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Messages - nikgaukroger

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List Queries / Re: Warring states Chinese Allies
« on: June 10, 2024, 06:15:29 AM »
May one designate an Internal ally to be a force from an allied state (for example a Wei army with a Zhao internal ally) ?

Given that other than the Qin having their own list there are no real state dependent options in the Warring States list this works if you want to see your army as an alliance.

Some further research could identify some differences that the current lists miss I guess.

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List Queries / Re: Warring states Chinese Allies
« on: June 09, 2024, 09:40:43 PM »
You've been trawling through battles recently so will know better than I  ;D

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List Queries / Re: Warring states Chinese Allies
« on: June 09, 2024, 09:00:34 PM »
I'm not so convinced. Alliances at the strategic level were common, however, I am less sure that these resulted in actual battlefield cooperation - so you might get 2 states invading a third, but their armies would act independently.

Qin may be different in that they incorporated defeated enemies into their army - but may that just be slightly different troops to native Qin ones?

That said, my real interest with China starts with the Han so I may well be barking up the wrong tree here.

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The +2 is used if you have a Legendary General ("LG"), otherwise you use +1.

Hope that helps.

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Events / Re: 2024-08-09/11 Britcon
« on: June 07, 2024, 03:21:38 PM »
Britcon entries to 7/6/24

David Parish   
Graham Wilmott
James Carter   
James Hamilton   
Mark Hargrave   
Martin Steenwege   
Matthew Haywood   
Nicholas Gaukroger   
Paul Cummins   
Paul O'Brien   
peter cross   
Peter Entwistle   
Philip Powell   
Ray Duggins   
Richard Baliszewski   
Richard Jeffrey-Cook   
Laurence Donohoe   
Robin Spence   

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List Queries / Re: Detached Koursores
« on: June 04, 2024, 03:31:36 PM »
OK on the number of koursores, however, the upgraded line cavalry of TUG 7 should be Drilled not Formed.

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List Queries / Re: upgrade and downgrading tUGS
« on: June 04, 2024, 08:41:02 AM »
The rules on downgrading quality and/or shooting skill are in the list PDFs so it is quite appropriate for this to be here  ;D

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Player Discussion / Re: Army Lists From UK Competitions
« on: June 03, 2024, 05:24:59 PM »
Added The Theme With No Name 2024.

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Event Results / The Theme With No name
« on: June 02, 2024, 08:32:25 PM »

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Events / Re: 2024-06-01/02 - The Theme With No Name
« on: June 02, 2024, 08:32:00 PM »
Results:


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Player Discussion / The MeG Podcast Season 4, Episode 7 - Terrain
« on: May 31, 2024, 01:44:48 PM »
The MeG Podcast team with a special guest discuss terrain, how it works in MeG and how we represent it on the table.

The usual team of Richard Jeffrey-Cook, Matt Haywood and Nik Gaukroger were joined by Paul Stovell to have a wide ranging conversation about terrain in MeG.

The episode can be found at - https://themegpodcast.podbean.com/e/the-meg-podcast-series-4-episode-7-terrain/

Hopefully this discussion is informative and gets players thinking about how terrain works and is used in MeG, as well as how we represent it on the table.

As always, feedback and suggestions for further podcasts are very welcome

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Events / Re: 2024-07-06 RIBBLE RUMPUS 6th/7th JULY
« on: May 28, 2024, 04:38:48 PM »
Any more discerning players joining us?

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Short answer no - but there is an item in the PDF Errata topic that needs to be tweaked about this so thanks for the reminder  8)

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Per QRS - "vs, non-charging Cv, Cm, or Ch who shot" (my emphasis).

If the Cv/Cm/Ch are not charging - i.e. have not declared a charge - then the +1 claim applies if they shoot.

Point 6 in the appendix description just says when they can shoot, it does not cover combat claims.

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Pacto / Re: What is the exact meaning of sub-Black?
« on: May 25, 2024, 10:25:24 PM »
Apologies, was thinking Maximus/Magna  :P

In pacto only Skulls and S results cause slowing. Page 83 of the Pacto rules.

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