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I made this for the BGG solitaire p&p competition, and it won best wargame (and 2nd overall).
It's a light wargame, using regions. The player controls the Irish forces fighting the British, then, after the treaty with Britain, plays the role of Michael Collins' Free State forces against the anti-treaty Republicans.
Here's the map:…Continue
Posted by Dave Kershaw on November 27, 2013 at 5:48pm
You can still pick up a copy of this great game by Steve Dixon for the pre-order price of $45. This offer ends on the 30th of November, and this will save you $19 on the retail price.Continue
Posted by Roger Morley on November 26, 2013 at 3:52am
Our session last night began with a tense Initiative dice roll between the French left wing commander and the English commander. Unfortunately for the French, the English won the roll and proceeded to attempt to remove the infestation of French Guardsmen from their lines. Unfortunately for the English, their charging English cavalry (5 SPs) ran into the toughest French Guardsmen around, apparently, who, even though they only had 3 SPs stayed in line to receive the charge and managed to…Continue
Posted by Mitchell Land on November 20, 2013 at 3:49pm
In Harry Pearson's excellent memoir of his wargaming life (“Achtung Schweinehund!”) he quotes a friend who's an alcoholic commenting about always thinking there’s one guy worse than you until you become “that guy.” And every alcoholic has a guy who fits that role until they realize they have become that guy. Well, this last week I had a “that guy” moment when my 30-pound OGRE deluxe game showed up on the doorstep. (See the photos section for a size comparison with…Continue
I've recently taken a stab a giant rule set overhaul. I decided to take some time away which allowed me to pick up the rules and begin with a fresh perspective. Here is a sample page from the very first set...
I still can't believe I sent this out and that several wargamers had the heart to actually read it and provide feedback! You know…Continue