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Post  Uncle Billy on Sat Jan 23, 2016 3:08 pm


The region around Silberberg is the last defensible ground before the open spaces around Vienna are reached.  The Austrians must hold the city at all costs.  The French must capture it to open the way to the capital.
The scenario PvP and will require a minimum of 6 players.  Of course, more can be accommodated with brigade commands.

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Post  Iberalc on Sat Jan 23, 2016 6:25 pm

Lovely, looks very promising. Twisted Evil
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Post  Grog on Sun Jan 24, 2016 12:13 pm

I should be around for this one, chaps. Looking forward to joining you all.

BTW, big thanks to Kevin for all the recent mod work and to Mark for his amazing map. Really enjoying some SP play recently.

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Post  Mr. Digby on Sun Jan 24, 2016 1:30 pm

It will be good to see the spirit of General Cuesta dominating the battlefields again!

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"Any hussar who has not got himself killed by the age of 30 is a jackass." - Antoine Charles Louis Lasalle, commander of Napoleon's light cavalry, killed in battle at Wagram 6 July 1809, aged 34.

"I had forgotten there was an objective." - Generallieutenant Mikhail Borozdin I
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Post  Volunteer on Sun Jan 24, 2016 1:36 pm

All comers welcome?
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Post  Uncle Billy on Sun Jan 24, 2016 1:44 pm

Absolutely. All comers regardless of experience are welcome.

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Post  Mr. Digby on Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:22 pm

Hi Volunteer. It will be good to finally see you on the KS MP field of battle at last.

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"I had forgotten there was an objective." - Generallieutenant Mikhail Borozdin I
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Post  skelos on Sun Jan 24, 2016 5:37 pm

Looks like a great battle guys, but I will not be able to make it this week. Till next weekend!

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Post  Volunteer on Sun Jan 24, 2016 11:05 pm

Thanks for introducing me to the mechanics of the game, Chaps. As a battery commander I had a blast and learned a lot about the feel of KS: good fun and I shall be honoured to meet you on the field of glory again! Very Happy
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Post  Mr. Digby on Mon Jan 25, 2016 12:55 am

Your first game turned out to be one of the toughest and most desperate fights our group has played in a long time. The fighting was very fluid and relentless, so if you felt things were a bit chaotic, don't worry. We all did!

Your battery did well and you ran up a nice little score so you can feel proud of your first game.

You should download Kevin's replay viewer and watch the game again.

Here is the actual replay file:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/uecf72dby6mbyn5/Silberberg.rar?dl=0

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Post  Grog on Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:23 am

Thanks again for a great game.

Apologies again to Joe who missed the action due to me not double clicking the Courier recipient when sending out my orders. Hope you get a better game next time.

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Post  Miko77 on Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:05 pm

It was a hard battle - nice to see "Austerlitz like" French splitting attack in the centre... not very enjoyable to be at the receiving end Smile
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Post  Uncle Billy on Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:00 pm

It was a very hard battle. Well played by everyone. Those Austrians just didn't want to give up that hill. The Meckel map is a defensive player's dream come true.

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Post  Mr. Digby on Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:02 pm

...which is why I was so happy to find a nice hill above a stream and let the Austrians come to me. Laughing

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Post  Uncle Billy on Mon Jan 25, 2016 3:55 pm

You always get the cushy jobs. Rolling Eyes Pepe like you more than me.

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Post  Iberalc on Mon Jan 25, 2016 5:19 pm

Both of you are good when it comes to figure out your orders. Just the battle turned out that way, nice job French commanders!

I believe it was the most intense battle with the Waterloo game. It took us almost 2 hours to take that hill, the Austrian team did an excellent job, it was a very tied affair.
I was watching our right flank in peril, and when we got rid of the Austrian battery there and the 3 or 4 battalions supporting it, I realized that we had a good chance to take the hill. But until then everything was in the air.

I think another important factor was that the Austrian team didn't know about the strongpoints on this map.
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Post  Mr. Digby on Mon Jan 25, 2016 6:22 pm

Sssshhhh! Embarassed

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Post  Mark87 on Mon Jan 25, 2016 6:56 pm

I wish I could figure out MY orders sometimes. Shocked Laughing
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