James Silsby III
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Alan Hastings commented on James Silsby III's group Fort Leavenworth Grognards
"Is this group active? Looking for some wargaming in the vic of Fort Leavenworth..."
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Fort Leavenworth Grognards

Hoping to attract military and non-military for gaming in the Fort Leavenworth / Kansas City area for multiplayer card-driven and block games.See More
Jul 14
James Silsby III commented on James Silsby III's group Fort Leavenworth "Consimites" / "Consimegans"
"Welcome aboard!"
Jun 16, 2016
James Silsby III commented on James Silsby III's group Fort Leavenworth "Consimites" / "Consimegans"
"Hoping to start our first game in early July..."
Jun 16, 2016
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Fort Leavenworth "Consimites" / "Consimegans"

Hoping to attract military and non-military for gaming in the Fort Leavenworth / Kansas City area for multiplayer card-driven and block games.See More
Jun 16, 2016
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James Silsby III commented on Tom Meier's group Kansas City Consim
"Is this group still active?"
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Kansas City Consim

A place for those living in the Kansas City area, to include Leavenworth, Iowa, Missouri etc. A place to discuss local events and happenings.See More
Jun 14, 2016
Marco Arnaudo and James Silsby III are now friends
Jul 12, 2013
James Silsby III commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"Group, any recomendations on the best game for broad tactical decision making - the era is not as important as the ability to gather lessons learned?"
Jul 12, 2013
James Silsby III commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"You raise a lot of interesting points I hadn't fully considered, particularly our unwillingness to define future adversaries IOT more realistically train against their doctrine. While it's not as easy to pick out a potential adversary like…"
May 26, 2013
James Silsby III commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"Hate to be that guy, but dead link - at least from IPAD."
May 26, 2013
James Silsby III commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"Tying to come up with creative easy to plant these seeds in my LTs without making them think their CDR isn't a nut lol"
May 26, 2013
James Silsby III commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"The tenants of MWH must be a common philosophy of the majority of officers - otherwise it cannot be practiced by those who understand its importance"
May 26, 2013
James Silsby III commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"I enjoyed Maneuver Warfare handbook very much,but I feel like the Army is moving away from enabling the principles of this book through "over" mission command and "over" reliance on computers / real-time information"
May 26, 2013
James Silsby III commented on David Allen's group Maneuver Warfare
"@ Eric Walters et al, I sympathize with the notion "the war has made has dumber". I've found since I joined active duty in 2006, that's an idea I've combat daily. The average professional curiosity of our officers is very…"
May 26, 2013

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
I grew up playing my father's copies of Broadsides, Dogfight, and Hit the Beach. I got Axis and Allies for Christmas in 4th Grade and haven't turned back since.
Your favorite game(s):
Columbia: Victory, Napoleon, Crusader Rex, Gettysburg/Shiloh

GMT: Triumph and Tragedy, Here I Stand, Successors, Paths of Glory, Combat Commander, Command & Colors, Wilderness War, Twilight Struggle
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Twilight Struggle on Vassal
What game(s) have you played recently?
Twilight Struggle, Triumph and Tragedy, Here I Stand
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
4 Hr/Wk
How big is your game collection?
20 games
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Don't have one - new to Fort Leavenworth
About Me
Lifelong Redleg
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
Being a Redleg, the Army, the Constitution, a good beer (or any beer)

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At 2:22am on March 21, 2013, Bill Florig said…
James,

I am here in Waikele...any players or opponents around for hex and counter war games?

Best,

Bill
At 7:32pm on March 10, 2012, Steve Paschal said…

  Captain, got your email today.   I live in Mililani and would love to hear from you.  Call me at either my land line or cell

  623-9259

cell 282-0583

 

At 10:08am on January 18, 2010, Smitty said…
James:

Welcome to CSW Social. Did you get Storm of Steel yet?

Smitty
 
 
 

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