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Action on the Garigliano 1503

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Action on the Garigliano 1503

Postby olicana » Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:35 am

Gonsalvo de Cordoba was possibly the best commander of the Great Italian Wars and the Battle of the Garigliano in 1503 was his 'Crowning Mercy'. Of course, once one makes a scenario out of a battle, historical reputation is no defence against a dice toting opponent.

IMHO, unless a scenario is so rigged with special rules and action bans that it's not a game anymore, re-fights rarely follow history but, third time out this one looks something like the progress made historically - is one out of three bad?

Report (and a few pics of arguably the prettiest wargame period there is) here:

https://olicanalad.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/the-garigliano-1503-battle-report.html

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Re: Action on the Garigliano 1503

Postby Ronan the Librarian » Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:18 pm

Excellent, as always, Jim.
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Re: Action on the Garigliano 1503

Postby subedai » Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:24 pm

Wot he said!

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Re: Action on the Garigliano 1503

Postby Norman D. Landings » Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:17 pm

Ruddy heck... that is gorgeous.
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