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PDF Copies of the Learning the GBACW / TSS v1 System

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These are free downloads of the PDF versions of the training videos for "Learning the Great Battles of the American Civil War." No audio or automation, but ... the notes are still solid.

If you right-click and do a "Save As PDF" you will be able to open these in Acrobat viewer. Enjoy!

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Training Sessions -

bullet0. Introduction Link
Overview of the Great Battles series of games.
bullet1. Sequence of Play Link
Step-by-step discussion of Sequence of Play.
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2. Units & Formations Link
Outlines the combat units (Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery) and their different formations.

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3. Facing & Zones of Control Link
Explains facing for different units and formations, and their ZOCs.

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4. Command & Leadership Link
Detailed review of the Leaders and the structure of command in the GBACW.

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5. Movement Link
A look at movement, formations and terrain in TSS/GBACW.

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6. Line of Sight Link
Terrain and sighting, plus a discussion of how heights work.

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7. Fire Combat Link
Arms, ranges and the effects of facing, formation and terrain.

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8. Melee Link
How it works, retreat before melee and the results.

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9. Final Items Link
Leader replacement, ammo supply and other details.

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  Examples of Play, Using Cedar Mountain

bullet1. Cedar Mountain, Getting Started! Link
Step-by-step discussion of setting up Cedar Mountain. Exclusive Rules, Victory Conditions
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2. Cedar Mountain, Examples of Play! Link
Examples of movement and Formations.

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3. Cedar Mountain, Examples of Combat Link
Examples of Firepower and Weapon Types, Arty, and Melee.

 

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