Let me know if you've played any of the scenarios please

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Let me know if you've played any of the scenarios please

Post by barr7430 » Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:29 pm

I am very keen to know what kind of outcomes players managed from the example scenarios:

Which were your ship choices?
What heroics occurred?
What rules challenges (I hope very few) did you encounter?
What questionsyou might have?

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Re: Let me know if you've played any of the scenarios please

Post by Loisyann » Wed Feb 10, 2021 7:36 pm

Hello,

I played scenario one twice. Very enjoyable. Sometimes quite disapointing when your vessel is in range of the enemy but has to continue moving to its full allowance and is then no more in range .
I have a question for tacking. It is a movement in irons and need a skill check to be able to move ?
I have not yet used characters rules.
A skill check is mandatory to reload ? Is there a reload for each broadside or you also need to reload to fire from the broadside that has not fired yet ?

All in all a very good rule for me.

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Post by barr7430 » Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:34 pm

Merci Loisyann.
It is very frustrating when you get to a 'great shot' but the ship keeps moving I agree!
Yes Tacking is a MOVE IN IRONS and needs a skill check pass.
Reload is a mandatory skill check. One releoad cover EITHER/BOTH broadsides.

I am just researching a fantastic history of the French privateer Captain Croisic. I will release a scenario pack for his exploits including his victory at Bear Bay in the Arctic at Spitzbergen where his 26 gun ship + 1 other French frigate battled and captured 17 Dutch whalers!
Yes 17 v 2 and the French captain won!
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Post by Loisyann » Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:40 pm

Hello,

Thanks for the explanations.

I did not heard of capitain croisic since today. Not so famous as jean bart but should be tremendous !
I will follow that.
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Post by obriendavid » Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:58 am

You could always fire as your guns come to - but there are penalties for doing that.
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Post by barr7430 » Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:32 am

Of course Dave, that rule is not in Essentials but part of the main text.
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Post by obriendavid » Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:20 pm

I noticed that the word b-a-r-e has been taken out of my answer.
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Post by barr7430 » Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:52 pm

yes its the filter - very exacting even when - should be bear!
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Post by barr7430 » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:55 am

Nice batrep on Facebook from Alessio in Italy, also, Kroum in Poland has posted feedback. We're getting there!
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