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Great War Card Game

I usually would not list this here, but I'm going to make an exception. One of our local game publishers, Dana Lombardy, has created a card game with Roger MacGowen on The Great War. It's absolutely gorgeous.  Take the time to check it out on Kickstarter: …

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Posted by Dave Smith on November 3, 2020 at 1:30pm

A bit of a mystery.... who can solve this one?

When I returned to board wargaming in 2000 I started buying up used games and magazines from our local game shop. Fortunately (or unfortunately), it was a time when people were bailing out of the area and selling off games “as cheap as chips.” A few dollars would buy an AH or SPI classic (punched) or a few magazines. You’d see they guys name and address (i.e. John Smith, 11 Elm St. Santa Cruz, etc..)  and I always wondered about the previous owners.…

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Posted by Dave Smith on September 23, 2020 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Back, after a LONG WHILE.

So, yeah it's been WAY too long since I posted on here. I've been busy and slowly but surely, decaying. Ive had surgery on one eye. Need to do the other one, now. So 20/20 in my right eye, functionally blind in my left ( only shadows and light.)



BUT! I'm still Wargaming as much as usual! My last games I bought were GMT's GBACW " DEATH VALLEY " ( truly awesome game, that) and BAR Tripack "Saratoga, Guilford Courthouse/ Eutaw Springs, and Brandywine" ( Also excellent. I had already… Continue

Posted by Daniel Red Cloud Brown on September 20, 2020 at 6:12pm — 2 Comments

Time Enough at Last

Lately I’ve been thinking about the Twilight Zone episode “Time Enough at Last” where the character, Henry (played by Burgess Meredith), finally has the time to read all he wants as he is finally without interruptions (being the last man on Earth). Then he breaks his glasses….

 Labor Day weekend has traditionally been my weekend to play wargames at our premier SF Bay Area wargame convention, Pacificon. Cancelled this year because of…

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Posted by Dave Smith on September 7, 2020 at 12:24pm

Calling all WW2 board gamers!!

WW2 Global ConflictWW2 Global Conflict



You are invited.



This new game concept depicts the global war ( 1939-> ) using existing board games on the topic and melding them into a large, multi-player effort for those who own at least one of the many games on the topic.



Play will be handled by email and Vassal for those who wish that form. Email is the method for communication with me and among players outside of specific game…

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Posted by Mike Raymond on August 6, 2020 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

Group Play WW2

WW2 Global ConflictWW2 Global Conflict



You are invited.



This new game concept depicts the global war ( 1939-> ) using existing board games on the topic and melding them into a large, multi-player effort for those who own at least one of the many games on the topic.



Play will be handled by email and Vassal for those who wish that form. Email is the method for communication with me and among players outside of specific game play.



The…

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Posted by Mike Raymond on August 5, 2020 at 7:10pm

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