Since so many here are boardgame veterans, I thought I'd start a discussion about CM:BN.

 

  FYI, I've developed a set of conversion rules for Joseph Balkoski's classic "St.-Lo" (West End Games) so it can be used as an operational layer to set up the tactical battles for CM;BN. Thes scales of these two games (battalions and companies) mesh almost perfectly.

 

  About 2/3 of the St Lo boardgame map is already being mirrored in 3D terrain for CM;BN. The final 1/3 (E of the St Lo - Isigny highway) will wait until the next CM;BN module comes out -- because that module will contain German FJ units.

 

  This sort of operational-tactical campaign using 2 great games is wargaming nirvana for me. If anyone is interested in the conversion rules, here's what they look like so far: ISt%20Lo%20-%20CMBN%20conversion%20rules%20-%20draft.docx

 

I welsome any input on these rules -- especially since it's challenging to harmonize a boardgame that uses step-losses with a PC game that counts actual men, guns, and vehicles.

 

Views: 81

Help Center

Latest Activity

Oliver S. Linßen joined Matt Severns's group
Thumbnail

MARKETPLACE -

Buyin', Sellin' and good ol' fashioned horse tradin.......Can't find what you need? Go to the CSW…See More
12 hours ago
Mark DAgosta commented on Gilbert Collins's blog post Hex grid as a file
"Gilbert, I'm not on CSW very often, so please contact me at mark @ grognard.com if you still…"
21 hours ago
Mark DAgosta commented on Gilbert Collins's blog post Hex grid as a file
"Gilbert, have you gotten the file you were looking for yet?"
21 hours ago
Markm1767 commented on Markm1767's photo
Thumbnail

nap1

"It is like Napoleon at Waterloo and was fast easy and enjoyable.  After seeing that old 1970…"
Sunday
Markm1767 commented on Markm1767's photo
Thumbnail

bob2

"Played 2 games of Battle of the Bulge by Dark City Game. First game was a fight in the woods with…"
Sunday
Markm1767 posted photos
Sunday
Profile IconRandy Stumman and Dan Crudele 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
Saturday
Dan Crudele joined Brian Blad's group
Thumbnail

Gamers - RSS Series

The place to discuss The Gamers, ACW RSS series games
Friday

Groups

Events

Members

CSW Related Links

Please be sure to check-out these CSW services.

© 2018   Created by John Kranz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service