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PostSubject: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:47 am

Recently released, Jeff Lapkoff has developed a PC wargame covering the Battle at Rorke's Drift.

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It's a much more intimate game than his earlier attempt at the more operational game entitled "Zulu War"

The game can be setup to use miniatures
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The setup options for the game allow for some replayability
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If you have an iota of interest in playing out the situation, reacting to various events that could have happened, it's well worth a look - you can download a demo on Jeff's site.
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PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:00 pm

I've begun a series of After Action Reports on the battle played out with the game.

It will probably be about 4 or 5 parts. So I will post links to them here:

Part 1
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PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:01 pm

Part 2
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PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:21 pm

Finally got Part 3 up! It seems to take ages to get all these screenshots uploaded, sorted and commented upon.

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PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Fri May 18, 2012 9:01 pm

Managed to get Part 4 up, it's getting tense...
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PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Sat Jun 23, 2012 11:55 pm

The Drift AAR - Part 5 is up!
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PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:31 pm

In a herculean effort by myself, I have written the final part to The Drift 1879 AAR - Part 6!
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PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Sun Jun 24, 2012 6:26 pm

Great work Spelk Salute Looks good.
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