Information

Falklands War

Games, game design, and historical sources for the Falklands war. (Boardgames and miniatures.)

Website: http://ghost-in-the-machine.com/pbem/index.php
Members: 21
Latest Activity: Jul 21

Discussion Forum

Vassal Module 4 Replies

A couple of early samples from the Vassal module I'm working on to use with the Downtown/Elusive Victory system. (By the way, I also need some help on programming the counters in Vassal - there is no…Continue

Started by John Kantor. Last reply by Gorka L Martinez-Mezo Oct 1, 2010.

First Scenario - May 4th, Attack on the Sheffield 4 Replies

I'm just going to go through the war chronologically, analyze each battle, and develop rules for each scenario as they come up.The first is the Exocet attack on the Sheffield.Analysis:Over open water…Continue

Started by John Kantor. Last reply by Gorka L Martinez-Mezo Dec 16, 2009.

Rule Changes 4 Replies

There will need to be some modification to the standard DT/EV rules to reflect the situation in the Falklands. Here are the first that come to mind.1. SAM acquisition needs to occur during movement.…Continue

Started by John Kantor. Last reply by John Kantor Nov 10, 2009.

Argentine Air Strikes 3 Replies

Trying to find out more about how Argentine airstrikes were planned and carried out. I found a great resource online which showed the flight plans of the May 25th strikes (map including refueling…Continue

Started by John Kantor. Last reply by Gorka L Martinez-Mezo Nov 3, 2009.

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Falklands War to add comments!

Comment by Gorka L Martinez-Mezo on February 5, 2010 at 5:10pm
There was an old Spanish Civil War module for ASL which did include chapalians too!
Comment by Eric Walters on February 5, 2010 at 4:54pm
Argentinian "Flash" unpredictability works like this--anytime the Brits and the Argies roll the same dice roll for Initiative, the Argies "flash" for that turn. Which means they get to roll another die for their attacks and pick the best one. Keeps the Brits from getting too froggy, as they roll eight-sided die rather than six-sided die for their ranged attacks (marksmanship), even thought they are often a firepower point less than their Argie opponents. Brits have rules for Resiliency (when shaken, there's a chance they can rally before melee) and when in good order are really deadly in melee (especially the Gurkhas). One cool thing is that the Argentinians get chaplains! Not too many games feature that!
Comment by Gorka L Martinez-Mezo on February 4, 2010 at 1:32pm
Can you give more details about the Argentinian "Flash" unpredictability?
Comment by Eric Walters on February 3, 2010 at 11:05pm
Just got my copy of the Lock 'N Load BAND OF HEROES module for the Falklands War, RING OF HILLS. Gorgeous package as is standard for this company. Anybody else get one? Anyone else give it a spin? I want to but won't have time for a while. Some of the rules unique to the module look quite interesting--particularly Brit marksmanship and Argentinian "Flash" unpredictability!
 

Members (21)

 
 
 

Help Center

Latest Activity

Joseph replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Read: "The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months that Changed the…"
yesterday
John Kranz posted a blog post

Moving to New Platform

I wanted to alert everyone that we are moving to a new social platform in the coming days/weeks.…See More
Monday
Phil Buczkowski joined Brian Blad's group
Thumbnail

Great Battles of the American Civil War

This is the place to discuss GMT/Richard Berg's GBACW series of games
Sunday
Phil Buczkowski joined Ed Beach's group
Thumbnail

Great Campaigns of the American Civil War

Fans of the GCACW series. Titles include: Stonewall Jackson's Way, Here Come The Rebels, Roads to…See More
Sunday
Phil Buczkowski joined Hans van Der Drift's group
Thumbnail

The Pax System by RHB

One of my favorite games is Pax RomanaI thought this would be good place to find like minded…See More
Sunday
Phil Buczkowski joined Charlescab's group
Thumbnail

command and colors ancients CCA

For fans of Command and Colors Ancients
Sunday
Phil Buczkowski joined Jan Wiescher's group
Thumbnail

World in Flames

A place for fans of this fantastic ADG game.
Sunday
Ian Schofield posted photos
Saturday

Groups

Events

Members

CSW Related Links

© 2020   Created by John Kranz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service