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  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
rubberboot

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 2:25 pm   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
I've had a chance to play a bit now, and it is getting better. on the SUBSIM Forum, a lot of others have had the same feelings as myself with regards to the over accuracy of the German side in the ga ...
  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
rubberboot

Replies: 16
Views: 25073

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 2:28 pm   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
I haven't played in a while, but last night (and a few updates later) I gave it another try as the British side, and I was able to decimate the Germans. It was the QE and Revenge Classes (plus HMS Ca ...
  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
rubberboot

Replies: 16
Views: 25073

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:23 pm   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
So far, the British side has been correct for caliber, but the Germans have been off. For example, Derflinger class has 13.5 caliber and other B.C.'s have 12in instead of 11in.

Sorry, that stateme ...
  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
rubberboot

Replies: 16
Views: 25073

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 5:46 pm   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
Thanks for the commentary Rubberboat. Have you tried the Battlecruisers yet?

I quickly tried last night, with 5 German Battlecruisers vs every British Battlecruiser (Repulse and Renown as well) an ...
  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
rubberboot

Replies: 16
Views: 25073

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 28, 2008 4:18 pm   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
3. Ships seem to fire full salvos, not half salvos, for spotting.


correction, they do fire half salvos for spotting. checked ammo level after mains were fired.

Q.E. class and Revenge class ( ...
  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
rubberboot

Replies: 16
Views: 25073

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 11:44 pm   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
They are going to have to balance the game....
After a 2hr 16min fictitious encounter, The Brit's were absolutely mauled.
8 German dreadnoughts (Helgoland Class and Westfalen class) Vs. 20 British d ...
  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
rubberboot

Replies: 16
Views: 25073

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 24, 2008 2:18 pm   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
I bought the game, and I do have a couple of comments...

1. Play 'Duel'. Germans are way too accurate. They had the Empress of India straddled/on fire with opening salvo. Every time I've played ...
  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
rubberboot

Replies: 16
Views: 25073

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:20 pm   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
you can download the demo as well.
  Topic: The two Turkish battleships built in England
rubberboot

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 8:06 am   Subject: The two Turkish battleships built in England
The Rio de Janeiro or Sultan Osman I (or HMS Agincourt) had thin armour protection and out dated main armament. The Reshadieh (or HMS Erin) on the other hand, was a product of designers freed from th ...
  Topic: "Furious" or "Spurious?"
rubberboot

Replies: 19
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri May 16, 2008 11:57 pm   Subject: "Furious" or "Spurious?"
How odd.... I just flipped through this book today at a book store in Toronto.

Glenn
  Topic: Haruna
rubberboot

Replies: 15
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri May 16, 2008 11:52 pm   Subject: Haruna
Unfortunately, Japan was (like Germany) bombed back to the stone age, and they were probably very efficient at destroying useful infomation, lest it get into the hands of the enemy. It doesn't help t ...
  Topic: Haruna
rubberboot

Replies: 15
Views: 30885

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Tue May 13, 2008 7:53 pm   Subject: Haruna
In the book "Battleships of World War 1" (Anthony Preston), under careers he also mentions Haruna being mined 'mid 1917', and being repaired at Sasebo.

Glenn
  Topic: Where to get plans/blueprints for Queen Elizabeth Class BBs?
rubberboot

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 7:31 pm   Subject: Where to get plans/blueprints for Queen Elizabeth Class BBs?
Anatomy of the ship - Warsprite. She is a sister to HMS Queen Elizabeth, and this book is loaded with plans. I got my copy from Amazon.com. It should help with the basics. Not very expensive eithe ...
  Topic: gun and turret distribution...any optimal arrangement?
rubberboot

Replies: 11
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:26 am   Subject: gun and turret distribution...any optimal arrangement?
The U.S. did a firing exercise using an old battleship/pre-dreadnought with a monitor or another turreted ship's turret underneath to examine the blast effects of super-imposed turrets. They had the ...
  Topic: Color Schemes
rubberboot

Replies: 28
Views: 38417

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Sun Mar 02, 2008 10:21 pm   Subject: Color Schemes
Wow....makes my effort (on the same ship) seem rather simplistic. I am using Anim8tor, and agree the hull form is challenging to draw. The cage mast is downright frustrating! I am thoroughly impres ...
 
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