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Your introduction to consim gaming:
A small man in an ill-fitting tweed suit with a noticeable limp passed it to me in a pub one winter's evening.
Your favorite game(s):
GDW's Europa Series
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
OCS Case Blue II/Enemy at the Gates/GB II
What game(s) have you played recently?
OCS Case Blue II/Enemy at the Gates/GB II (it's taking a while)

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'Comrade General, we know which end the bullets come of of now!' (OCS CB/EatG mini-AAR)

By the start of November 1941 the glorious freedom-loving volunteer heroes of the People's Red Army are getting into the swing of things, aided by inspired leadership from the rear by their beloved Commissars.



And the VVS has discovered that the funny bulbous things on the wings of their planes will make happy little explosions amongst the Germans if dropped on them from a great height.…

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Posted on June 28, 2010 at 10:55am — 1 Comment

'Comrade General, it appears they weren't just playing possum after all.' (OCS CB/EatG mini-AAR)

By the end of October 1941 it was clear that things were starting to go slightly wrong for the Axis.



If memory serves, at one point outside Kharkov and Dnepropetovsk it was only an Axis double-turn that saved a…

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Posted on June 16, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

'Comrade General, they're not in fact chasing us...' (OCS CB/EatG mini-AAR)

The Russian strategy was simple - run squealing like a little girl as fast and as far East as they could. Hold Kharkov as long as possible and stuff a bunch of ignorant workers into every urban centre in sight to throw themselves in front of the juggernaut while the real soldiers escaped with all the dignity they could muster.


But then a funny thing happened; the Germans didn't appear to be pursuing. In fact, by mid-October 1941 their offensive appeared to be…
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Posted on June 15, 2010 at 8:14am

'Comrade General, we've run out of map!' (OCS CB/EatG mini-AAR)

My first serious OCS Campaign Case Blue/Enemy at the Gates has finished with a surprising win for the Red Army - and I think the Russian Commander (me) may have been more astonished than the Axis Commander (my esteemed yet clearly inferior opponent) at how it all ended.


We were (still are really) both shiny-cheeked newcomers to OCS; I'd played around with a couple of OCS Korean scenarios yonks ago, but aside from a nasty memory of having Marine aircraft hose my…
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Posted on June 14, 2010 at 10:35am — 1 Comment

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At 12:46am on June 13, 2010, Stephen G said…
Hey Dan, welcome to the site....Greg & I are both here. You might want to join my West Australian wargamers group....and what's with the duck?
 
 
 

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