C&C American Revolution: Tricorne

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3 years 1 month ago #4940 by Superman
Noticed that this site has links to the other Richard Borg C&C games, but not Tricorne. Has anyone tried C&C Tricorne yet? I was wondering if it was any good. Thought it interesting that the dice for Tricorne have only one infantry symbol and two retreat symbols.

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3 years 1 month ago #4941 by sushidog
It's very different. Not only are there 2 flags and 1 inf, when you retreat you have to make a rally roll. Basically you get as many dice for this roll as you have blocks in the retreating unit, with a bonus for having a leader or being a full 4 blocks and a few others. On this retreat roll, you must roll at least one flag or your flee giving your opponent a victory banner.

So there are less hits and more retreats, but those retreats can be disastrous.

I'm liking it so far and hoping this site adds a Tricorne page.
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3 years 1 month ago - 3 years 1 month ago #4943 by Achtung Panzer
I bought the re-vamped Hold the Line last year. I like the mechanics and the a-symmetary of many of the scenarios. Equally I like the idea in Tricorne of each side having it's own deck. So I haven't (yet) gone for the expensive Tricorne but I do know Richard Borg's C&C always delivers!
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3 years 1 month ago #4945 by MongolKahn
I too am enjoying Tricorne. Components are top notch, thick terrain tiles and victory point markers, high quality dice (no stickers). I am constantly amazes on how RB can use his base game engine to create the feel of a period, in this case the 18 century. Rules such as opening cannonade, morale checks and how terrain provides protection are very different. It is rapidly becoming my favorite CC flavor!

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2 years 11 months ago #5012 by Hawkmoon
Hi everyone, I'm a big fan of CCN but interested in Tricorne. The mechanisms seem different. Can you tell me if it is valuable to buy it because of its elevated price (if I had know it before I maybe had made a pledge on KS) ?
Thanks for your answers.
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