Jul 23

I am a huge and small…nerd.

I am a huge and small…nerd.

Advance After Combat

Advance After Combat PodCast

Mitch is the guest and he talks about Next War: India Pakistan

his up coming title  is seriously interesting to me – Taiwan would take some real convincing. Mitch also talked about the inherent problems he had with the Korea title, specifically the up skilling of the NORKS. His newest scenario provides a look at a more ‘realistic’  set of circumstances based upon…

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2nd Punic War Iiipa 206 B.C. Scipio finds his groove. AAR 1.23

2nd Punic War Iiipa 206 B.C. Scipio finds his groove. AAR 1.23

Lets pick up the action from after Turn 1.

Turn one as many of you saw in the viewers choice strategy video worked out ok. The surprise being how rapidly the Romans advanced on the Carthage Right. EEEEK. Lets carry on from there?

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While I vacillate

Yes. While I vacillate these gents are git ‘en ‘er done. Love it.

Where Eagles Dare Campaign Game: Second Session in the Bag http://bigboardgaming.com/where-eagles-dare-campaign-game-second-session-in-the-bag/

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I’m so happy I could dance like a youth!!

I’m so happy I could dance like a youth!!

With GMT Games,Panzer Expansion #3, The Mighty Endeavour 2, Avalon Hill’s Firepower from 1984, Carthage, and Imperium Romanum II from West End games in 1985 all  in the house I am a happy camper! Watch me move! Grognards Dancing!!! 2014-07-20 16.52.23   Panzer: 2014-07-20 16.32.34 Carthage: 2014-07-21 00.04.19   TME22014-07-12 09.50.17   Imperium 2014-07-21 00.01.15Imperium 2
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Jul 22

The Wooden Horse

Brad brings another solid review to us. This time on http://www.suppressing-fire.com he reviews The True Story of the Wooden Horse.

No! Not THAT wooden horse….

The True Story of the Wooden Horse

The story of the POW camps in Germany!

How many of you have seen the 1950 movie The Wooden Horse? That movie inspired The Colditz story and likely one of my favorite Euros -

The True Story of the Wooden Horse

Image: Henk Rolleman

The True Story of the Wooden Horse,…

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Jul 21

Panzer, first scenario

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Seems only appropriate that we play one of the 3 historical scenarios first off!

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A Campaign, New Units, New Scenarios…

A Campaign, New Units, New Scenarios…

General Magazine is a treasure trove. I must remember to combs thru these old magazines when I acquire a new game and make note of what is available!

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British SAS and scenarios, A full Vietnam Scenario by the right Craig Taylor! Jim Werbernath writes up lots of details on El Salvador, and South Africa replete with historical background and scenarios.

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No books without this dude!!

No books without this dude!!

The Sculptor under a commission: Anthony Stones – 2008

Ts’ai Lun

Do you know what is is famous for ?

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Rest in Peace Bruce, 41 years ago today

Rest in Peace Bruce, 41 years ago today

Jul 20

PANZER! 2nd Front

While The Big Board partied in Gettysburg the forces of WWII arrived at the doorstop.

Sad and alone the engines idle. In the background someone hums the forlorn tune “where is the Love”.

Right HERE:

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Maps 8 of them on paper not cardboard! whoot!2014-07-20 16.21.46

Western European looking Villages.

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