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Friday 14th (Today! not yesterday!)

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Friday 14th (Today! not yesterday!)

Post  Cleburne on Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:40 pm

Please excuse the double post gents.
The temporary mod managed to point me in the right direction and i think i now have it right.
Any chaps might be about this evening for a battle?
id be interested if so and should hope to be about from 7pm onwards (maybe slightly after).
And you all?

Also have now added the "fictional" Pipe creek map pack.I guess it cant do any harm Razz
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Re: Friday 14th (Today! not yesterday!)

Post  Mr. Digby on Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:03 pm

Its not fictional, its as real terrain as any other map we fight over - bar Alpine which actually *is* fictional!

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Re: Friday 14th (Today! not yesterday!)

Post  Cleburne on Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:05 pm

Razz
might as well have a modder knock up a salisbury plain map for us then.Its equally as fictional as pipe creek correct?

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all joking aside tho Digby, i would agree that the pipe creek maps look useful for MP puropses and campaign solutions.
However id still call it a "fictional" map based purely on the fact that no ACW battle occured there.
It is good to have "other" options tho and i know some of you guys have had alot of use of the PC maps.
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Re: Friday 14th (Today! not yesterday!)

Post  Uncle Billy on Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:38 pm

The Alpine map is a real place in West Virginia. I used to live about 2 hours from there. I invented a few of the names on the map because there aren't enough historically named landforms and farms. Although the Knob of Ap is legitimate. The name Alpine, I believe came about, because all the team members were flatlanders so this map probably represents mountainous terrain in their horizontally oriented minds. Very Happy

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Re: Friday 14th (Today! not yesterday!)

Post  Mr. Digby on Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:55 pm

Cleburne wrote:might as well have a modder knock up a salisbury plain map for us then.Its equally as fictional as pipe creek correct?
Joking aside, I don't understand your issue about whether a map is fictional or not. The fact is ALL our battles are complete fiction, even those that happen to be fought over the area where Gettysburg or Antietam were fought. Even the MP Burnsides Bridge scenario we're playing this weekend. 100% fiction (after the first unit moves from its historical start point).

The presence of a representation of certain fields, hills and creeks where armies once fought doesn't make our MP games any more non-fictional than if we fight on the Pipe Creek maps. Its still a digital representation of a real place over which we fight completely fictional battles.

When we do a 'hunt them down' sandbox game on Fox's Gap, or a totally "silly" scenario using the Father General's dvision fought on Crampton's Gap, where is the historical element there? There's no difference to us using a map of Salisbury Plain Pipe Creek. Its exactly the same.

So your argument against using Pipe Creek maps is completely lost on me.

I apologise for the rant but you've used this argument for months to hold off buying Pipe Creek and there is no logic or sense in your argument at all.

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Re: Friday 14th (Today! not yesterday!)

Post  Cleburne on Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:02 pm

Youve lost me Digby really to be honest.i thought it was a little light fun.I guess to you its deeper and has hidden agendas.
Nothing in this for me so i apologise to rattle the cage any.
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Re: Friday 14th (Today! not yesterday!)

Post  Father General on Sat Sep 15, 2012 5:36 am

Mr. Digby wrote:a totally "silly" scenario using the Father General's dvision fought on Crampton's Gap

HERESY SIR!

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Re: Friday 14th (Today! not yesterday!)

Post  Martin on Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:48 am

Very good FG Very Happy

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Post  Baldwin1 on Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:40 pm

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