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    Yes, it's an entirely arbitrary number with a...

    Yes, it's an entirely arbitrary number with a vague attempt to accurately represent ship strengths.
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    Here's a quick knocktogether of what I have in...

    Here's a quick knocktogether of what I have in mind. The ship's Burdens are converted to the Adjusted Burden Value. Any time a ship can fire (AI) or chooses to fire (player) it inflicts the number...
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    Since the reproducing of the feeling of sailing...

    Since the reproducing of the feeling of sailing is what draws me to SoG, I have been considering a simplified damage system that might work well for keeping track of multiple ships while maintaining...
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    I'm making progress. 48551 48552 Only a...

    I'm making progress.

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    Only a bit more paint dabbing and she'll be ready for the high seas.

    The original mini was an HMS Orpheus.
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    "The Mary Ellen Carter" by Stan Rogers ...

    "The Mary Ellen Carter" by Stan Rogers

    https://youtu.be/Fhop5VuLDIQ
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    Don't forget the unsung heroes, the grocery store...

    Don't forget the unsung heroes, the grocery store clerks, keeping the shelves stocked and interacting daily with the potentially lethal public.
    :clap::clap::clap:
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    :clap: ...and I like your Concorde with a...

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    ...and I like your Concorde with a heavy list.
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    Impressed with the Saratoga's paint job, the...

    Impressed with the Saratoga's paint job, the admiral ordered a red one for her personal command:

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    Here we have Lexington fitting out.
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    Sticky: Thank you all, Gentlemen. Please, a round on me!...

    Thank you all, Gentlemen. Please, a round on me! :drinks:
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    You got it, Paul!

    You got it, Paul!
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    Diamondback, I felt that the Ares gunnery system...

    Diamondback, I felt that the Ares gunnery system was only weak on the smaller ship end.

    If I might plug my method, it is simply if the historical ship was firing less than 9 pdr long guns,...
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    I was picturing one table with the person running...

    I was picturing one table with the person running it taking pictures and posting them. A second table could be used to help the person who's not really there visualize it (and play with minis).
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    That's a good one! Might I suggest if you draw...

    That's a good one! Might I suggest if you draw chits, subtract 2 from all of the numerical damage? It makes the little boats last longer (I feel it represents the smaller guns better. 16 18 pdrs do...
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    It occurs to me that two or more players playing...

    It occurs to me that two or more players playing against an AI would work through email or even through posting here move by move. All players being on the same side, no one would have anything to...
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    I just downloaded the posted Damage Charts to see...

    I just downloaded the posted Damage Charts to see if I changed anything over the last two years, and the answer is no. The charts have stood the test of time. Those are the most current versions....
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    Here's a link to versions I made a couple of...

    Here's a link to versions I made a couple of years ago:

    https://sailsofglory.org/showthread.php?5238-My-Latest-Side-Specific-Damage-Charts

    If you're interested, I can upload the latest ones.
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    NEWSFLASH: Before you all run out and buy...

    NEWSFLASH:

    Before you all run out and buy mascara, Suzanne just corrected me. She used eyeshadow for the color and hairspray as a fixative on the cotton.
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    If I can be of any help, let me know.

    If I can be of any help, let me know.
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    48505 Brandywine wears, right into a broadside...

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    Brandywine wears, right into a broadside from Amphion. Unfortunately, the camera jiggled from the concussion of the broadside.

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    A more dramatic angle of the same shot.

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    March 22, 1779 Off Newport, Rhode Island ...

    March 22, 1779 Off Newport, Rhode Island

    Having spent the winter bottled up in the Providence River, the colonial frigates Brandywine and Saratoga receive word that the blockade has been...
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    In fact, Gary, here's a further modification I...

    In fact, Gary, here's a further modification I made that seems to work well:

    Oh, the number subtracted is from any numbers represented on the drawn chits, not from the total number of chits drawn....
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    Since the British Amazon frigates were...

    Since the British Amazon frigates were approximately the same tonnage as the French Concordes, I bumped my British frigates up to Burden 3. I also switched the Maneuver Decks between the two classes...
  23. Thread: Sideslip Cards

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    I have been very satisfied with how the modified...

    I have been very satisfied with how the modified sideslip cards are playing.

    Here are the F and H sideslip cards:

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    I have two, cut from blue vinyl from Jo-ann...

    I have two, cut from blue vinyl from Jo-ann Fabrics. One is 36" x 48" and the other is 60" x 108". I like the big one, because even though the action often only takes place in a portion of it, it...
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    Everything fits!48476 No all I need is an...

    Everything fits!48476

    No all I need is an engine. Oh, and some fiberglass, and some paint...
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