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Your introduction to consim gaming:
Squad Leader
Your favorite game(s):
Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage, Successors, Crusader Rex, GCACW, Monty's Gamble: Market-Garden, Roads to Leningrad
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Singapore Boardgames Meetup Group
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http://www.boardgamegeek.com/user/elijah234

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World at War #6 - Greater East Asia War AAR and comments

(originally posted on Boardgamegeek)



The Japanese kicked off with a land invasion of Singapore, bypassing the Allied garrison in Penang while simultaneously going for Mandalay. Singapore fell in the first impulse, followed by Mandalay in the 2nd impulse. The Japanese paratroopers landed in Miri from Saigon. The fall of Mandalay saw the AVG cut off in Rangoon with a hodgepodge of other units. As they slowly crawled through the Burmese jungle to try to get back to India, the Japanese… Continue

Posted on June 17, 2009 at 10:41am

British newspapers

Classic scene from Yes, Prime Minister. It still remains my quick reference on the leanings of the British newspapers. (The Conservatives were in power when the TV series was made.)



Jim Hacker: "Don't tell me about the press. I know exactly who reads the papers.



The Daily Mirror is read by people who think they run the country,



The Guardian is read by people who think they ought to run the country,



The Times is read by people who actually do run the… Continue

Posted on January 29, 2009 at 1:19am — 1 Comment

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At 12:09am on January 29, 2009, Elijah Lau said…
Well, my first AH game was Diplomacy, which may or may not be considered a wargame. My first "unambiguous" consim would be SL.
At 9:22pm on January 28, 2009, Smitty said…
I left SL with a fellow enlisted soldier at Ft Hood when I PCSed to go to OCS and never touched it since...Combat Commander will be my first relook at that type of game.
At 9:08pm on January 28, 2009, Jim Werbaneth said…
Welcome!

You're one of the few people I've encountered who got into the hobby through Squad Leader.
At 6:09am on January 28, 2009, Smitty said…
Welcome to a great place with fun folks!

Smitty
 
 
 

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