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Another pirate rescue attempt! Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Another pirate rescue attempt!" by a7xfanben United States send message
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jst realized I never voted on your fleets = Sorry!
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Posted: February 26, 2017 06:33 pm
 
Free The King - Blackheart Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Free The King - Blackheart" by volt Miembro Premium United States send message
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Okay, i have a flimsy fleet based around just nitpicking the fort, to try to win.
Ben has one big ship fully loaded with a canceller hiding underneath...

you have two good ships, fully loaded with some extra boom. nice. it's too bad we can't all combine our fleets against the collective Allied Navy.
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Posted: February 22, 2017 11:48 pm
 
Free The King - Blackheart Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Free The King - Blackheart" by volt Miembro Premium United States send message
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Just noticed the Doombox flavor text! lol. Added a line since I couldn't ignore that.
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Posted: February 20, 2017 02:19 pm
 
Free The King - Blackheart Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Free The King - Blackheart" by volt Miembro Premium United States send message
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Thanks for the typos, fixed!

And with crew killing and 1 guns on the Titan, nothing is overkill lol.
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Posted: February 20, 2017 03:36 am
 
Rescue Mission! Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Rescue Mission!" by selvaxri United States send message
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I was contemplating the crew, and yes- the Windjammer could use a Captain.
I could drop Isandro, and afford two captains- but what do i get for one last point?
so, i'm more or less hoping for Cat's and Angel's Double Action to get past the Armada.


I would replace the oarsman on the Sister's Rage with a helmsman. I didn't realize it then but the SR will be slower than the allies even without them getting their double actions. A ship that small will need the first strike since even L-range shots from one of the trio could dismast the SR.


Had to do some crew rearrangements.
Giving the Windjammer a Captain puts the TCVP over that of the Windjammer, so Crimson Angel is on a suicide mission now onboard the Sister's Rage. She can still try to use her Double Action to cause as much trouble as possible.

STOP MAKING ME RETHINK MY DECISIONS, BEN!
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Posted: February 19, 2017 10:55 pm
 
Another pirate rescue attempt! Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Another pirate rescue attempt!" by a7xfanben United States send message
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Also, Cotton & "Bootstrap Bill" Turner are both Helmsman if you want to keep to your PotC theme.


Thanks for the reminder! This is a fun one indeed heh. I keep thinking about the preview for the new one.
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Posted: February 19, 2017 05:51 pm
 
Free The King - Blackheart Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Free The King - Blackheart" by volt Miembro Premium United States send message
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Yeah I like the blue/red color disparity. I like how you used the Black/Jake link even more. However, the best part might be how you tied the other fleets into your flavor intro.

The flotilla almost seems like overkill - since you have guaranteed double actions vs die rolls, there's definitely a chance you can simply overpower the allies.

PS: In the description you said Rover instead of Mermaid, and then "disengage" at the end.
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Posted: February 19, 2017 05:47 pm
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Another pirate rescue attempt! Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Another pirate rescue attempt!" by a7xfanben United States send message
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putting all your eggs in one basket, eh? Will double actions be enough to get through the Allied Fleet?

Good luck!

Also, Cotton & "Bootstrap Bill" Turner are both Helmsman if you want to keep to your PotC theme.
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Posted: February 19, 2017 05:46 pm
 
Rescue Mission! Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Rescue Mission!" by selvaxri United States send message
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quote from selvaxri:
I was contemplating the crew, and yes- the Windjammer could use a Captain.
I could drop Isandro, and afford two captains- but what do i get for one last point?
so, i'm more or less hoping for Cat's and Angel's Double Action to get past the Armada.


I would replace the oarsman on the Sister's Rage with a helmsman. I didn't realize it then but the SR will be slower than the allies even without them getting their double actions. A ship that small will need the first strike since even L-range shots from one of the trio could dismast the SR.
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Posted: February 19, 2017 05:28 pm
 
Rescue Mission! Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Rescue Mission!" by selvaxri United States send message
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quote from a7xfanben:

I like your tactic. I would definitely try to fit a captain on the Windjammer, and I'm a bit worried the Sister's Rage will be blown out of the water by Crenshaw on the Enterprise. I also like how two of the crew are hostile to the allied nations.


most of my fleet will probably be blown out of the water. two three mast ships and a 2-mast that if it gets close enough to a ship that can't hit the Sister's Rage, they'd probably just ram the Sister's Rage.

I was contemplating the crew, and yes- the Windjammer could use a Captain.
I could drop Isandro, and afford two captains- but what do i get for one last point?
so, i'm more or less hoping for Cat's and Angel's Double Action to get past the Armada.
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Posted: February 19, 2017 05:15 pm
 
Rescue Mission! Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Rescue Mission!" by selvaxri United States send message
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I like your tactic. I would definitely try to fit a captain on the Windjammer, and I'm a bit worried the Sister's Rage will be blown out of the water by Crenshaw on the Enterprise. I also like how two of the crew are hostile to the allied nations.
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Posted: February 18, 2017 08:58 pm
 
My preferred Acorazado setup Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "My preferred Acorazado setup" by a7xfanben United States send message
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This fleet just beat my HMS Grand Temple fleet on VASSAL. Record is now 30-12.
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Posted: February 17, 2017 04:52 pm
 
HMS Grand Temple Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "HMS Grand Temple" by a7xfanben United States send message
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This fleet just lost on VASSAL to my Acorazado fleet. Record is now 29-13.
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Posted: February 17, 2017 04:51 pm
 
70=pts. Shotgun Viking Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "70=pts. Shotgun Viking" by hiddenelephant United States send message
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The Grendel should be cheaper, but she's wasting 5 points on the S-board ability that doesn't help her that much. Take that away, and she becomes a more feasible option. She's a 2 master, but her stats are about as good as they can get for cargo, guns, and speed.

Also, we might still be able to play the game - one of the biggest advantages of VASSAL is that you can start a game/file and resume later on.
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Posted: February 15, 2017 12:25 pm
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Darrin's Gold Race fleet Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Darrin's Gold Race fleet" by darrin United States
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This fleet gone 4-1 in VASSAL Tournament #2 to advance to the semifinals! (The fleet is now 5-1 overall)

It will be very interesting to see how it matches up against UPS 2, since by coincidence this fleet hasn't faced a normal fleet yet (3-0 against two different HMS GT deathmatch-oriented fleets, and 2-1 against a relatively similar USS Kettering fleet).
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Posted: February 12, 2017 07:22 pm
 
UPS v. 5.0: Zeus style Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "UPS v. 5.0: Zeus style" by a7xfanben United States send message
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After losing in the second round of VASSAL Tournament #2, this fleet's record is now 11-5 for a .688 winning percentage.
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Posted: February 12, 2017 07:11 pm
 
The Doldrums: 45 Point Pirate Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "The Doldrums: 45 Point Pirate" by danomight United States
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After losing in the first round of VASSAL Tournament #2, this fleet's record is now 0-2.
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Posted: February 12, 2017 07:08 pm
 
40 Pt Pirate Treasure Fleet Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "40 Pt Pirate Treasure Fleet" by walram United States
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After losing in the second round of T2, this fleet's record is now 13-8 for a .619 winning percentage.
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Posted: February 12, 2017 07:07 pm
 
Darrin's Challenge: UPS v. 2.0 Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Darrin's Challenge: UPS v. 2.0" by darrin United States
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This fleet is now 6-1 and has made the semifinals of VASSAL Tournament #2!
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Posted: February 12, 2017 07:06 pm
 
Hai Peng Fort Frenzy! Pirates CSG In the discussion on the Army "Hai Peng Fort Frenzy!" by a7xfanben United States send message
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This fleet is now 6-2 and has made the semifinals of VASSAL Tournament #2!
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Posted: February 12, 2017 07:04 pm
 
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