Jerry Mapes
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Your introduction to consim gaming:
my best friend Brian and his stack of S&T magazines, first game I ever played was PanzerArmee Afrika
Your favorite game(s):
PL, PB, AIW, Hells Highway, Road to the Rhine, SoA, Terrible Swift, Rebel Sabers, Cobra I, II, and III, SQL, Waterloo, Sinai, Suez 73.
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Sol: PL, FTF: was Hells Highway & PL, PBEM: None, Wish FTF: ASLSK 1-3,PL, Tobruk
What game(s) have you played recently?
PL was the last I played and its been a while. Just before that was Hells Highway, briefly.
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
not as much as i want to
How big is your game collection?
about 40 or so games not counting S&Ts and other Mag Games
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
S.E. Kansas usually but in Kansas City MO 64131 until Jan 2009
About Me
Ive been gaming since 1975. I prefer board war games but also play a few RPGs like Original D&D and 1e Ad&D, Call of Cthulhu, Boot Hill, Traveller (my favorite) and a few others.

Mostly board wargaming is dead in S.E. KS so I hope to get some real game time in while in KC despite the fact I am in the hospital - and no I am not contagious.

I play guitar when my arthritis cooperates and I used to do medieval and civil war reenactments. I consider myself a history buff but my knowledge is not encyclopedic like some and never will be but I still love history - especially the War years of WWII and the ACW.

I am engaged to the LOML and I also have a beautiful little girl named Annie who I miss very much right now - did I mention she is a cocker spaniel? Heh

I used to be a diesel mechanic and then a computer programming and tech wizard but after I got sick and became disabled the world passed me by so no I am a JOAT and work when I feel like and try to play wargames or read the rest of the time.

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At 5:25pm on October 21, 2008, Jim Werbaneth said…
I'm glad that you fixed the link, because it's an interesting blog. I'm a longtime cardboard-pusher with limited experience with RPG's; I had a lot of fun with computer titles in the past, especially Wasteland, but the D&D fanatics sometimes seemed a little too closed for me. I liked the company around board wargames better than some of the behaviors that you note on your web site.

I do hope that you recover soon too.
At 1:50pm on October 21, 2008, Jim Werbaneth said…
I tried to check out your web site, but it's a broken link.
At 6:19pm on October 17, 2008, Smitty said…
Welcome - even with your first game being PanzerArmee Afrika you stuck it out!

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