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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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Steve K commented on Hudson's group Chicago SW Suburbs Wargamers
"The Joliet Group (mentioned on 11/30/17 below) did a 5-player Genesis yesterday.  Fun, and lots of back-stabbing. The Assyrians won a slim victory over the Egyptians, Mitianni and Babylonians.  Sea People over-ran the capital of the…"
Dec 17, 2017
Daniel M. Pezan commented on Hudson's group Chicago SW Suburbs Wargamers
"Thanks for the responses, If you are looking for new players let me know.  "
Dec 1, 2017
Jon W Quinn commented on Hudson's group Chicago SW Suburbs Wargamers
"To follow up what Joseph said, I really enjoy gaming with our small group. We have a good time and the company is enjoyable. The competition is both serious and good natured. We take turns selecting the game to be played each month... Genesis by GMT…"
Nov 30, 2017
Joseph commented on Hudson's group Chicago SW Suburbs Wargamers
"Somewhat. Some of us get together once a month at my house for some FTF game fun. There is some FTF, one on one, but this is set up by the individuals themselves. Nothing formal here."
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Daniel M. Pezan commented on Hudson's group Chicago SW Suburbs Wargamers
"Hi, are you guys still active? I live in Aurora, IL. Looking for someone to play FTF"
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Chicago SW Suburbs Wargamers

A group for people in the Chicago South West suburbs focused on getting together for wargames and learning wargames.There seems to be a low amount of wargamers in that area and some that do not want to drive north that much. This group is to primarily meet, greet and learn where fellow wargamers in your area are. Focusing on wargames more than casual boardgaming. This group is primarily focused on Joliet, Plainfield, Downers Grove, Westmont, Naperville and the like. There are three game stores…See More
Nov 29, 2017

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
Back when I started playing Panzer Grenadier
Your favorite game(s):
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
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
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
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
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
Movies, gaming

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OCS Basic combat example

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:…


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

Arigaeum results GBOA

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…


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!…

Posted on June 7, 2016 at 3:30pm

5 player Warfighter this weekend

Full blog post located here

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…


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!).


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