What fleet(s) are you collecting?

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What fleet(s) are you collecting?

Postby Soulmage » Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:48 pm

Personally, I'm picking up IJN, USN, and Royal Navy, plus the Kriegsmarine ships necessary for a variety of historical scenarios.

Seems to me like the real action (with a couple exceptions) was in the Pacific.

What about you?
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Postby DM » Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:55 pm

I started with RN, Italian and KM, then went on to USN, IJN, Dutch and French. Recently I built up Swedish, Russian and Finnish, then some oddities in the Yugoslavian Navy, and some of the bigger South American navies (Chile, Brazil, Argentina).

I probably have afew wierd navies that I haven't thought of as well :) (IIRC I scratch-built the WW32 Thai Navy for a Franco-Thai campaign)
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Postby Oly » Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:54 pm

I doubt that anyone else I know will collect fleets so I'll concentrate on getting ships together to fight the famous battles listed in the book. That'll keep me going for a while and then I can consider collecting a more general set.
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Postby Reaverman » Wed Dec 27, 2006 6:33 pm

Sticking to the RN at the moment :)
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Postby E Nicely » Wed Dec 27, 2006 6:41 pm

Japanese (pretty much complete), USN. I'll probably start on the Germans next.
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Postby Poi » Wed Dec 27, 2006 8:08 pm

I like the look of the Reds. That's what I use in other historical wargames, so with Uncle Joe I shall stick.

I'll get some of the planned but not built ships, and I won't be scuttling everything in port as anti-aircraft defences.

The Red Navy will set sail to battle the fascists in the Great Patriotic War.

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Postby chaos0xomega » Wed Dec 27, 2006 9:04 pm

I'll be collecting a French Surcouf fleet :twisted:
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Postby Captain Kremmen » Wed Dec 27, 2006 9:49 pm

Japanese and US pacific to do the pacific campaigns

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Postby Dalinore » Wed Dec 27, 2006 9:56 pm

I was thinking US and IJN to collect depending how the aircraft rules are for the game. I wonder if there are any campaign rules also in the game.
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Postby E Nicely » Wed Dec 27, 2006 10:30 pm

Yeah there's campaign rules.
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Postby DM » Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:27 am

The campaign rules are fairly abstract. There is a set of less abstract operational rules being developed with a view to running as an S&P article, using a North Atlantic "hunt the raider" scenario as a setting, but portable to just about any setting - might also work for ACtA as well :)
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Postby Breten » Fri Dec 29, 2006 10:31 am

As seen in my IJN thread, I'll be doing up an Imperial Japanese fleet. Few British and German ships as well.
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Postby Lord David the Denied » Fri Dec 29, 2006 11:58 am

It'll be the Royal Navy for me... just like in the other thread on this topic... :wink:
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Postby anton970 » Sun Dec 31, 2006 2:33 am

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Postby MongooseMatt » Fri Jan 05, 2007 11:40 am

Royal Navy for me, though I also have growing IJN, USN and German fleets.

However, just started a French fleet, which you'll be seeing in a battle report soon. . .
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Postby Twin-Linked Aldades » Fri Jan 05, 2007 11:48 am

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Postby Ben2 » Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:31 pm

I've started with Royal Navy and Kriegsmarine, but will be getting Italian and French as well soon. The Navwar Battle of Matapan set (£25.00) gives you pretty complete fleets for both. You might want to pick up a pack of subs and a couple of the Italian Battle level battleships, but that gives you everything for the historical scenarios in the book.
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Postby Baldrick » Fri Jan 05, 2007 6:02 pm

Regia Marina Italiana and Royal Navy. I plan on focusing on the Italian Lake :)
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Postby Der Kommandant » Fri Jan 05, 2007 6:53 pm

so am i the wierd one only collecting ships for coolness factor? :D

i'm going to do germans and US to recreate pearl harbor. im no history buff but maybe i can stop those germans this time! :P

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