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Susquehanna Playtest

We were down in Lancaster Pennsylvania on the banks of the Susquehanna River, which we followed through the mountains, to get to Fall In 2015. It was great to spend time with Howard and play the game with six eager play testers. I ran two separate games and Howard ran a third. We then sat down and pounded through the rules and made notes and just got generally on the same page in our thinking.

The most important change to the play test rules so far concerns close combat. We are only fighting one round of combat now. So in the rules on page 32 where the section is titled "The Defender Replies" we are not doing this step in the combat sequence. Please make this change to your playtesting. However, this rule change has brought on another change in the rules as follows.

When a player moves a group into combat, as per "Declare Combats" on page 27 the Attacker can line up the figures in any way he chooses, moving figures into base to base contact with opponents that are …