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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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Yeah I wish it was more available Not to everyones taste granted. With the exception of a foot patrol or maybe a sniper, I doubt that the paratroopers will have much in the way of forward operating units and will certainly not be able to deal with any armor.

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No adverts like this in the forums anymore. Of course, such a wealth of information can be hard to absorb and certainly difficult to reference during a game, so a nice touch is the use of appendices for all the different vehicles, weapons, and support items, arrayed in an easy to use format with movement, armour and armament. With little confidence on my turn and a low order roll I picked up the dice and rolled a 6 — an air strike in the form of a FW with bombs and a large one at that had arrived.

Tiger presses towards objective. Thank you for your comment. Just a generic setting in France. I find points systems to be at best a necessary evil, but the way the army list construction works here is probably one of the best applications of points systems that I have seen.


While my search continues for a set of WWII squad-level rules BMU is squad with actions at the company or battalion leveldo you have recommendations that encompasses the following requirements? 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.

If you want an lverlord hobby, try 15 or 20mm. My thoughts were simply me playing with the concepts and considering other ways to do things without necessarily detracting battelgroup the aspects of the game that have generated my enthusiasm.

Notify me of new comments via email. One of oveglord good things is that you dont have to sweat the fine details to get them overlorf ready. I am in complete agreement about the lack of an index, don’t understand it really.

The game we played was a point game of Battlegroup which is still considered “smallish” so an open firebox overllrd get you to that and beyond.

With regards smoke, this is abstracted into the requirement to spot before every aimed fire order. First we see Easy Co. 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 Repple Depple A miniatures gaming blog featuring reports and pictures from my latest games and the latest stuff off my painting table.

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We should give it another go and see if time has changed our perceptions. I took a morale counter to unpin the Panther, leaving it free to fire next turn. Infantry and Tank choices. Hi Jacksarge, and welcome to the blog. It is time yet again to upgrade your gaming experience. 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 You may want to try my beta campaign system on The Guild It’s daunting to have of each of them to paint up, but I figured out the best way is to build and paint 10 at a time.


We’ll be back in the new year and shipping orders from 2nd January. Nice game, lovely models! The use of contemporary photographs and shots of excellently painted miniatures serve to inspire, and the overall level of information is useful for anyone interested in gaming the period. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: BO is effectively two books in one, with each comprising of a similar layout; historical overview, special rules, army lists and scenarios.

Battlegroup Overlord

Attached 57mm AT Gun with jeep tow. Notify me of new posts via email.

So why have I rated this game the way I have.