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Andy Loakes commented on Andy Loakes's group Limey Yank Games
"LYG August Update Complete www.limeyyankgames.co.uk And we're delighted to welcome our latest sponsor: Nuts! Publishing"
Aug 4
Andy Loakes commented on Andy Loakes's group Limey Yank Games
"LYG Shutting Up Shop?   If you want to know the future for LYG, be sure to read this month's update at http://www.limeyyankgames.co.uk"
Jul 7
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"LYG Shutting Up Shop? If you want to know the future for LYG, be sure to read this month's update at http://www.limeyyankgames.co.uk"
Jul 7
Jim Anderson and Andy Loakes are now friends
May 16
Andy Loakes commented on Andy Loakes's group Limey Yank Games
"LYG May Update Complete Some nice additions this month - for all three platforms (CB, Vassal and ZT): http://limeyyankgames.co.uk/ Andy"
May 5
Andy Loakes posted a status
"LYG May Update Complete Some nice additions this month - for all three platforms (CB, Vassal and ZT): http://limeyyankgames.co.uk/"
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Apr 17
Andy Loakes commented on Andy Loakes's group Limey Yank Games
"LYG April Update Complete A bumper month: http://www.limeyyankgames.co.uk"
Apr 7

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
Battle of the half coconut shell - for more info see 'about us' at www.limeyyankgames.co.uk
Your favorite game(s):
At the moment Here I Stand - but there are many, many that I enjoy.
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Here I Stand, The Korean War, Deguello at Dawn, Triumph of Chaos, Bonaparte in Italy, The Next War
What game(s) have you played recently?
Prairie Grove, Panzergruppe Guderian, Seven Days of 1809, 1066, Ironclads
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
To be frank, all the spare time I can get away with
How big is your game collection?
500+
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Leicestershire
Website:
http://www.limeyyankgames.co.uk
Visit Limey Yank Games - and don't forget to join the LYG group here on the CSW Social site

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FG & DN Jump Start

Had a day of playing Fear God and Dread Nought yesterday. A first game for 3 of the four of us. The veteran (Ian) ran the German forces; I was gamemaster.



We had a great time. The game has a partially deserved rep for being highly complex. I'd created a 4-page set of abridged rules (covering the rules required for the Jump Start scenario) and with these play flowed very smoothly despite the lack of experience. When I say the play flowed smoothly, I mean the interpretation and… Continue

Posted on August 16, 2009 at 8:44am — 16 Comments

Planning my first game of "Fear God & Dread Nought" next Saturday. We're playing the 'Jump Start' scenario, The claim that you'll be up and playing in 30 minutes is laughable. I've spent many hours p…

Planning my first game of "Fear God & Dread Nought" next Saturday. We're playing the 'Jump Start' scenario, The claim that you'll be up and playing in 30 minutes is laughable. I've spent many hours preparing for this. Looking forward to it though. I'm umpiring the game. prior to the get together we've moved to first contact. Here the HMS Aurora sights the SMS Pillau (in the centre distance) 6.9 nm away.…



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Posted on August 9, 2009 at 3:30am — 5 Comments

Need to get a life

Can't believe how frustrating the CSW Forum outage is - and it looks as if it'll be down for at least another couple of days :-(

Posted on August 9, 2009 at 1:39am — 20 Comments

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At 1:25am on August 14, 2009, Andrew Preziosi said…
Gawd...either I'm sooooo bored or my CSW Forum withdrawals are so bad that I have to post over in The Loakes Bloke Land...Cripes!
At 12:09pm on August 9, 2009, Jim Anderson said…
Yeah, I know. But I can't get to the social pages at work, but the Forum I could (until the recent outage).
At 12:05pm on April 12, 2009, Daniel Schulz said…
Love the cabinets, and the beer fridge.
At 11:15am on April 12, 2009, Smitty said…
Lovely gameroom!
At 4:21pm on June 28, 2008, Marc Grad said…
Andy, love your game room!! Where are you gonna fit the Elephant though? ;-)
At 1:30pm on April 23, 2008, Mike Welker said…
Yes Origins... the photo is of my family in Rome, near the Flavian Ampitheater.
At 2:21pm on April 5, 2008, Peter Bennett said…
Hi Andy,
Thanks for the invite. I'm a big fan. :) Saw your message in the LYG folder so I joined up.

Peter
At 2:20pm on April 2, 2008, Andy Loakes said…
Its my Napoleon impression Kevin; unfortunately, Napoleon III ;-)
At 3:49pm on March 27, 2008, Kevin Zucker said…
Hey Andy,

I don't seem to recall that goatee. Or is it a goatee? A badgertee? Woodchuck? Anyhow, good to see your face, I probably won't be travelling anytime soon, How many peanutbutter sandwiches must I eat to save enough for planefare?
At 8:03am on March 15, 2008, Alan Poulter said…
Thanks for the invite here - I have been busy at work recently hence the delay. Let me know when you are next up here in Scotland...

Alan
 
 
 

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