Jul 28

Quick update - Panzer #3 Turn 5 Scn 31…

Quick update – Panzer #3 Turn 5 Scn 31…

2014-07-28 19.20.15

8 APC’s are burning.

Wittman calmly directs fire.

Brandt and Lotzch flank.

Then Cromwells burn.

German tank #634 engine fails.

German Infantry 1/2 squads move to support.

Chaos ensues.

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Heavy on Theme this boy knows his future is in Wargames

Heavy on Theme this boy knows his future is in Wargames

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Reluctant Enemies

Starting a VASSAL play of this little guy with my new VASSAL friend Chris. He is (I think a serious gamer, but new to OCS), we went thru a few turns of game play on Guderians Blitzkrieg and he is nailing it!

RE_start

In the mean time we both read the 3-4  pages module specific rules for RE. Should be a blast. both sides have the chance to attack and defend and both need to husband scarce resources and…

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Jul 27

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Rumour - LNLP Heroes of Pacific shipping?

Rumour – LNLP Heroes of Pacific shipping?

Can anyone else confirm?

One Pre order person has received notification of shipping.

Looking for confirmation.

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GMT News Production Update:

GMT News Production Update:

“So, you’ll see that we are reprinting pretty much EVERYTHING that is out of stock in the two Commands & Colors series lines, as well as FIVE of our Core Card Driven games. We’ll still get plenty of new games out to you this year as well – just not as many as we’d planned before we realized we really need to slot those reprints now.”

So too many sales, generated too much cash! BUT depleted…

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INSIDE GMT GAMES. A NEW BLOG

INSIDE GMT GAMES. A NEW BLOG

Here is Mitchell Land talking about his design work on Next War Taiwan.

http://www.insidegmt.com/?p=12#more-12

take a moment to look at some of the other guest posts too.

Great stuff.

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Scn #31 Panzer Exp #3. Rules confusion

Scn #31 Panzer Exp #3. Rules confusion

How would you guys play this:

2014-07-27 11.17.50

The Brit Rifle Brig. APC restrict is 10 turns – got it.

However the “remaining British units” ….is that the remaining of that specific formation , or all of the rest of the units in all of the formations that may not move until a spotting occurs?

I assume the Former, otherwise we got… not a lot to do for 10 turns? In fact it would mean a wholesale paralysis. That…

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Jul 26

Wittman and his crew Villers Bocage

Wittman and his crew Villers Bocage

Hurtgen Forest – Objective Schmidt

Hurtgen Forest – Objective Schmidt

Saratoga Final Phase

Picking Up on a older Battle Report.
Turn 8
end turn8
Turn 9-11
 
The final turn had the battle locked in a 4VP tie. The British go all out attacking the Rebels.

startT11_close upsaratoga

 

turn12_brit turn

Pressing in on the Framhouse they bring  significant forces to bear.

endgame-saratoga

As the Rebels crumble they leave units to be killed off by the Brits. The tally rolls up over 4  and the British eek out a win in tough terrain.

end_saratoga_close up

I like the combat…

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Jul 25

Hurry! New Pre Orders

Hurry! New Pre Orders

Multi Man have a swag of new P500 items up.

Critical items for me….Beyond the Rhine. Which we mentioned back in March that it would hit P500

Nice!  Theme? : A Operational Combat Series game that depicts the campaign for Northwest Europe from September 1944 to April 1945. It begins with the German Army reeling from a string of near-fatal defeats, and in full retreat to the safety of the West Wall…

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