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David Mignerey
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  • Columbus Ohio
  • United States
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David Mignerey replied to Kev's discussion OCS and Combat style / mode
"One trick you can use with a German Panzer Division or a Soviet Mech Corps is to create a combined arms group (tank bn + mech/tracked infantry. If eligible hip shoot the target so you can lower its AR and insure a higher odds combat. Unless its…"
Aug 16, 2012
David Mignerey commented on Brian Blad's group Gamers - RSS Series
"At first I thought of the map as being cluttered and difficult to look at. LOS did not seem correct either. After reading through the rules 3 or 4 times in a week and restarting NBH 2 or 3 times I find I like the flow of the game.  I think the…"
May 16, 2012
David Mignerey commented on Brian Blad's group Gamers - RSS Series
"Revisiting the series with None But Heroes."
May 16, 2012
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Gamers - RSS Series

The place to discuss The Gamers, ACW RSS series games
May 16, 2012
David Mignerey left a comment for Bob Munns
"Hey Bob, Look forward to seeing you and doing a little gaming in the coming months. Dave M"
May 16, 2012
David Mignerey commented on Daniel Red Cloud Brown's blog post Easter Update: Now carrying a card for TSA Screeners.
"Daniel, Have not been able to get in touch with you via cell phone or through the VA switchboard. Hope you are doing well.Origins end of May? David"
Apr 11, 2012
David Mignerey commented on Alan Sawyer's blog post Boardgames and Technology
""how does technology help or hurt the boardgames" I am not an AI technology expert in any sense. However, my reading of the literature suggests that AI is not much more advanced now than it was 10 years ago. In no way does it match…"
Jul 18, 2011
David Mignerey commented on Daniel Red Cloud Brown's blog post Not Doing Well
"Daniel, Although it is difficult now, much good will emerge from all of this. Call me at home, work, or on my cell."
Jul 16, 2011

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
I came to the hobby in 1976 while in Graduate School at the University of Illinois. My first game was GDW's Waterloo game. This was followed by John Hill's "Kasserine Pass". From there I was hooked. I acquired my first game while reading John Keagan's "Face of Battle" because I was not satisfied with the maps in the book.

After a career in Information Technology, (Data Processing when I got in), I retired and became a Librarian.

I am married to Bea and we have five grandchildren. We are both Roman Catholics. We attend St Patrick's Church in Columbus, Ohio, where we have come to love Dominican Spirituality reverence for the Sacraments.

My apologies to the good Jesuit Fathers.
Your favorite game(s):
For me, systems;
1. OCS (MMP)
2. Great Battles of History (GMT)
3. Civil War Regimental (MMP)
4. Civil War Brigade (MMP)
5. Great Campaigns of the American Civil War (AH/MMP)
6. Napoleon at Bay (OSG)
7. La Bataille (Clash of Arms)
8. SCS (MMP)
9. Wacht Am Rhein / Korsun Pocket (SPI, DG & PWG)
10. Great Battles of the American Civil War (SPI & GMT)
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Playtesting OCS Beyond the Rhine, Western Front September 1944 to May 1945
What game(s) have you played recently?
Tunisia
Case Blue Nov 42 begin
France 40 OCS playtest
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
12 to 30 hours per week
How big is your game collection?
At its height 700 now weeded to about 300+
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Columbus Area Boardgaming Society
About Me
I am a Librarian at a small university in Columbus, Ohio. Not the big one Buckeye fans.
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
Military History
Catholic Apologetics and Theology

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At 4:39pm on April 16, 2008, Daniel Red Cloud Brown said…
Hi David !!! Yes, we definitely have to get some gaming in soon. Is the first part of May good or the 2nd - 3rd of May ? I have P-500'ed SPQR Deluxe which GMT says will be shipping in May.

And I am totally enthused about "Case Blue". What a Great Game !! Citino goes very well with it (except for sending me on side-trips to North Africa). And I have also run into the 'void' of the Caucasus Campaign -as far as detailed historical accounts go. I do have Gen. A.A. Grechko 's "Bitva za Kavkaz" on order (Copyrighted 1967) which is supposed to be pretty good, lite on the usual Triumph of Socialism Propaganda and heavy on actual facts. Grechko was Army Commander for 21st and 64th armies.

I'm putting together a bunch of second hand stuff, like Liddell- Hart, but it is really a neglected theatre. I am also looking for some of the German memoirs that cover it.

I MUST play OCS "Case Blue" with All the maps set up. I simply cant do it justice with the space available to me.
At 12:41pm on April 9, 2008, Lewis Goldberg said…
That would be great!
At 12:18pm on April 9, 2008, David Mignerey said…
OK you young whippersnappers!
At 8:19am on April 9, 2008, Lewis Goldberg said…
1976? 7 or 8 grade, buddy. hahahaha
At 6:29pm on February 28, 2008, David Mignerey said…
This year I turn 58. I can tell things are different, not worse, though on some days I ask myself whether I want to chase Mrs Mignerey around the house...sometimes yeah, it can wait until later!
At 1:33pm on February 28, 2008, Gary Christiansen said…
Welcome aboard you little OCS freak you.
 
 
 

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