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martin goddard

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Flags
« on: June 13, 2020, 06:28:57 PM »
Flags were used  sometimes in actual battles. I think they were not always used in the front line by infantry as they attract fire. Do players want to have flag bearers?


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Re: Flags
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2020, 07:41:02 PM »
Wherever historically plausible - yes please, as they look cool.

Ideally a ready supply of flags for the flagpoles would also be available to complement the flag-bearing models, for the artistically challenged (like me).

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Re: Flags
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2020, 09:46:11 PM »
I agree. Flags do look good on the war games table; provided I donít have to paint them.

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Re: Flags
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2020, 10:12:26 PM »
Also agree... like having them...But also hate trying to paint them.

would like to add a bunch for the federales, and a few for the revolutionaries

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Re: Flags
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2020, 03:22:56 PM »
Looking at the relevant chapter in Mikeís excellent book, Iíd say flag bearers are essential. Letís hope someone with more talent than I can be persuaded to produce a downloadable sheet or similar as some of the designs are quite complex!

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Re: Flags
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2020, 04:42:00 PM »
Stuart at Maverick Models has been very patient producing a large number of ECW flags for me: I can heartily recommend his services. I'm sure he would be happy to produce them, if you can provide images for him to work from.

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Re: Flags
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2020, 06:36:10 PM »
I found the WotR flags via PP really useful. Perhaps something similar here?

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Re: Flags
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2020, 06:46:29 PM »
In the short term I will produce a generic set of flags and pit them on the PP site for free.
Similar to the SCW ones I did.  August I think.
Useful?
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Re: Flags
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2020, 07:30:33 PM »
Yes, that is definitely helpful Martin.
Thank you,
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Re: Flags
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2020, 07:56:16 PM »
Definitely 👍

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Re: Flags
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2020, 04:02:45 PM »
Very useful Martin.

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Re: Flags
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2020, 08:39:17 AM »
Mike's book has a large section on flags too. That can help guide me.
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Re: Flags
« Reply #12 on: June 29, 2020, 12:26:15 PM »
Photographs of US cavalry show them on the march flying their guidons, so it would be nice to have those.