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Dien Bien Phu, the Final Gamble

Still need a few preorders to print 2nd edition "Dien Bien Phu, the Final Gamble". Go here to preorder:…


Posted by Kim Kanger on February 14, 2018 at 10:58am

Paper Time Machine

Just a quick thought....   As I recall there was a game advertisement from the early to mid 70s (S&T?) calling wargames "paper time machines." "Relive the past," or some such promise lived in this full-page ad.  

A couple of months ago I managed to convince a fellow worker to give wargames another go; he was a lapsed gamer, having picked up the hobby in his youth (late-70s/early 80s).  He left the hobby after college.... work, marriage, kids....  the usual reasons I…


Posted by Dave Smith on February 4, 2018 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

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Posted by John Kranz on January 13, 2018 at 8:58am

Games I'm Playing 2018

Continuing the Record . . . 

Posted by Steve K on January 1, 2018 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Rulebook - all the muses about it

I was talking about rulebook on BGG the other day. Constructing a rulebook by the game designer is not easy and it might often be more of a work by the developer. The rules should be carefully constructed and shouldn't expect the players to find them out by implications. One of the joy in wargaming is reading rulebook and finding every questions have been answered by the rulebook itself and need no further clarifications from the game designer.

What was your last rulebook reading that…


Posted by Lawrence Hung on December 19, 2017 at 8:06pm — 1 Comment


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