Gary Barr's Blog – May 2012 Archive (5)

No Peace Without Spain 1708 year completed (Vassal Pbem game)



Just finished 1708 turn of my ongoing Vassal game with Norman of No Peace Without Spain. Year started with events phase seeing me pull the 'Minorca Falls' card which gives Allied fleet in the Med a +1 roll making things risky for French to launch their Toulon fleet. French draw was 'Death Of Emperor Joseph' which increases…
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Added by Gary Barr on May 29, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

No Peace Without Spain: Vassal game 1707 completed



Another year of my Vassal game with Norman has been completed.

Further year of mixed fortunes for Allies.

Year started with Commisard Rebellion event which allowed me to force Berwick to be withdrawn deal with it (he comes back in 1708 with a fresh…
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Added by Gary Barr on May 18, 2012 at 5:49pm — 2 Comments

No Peace Without Spain another year completed (Vassal Pbem game)





Just finished another year of my Vassal debut against Norman with this fascinating game. A year of fluctuating fortunes for the Allied cause. Bourbons started year with a mean event card which sent Eugene off to the War Council for a year (ie he sits off-board -unless Vienna attacked) Sods also stole initiative this year getting to play first on Campaign phase. Lots of maneuvering in Hapsburg territories…

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Added by Gary Barr on May 10, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

No Peace Without Spain (my first ever Vassal/PBEM game)

Screen shots from a PBEM Vassal game I am in midst of with another bloke in UK. Really like this game anyhow but works really well on Vassal (not much interruptive type stuff). I am playing Allies and we are now just about to finish 1704 (ie turn 3) during which I had a torrid time failing several sieges and losing a major battle in Italy.…

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Added by Gary Barr on May 3, 2012 at 12:42pm — No Comments

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