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Guy Farrish
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Oh how we argued in the late 70s whether Quarrie’s rules were a Great Leap Forward or a blind alley of overcomplicated trivia!

I last played them (an amended version, under the control of an umpire who was a mathematician at GCHQ (no honestly!)) in c1989 – they gave some very odd results regardless of the arguments about the ‘validity’ of Frenchmen being supermen and British, Gods.

I remember being interested and impressed with some of the ways of presenting the information, the tables diagrams and drawings, but the interpretation of it was, at best, contentious and the rule mechanisms clunky.

Household Cavalry fire factor the same as Austrian Grenadiers? Bl**dy cheek, British donkey wallopers should be able to outshoot anyone from the saddle!