James Istvanffy
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Your introduction to consim gaming:
I have been gaming for almost 35 years. I use wargames to teach leadership skills and to entertain executives (see my web site; www.stratagem.groupsite.com). I used a wargames as part of a few courses I have taught at the University of Calgary. I organized a club named Stratagem and many tournaments including the Canadian Diplomacy Tournament for 19 years. I have a hundreds of games and try to learn a new game every month.
Your favorite game(s):
Napoleon's Last Battles (SPI, Decision Games)
Napoleon at Leipzig (Clash of Arms)
Diplomacy (Avalon HIll)
Machiavelli (Avalon Hill)
A Mighty Endeavor (MMP)
A Victory Lost (MMP)
The Great War in Europe (Command Magazine & GMT)
Third Reich (Avalon Hill)
World in Flames (ADG)
Napoleon at Eylau (Strategy &Tactics)
Napoleon at War (SPI)
Dresden 1813 (Simulations Games)
The Siege of Jerusalem (Avalon Hill)
The Russian Campaign (Avalon Hill)
Civilization (Avalon Hill)
The War of 1812 (Colombia Games)
Hammer of the Scots (Columbia Games)
Clash of Eagles: Borodino & Friedland, 1807 & 1812 (S&T 195)
Hannibal - Rome vs. Carthage (Avalon Hill & Valley Games)
Battle for Germany (S&T 50, Decision Games)
Origins of World War II (Avalon Hill)
To the Green Fields Beyond (SPI, Decision Games)
The Civil War (Victory Games)
A House Divided (GDW)
Blue & Gray (SPI, Decision Games)
History of the World (ADG)
Colonial Diplomacy (Avalon Hill)
Settlers of Catan (Mayfair Games)
Axis & Allies (MB, Avalon Hill)
Risk (Parker Brothers)
Chess
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
War of 1812
What game(s) have you played recently?
Napoleon's Last Battles
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
5 hours a month
How big is your game collection?
500+
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
www.stratagem.groupsite.com
About Me
I am an instructor at the University of Calgary.
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
Love to learn about the Bible, Book of Mormon and other scriptures.
Website:
http://stratagem.groupsite.com

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At 7:28pm on April 23, 2008, Jim Werbaneth said…
James,
I'm also very interested in your Strategem company, and I'm going to try to reach out to local business, for speaking and consulting work based on military and political history. In fact, I just blogged about on my profile this morning. I'd love to discuss our ventures further, including if you're interesting in penetrating the Pittsburgh market. Please e-mail me at jim_lineofdeparture@hotmail.com and perhaps we can help each other out.

Jim
At 12:58pm on April 11, 2008, Tom Meier said…
James,

Hello, saw you over on the Career Networking folder and thought I would say hello. Your Stratagem company is very interesting.

Best of luck to you,
Tom
At 11:36am on February 29, 2008, John Kranz said…
James, great profile. I'll be sure to check out your web site. Thanks for sharing, and for joining the CSW network!
At 2:21am on February 28, 2008, James Istvanffy said…
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