"Very good points. Not to mention that the business model for electronic games pretty much requires an AI to make the game sell enough copies. And having an AI pretty much dumbs down most games even if you PBEM them instead."
"It has been around a decade since I last played Moscow Campaign. I know the Russians had a LOT of 1 factor infantry. I am not certain what you mean by using a single infantry factor to attrition the Germans. Are you referring to the high number of…"
"What games are you playing Ania?
Not sure what part of the country you are in, but, I thought for years that there was just no one in my locality that played. Over the last couple of years I have reached out and now I have a cadre of…"
Yes, now I remember coming across your endeavor on BGG. Excellent pursuit. Often I read how wargamers can't see how anyone could waste their time with these old games. Personally, I am both interested in game design…"
"Hello Gideon and everyone else too,
How old are you?
I just turned 50.
What got you into gaming?
When I was 10 my sister took me up to collage with her and introduced me to this game she had played with a boyfriend. Midway! I was a…"
"I am currently really enjoying some of the really early games. Leipzig 1969 which I think was just a flat pack and not a mag game and Combined Arms which is a tiny bit later. Both these games were a foundation for, or went on become more…"
The small in size but big in play series created by Joe Miranda for Victory Point games on campaigns and battles during the Napoleonic Wars. Also will include the upcoming Age of Reason20 series.See More
Not sure really but I've been involved with the forums at CSW for around a decade off and on.
Your favorite game(s):
The Legend Begins
White Death, Citadel: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu
Ney vs Wellington but its big brother is too much for me, I wish this system had been used to represent more battles.
Struggle for Europe
1914, Anzio, Guadalcanal (1965) Musket and Pike (SPI) Borodino (SPI)
Russian Front (AH) and by extension EoA by UGG
GBACW and GCACW (but I am largely saving these for my retirement)
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Struggle for Europe (The Campaign-currently early 1941) PBEM, 1776 PBEM, The Arduous Beginning SOLO
What game(s) have you played recently?
Lords and Wizards (Fantasy Games Unlimited)
Musket and Pike (SPI)
Battle of the Bulge 1965 (AH)
Battle for Stalingrad (SPI)
France 1940 (AH)
Austerlitz 20 (VPG)
Panzer Leader (AH)
Ancient Battles Deluxe (VPG)
Napoleon's Triumph (Simmons Games)
Lost Battles (SPI)
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
As much as I can.
How big is your game collection?
Around 250 culled many times.
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Denver Gamers Association, Colorado Military Historians, Denver Wargamers
Like most folks here, I've been playing games since before I entered puberty. Forty years now.
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
Designing, developing and playtesting games
Reading widely and writing