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PM gordon@hazeltonmountford.co.uk
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Polemos ECW and Thirty Years War
gordon@hazeltonmountford.co.uk
22nd Jun 2017 09:07:52

Just wondered if anyone had tried adapting Polemos ECW for TYW. Just looking at the new WEC figures and fancied building a TYW army but wanted some suitable rules


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dourpuritan
23rd Jun 2017 06:41:54

I would also be interested in this, as rather than replacing my ECW I like the idea of differently composed TYW armies. I have currently been looking at the Principles of War Renaissance rule book, which has some really interesting lists for the c.1630 period and some very interesting basing conventions.


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peter
18th Sep 2017 10:34:13

Ever since we did the first over Polemos ECW set I've been asked to do a TYW variant.   I've always avoided this as I think that this is a project that is best done by someone from the European mainland with better access to sources and a better ability to understand all them forrin lingos.

 

Over the years I've had three individuals start and then give up on the project so it's pretty much been dormant.  However, the recent release of the Baccus WEC figures seems to have rekindled interest amongst gamers and I have been showered with requests and queries about rules for 1618-1648.

 

So...I've decided to give it a go.    I will be letting you lot know how I get on.  All I have at the moment are a few basic ideas on formations and concepts of game play, but as these begin to gel I will probably be looking for input and ultimately some play testing.

 

Anyone interested?

 


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PM Nick the Lemming
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Nick the Lemming
18th Sep 2017 05:26:13

I'd be interested in helping playtest (I've playtested for several other games over the last few years).


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Andros
22nd Sep 2017 01:52:35

That's great! I would love to help somehow!


PM Tonio le Grand
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Tonio le Grand
4th Oct 2017 08:20:43

I'll be glad to help too, and why not go to the War of Holland and the Nine Years War while we're at it? I have plenty of ressources here on the subject and it won't need much tinkering


PM gordon@hazeltonmountford.co.uk
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gordon@hazeltonmountford.co.uk
5th Oct 2017 01:13:27

I'd be up for giving it go however am still painting up my TYW army using the new figures and waiting for rest of range to come out.

 


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peter
9th Oct 2017 11:09:03

Could those of your who are seriously interested in putting some input the development of these rules contact me directly at admin@baccus6mm.com.  

Things are moving ever so slightly.


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