Picket Duty - Okinawa: March - June 1945


Picket Duty - Okinawa: March - June 1945

A solitaire game where you are the captain of a Fletcher class destroyer while performing radar picket duty off Okinawa.

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Picket Duty Update

Started by Steve Dixon May 16, 2010.

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Comment by Steve Dixon on December 7, 2012 at 3:07pm

A play by play account using Scenario 1 of Picket Duty has been posted. I didn't fair well. Ohka wrecked my stern and I had to leave my assigned picket station at the end of phase 2. Japanese earned a victory. Click here to read the account!

Comment by Steve Dixon on December 4, 2012 at 1:17pm

Latest items for Picket Duty sent out to playtesters.

Comment by Steve Dixon on December 3, 2012 at 10:54pm

Todd, finishing up on tweaked rules and final map. Should be sending out to playtesters by Wednesday afternoon. Try Scenario 2 once you getthe updated files.

Comment by Todd H. Beckman on December 3, 2012 at 7:39pm


Just finished with Scenario 1.  Took on 5 planes with no real problems.  Should I go on with Scenario 2? 

Thank you, 


Comment by Todd H. Beckman on November 23, 2012 at 8:19pm

Thank you, Steve.  Have a good one. 

Comment by Steve Dixon on November 23, 2012 at 2:26pm

Just sent you a hi-res jpeg of map via my gmail address.

Comment by Steve Dixon on November 22, 2012 at 12:32pm

Todd, I will upload a high res to skdgaming.com later tonight once Thanksgiving is on the wind down.

Comment by Todd H. Beckman on November 22, 2012 at 11:37am

Steve, hello and Happy Thanksgiving.  I would love to get a copy of the playing board.  I know it might be a big file, but I am ready to go, but just need a good copy of the board.  Thank you.  

Comment by Steve Dixon on November 22, 2012 at 9:16am

Here is the beginning of the AAR I had promised (Play by Play) using the final rules. I am using scenario 1 that will be included in the game: Scenario One.pdf

Instead of the one phase called for in the scenario, I will play three phases, which is one game turn. Since land radar is not used in this scenario, I will not use it in the example.

Comment by Steve Dixon on November 4, 2012 at 7:55am

I have some free time this coming weekend, so will post an AAR for one turn of Picket Duty with the what will most likely be the final rules. This should be posted by Monday afternoon on the 12th of November.


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