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by Brass
Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:55 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: Questions after my first game
Replies: 4
Views: 1404

Rick, Pop over to the downloads section for VaS and download the FAQ. I'm not sure whether it will answer all your questions (don't have my copy available at the moment) but it does clarify the situation regarding turning: although the rulebook reads as though the unit's Speed characteristic is the ...
by Brass
Thu Mar 11, 2010 2:00 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: AOD movement question
Replies: 1
Views: 1033

Re: AOD movement question

I've just bought this ruleset and am having a problem understanding the movement/turning aspect. It states on P6 "a ship may turn twice in each movement phase" and HMS Iron Duke is used as an example, but on P14 "Special Traits" it states that an AGILE ship may turn twice yet HMS Iron Duke is not a...
by Brass
Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: Victory at Sea: Cold War play test
Replies: 14
Views: 3531

PM'd.
by Brass
Sat Dec 12, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: Minis for fighter flights
Replies: 2
Views: 1390

The CAP Aero 1:1250 aircraft are small enough not to require a great deal of detail painting but still large enough to be recognizable, especially mounted in multiples. In the States, you can get them from Scale Model Specialties (www.ss-sms.com) and Morning Sunshine (www.collectibleships.com) and p...
by Brass
Fri Dec 04, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: WWI Battleships shape
Replies: 6
Views: 2092

steveburt wrote:And the Dreadnought did indeed ram and sink a submarine; sadly it was a friendly one.
Actually, it was U-29, which Dreadnought rammed in Pentland Firth on March 18, 1915, after it had fired a torpedo at British ships on maneuvers.
by Brass
Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: New VAS Ship Stats
Replies: 19
Views: 4678

Re: ships

rcbecker1 wrote:thanks. What was said I didnt see anything?
Well ... it turns out not to have been TMP and I can't for the life of me remember where it was. :oops: Wherever it was, you replied to the messages.
by Brass
Tue Sep 29, 2009 11:52 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: New VAS Ship Stats
Replies: 19
Views: 4678

Re: ships

rcbecker1 wrote:Thanks missed that
No sweat - fortunately, the world has me to point out everybody's miscues. :D

By the way, I understand you recently had some plumbing work done on yourself (I read TMP). Here's to a very speedy recovery. :)
by Brass
Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:26 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: New VAS Ship Stats
Replies: 19
Views: 4678

Re: ships

Isn't damage 3/1 more destroyer class. I picked up statts somewhere and they do match these but are close in some areas. One would certainly hope so; the Allen M. Sumner class were destroyers. I think you may have gotten your signals slightly crossed, since the first part of the message was about t...
by Brass
Mon Sep 28, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: AoD - Follow-on Work
Replies: 16
Views: 4662

My missus is an Insolvency Practicioner, so if you do give me a shout for some professional advice on that score :) Over here I believe we call them Fiscal Surplus Egress Enhancement Technicians (and most of them work for the government) but the basic principles are the same. :) Fortunately for me,...
by Brass
Sun Sep 27, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: AoD - Follow-on Work
Replies: 16
Views: 4662

Austrians progressing slowly - got the battleships and cruisers finished, now working on the destroyers and torpedo boats :) French in the queue after the AH list is complete, plus rules for coastal forces. At this point, I rub my hands together Montgomery Burns-style and hiss " Excellent !" I have...
by Brass
Sat Sep 19, 2009 8:23 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: Your all time fav WW2 Naval films
Replies: 10
Views: 3073

Chumbly wrote:Sea Chase John Wayne
"Owf weederzayne, Sidney!"

And yet, despite the rather jarring casting of the Duke as a German, it wasn't such a bad movie.
by Brass
Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:25 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: AoD - Follow-on Work
Replies: 16
Views: 4662

DM wrote:Austrians started today :)
Aaah-OOO-gah! yesyesyesyesyes!!! BOO-yah!

Ahem ...

Thank you, David. :D
by Brass
Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: AoD - Follow-on Work
Replies: 16
Views: 4662

What do we want?
Austro-Hungarians!
When do we want 'em?
NOW!

Or, y'know, whenever.

I showed up too late to play in it but there was a game using your Schnellboote rules at the Heat of Battle convention here in New Orleans last weekend. Looked like a lot of fun.
by Brass
Mon Jun 15, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: Mongoose General Discussion
Topic: S&P 69, Press Play
Replies: 9
Views: 2663

Just one more swat at what should probably be a deceased equine: ' CSI 's Faye Dunaway'? What ever happened to Bonnie and Clyde ? Both versions of The Thomas Crown Affair ? The Wicked Lady ? Chinatown ? I suspect gamers are more likely to remember Milady from the two Richard Lester Three Musketeers ...
by Brass
Wed Jun 03, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: AOD - Airships and Planes
Replies: 2
Views: 1183

Re: AOD - Airships and Planes

Hi, Are there rules for Airships and Planes in AOD. Many Thanks Rich. About four pages worth. Aircraft are represented singly, not in flights as in VaS, and work pretty much like everything else, i.e. move, roll attack dice, roll damage dice, etc. Airships have multiple damage points, airplanes go ...
by Brass
Fri May 29, 2009 2:20 am
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class BB
Replies: 15
Views: 3692

I think it is this QE and valiant got a more extensive refit than the other 3 so the other 3 got an elevated degree of fire during refit to compensate - hence the longer firing range they have That was my first thought too, but Conway's shows all five having a 30-degree elevation for the main batte...
by Brass
Wed May 27, 2009 11:55 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: AOD
Replies: 2
Views: 1170

Re: AOD

I will be getting these rules soon and am looking at ordering some navwar ships. What ships are required to play the historical scenarios in the book. Many Thanks Rich. Here's the breakdown by scenario. Coronel [/b] British: Good Hope - Drake -class CA Monmouth - Monmouth -class CA Glasgow - Bristo...
by Brass
Wed May 27, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class BB
Replies: 15
Views: 3692

I think it is this QE and valiant got a more extensive refit than the other 3 so the other 3 got an elevated degree of fire during refit to compensate - hence the longer firing range they have That was my first thought too, but Conway's shows all five having a 30-degree elevation for the main batte...
by Brass
Mon May 25, 2009 8:39 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: AoD: three words
Replies: 4
Views: 1556

DM wrote:I know, I know, I really ought to pull my bl***y finger out. I'll see what I can do over the Summer, but life continues to be something of a rollercoaster so no promises!
I have every confidence in you, David, and in the meantime the nice doctor has given me some little pills to keep me calm. 8)
by Brass
Mon May 25, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: Victory at Sea
Topic: AOD a "standalone" game?
Replies: 3
Views: 1371

Re: AOD a "standalone" game?

manta wrote:Is Age of Dreadnaughts a "standalone" version of the game or am I going to need the main VAS rulebook as well?
Standalone.