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  1. Spencer has setup the signup for this, not me. So to sign up, 1. go to the events webpage: https://ambuscadeportland.blogspot.com/p/ambuscade.html 2. Click on the link "Sign Me Up" 3.That link takes you to a page on signupgenius. 4. Find the event: Session 1 - Table C (Tank Collision at Prokhorovka) (6) 5. Click on the button beside it "Sign me up" 6. At the bottom of the page, click on "Submit and Sign Up" 7. The next page will ask for your name and email address. There are already 2 slots filled, of the 6 available, so don't delay in siging up. Attendance is free, but a donation is requested by Spencer.
  2. Thx. I will check it out.
  3. Soviets facing fully-kitted out panzergrenadiers is a tough problem, if the Soviet gamer is trying to craft an all-comers list. Did not try Hero Tank Bn, but 3 tanks in a regular sov tk company does not work.
  4. Direct link to the sale section in he BF online store: https://flamesofwar.com/online_store.aspx?CategoryID=13765
  5. Found that page. Thx. South Sound (Table Top Gamers Of Tacoma) -- "https://www.facebook.com/events/595735320845978/" I can view the individual events. I cannot view the home page unless I am logged in to FB.
  6. "Use any legal combination of Command Cards and Army Books to create your own unusual historical list and send it in to editor@battlefront.co.nz. We'll pick our favourite next week* and send the winner their choice of V4 Mid War Army Deal and Army Book." * posted on Thursday, January 17, 2019 For the full article, see "Companies Accompanied: Fielding Forces Across Books", with Phil Yates
  7. THU, 17 JAN I will bring WWII Mid-War Soviets: 80 and 109 point lists. Terrain will be Eastern Front. Mission could be "Dust Up"
  8. During this session of our Team Yankee battles, we will try out a variant of the Team Yankee rules - fighting in a Nuclear Battlefield. There is a great video where Phil Yates and guys at Beasts of War discuss this: Team Yankee Leopard Week - What About The Nukes? This theme (and others) is listed in our main Team Yankee Saturday events thread: Team Yankee Saturdays at Guardian Games
  9. Note that this event is open to all interested gamers: people who have never played Flames of War - - - if you've played WH 40k, the basic rules of Flames of War are similar to 40k peeps who have used v3 Flames of War rules, but are curious about version 4 or "4th edition" veterans of v4 who want to push plastic, roll dice and make their opponents sweat Never "too old" to play with tanks
  10. 1. Yes, we can loan u an army. 2. The most relevant videos for our Kursk battle (from the list below) are: 1, 2, 3, 6, and 8 Flames of War 4th edition Rules Playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=422RlYgL79U&list=PLMAqo-ZiJZPSbPf4D-t-AtBGFEfzYw3Ch 1) Boot Camp - Quick Start https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=422RlYgL79U 2) Boot Camp - Movement https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FT1g70WgTgI 3) Boot Camp - Shooting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J00Tl7dLtWM 4) Boot Camp - Assaults https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAeJvAyHTyA 5) Boot Camp - Artillery and Air Support https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vw7Dj2WIHp4 6) Boot Camp - Morale & the Starting Step https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ3bMYW1ZjQ 7) Boot Camp - Army Building https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiiXLL8mkdA 8) Boot Camp - Battle Report, part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_sgCC8pduA 9) Boot Camp - Battle Report, part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_sgCC8pduA 10) Boot Camp - Late War Force Building https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7Nyc5JbzBY 11) Boot Camp - Late War Force Rules https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PycCoLuEiY (NOTE: Vid #9 seems to be the same video as #8) This reference sheet provides a quick summary of the rules and turn sequence: 4th Edition Mid-war Quick Reference Sheet - A PDF version of the Mid-war Quick Reference sheet for you to download. https://www.flamesofwar.com/portals/0/Documents/Version4/V4-Mid-War-Quick-Ref-Sheet.pdf Flames of War Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/flamesofwar
  11. Several practice opportunities in PDX before ENFILADE: Flames-of-War Saturdays at Guardian Games MAR 2, SAT APR 6, SAT MAY 4, SAT MAY 11, SAT ENFILADE Warm-up See http://www.ordofanaticus.com/topic/211008-flames-of-war-saturdays-at-guardian-games/
  12. Late War Sale - Battlefront Flames of War The sale will run from 18 January to 10 February 2019. All Late War miniatures and books will be on sale for that period at 33% off miniatures and 50% off books. This sale will exclude dice, templates, and anything else not a miniature or book. Q: Is the discounted pricing listed in the online store? A: Yes, the prices for Late War items include the 33% or 50% discount, and all sale items are clearly identified. https://flamesofwar.com/Default.aspx?tabid=53&art_id=6376
  13. registration - free - now open at https://ambuscadeportland.blogspot.com/p/ambuscade.html
  14. THUR, JAN 10. Played 2 Soviet forces (2 generals: ZEKE and barca) vs. Germans (1 General: phyfor88), in City terrain. phyfor88 tried out his awesome MDF damaged city buildings on a dense terrain battlefield. IMPRESSIVE! SOV: 109 pts, ZEKE, Lend-lease force =Churchills, Valentines and Universal carriers and recon SOV: 109 pts, barca, Infantry force, artillery, 1 Platoon of KV-1, a pair of SU-152 Germans: 218 points, phyfor88, Panzer grenadiers, Nebelwefers, PaK-40, 10.5 cm howitzers, Panthers and Pz IV (late), Stukas Mission: Rearguard Outcome: Decisive German victory. Comments: Soviet: Churchills are a small/fragile formation on Eastern Front Soviet: Infantry in the attack need to take the fastest route possible to their assault positions Soviet: SU-152 only worth their points in blasting infantry out of buildings Soviet: battle plan needs to be fast, simple and direct, not subtle nor slow. German panzer grenadiers put out a lot of fire power. German: The command card from Ghost Panzers that allows the force/formation commander to be a super observer placed the nebelwerfer salvo template anywhere. German: Panthers and Pz IV both gave a good accounting of themselves when handled well, but can be wasted if handled badly. German: High points lists obviously favor the Panthers. They are expensive Dense urban terrain requires different tactics than most other battlefields, and practice to get better at it.
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