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Until I hear different from North Carolina, I will just follow in formation until I can take IJN destroyers under fire. I am not going to wait until they close. Main Batteries fire when we enter range and then the dual 5" guns open fire when they get within range.

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Everyone seems to be hesitant, watching for what moves the other guys make?
I'm getting the DD's out to the seaward side of the formation to screen like we should be doing at this point. What else can I do?
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Until I hear different from North Carolina, I will just follow in formation until I can take IJN destroyers under fire. I am not going to wait until they close. Main Batteries fire when we enter range and then the dual 5" guns open fire when they get within range.

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yep feel free to close the range once the enemy dds start to close just make sure to keep my line of fire clear
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yep feel free to close the range once the enemy dds start to close just make sure to keep my line of fire clear
Between a holiday to France, and an enforced PC virus by allowing my kids to play what they want on my PC, I apologise for not recently participating here .
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Well, the Summer is over, technically.
Will we be getting on with this someday soon?
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Well, the Summer is over, technically.
Will we be getting on with this someday soon?
OOB: Hope so, I just did 30 days at Ft. Irwin and thought this game would've started up again by now.
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Ok, just to clue everyone in:

RL has been hectic. Training, Team Operations and so on. I've been going from one trainee to the next, which adds about 12 hours a week to my workload (and keeps me from working on anything at work in my downtime, there is no downtime when field training).....patrol division is very short right now.

And I came very close to just walking away from ACG permanently this summer. I spent a little too much time in the cesspool that is the North America section and the antics and comment direction of certain members against my profession just hit a point where I no longer gave a crap and only hopped on ACG out of pure habit, not enjoyment.

But that's not fair to you guys. So I've hidden the whole Current Events section.

So, two choices. I'm still training as hard as I can go, but I'm on night shift right now which means I have some downtime on my nights off to work on things. And hopefully I'll either be getting a promotion to detective, or we will have enough new deputies trained that I'll get a break soon.....either would be great, both would be awesome.

So, we can see who we have and move ahead with this game from where we are right now. The players/ships that aren't around would still remain for this episode and would then be detached permanently.

OR

There has been some, admittedly rare, off line discussion between K and myself about other options. One that seems promising from a simplicity standpoint is an ACW setting (Confederate) take on the Rainbow concept. Simpler to understand and simpler to run from a GM position. If you all would rather do a reset and run this series, it will be ready for chapter 1 by end of weekend.
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A lot of it comes down to you guys. I've hammered out all the starting stuff for the ACW one and I'm already working on possibilities for Episode 1 if you all want to go that route.

Alternatively I will get back to work on this one and get us through this first episode.
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I would be interested in an ACW game. Never done this
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IIrc correctly the very first game I ever participated in here on the ACG was an ACW game concerning the Wilderness campaign

Needless to say - I'd join most anything that starts up now, holidays are over and winter is coming so I have some time to spend.

Or if there's anything I can do to help organize one, just let me know.
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So far I've had three approach about doing the ACW variant. I'll leave it up to everyone for a couple of days before we pick anything.

Heads up on my schedule: Working all weekend, night shift. SWAT quarterly qualifications on Monday (yes, it'll be a long 24 hours Sunday/Monday). Annual Shift party next Saturday. Plus keeping Lady Tac happy.
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So, we can see who we have and move ahead with this game from where we are right now. The players/ships that aren't around would still remain for this episode and would then be detached permanently.

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That is what I would want.

I have done too many preps, spent too much time building up and seeing a game go nowhere, so I'm thinking I'm done with this.

I might re-start Word War Z later on, but as a player this will probably be my last hurrah.
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