At my insistence he wrote various rules that we regularly used for the Napoleonic Period, ACW, Malburian and of course, A Nostalgic Whim, rules that were put together when I returned to Old Scool Wargaming. He did the thinking, I just got them printed.
To be very honest, I know that if we are wargaming John will be able to explain any anomaly that may occur in the game, and if that doesnt work, we will throw a dice and move on. It is his fault that I am lazy when it comes to learning the rules.
Anyway on Thursday John managed to surprise me yet again when we fought a large Malburian wargame at his house. Using Blackpowder as the basis for the game he had cleverly crafted the order/ movement procedure from the new The Kingdom is Ours, ECW wargames rules into the game.