Out of ammo

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grizzlymc
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Re: Out of ammo

Post by grizzlymc » Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:06 am

What? All three of you?

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Re: Out of ammo

Post by Peeler » Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:26 pm

MarshalNey wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:26 pm
I got my revenge the next Ayton when I fired my only ever successful musket volley that year. You and Paul were in a melee and my volley took out his men and then carried through to take out a few of yours also......the fact we were on the same side didnt diminish my glee.
Harsh but effective.

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Re: Out of ammo

Post by valleyboy » Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:21 pm

Barry Hylton in his Republic to Empire rules had an interesting way of dealing with this and stopping people using their guns too often - a battery was allowed 4 shots before it had to leave the line to refit or resupply.

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Re: Out of ammo

Post by Buff Orpington » Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:23 am

I do like GM's idea, you may start running low and it could deteriorate every time you use them. A nice element of uncertainty.
I know when to go out
I know when to stay in
Get things done

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Re: Out of ammo

Post by MarshalNey » Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:59 am

Somebody should me a clip of some reenactor's firing a cannon on YouTube. After a couple of shots you could see f*ck all because of the smoke. I know this not on the original thread but must have a major effect on accuracy and effectiveness.

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Re: Out of ammo

Post by Norman D. Landings » Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:39 pm

For real next-level trolling, take that overpowered infinite ammo sniper artillery... and mount it on a camel.
Point it at your opponent’s elephants and feast on their tears.

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Re: Out of ammo

Post by Vintage Wargaming » Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:46 pm

Declining ammo:

Ammo
Ammas
Ammat
Ammamus
Ammabus
Ammant

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Re: Out of ammo

Post by BaronVonWreckedoften » Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:01 am

Worthy of a full five:

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