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Topic: Why Napoleonics?
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 6
Views: 2059

PostForum: Canon Musket and Sword   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:21 am   Subject: Why Napoleonics?
Always liked the uniforms, the bright colors and how they were used in national differences.

Steve
Topic: Evan's AB French
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 20
Views: 7527

PostForum: Gallery   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:46 pm   Subject: Evan's AB French
It fits my caffine inspired ideas rather well....

Time for more Live Wire Mountain Dew Shocked
Topic: Scale?
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 37
Views: 15288

PostForum: Core Rules   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:42 pm   Subject: Scale?
Those moments are common for me, the caffine and sleep deprived condition that is, not the information with good ideas part. Rolling Eyes

Steve
Topic: Level of Interest in Napoleonic FoW?
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 9
Views: 3175

PostForum: Canon Musket and Sword   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 4:24 pm   Subject: Level of Interest in Napoleonic FoW?
The forum is not very active as of late with many days going by with no postings. Now that the summer is past it will remain to be seen if the interest returns to the forum. We need to let the gaming ...
Topic: Scale?
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 37
Views: 15288

PostForum: Core Rules   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 4:17 pm   Subject: Scale?
Perhaps we should go to the basics and have it as a company based game? This gets us into the realm of skirmishing at its basic level. Now having said that, it may also be good to have an expanding c ...
Topic: Suggest manufacturers.
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 23
Views: 6884

PostForum: Modelling and Painting   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 4:10 pm   Subject: Suggest manufacturers.
There are 2 styles of Old Glory Napoleonics. This is the results of the original sculpter passing on and the replacement sculpter's style. It is difficult to describe except that the newer releases we ...
Topic: Evan's AB French
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 20
Views: 7527

PostForum: Gallery   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 5:17 pm   Subject: Evan's AB French
Excellent work Evan. I enjoy looking at your painting efforts.

So..........when will the FOW version of Napoleonics be published so I can base my 1809 Austrian troops that are waiting in a jumbled ...
Topic: Skirmishers
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 2
Views: 1683

PostForum: Canon Musket and Sword   Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:14 pm   Subject: Skirmishers
My preference is for the skirmishers to be based 2 figures per small base as they fought when out in the skirmishing role. When they were with the remainder of the unit, I will base them as part of th ...
Topic: Level of Interest in Napoleonic FoW?
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 9
Views: 3175

PostForum: Canon Musket and Sword   Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:11 pm   Subject: Level of Interest in Napoleonic FoW?
I too want to find a good set of rules and I hope that this forum and the minds that visit it will come up with what we all seek.....

When possible, I will add my 2 cents worth.

Steve
Topic: 25mm???
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 10
Views: 2868

PostForum: Canon Musket and Sword   Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2006 4:42 pm   Subject: 25mm???
If using a regular Medium FOW base for 25/28mm figures, it is possible to get 6 of them if marching or advancing to give the impression of shoulder to shoulder ranks of the troops.

For skirmish uni ...
Topic: Actual armies in varying periods
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 30
Views: 8811

PostForum: Armies   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 3:41 pm   Subject: Actual armies in varying periods
Sample Unit Organization for French/Austrian 1809 Campaign


French Line Battalion

4 Fusilier Companies
Each company @ 2 bases
1 Grenadier Company @ 2 bases
1 Voltigeur Company @ 2 bases

A ...
Topic: Play testing?
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 6
Views: 4211

PostForum: Core Rules   Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2006 5:12 pm   Subject: Play testing?
I too am way too busy to get as much time in on this project as I would like. I have some finished Austrians that I will be mounting on the medium bases to see what they look like and I hope to get so ...
Topic: Actual armies in varying periods
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 30
Views: 8811

PostForum: Armies   Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2006 3:24 pm   Subject: Actual armies in varying periods
What if you went this way instead....

upto 1805

1805/6 campaigns

1809/11 campaigns

1812/15 campaigns

and Spain (because the spanish campaign troop makeup is so different to campaigns in ...
Topic: Actual armies in varying periods
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 30
Views: 8811

PostForum: Armies   Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2006 3:07 pm   Subject: Actual armies in varying periods
Confident/Trained will represent a majority of the fighting troops (in my opinion)


The Napoleonic Soldier most likely will be a member of the regular army and has had basic training and experie ...
Topic: Getting figures ready to paint
Tadpoleon Blownapart

Replies: 8
Views: 3258

PostForum: Modelling and Painting   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 4:04 pm   Subject: Getting figures ready to paint
One easy way for painting is to get the figures in greatcoats pose where available to cut down on the needed detailing. This works to get an army on the field quickly (unless you paint as slow as I do ...
 

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