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Started by Kim Meints. Last reply by Harry Warren Jan 25, 2014.

The Phoenix May Just Yet Rise Again!

Started by Eric Walters Feb 15, 2010.

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Comment by Peter Collins on April 17, 2013 at 5:12pm

A BGG friend suggested I post this question here.

I have set myself the goal of gaming the battles of the War of German Liberation on the actually 200th anniversary dates this year.  So for example, I am currently studying the rules for La Bataille de Lutzen and plan to fight at least one of the solitaire scenarios on May 2nd.  

The next battle would be Bautzen on May 18th.  The question is, why aren't there any games that cover this battle?  It was a big battle and Napoleon's victory there precipitated the Armistice, during which the Austrians were persuaded to join the Allied cause.  

I have some of the Dresden 20 and the Kulm expansion from VPG and plan to acquire the rest of the Germany 20 titles over the summer.  I intend to wrap things up with Napoleon at Leipzig (3rd ed.) this October.  

Does anyone know of a game that covers Bautzen?  If I still had my old copy of The Struggle of Nations I could sort of manage it at the operational level, but not what I have in mind.

Thanks for your ideas,

'nuf sed.

Comment by Mark Acres on December 16, 2010 at 5:23pm

I have been spending quite a bit of time lately with Napoleon and the Crossroads and The Habit of Victory. Both are excellent, excellent titles, full of challenge and excitement. There is a Vassal module for NAC; if anyone out there would like to play a live campaign on Vassal, just email me at markacres@comcast.net

 

Comment by Eric Walters on March 11, 2010 at 5:11pm
My blog on the BATTLES #3 analysis of OSG games here.
Comment by Eric Walters on March 6, 2010 at 10:36am
OSG website up and running--you can see the pre-order for THE COMING STORM there!
Comment by blue on November 1, 2008 at 12:46am
OSG might dissolve though it is sudden.
Please continue in the manufacturer somewhere though it is very regrettable.
 

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