Eric Duckworth
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  • Fort Leavenworth, KS
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Eric Duckworth commented on David JULIEN's group Lock 'n Load
"Well, I was told to finally expect Heroes of the Pacific at the end of August, after Labor Day the latest that it was ready... checked again mid September and was told to wait a little longer. Now it looks like we'll know more after the…"
Sep 25, 2014
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Jan 27, 2014
Eric Duckworth commented on Jacob Wikman's group Operational Combat Series Gaming
"Hi everyone.  I just wanted to let you know I've put my copy of Hube's Pocket up on Ebay.  It is punched but lovingly cared for with laminated maps and player aids.  Counters are bagged and organized and allows maximum…"
May 28, 2013
Eric Duckworth commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"James, you are spot on.  As planners we have a saying - you will never be right, but it is a question of degrees of wrong... More often than not we fight against someone we never quite anticipated, but shooting an azimuth (and monitoring…"
May 27, 2013
Eric Duckworth commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"James - just google:  Military Review Maintaining the Combat Edge 2011 - you should get it that way."
May 27, 2013
Eric Duckworth commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"@Eric,  by all means.  My comments are not merely my own.  This is a common concern as we try to move the pendulum back toward Combined Arms Manuever after years of mainly focused on Wide Area Security that emphasized Counter…"
May 26, 2013
Eric Duckworth commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"(2 of 2)...What is more worrisome is that with a future of fiscal constraint, our capabilities will not grow as we cut CTC rotations, road/flight hours, and real training events.  We will not have a lot of time to improve that learning curve in…"
May 26, 2013
Eric Duckworth commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"@ James Silsby III and @ Eric Walters,  I generally agree with comments.  The benefit of the COIN struggle on our leadership is also the bain of our professional development and training as we stuggle to bring the pendulum back to core…"
May 26, 2013
Eric Duckworth commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"Regarding David Allen's question"perhaps someday war will be waged soley in cyberspace, and information warfare will be the only warfare there is?"While cyberwarfare can definitely be a form of limited warfare where both sides…"
May 25, 2013
Eric Duckworth replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Lee,   when you are done with that, I recommend picking up a copy of Leavenworth Papers Number 18:  Japan's Battle of Okinawa April-June 1945 by Thomas M Huber and published by the US Army Combat Studies Institute.  It is concise…"
Jan 25, 2012
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Jan 2, 2011
Eric Duckworth commented on Steve K's blog post Games I'm Playing 2011
"Lock N Load Games' Heroes of the Blitzkrieg.  I am setting out to get through all the the scenarios if I can find the time.  I have completed Bloody Valley (Germans Victory) and Phoney War (German Victory) and I am in the midst of…"
Jan 2, 2011
Eric Duckworth commented on Stephen Brasseur's blog post After Action Report: Advanced Squad Leader (MMP) ~ “Buchholz Station” [I]
"thanks nice AAR"
Jan 2, 2011
Eric Duckworth commented on Eric Walters's group Avalanche Press -- PanzerGrenadier System
"Actually for Panzer Grenadier, a lot of discussion and posts have transferred to http://www.pg-hq.com/ ; if you are a pg gamer and have not signed up and contributed to this growing database, you are missing out."
Jan 2, 2011
Eric Duckworth commented on Eric Walters's group Avalanche Press -- PanzerGrenadier System
"Sure.  I'm just not playing much right now :)  "
Jan 2, 2011
Eric Duckworth replied to Eric Walters's discussion HEROES OF THE BLITZKRIEG in the group Lock 'n Load
"I finally was able to break out HotB and play over the holidays, even though I bought it back in 09 (deployments do that to you).  Anyway, I hope to get through every scenario in the next few months.  I played Bloody Valley and Phoney…"
Dec 30, 2010

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
I think it started with playing with plastic green army men and deciding to add a dice roll to the game. But I think that counts as miniature gaming. I saw AH's Rise and Fall of the Third Reich on a friend's father's book shelf. I bought VG's Sixth Fleet and locked myself in my bedroom until I read the rules end to end at age 14. I was then hooked.
Your favorite game(s):
Old: VG's: Sixth Fleet, NATO, AH: Arab-Israeli War, Squad Leader, Up Front. SPI/TSR: Gleam of Bayonets GMT: Silver Bayonet, 3W- Modern naval battles
Current: Panzer Grenadier Series, Lock n Load -Day of Heroes, Fire in the Sky
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Current: Day of Heroes Next: MMP's OCS Burma, Wish: APs Cassino '44
What game(s) have you played recently?
MMP's Fire in the Sky, Lock N' Load: Day of Heroes, Panzer Grenadier - White Eagles
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
greatly curtailed - 1 day/month
How big is your game collection?
Modest -a bookcase and two boxes- about 14 games+
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Fort Leavenworth, KS and Tabletop Games, Overland Park, KS
About Me
US Army Armor/Cavalry Officer with 22+ years gaming. Professionally I have degrees in Military History and Military Science. I am a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and former combat advisor to an Iraqi Army Infantry Battalion.
I started about 14 years old. I enjoy all manner of wargames - strategic to tactical. Ancient to sci-fi (but mostly focused on WWII, Modern, and sci-fi). I enjoy miniatures too. Hence i suffer from the common addiction of spreading my limited time among multiple aspects of the hobby.

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At 8:04pm on May 30, 2009, Smitty said…
Eric:

Hooah and welcome to a cool place.

Smitty
 
 
 

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