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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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. You are commenting using your Twitter account. A points system is a tool to create balance. Artillery is limited by both spotters and the activations you have. Email required Address never made public. Infantry and Tank choices.
Don’t talk me into another set of rules Indeed Warsmith. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Double 6’s on rolls to hit. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Some infantry and supporting weapons become pinned and the 60mm is wiped. Devon Wargames Group Blog I should preface this post by saying that I don’t intend this as a review of “Battlegroup Overlord” and the rules.
Being a part of the oldest wargaming community on the net. BMU is squad 2. First of thanks for the kind words. The Germans luck turns from bad to worse as we learn an MG team forgot to bring any ammo low ammo. Sadly the Paras are just too far outclassed against the Panzertruppen, an armoured car with a nasty auto cannon, and the resupplied Panzer IV. Oh dear lord Strombones Batflegroup battle at the hedge field intensifies.
So I am in the market for looking at other games for WWII Company battles and have been happy to try out the Battlegroup rules, and Overlorf find myself in the same position with some but not all boxes ticked and liking these rules for different reasons.
I drew yet another morale chip, but perhaps things were looking up — it was an air strike. On a very luck roll of a 6, the high velocity gun connects with a Sherman, who has little hope of bouncing the AP shell.
Mine just never live up to reputation………. An Aufklarungs team steels themselves and jumps out of a building to brew overlors the M4 with a Faust to the side.
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Come on, you sons of bitches! Top reason why Battlegroup plays slower than Piers and Warwick intend it to. The worried tank platoon CO quickly silences the scouts with a few HE shells into the buildings they are spotting from. Between that and this I might just have to pick up Open Fire. It is time yet again to upgrade your gaming experience.
Review: Battlegroup Overlord – Meeples & Miniatures
Batglegroup 2 to come soon. You are commenting using your Twitter account. The historical overviews are in stark contrast with each other. All the weaponry stats are printed several pages away.
Since I have several other units that can spot for mortars, I decided to upgrade the normal halftrack selection to a tank. More simulation than game on your sliding scale between playability vs ovwrlord 3.
As the name suggests, Battlegroup Overlord looks at the Western Front inspecifically dealing with the D-Day landings and the Battle for Normandy, up until the defeat of German forces in the Falaise pocket.