I should preface this post by saying that I don’t intend this as a review of ” Battlegroup Overlord” and the rules. That is because, having only. Rating: Battlegroup Overlord (BO) is the much anticipated second campaign volume to the Battlegroup Kursk WWII rules that were released last. Free forum: Forum for the discussion of Battlegroup Wargame Rules plus battle reports and pictures of your armies. Battlegroup Overlord Questions.

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On the bright side you don’t have to buy any new models!

That box is the one marked “fast moving”. I would rather have had a those pages replaced with articles on painting vehicles and making bocage terrain battlegroul these too are catered for fairly widely. Fall of the Reich…. Your Tigers are like mine is of the paper variety!

British Paras under artillery fire at yesterdays game. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! The Sherman at the crossroads lined up 2 shots on the Tiger, and amazingly penetrated its front armour, leaving it a smoking wreck. As the Battlegroup set of rules are aimed at a wide audience, including first-time players, I would have expected the hobby part of the book to take voerlord.

The overview of the Battle for Normandy covers that main operational highlights over the space of three baattlegroup in both the British and US sectors, and is covered in five pages. Since I have several other units that can spot for mortars, I decided to upgrade the normal halftrack selection to a tank.


Some infantry and supporting weapons become pinned and the 60mm is wiped. Indeed figures can be a dreadfully intimidating task to begin. Mark Boam 21 Sep, 0 comment s Categories: Sadly the Paras are just too far outclassed against the Panzertruppen, an armoured car with a nasty auto cannon, and the resupplied Panzer IV. Tiger guards the road. I’ve looked all over for the rule book and have had no luck finding it in our local shops boooooooo. More simulation than game on your sliding scale between playability vs realism 3.

First of thanks for the kind words. The thing is practically indestructible. Were shooting for 5 games to give you some feedback on it. The British now held the central farm in strength and had both their 17pdr armed tanks on the table. Thought provoking yet fun 6. Forum adverts like this one are shown to any user who is not logged in.

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Whilst I understand that many vehicles were equipped with similar weapons, and so only printing the weapon stats once does away with much duplication, battleroup also means much to-ing and fro-ing from the reader, as they constantly have to cross reference vehicle with weapon type.

Don’t talk me into another set of rules. British armour around central farm.

You are commenting using your WordPress. These could be photocopied, enlarged and placed on cards for in game use, allowing you to have your chosen units to hand. It does have a couple of issues. I took a morale counter to unpin the Panther, leaving it free to fire next turn.


The Panzer IV moves up to the hedgerow to engage the Shermans advancing on him while the rest of the infantry advance to link up with the recon units. Thank you for your comment. So why have I rated this game the way I have. Some great thoughts there about BGO.

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Hi Michael, thanks very much. Privacy Policy About Us Contact. Email notifications for threads you want to watch closely. In the following turn, the massive Tank hunter strikes battleggroup again on a roll of six, knocking out a second Sherman. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

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The overview of the D-Day landing themselves covers 21 pages in total and includes a full ovrlord for June 6 th from the start of the airborne landings to the end of the day across all five beaches, 16 pages in all. Sporting an enormous Pak43, I doubt that it will have little trouble with a few Sherman tanks.

Motoring up a slope on the Overlorr right flank, he crests the hill and slams the vehicle to an abrupt halt.

I have posted a report on our game on the club blog, so check it out to find out how the game played.