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by Friedrich August I.
Fri May 27, 2011 5:36 am
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: The raising of the Saxon Army 1810-1813
Replies: 363
Views: 104168

Re: The raising of the Saxon Army 1810-1813

Gentlemen, To keep this up to date I give you the latest news: Currently the Foot and Horse Artillery men are being in sculpting process. They will be supported by a Figure that suits almost any Driver for the Train, the Limber Horses of the Foot and the Horse Artillery. Also 2 mounted Officers are ...
by Friedrich August I.
Mon May 23, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: REPUBLIC TO EMPIRE
Topic: Austrian cav. unit sizes
Replies: 2
Views: 1853

Re: Austrian cav. unit sizes

Given the size of Austrian cav. units is it Ok to break them down into 2 or 3 units using R2E? Hi, The thought you have is well known to me, I would have the same problem with one of my upcoming units because of it's supersize.You should consider to raise your units after an OOB of a certain battle...
by Friedrich August I.
Tue May 17, 2011 7:57 pm
Forum: REPUBLIC TO EMPIRE
Topic: R2E 1 DAY GAME 15th May 2011 @ MUTINEER MINIS, WHITBURN
Replies: 97
Views: 21619

Gunter.. I hope you pay special attention to the fact that Dave and I BOTH PAINTED SAXONS for this battle!!!!!! :wink: Barry and Dave , No, I didnt know :shock: I thought you two "converted" some other nations to the cause. Does one of you take commissions ? :wink: In late August 2011 I will have s...
by Friedrich August I.
Tue May 17, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: REPUBLIC TO EMPIRE
Topic: R2E 1 DAY GAME 15th May 2011 @ MUTINEER MINIS, WHITBURN
Replies: 97
Views: 21619

To all of brave Soldiers of that day! :wink: If someone is intersted in the real battle and the battlefield at the link below http://www.antiquesatoz.com/habsburg/1812/gorodets.htm Here Ray may find some answers to his questions. Jim, Your CinC worked very historical. The hesitation to give you MP's...
by Friedrich August I.
Thu May 12, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Napoleonic General Board
Topic: Saxon artillery
Replies: 14
Views: 4553

Re: Saxon artillery

.......... I was surprised at you saying the 4pdrs were actually Saxon guns as most accounts mention them as being ones taken from the Austrians after the Wagram campaign.... Dave, The Saxons produced their own artillery since the time of August the Strong. They invented from time to time their own...
by Friedrich August I.
Thu May 12, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: Napoleonic General Board
Topic: Saxon artillery
Replies: 14
Views: 4553

Thanks for the update Günter. A nice picture ... if a somewhat garish colour scheme! :lol: Salute von Peter himself Hi Peter, The Colors are as told the scheme of the yellow and black stripes of the Saxon Ruler House of the Wettiners. After 1816 the colors changed to green white and so the gun carr...
by Friedrich August I.
Thu May 12, 2011 5:42 am
Forum: Napoleonic General Board
Topic: Saxon artillery
Replies: 14
Views: 4553

Re: Saxon artillery

This is a question for Gunter (our Saxon expert) or anyone else that can help. In his booklet The Saxon Army 1810-13 Howard Giles states that the carriages of their artillery was painted grey with metal parts painted yellow. Does anyone know if the battalion guns which were actually Austrian guns w...
by Friedrich August I.
Sun May 01, 2011 4:57 am
Forum: REPUBLIC TO EMPIRE
Topic: Cavalry versus Squares
Replies: 75
Views: 21909

CoffinDodger wrote:Is it just me, or am I detecting a touch of inconsistency from reading two threads, one of which is worried about the complexity of the rules as they stand and the other which is trying to further complicate them?

Jim
Well observed Jim :)

Günter
by Friedrich August I.
Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: REPUBLIC TO EMPIRE
Topic: Napoleon OR Black Powder OR R2E OR Lasalle?
Replies: 52
Views: 14811

Hi, I start to wonder why players look for competiton in rules that are not written for such a case :shock: There are so many rulesets out there that has been written for Competitors over the last 20 Years that someone could think nothing else is possible. BUT, after Years of playing (and testing) B...
by Friedrich August I.
Fri Apr 29, 2011 5:24 pm
Forum: Napoleonic General Board
Topic: Bavarians at last
Replies: 13
Views: 3467

Peter,

Stunning brushwork and nice basing, looks real great!
That reminds me of an old saying from my early Wargaming days:
"Its nice to be a Preiss, but its higher to be a Bayr" :lol:

Cheers

Günter
by Friedrich August I.
Fri Apr 29, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Registration will be canceled....for now
Replies: 6
Views: 13570

CoffinDodger wrote:Welcome back Günter,

There's nothing like coming back to a promotion! :lol:

...and I'm sure you will find a suitable avatar.

Jim
Jim,

Thanks for the WB.

I was only a few days away and feel happy to be back :D

Indeed, I got a promotion. To lead my Saxons to Glory.

Günter
by Friedrich August I.
Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Registration will be canceled....for now
Replies: 6
Views: 13570

Re: THE LAST POST FOR GUNTER AS MARECHAL NEY!

barr7430 wrote:Goodbye Gunter.. you are reliEved or your command! Marechal NEY IS OFFICIALLY STRUCK OFF!

We look forward to seeing you recommissioned shortly!

B
Hi Barry,

YOU DID IT :P THANKS!!

Günter