Alfredo M. Battaglia
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Your introduction to consim gaming:
Into: wargaming, reading (Mil. History, Politics, History), working out, Chess, painting, woodworking, and I'll usually try anything once-if it's legal!
Your favorite game(s):
Hannibal: Rome v. Carthage, Twilight Struggle, Wilderness War, Shifting Sands, We The People, and a few others.

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When Wargames Are Not Enough

When in the course of my wargamng life I get bored or tired of wargames and wargaming in general, what to do? Hit the books.

I'm in a transition phase: My desire to play or purchase wargames has given over to reading, reading, and reading. Currently I'm reading Mao's China and After (Maurice Meisner), The Collapse of the Third Republic

(William L. Shirer), and The Viet-Nam Reader (Marcus Raskin and Bernard B. Fall).

Most of my book purchases are through Abe Books. I… Continue

Posted on March 7, 2008 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

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At 9:53am on May 7, 2008, Chris Fawcett said…
Al, the site helps us arrange for and coordinate the FTF gaming sessions around the city. We have 2 per month that are dedicated to board wargaming, and another 10-12 that are for any boardgames. Plus, I plan to host a few games this spring/summer that wouldn't work in the "pick-up" Meetup format.
At 5:13am on May 6, 2008, Alfredo M. Battaglia said…
Chris, where exactly will the Meetup be located? Although I don't own nor have played any of the games listed, if you can give me a date and time I'll clear my schedule to attend.
At 2:20pm on May 5, 2008, Chris Fawcett said…
Al, I know you've been trying to get back into things lately. Hopefully, you can join us for either a semi-monthly Meetup "pickup" game session, or for one of the more planned games being set up here in the near future. There's general talk of some more Here I Stand, The Napoleonic Wars, and John Prados' Third Reich.
At 4:34am on March 17, 2008, Lewis Goldberg said…
Alfredo! I noticed your profile says Chicago. What happened to St. Louis?
At 4:52pm on March 6, 2008, Alfredo M. Battaglia said…
Thanks John. This is cool! Time to donate a 'Fistful More Dollars' to help out.
At 2:25pm on March 6, 2008, John Kranz said…
Alfredo, thanks for joining. Nice to have you on board!

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