Jim Arnett
  • Male
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • United States
Share

Jim Arnett's Friends

  • Roger Morley

Jim Arnett's Groups

Jim Arnett's Discussions

Are there any Fort Worth Wargamers out there?
3 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Kranz Feb 25, 2011.

 

Jim Arnett's Page

Profile Information

Your introduction to consim gaming:
I have played wargames since the mid-1960s, starting with many of the Avalon Hill games. As Strategy & Tactics started up, I began playing thoise games as well. After a multi-year drought, I have gone back to wargaming, owning many of the Lock n' Load WWII games and on World at War. I have become very interested in Victory Point games, lately, and, as I am a solitaire player, own a number of that company's games.
I have always played solo, as there haven't been many folks who I've known who enjoy war games.
Your favorite game(s):
Lock n' Load WWII series
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Victory Point PBEM and solitaire
What game(s) have you played recently?
Lock n load, nations at war
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
3 hours/week
How big is your game collection?
4 games
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Don't know - Fort Worth area
About Me
I have recently retired, so have the time to devote to my hobbies, including war gaming.
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
I am an artist, enjot Amateur Astronomy, Model Railroading, Geneaology and war gaming

Comment Wall (5 comments)

You need to be a member of ConsimWorld to add comments!

Join ConsimWorld

At 2:57pm on June 28, 2012, Roger Morley said…

Quite a few then...lol

I also have Malta, plus Nemo's War and Forlorn Hope.

Have you ever tried printing and playing, as there is a game by Bill Banks called ancients which is available for free to download, but you do have to print it out and mount the counters

At 11:44am on June 28, 2012, Roger Morley said…

Sounds good to me.

What other VPG titles do you have? I can possibly lay my hands on some VPG titles

My Dad served in the WW2 as well, and he served a small amount of time in North Africa while the warship he served on was being repaired in Alexandria

At 2:44am on June 28, 2012, Roger Morley said…

Hi Jim.

I have a few VPG games but I will only list the non-solitaire games which I have.

Busacco 20 ( played)

Vittoria (not played)

Operation Veritable (played)

Austerlitz ( not played)

The ones I have played, I have played solo, as i have no FTF opponents.

I can try others, as they do allow you to download the rules for their games so I can learn the rules on any game

At 1:24pm on June 18, 2012, Roger Morley said…

Hi Jim, sorry about the delay. I have never Pbem either, but it would be fun to try. I only have a few VPG games, and I have none of the ones you mention...ha ha ha...but VPG do allow downloads of their rules, so I can easily get a copy and we could play on Vassal or CB.

It would be good for both of us newbies to try it out, as I am sure it will be fun and exciting.

At 9:04am on June 5, 2012, Steve K said…

Jim:  I think Star Borders would be OK for solitaire play if you wanted a quick little spaceship battle game. Players have options to purchase "development cards" that give them special abilities.  You are supposed to keep the development cards secret until the special ability is used.  So that could be a problem since you would know what special ability the other side has, the element of "surprise" would be lost. But you could work around that.

 
 
 

Help Center

Latest Activity

Gerald Todd joined Eric Walters's group
Thumbnail

All That is Avalon Hill

Recalling everything that was the old Avalon Hill Game Company and playing the new stuff since…See More
8 hours ago
Joseph replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Read: "Past Tense" by Lee Child. A Jack Reacher novel. Reacher is bumming rides in New…"
8 hours ago
MrH joined Ed Beach's group
Thumbnail

Great Campaigns of the American Civil War

Fans of the GCACW series. Titles include: Stonewall Jackson's Way, Here Come The Rebels, Roads to…See More
14 hours ago
John Parks updated their profile
yesterday
Jon Compton posted a blog post

Canvas Temple Publishing

It's been a while since I logged into the CSW Social site. Thought I'd take this opportunity to…See More
Monday
Markm1767 posted photos
Monday
Alexandros Masmanidis joined Miguel Antón's group
Thumbnail

Empire of the Sun

An appreciation group to Mark Herman's Empire of the Sun, published by GMT.
Monday
Alexandros Masmanidis joined Hans van Der Drift's group
Thumbnail

The Pax System by RHB

One of my favorite games is Pax RomanaI thought this would be good place to find like minded…See More
Monday

Events

Members

CSW Related Links

Please be sure to check-out these CSW services.

© 2019   Created by John Kranz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service