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MartinR
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I’ve been using hidden markers for years. I just make them up out of steel paper stuck to card with the values on the underside, and the bases have a small strip of magnabase on the back they they stick to.

Even if the combat results are known at the time, the players almost immediately lose track of the state of the opposing units as they just see a load of identical inverted counters. So just make up three states in this case, for Fresh, Worn and Spent.

What is really funny is that sometime players lose track of the state of their own units….

"Mistakes in the initial deployment cannot be rectified" - Helmuth von Moltke