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Best board wargame based on Ancients?
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As I am leary about the ease of play of Command and Colors Ancients and how the board is divided up like Memoir 44 and it seems like a game for beginners I was wondering what people consider the best…Continue

Tags: wargames, Ancients

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Walters Oct 5, 2011.

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Lawrence Hung commented on Hudson's blog post OCS Basic combat example
"Many thanks for the post.  Every now and then all the splendid discussion on the concept and problem of supply on combat in the context of OCS. Truth be told that I haven't been able to play any one game in the series. But the study of the…"
Jul 20, 2016
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OCS Blitzkrieg Legend

OCS Blitzkrieg Legend
Jul 10, 2016
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OCS Basic combat example

http://hudsonshideout.blogspot.com/2016/07/ocs-basic-combat-example-multiman.htmlThe link above leads to a post I made about OCS combatThis post is to demonstrate the very BASICS of OCS combat. OCS is the Operational Combat Series by Multi Man publishing. You can find more about it here:…See More
Jul 10, 2016
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Great Battles of Alexander: Erigon Valley GMT Games

A one parter showing Bardylis saving the Illyrian right flank and some rally examples in GMT Games Great Battles of Alexander. Stop by my blog for more info ...
Jun 27, 2016
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Great Battles of Alexander - GMT Games Battle of Mantinea FINAL

Follow my blog at http://hudsonshideout.blogspot.com for more. The C3i scenario featuring Epaminondas and his Theban units are featured in this video which i...
Jun 20, 2016
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Arigaeum results GBOA

http://hudsonshideout.blogspot.com/2016/06/indians-get-smashed-in-arigaeum-as.htmlWe used the Alexander elite commander rule and man what a difference that makes. The scenario warned that to preserve realism not to use the Elite Commander rules but being the curious war gamers we are we had to use Alexander to his greatest potential. His elite commander rule allows him to take a…See More
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Newly Remodeled Game Room

"whoa what a difference!"
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Great Battles of History tutorials all week on my Instagram

Want a simple easy tutorial for combat in Great Battles of History by GMT Games Alexander version? Follow my Instagram account this week! https://www.instagram.com/gamer.hudson/TUTORIAL PART 1 If two leaders have the same initiative a die is rolled to see who activates first (in scenarios with Macedonians the non Macedonian player goes first) Here both leaders have initiative 3 and Barsaentes wins the roll with a 9…See More
Jun 7, 2016
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CC Napoleonics

First scenario
Jan 30, 2015
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5 player Warfighter this weekend

Full blog post located herehttp://hudsonshideout.blogspot.com/2015/01/5-player-warfighter.htmlThis weekend I took part in a 5 player game of Warfighter. Warfighter is a card game for 1 to 6 players. Command the world's best Special Forces operators and complete vital assault missions around the world…See More
Jan 26, 2015
Hudson and Jon W Quinn are now friends
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Ancients across two systems

CC Ancients and Hoplite
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Jan 14, 2015

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
Back when I started playing Panzer Grenadier
Your favorite game(s):
SPQR
Combat Commander
Conflict of Heroes
Flames of War
HPS Simulations Panzer Campaigns
John Tillers Campaign Series
HPS Napoleonic Series
Squad Battles
Flying Colors
Men of Iron Series
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
HPS Sims computer games
What game(s) have you played recently?
Flames of War
Combat Commander
Fighting Formations
SPQR
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
about 13 hours a week
How big is your game collection?
Over 25 titles on the PC
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None in my area
About Me
I live in the suburbs of Chicago and currently play a variety of board and computer war games as well as the Fallen Earth MMO on the PC
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Movies, gaming

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OCS Basic combat example

http://hudsonshideout.blogspot.com/2016/07/ocs-basic-combat-example-multiman.html

The link above leads to a post I made about OCS combat

This post is to demonstrate the very BASICS of OCS combat. OCS is the Operational Combat Series by Multi Man publishing.



You can find more about it here:…



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Posted on July 10, 2016 at 10:49am — 1 Comment

Arigaeum results GBOA

http://hudsonshideout.blogspot.com/2016/06/indians-get-smashed-in-arigaeum-as.html

We used the Alexander elite commander rule and man what a difference that makes. The scenario warned that to preserve realism not to use the Elite Commander rules but being the curious war gamers we are we had to use Alexander to his greatest potential. His elite commander rule allows him to…

Continue

Posted on June 14, 2016 at 5:12pm

Great Battles of History tutorials all week on my Instagram

Want a simple easy tutorial for combat in Great Battles of History by GMT Games Alexander version? Follow my Instagram account this week! https://www.instagram.com/gamer.hudson/…
Continue

Posted on June 7, 2016 at 3:30pm

5 player Warfighter this weekend

Full blog post located here

http://hudsonshideout.blogspot.com/2015/01/5-player-warfighter.html

This weekend I took part in a 5 player game of Warfighter. Warfighter is a card game for 1 to 6 players. Command the world's best Special Forces operators and complete…

Continue

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 10:46am

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At 11:27am on July 17, 2013, Don Anderson said…
Stop blogging and start learning SPQR -- the game is not going to teach me itself!
At 2:54pm on March 6, 2012, Enrico CS Viglino said…

Regarding SPQR (don't want to join another group), it solos VERY well.

At 11:04pm on June 20, 2011, Kai Jensen said…

I posted an answer to your question (and accepted your Friend Request - thank you!).

 

Happy gaming!

Kai

 
 
 

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