BLB for 7YW

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BLB for 7YW

Post by Gunfreak » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:20 pm

What would you need to do to adapt BLB to 7YW?

Is it possible?
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Re: BLB for 7YW

Post by barr7430 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:23 am

Gunfreak, it has already been done I believe. Many of the Swedish GNW adaptations were used for the Prussians. All other mechanisms are easy to use without almost any adaptions. Some changes for light troops that's all.
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Re: BLB for 7YW

Post by Artimas » Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:31 am

Now this could turn out to be a very, very interesting thread in which "the group" could offer their thoughts. Moderated of coarse by our esteemed fearless leader. I fear however that Barry does not have enough hours in the day to do it justice.

Just say'in......

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Re: BLB for 7YW

Post by barr7430 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:46 am

Artimas, thanks for your concern for my welfare :) I am fairly resilient however. The biggest weakness in the plan is a lack of SYW knowledge from my side!

If the expertise is provided by others I can certainly chime in on the mechanics. I would think General Buggeration and others will form the 'bridge' between rules and period.

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Re: BLB for 7YW

Post by Gunfreak » Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:26 pm

The one thing I think must go, is the Platoon vs rank fire.

The prussian did use platonn fire, but the austrian/french ect. I think used just 3 rank volley.
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Re: BLB for 7YW

Post by obriendavid » Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:18 pm

Gunfreak wrote:The one thing I think must go, is the Platoon vs rank fire.

The prussian did use platonn fire, but the austrian/french ect. I think used just 3 rank volley.
Sorry but I don't understand your reasoning here, you say the difference in firing should be taken out but then go on to say that the different armies used exactly the same firing techniques.
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Re: BLB for 7YW

Post by Adam Hayes » Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:50 pm

Gunfreak wrote:The one thing I think must go, is the Platoon vs rank fire.

The prussian did use platonn fire, but the austrian/french ect. I think used just 3 rank volley.

I'm pretty sure that by the time of the SYW the Austrians had adopted a version of the Prussian fire system. Although different nationalities seemed to have a varying aptitude to the firefight, I suspect that it might have more to do with the discipline and experience of the soldiers rather than dramatically different fire systems.
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Re: BLB for 7YW

Post by 18th Century Guy » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:50 pm

Actually I would prefer to see R2E reworked for SYW.
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