More Holmes and the Combat Turn

In my last post I explored Holmes’ Second Example in light of three assumptions. Those assumptions were: “The basic system is that from CHAINMAIL” (U&WA p25), and furthermore let’s assume CHAINMAIL’s Simultaneous Movement System (CM p9), and “Surprise gives the advantage of a free move segment” (U&WA p9) really means a free turn segment, and[…]

Holmes and the Combat Turn

  There are relatively few clues given in the 3LBBs about the structure of original D&D’s combat turn, and what other clues exist are scattered through early D&D artifacts that are mostly pretty hard to come by. However, the “Second Combat Example” appearing in Holmes is one of the more detailed (and readily accessible!) accounts[…]