Carl Paradis
  • Male
  • Montreal
  • Canada
Share

Carl Paradis's Friends

  • Kingdaddy
  • Alessio Mittiga
  • Carlos Alberto Laport de Miranda
  • Benoit Larose
  • Smitty
  • Peter Perla
  • Mark H. Walker
  • blue
  • Brian Blad
  • John Cooper
  • Richard Berg
  • Alan Emrich
  • Marc Guenette
  • Daniel Gagnon
  • Kaarin Engelmann

Carl Paradis's Groups

 

Carl Paradis's Page

Latest Activity

Carl Paradis updated their profile
May 28, 2014
Carl Paradis is attending Marc Guenette's event

Stack Academie 2014, The Quatrieme at Lord Berri

May 2, 2014 at 9am to May 4, 2014 at 11pm
The prices for the room will be 105$. I know it's a big hike, and I assure you we work very hard to get this. We have 25 rooms blocked for the event. Please make your reservation quickly as if needed I'll have some more blocked at that price. There was only 50 available rooms for those dates as of last week. Code word for getting one of the rooms is: Stack Academie.If there is any problems let me know. You can always ask to talk to Vanessa, she is to go to person as sometimes regular clerks…See More
Jan 16, 2014
Carl Paradis is now friends with Peter and Kingdaddy
Dec 11, 2012
Lawrence Hung and Carl Paradis are now friends
Jan 19, 2012
Carl Paradis replied to Gideon Marcus's discussion Who are you, and who do you play with?
"> How old are you? I am 46.   > What got you into gaming? I saw Avalon Hill's "Luftwaffe" game in a Mimami Hobby store wen I was 10yers old in the 70's. I found the cover cool and was into model airplanes at the time,…"
Apr 18, 2011
Carl Paradis replied to John Kranz's discussion What are you playing?
"I am playing Two games of "Here I Stand" on the internet using Cyberboard and Vassal: tons of fun! Sadly, besides this title I don't play much of anything right now. I have very little "Hobby" time to spare,…"
Apr 18, 2011
Carl Paradis commented on Tim Allen's blog post Most Expensive Game
"$300 for a mint copy of the deluxe25th Anniversary  reprint of "Divine Right". In fact I now own two copies. So I would be willing to give away one copy. http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/23/divine-right"
Apr 18, 2011
Carl Paradis and Carlos Alberto Laport de Miranda are now friends
Apr 18, 2011

Profile Information

Your introduction to consim gaming:
Started playing in 1973, AH Luftwaffe was my first Wargame. Since then things have gotten quite out of hand... LOL!!!
Your favorite game(s):
Here I Stand, Russian Campaign, Combat Commander, Totaler Kreig, and a few hundred others...
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
GMT "Here I stand", and playtesting my own design "No Retreat! 4"
What game(s) have you played recently?
A LOT of "Here I Stand". Plus "Combat Commander" and "Russia Besieged" and "Paths of Glory".
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
About 6 hours a week.
How big is your game collection?
More than 2000 Wargames plus about 450 Euros.
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
http://cf.groups.yahoo.com/group/lesgrognards/
About Me
I live in the Suburbs of Montreal, Canada. I am a Mechanical Engineer by trade but now work in IT/Computers for a very large corporation. I traveled a lot, lived in France for 5 years, also in Labrador, up north, for almost as long! I go to the USA frequently, summer home there.

BTW did I told you I was french-speaking??? :^)
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
I love skiing, camping, biking and travelling. I read a lot, mainly historical, military and scientific books. As for music I like pretty much everything but hard rock and the like; my choices do tend to be a bit eclectic. Very old music always strikes a chord.

Movies? I am VERY choosy. Anything Historical/Military, but I have a lasting fancy about Gwinneth Paltrow. :-P
Website:
http://www.licinius.com

Playing Combat Commander With live a Live grenade. Bwahaha!

Carl Paradis's Blog

Double-thick counters, or death!

I just read the very interesting Blog about clipping counters for our games: This strikes me as an absolute must. I started doing this in 1976, and haven't looked back since then. :^)



But there is another, more troubling and maniacal habit I catched: using thicker counters!



Most wargames use far too thin counters, I have a small visual/physical disability and it makes those thin counters far too difficult and aggravating to handle. Tweezers? No sir, I'll never use… Continue

Posted on March 4, 2008 at 12:18pm — 8 Comments

Comment Wall (6 comments)

You need to be a member of ConsimWorld to add comments!

Join ConsimWorld

At 5:51pm on June 3, 2008, Kaarin Engelmann said…
Thank you for your kind words...now if I could just get around to posting more photos :)
At 8:21am on March 24, 2008, Alan Emrich said…
Yes, we have "checkerboard" HQs now.
At 1:01pm on March 17, 2008, Andreas Ludwig said…
Isn't that the card-holder from Memoir '44? Btw great Napoleon on the wall!
At 8:07pm on March 3, 2008, Kaarin Engelmann said…
Have you been down to the World Boardgaming Championships yet? We get several groups who make the drive down. You mentioned you had been to Belize. Do you travel much? Where else do you recommend? I'll look you up when I'm trying to find another game of HIS PBeM.
At 3:09pm on March 3, 2008, Hans Kishel said…
9000 is too many dice?

Not in my world :)
At 12:56pm on March 3, 2008, Andreas Ludwig said…
Hi Carl,

now there's a face to a name.... ;-)
 
 
 

Help Center

Latest Activity

Andrew Baugh joined Jo Bader's group
Thumbnail

Hexdraw Users

a place to discuss which new graphics are needed to realize your MapsSee More
4 hours ago
Andrew Baugh posted a photo
4 hours ago
Jim Werbaneth commented on Jim Werbaneth's group Line of Departure
"If you ordered anything from Line of Departure over the first two weeks of May, while I was in…"
yesterday
Jim Werbaneth commented on Jim Werbaneth's blog post Online Civil War Class, Who's Interested?
"The class starts today, with five students.  "
Monday
Steve Dixon commented on Steve Dixon's group Target for Today!
"Thank you Ron!"
Sunday
Ron Plunk commented on Steve Dixon's group Target for Today!
"Thanks, Steve. Looking forward to receiving my copy! And congratulations! You, Bob, Randy, Shawn…"
Sunday
Steve Dixon updated their profile
Sunday
Steve Dixon commented on Steve Dixon's group Target for Today!
"TFT will officially be released May 29. Shipping begins on May 30 since May 29 is the observed…"
Sunday

Events

Members

CSW Related Links

Please be sure to check-out these CSW services.

© 2017   Created by John Kranz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service