ1 on Sun May 17, 2009 9:10 pm

My forces marched towards the bridges at full speed.

Nothing happened as they marched towards bridge of any note worth.

Game ended just as my forces arrived at bridge and about to engage enemy cavalry screen.

Not sure if I can add much more?

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Re: Saturday 16th May 2009 : Horse & Musket Game

Post  Martin on Mon May 18, 2009 8:46 am

I had more action. A fair bit more actually. D*mn bluebelly cavalry everywhere.

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