Category Archives: Signal Close Action

Signal Close Action – de Ternay vs. Graves

Another excellent game of SCA Fast Play. Scenario originates from excellent reference material for Close Action, a Rebel Seas that focus on American Independence. Graves left England about a week after troop convoy of de Ternay left France and it is … Continue reading

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Naval affairs – Signal Close Action, Fast Play

I haven’t got opportunity to have closer look at the SCA: Fast Play before, mostly because I do like the detailed approach of the full game, and can appreciate the fine nuances it offers. However, I ended up in situation … Continue reading

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Signal Close Action – A Golden Chance

After Action report of Hughes attempting to relieve Coote in Pondicherry. d’Orves interferes, and battle between ships of the line is fought in the Indian Ocean. Continue reading

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Captured from Spain

This one could represent originally 80 gun Spanish ship Fenix later captured and named HMS Gibraltar (albeit temporary name tag reads differently at the moment). Ship is a bit generic in terms of color and layout – I am not … Continue reading

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Winds of Change

After some time I realized that because of current situation in life this blog will have more to do with every other aspect of historical eras, and games than strictly Napoleonic period. What has seen most table time are predominantly … Continue reading

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First year

During the first year, there was quite nice progress considering that I am rather slow painter, and real life has of course taken it´s toll. Not only did I start to paint ancients for Impetus, but Napoleonics have got some reinforcements as … Continue reading

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Call to Arms!

Are you a captain on a half pay and looking for a lucrative command at the Caribbean? There is one opening for extra captain in the SCA PBEM Kriegspiel. We can get about with current layout, but additional captain would … Continue reading

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Signal Close Action Kriegspiel, Part II

And returning back to the original topic of the blog… Got a bit carried away with Impetus. As mentioned earlier, I have started to prepare second part of Signal Close Action Kriegspiel. This time both sides have small fleet, and … Continue reading

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Army of Syracuse fielded

Finally, after several months of pushing them back in the priority list, I have managed to finish the army Syracuse for Basic Impetus. They have the privilege to be the first army to be completed in 2015. They have no … Continue reading

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Signal Close Action Kriegspiel – Conclusion

As mentioned in couple of other posts, I have played with an idea to establish game of Signal Close Action in a way that neither player has benefit of god perspective over the battlefield. We then went on to test … Continue reading

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