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« Reply #45 on: 14 August 2014, 05:40:04 PM »

Nice ships!

I cheated getting my fleets togheter, and just picked up a LOT of axis and allies prepaints. Good for a beer and pretzels game too!
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« Reply #46 on: 19 August 2014, 10:46:27 PM »

Ships with labels


Splash templates finished (poor HMS Sheffield)

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« Reply #47 on: 20 August 2014, 08:10:45 AM »

Excellent paint job on the 'splashes', Will !
Cheers - Phil
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« Reply #48 on: 20 August 2014, 11:06:57 AM »

Very neat, Will. But "Sheffield" does seem to be a name of ill-omen....
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« Reply #49 on: 23 August 2014, 05:58:47 PM »

No - that Shef were the last of the class in service, think she lasted into the 60's....

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« Reply #50 on: 28 August 2014, 09:00:39 PM »

Very cool!  Pirate!

I have a love-hate relationship with painting sea bases ... sometimes my efforts all most reduce me to  Cry

Only ever played Victory at Sea. If I had to, I'd pick up a copy of General Quarters from Navwar. Though I keep being told to try GQIII by American gamers ... but that version of the rules seems so much like hard work.  



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« Reply #51 on: 28 August 2014, 09:11:05 PM »

Only ever played Victory at Sea. If I had to, I'd pick up a copy of General Quarters from Navwar. Though I keep being told to try GQIII by American gamers ... but that version of the rules seems so much like hard work.  

I have played a number of games of both GQ II &GQ III. III definitely adds more detail and different navies have different capabilities (not sure how they reflect variations within a navy).

II gives a good game with historic results with a lot less effort. Our GQ II scenarios seem to typically have about twice as many ships as the scenarios put on by the guys we know who are regular GQ III players. We always get to a result, they sometimes struggle to get a result over 6 hours.
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« Reply #52 on: 29 August 2014, 10:42:34 AM »

Thanks for the above info., paulr. Good to know.
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« Reply #53 on: 27 September 2014, 05:20:34 PM »

The latest batch from fleabay contains 6 Japanese carriers, Yamato, and a US troop transport!!  Undecided
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« Reply #54 on: 31 August 2019, 08:18:07 PM »

Been a while since I posted on this thread!  Grin

HMS Renown


HMS Bangor class minesweepers


A and B class destroyers


M class destroyers


Leading Renown out


And there is more to come...
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« Reply #55 on: 01 September 2019, 02:35:46 AM »

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« Reply #56 on: 01 September 2019, 08:06:26 AM »

Very nice, Will !  Thumbs up

Cheers - Phil
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« Reply #57 on: 03 September 2019, 04:32:30 AM »

Very inspiring!!!!

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« Reply #58 on: 15 October 2019, 11:05:05 PM »

Warspite and Malaya now ready.


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« Reply #59 on: 15 October 2019, 11:56:00 PM »

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