AAR- Trying out Galleys and Galleons

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timlillig
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AAR- Trying out Galleys and Galleons

Postby timlillig » Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:57 pm

The following is an excerpt of a blog article.  Read Full Article

This week, I organized a game of Galleys and Galleons. As a naval game based on Song of Blades and Heroes, it is largely familiar, but also has some mechanics of its own to reflect the different focus. The two most noticeable changes are to movement and combat results. Most ships move either a short, medium, or long based on their orientation to the direction of the wind. No actions are spent on movement. Instead actions can be spent to turn or reduce speed. Damage to ships can result in  exchanging activation dice for ones of a different color. There ...

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AAR- Trying out Galleys and Galleons

Postby Fiveangels » Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:12 pm

It was a fun battle, I definitely be up for more. Thanks for hosting.

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AAR- Trying out Galleys and Galleons

Postby gattz » Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:20 pm

Interesting idea using a chalkboard. It looks good enough in pictures. :)

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Re: AAR- Trying out Galleys and Galleons

Postby timlillig » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:57 pm

I think I first got the idea to make wargaming chalkboard from reading Battlelust, the minis game made for the Harn RPG setting.
-Tim

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AAR- Trying out Galleys and Galleons

Postby Eilif » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:13 pm

I agree with fiveangels. Was a good time all around.
I'm not generally interested naval combat, but the rules were well done and flavorful with simple-but-usefull additions to the SBH system that made the game quite fun.


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