(04-23-2016, 06:21 PM)burroughs Wrote: Yeah, sorry for the belated reply - the reason is the fog of war. Otherwise it's much like playing chess which is a game of calculations so I don't play chess not being a human computer in a direct meaning of the term. A field commander even on a tactical level rarely ever has a full access to the OpFor characteristics. Of course , the other thing is what is being done with that, but still Monty didn't inspect Heeresgruppe "B" in detail prior to Market-Garden. Actually quite opposite - he refused to give credit to reconnaissance and intelligence reports with a well-known result.
That sort of reason ... even though the example is from operational to strategic level.
no problem, I actually agree with you, I don't like mirror matches in scenarios (qb's are a different story) while they are going on simultaneously, but I do enjoy revisting and taking the otherside after some time has gone by.