I should preface this post by saying that I don’t intend this as a review of ” Battlegroup Overlord” and the rules. That is because, having only. Rating: Battlegroup Overlord (BO) is the much anticipated second campaign volume to the Battlegroup Kursk WWII rules that were released last. Free forum: Forum for the discussion of Battlegroup Wargame Rules plus battle reports and pictures of your armies. Battlegroup Overlord Questions.

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You are commenting using your Twitter account. The last several games produced disappointing results and a general malaise set in over the group with respect to the rules.

We’ll be back in the new year and shipping orders from 2nd January. This is overord first map. Mine just never live up to reputation………. Does it get cheaper than this?

Players have contributed their own ideas about things like grazing fire over,ord machine guns, and the ways to simulate the differing artillery tactics battlegrouup the combatants and the provision of numerous detailed TOE’s and historical orbats make scenario creation easy.

Luckily for the Sherman it hasn’t been overlorv and is safe for the moment. Given the page count, and the fact that the major part of the book would have to be the army lists, I can see that it would probably been a toss-up between whether the history section or the hobby section was included in the book. We should give it another go and see if time has changed our perceptions. Game 2 Full Report Complete.

I look on with keen interest at the new Chain of Command game currently being tested by my fellow club members Jason, Nathan and Gus, which has been reported on at Jason’s Blogwhich uses dice instead of cards to capture this friction element.


They deploy toward the center of the battlefield to grab the objectives before the Americans even arrive. Player rewarded for using historical tactics ogerlord.

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This War without an Enemy Recollections of my mostly solo tabletop wargames. A grenadier squad moves through the woods onto the dirt track in an attempt to secure the majors exposed right and keep US infantry penned in on the hill.

Turn 2 sees the arrival of the Jagdpanther. An Inn at the end of a dirt road Objective Center. Recording of ammo for vehicles adds another factor into the game for players to consider, and stops them banging away relentlessly and have to actually consider what they fire at Please visit my Blog http: The rocks are made out of tree bark with spackling paste to fill the gaps.

Battlegroup: Overlord – Beyond the Beaches

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Jonathan Freitag 12 May at Haha nice one big p I love playing battlegroup in 15mm scale it plays really well.

Tiger taken out by 75mm Sherman. Nice game, lovely models! I have a copy of the rules, but prefering to play at a lower level have never played them. BO is effectively two books in one, with each comprising of a similar layout; historical overview, special rules, army lists and scenarios.

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Deane Djdj Easy performed excellent last game and carried over a 25 point advantage. This supplement is up to the usual high standard for this company. Central farm held in strength. These Shermans don’t stand a chance against German AT but hopefully their speed will allow them to move around to the Jagdpathers flank and rear Join us by filling out a tiny 3 field form and you will get your own, free, dakka user account which gives a good range of benefits to you: We’ll post some up on guildwar gamers as well.


The historical overviews are in stark contrast with each other. Between that and this I might just have to pick up Open Fire.

Full tracking of what you have read so you can skip to your first unread post, easily see what has changed since you last logged in, and easily see what is new at a glance. The British MGs on overwatch tried to drive it off but were unsuccessful and the large bomb scored a direct hit on the M10 Achilles, destroying it and pinning the units around it.

You may want to try my beta campaign system on The Guild The solution we have used before is to create a separate table which combines these two types of game stats together, but it is a shame that we as gamers have to do this rather than some sort of reference being provided.

Battlegroup Overlord: Beyond the Beaches

There are also some ideas and rules for gaming in the Normandy countryside, dealing with not only the bocage but also some idea of the relative strengths of the standard infantry weapons used. The book includes a useful overview of the battle for Normandy, with some attention to the British and American sectors.

I intend to play them a few more times to get a thorough feel for how they can play before changing anything.