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3634

1813 Erfurt Campaign – Day Four

Both commanders need at least one day to regroup and resupply. However French cavalry report that the bridge on the Erfurt to Rudolstadt is held by a single
thistlebarrow
21 Aug
#3634
 
3633

: Napoleonic Campaign Maps

My previous attempts at map making were to make them as all inclusive as possible. I tried to show all towns, roads and terrain features on all of the maps,
thistlebarrow
20 Aug
#3633
 
3632

1813 Erfurt Campaign - Day Three

The Russian army complete their retreat east of the river Saale. The French are now in possession of Erfurt (the campaign objective) and all of the west bank
thistlebarrow
18 Aug
#3632
 
3631

1813 Erfurt Campaign - Day Two

Having lost the battle of Amstadt, 2nd and 3rd Russian corps retreat east towards the river Saale. This leaves 1st Russian corps at Erfurt isolated and in
thistlebarrow
15 Aug
#3631
 
3630

Napoleonic Campaign Maps

My summer project is to make new maps for my 1813 Napoleonic campaign. At present I use homemade maps of Germany and Spain. I use an AA Road Atlas as the
thistlebarrow
12 Aug
#3630
 
3629

1813 Erfurt Campaign - Day One

The campaign opens with a French attack on Amstadt, which is the Russian southern flank. Davout orders 2nd and 5th corps to attack 3rd Russian corps, who are
thistlebarrow
8 Aug
#3629
 
3628

: A Comprehensive Wargames System

This week I give a brief history of the campaign and explain how the sequence works. This is the last in this series of blogs. I hope that you have enjoyed
thistlebarrow
6 Aug
#3628
 
3627

1813 Erfurt Campaign

This is the twenty fifth phase of our 1813 campaign, and the fifth set in central Germany. The French have won three of the previous phases, and the Russians
thistlebarrow
1 Aug
#3627
 
3626

: A Comprehensive Wargames System

It has been my experience that the most difficult part of a campaign is the interface between the map campaign and wargaming the battles on the table. This is
thistlebarrow
30 Jul
#3626
 
3625

French win Wolfsburg Campaign

The Wolfsburg campaign ended in a decisive French victory. Napoleon won six of the seven battles fought, routed the Prussian army and captured all of their
thistlebarrow
25 Jul
#3625
 
3624

: A Comprehensive Wargames System

I have found that getting campaign supply right is really very difficult. There is a tendency to have very complicated supply rules, however they become a
thistlebarrow
23 Jul
#3624
 
3623

: A Comprehensive Wargames System

This week I explain how I handle battle and attrition casualties in my campaign. I wanted battle, or wargame, casualties to have an ongoing effect on the
thistlebarrow
15 Jul
#3623
 
3622

Wolfsburg Campaign Day Nine

It is taking longer than expected for the French to resupply and prepare to attack Walbeck. Napoleon is concerned that Blucher will steal a march and move
thistlebarrow
12 Jul
#3622
 
3621

: A Comprehensive Wargames System

I started my campaign in 2008 and it has run without break despite converting from solo to PBEM and back to solo. The secret of its long life is that it is a
thistlebarrow
8 Jul
#3621
 
3620

: Rookie

Hi Alberto Nice to hear from you. This group was started to my long running campaign. As explained in the group description it was started in 2009 when I
thistlebarrow
8 Jul
#3620
 
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