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by Justin Penwith
Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: BLB in 2016 some news
Replies: 29
Views: 18330

Re: BLB in 2016 some news

barr7430 wrote:Justin was just reminded of your mail when I saw this post again. I do apologize for not sending through the draft but Clarence and I were fixing a couple of things and still haven't bottomed that out. Will send

cheers

B
Am still here, waiting, Barry, and hoping it is not too late. :)
by Justin Penwith
Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: BLB in 2016 some news
Replies: 29
Views: 18330

Re: BLB in 2016 some news

Barry,


email was sent on 10/22.

Thanks!


Justin
by Justin Penwith
Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: BLB in 2016 some news
Replies: 29
Views: 18330

Re: BLB in 2016 some news

Barry, If you need/desire/have enough pity for a group of Yanks in California to playtest the 3rd edition, my group is willing and able. Especially if the new rules will speed up play for groups of 8 or more players. My personal computer has been up and down (mostly down) for the past year, so I am ...
by Justin Penwith
Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:17 pm
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Question about "Shaken" ?
Replies: 4
Views: 4198

Re: Question about "Shaken" ?

You can recover from Shaken automatically following a turn without taking casualties.

In your cited case, this would not apply. However, were the target unit to get a result of "Carry On" during a morale test, although already shaken, they would recover and lose the shaken status.
by Justin Penwith
Wed Dec 24, 2014 7:19 am
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Grand Scale BLB?
Replies: 10
Views: 8814

Re: Grand Scale BLB?

I will be adding photos later, but we've played a few games since my last post. We've (there are five of us involved) wrestled with a few issues and have worked out resolutions or are still in the "working on it" process. 1) Battalions with DEFEND orders, which are shaken/disordered. We figured that...
by Justin Penwith
Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Grand Scale BLB?
Replies: 10
Views: 8814

Re: Grand Scale BLB?

http://i948.photobucket.com/albums/ad321/Khornishman/imagejpg1_zps10f59d90.jpg Tonight's game saw us using Napoleonic figures as proxies. The above pic was from several turns in. By this time, a few hits has been delivered by artillery, including some successful counter-battery fire, close combat b...
by Justin Penwith
Fri Dec 05, 2014 2:17 pm
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Grand Scale BLB?
Replies: 10
Views: 8814

Re: Grand Scale BLB?

As soon as I can spare the time, I will get some images and an AAR together. We weren't able to get in a second test, last night, but may be able to this coming Tuesday. However, I did manage to tailor the orders to use of the hexes: Orders Charge To declare a charge, the unit must have a legal targ...
by Justin Penwith
Thu Dec 04, 2014 3:17 am
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Grand Scale BLB?
Replies: 10
Views: 8814

Re: Grand Scale BLB?

Here are my hex specific rules for what i am calling a grand scale version of BLB2. They are a work in progress, of course, but I do solicit your comments. Command radius is 2 hexes, unless in a multi-player game where it is 3 hexes. Stacking limitations. Two infantry battalions per hex. Lines in su...
by Justin Penwith
Wed Dec 03, 2014 5:55 am
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Grand Scale BLB?
Replies: 10
Views: 8814

Re: Grand Scale BLB?

We were able to get in our playtest, tonight, of the rule changes I am working on for Grand Scale BLB. I purchased, finally, Hexon II terrain from Kallistra and this was the first time I that I was able to fully unpack the terrain and actually set it up. So, I did end up making some changes to movem...
by Justin Penwith
Fri Nov 28, 2014 9:37 pm
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Grand Scale BLB?
Replies: 10
Views: 8814

Re: Grand Scale BLB?

Fwiw, yes I do realize that I have essentially swapped the mechanics for musketry and close combat. However, in our large club games, with a minimum of six players and as many as ten, combat bogs down a bit. It is true, most of my club members do not know the rules all that well, but with two active...
by Justin Penwith
Wed Nov 26, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Grand Scale BLB?
Replies: 10
Views: 8814

Re: Grand Scale BLB?

This is what I have worked up, thus far, with testing occuring next week. Keep in mind, the rosters are still being used, but the plan is to field more than 80 battalions/squadrons to a side for our biggest battles. I am considering using "blinds" for each brigade, Horse or Foot, the size of a 3x5 c...
by Justin Penwith
Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:15 am
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Grand Scale BLB?
Replies: 10
Views: 8814

Re: Grand Scale BLB?

Thanks, Barry! I want to see lines of battle in a style reminiscent of the battle maps of the period, but on the tabletop and with miniatures. So, this is my way of going about it. As I am off for the holiday week, I am converting over the mechanisms of movement and combat to hexes, already. The mel...
by Justin Penwith
Mon Nov 24, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Grand Scale BLB?
Replies: 10
Views: 8814

Grand Scale BLB?

I have always been more inclined to smaller scales and more units. A friend of mine is similarly inclined and I am now sorely.....sorely.....tempted to take my enjoyment of BLB to a new level with building armies in 6mm and basing regiments/squadrons on a single base. Anyone else have thoughts along...
by Justin Penwith
Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:43 am
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Dragoons and BLB2
Replies: 6
Views: 5035

Re: Dragoons and BLB2

I like "withdraw" as an alternative term. As in, "The dragoons will withdraw!"
by Justin Penwith
Fri Jul 25, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: Dragoons and BLB2
Replies: 6
Views: 5035

Dragoons and BLB2

I have been extremely busy these past few months, and thus have had little time to post or read, here. However, Barry's article on dragoons in the July issue of Miniature Wargames got me thinking, especially as dragoons will likely be prevalent in my as yet to be started campaign (RL does toss in a ...