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    05-16-2024, 10:24
    Dobbs replied to a thread August 1776 in After Action Reports
    The practices and mission shall follow. Once I feel confident that my game mechanics for Turtle vs. Eagle are functional and fun, I will post...
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    05-16-2024, 09:04
    Dobbs started a thread August 1776 in After Action Reports
    The British fleet is in New York harbor. At an undisclosed location on the Hudson, just north of Manhattan, David Bushnell stands on the deck of the...
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    05-14-2024, 05:09
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    The voyage is over and after 7 weeks we're back at our land home. We covered somewhere between 750 to 1000 miles and got in some mighty fine...
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    05-14-2024, 05:05
    Ultimately, I chose brute force over chemistry. With precision cuts, the masts were successfully extracted.
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    05-07-2024, 17:49
    Dobbs replied to a thread Fortifications in House Rules
    What I meant was, what happens when a fort's magazine explodes? How is the damage generated? I see your slots now. Do you divide the firepower...
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    05-05-2024, 17:26
    Dobbs replied to a thread Fortifications in House Rules
    One of my ideas is that in addition to the overall gun strength, a fort has a Battery number. The number of batteries that compromises a fort is the...
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    05-05-2024, 17:21
    Dobbs replied to a thread Fortifications in House Rules
    What are your magazine/ship explosions like?
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    05-04-2024, 09:25
    Well done, gentlemen!
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    05-04-2024, 09:23
    Dobbs replied to a thread Fortifications in House Rules
    As I recall, in Ares' fortifications rules, there's no real allowance for critical hits like sail, leak, rudder, and mast hits. Also, fire doesn't...
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    05-03-2024, 08:42
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Yep, trying to put gunports in a clinker hull had its challenges. I think it would have been interesting if Ares had followed through with different...
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    05-02-2024, 15:41
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Wow, Rob, you got me by almost 100 years. That's a great picture that shows how things changed up to Elizabeth's time! It's like Cabot's is the...
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    04-30-2024, 14:29
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    We've been exploring the Albemarle Sound for the last few weeks. It's challenging, but two days ago we had a ripsnorting sail east down the sound and...
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    04-29-2024, 05:14
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    04-29-2024, 05:13
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    04-28-2024, 18:12
    Dobbs replied to a thread Fortifications in House Rules
    Thanks for the reply, David. That is pretty much what I was thinking. The only physical example I have is San Marcos, in Florida, which is pretty...
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    04-27-2024, 17:34
    Dobbs started a thread Fortifications in House Rules
    I've been trying to make fortifications more interesting, adding critical hits like the ships have, and other stuff. One question I've come up...
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    04-24-2024, 15:02
    Dobbs replied to a thread I am aboard in Welcome Aboard
    Welcome, Nick! If you have any questions, suggestions, or observations, let fly. The folks who loiter here are friendly and helpful.
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