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Wargamers in Houston Area?

Are there any wargamers who meet regularly in the Houston, TX area?

Tags: houston, texas

Started May 22, 2011

 

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
found you on BGG.com
Your favorite game(s):
Ambush!; Rise & Decline of Third Reich
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Third Reich
What game(s) have you played recently?
Ambush!
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
2-3x/ week
How big is your game collection?
67 games
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Houston, TX
About Me
mom, methodist pastor, geek, musician, vegan, amateur athlete

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At 9:50pm on May 12, 2011, KIMBERLY ORR said…

I've loved schematics, charts, graphs and maps since I was little.  I used to pin them up on my walls.  I know... weird for a girl!  But, my Dad has a similar "systems" fascination, so I'm sure I got it form him.  I used to break down old computers in the 1980's and 1990's and follow the circuitry, looking at all the resistors, etc.   

Wargaming is a new love for me.  I've really only just begun getting into the hobby.  I also play Euro boardgames.  I just bought  Battle for Moscow, and "Spies!"  Anyone know of a good WG group in the Houston area that wouldn't mind having a person of the female persuasion sit in?    Thanks to all for the warm welcome to ConsimWorld!

At 9:42pm on May 12, 2011, Smitty said…

Welcome!

 

At 4:19pm on May 11, 2011, Jim Werbaneth said…
Welcome aboard, Kimberly!
At 7:25pm on May 10, 2011, Tony said…
Welcome Kimberly, any questions feel free to ask.
At 7:23am on May 10, 2011, Eric Walters said…

I got into cartography when I was younger, partly because of wargaming.  And I love tracking what historical commanders did over maps--wargaming was a natural extension of "participatory" military history.  Well, you've picked quite a series of games to get started with.  RISE AND DECLINE OF THE THIRD REICH is one of the more complex titles out there. AMBUSH is great fun but is more like a comic book--one of my favorite experiences.  I'm sure the readership would love to know what other games you are playing, what you like and/or dislike about them, and why....

I've not played 3R in quite some time.  I want to try the Avalanche Press edition of JOHN PRADOS'S THIRD REICH if I can get my head around the "buckets 'o dice"  and initiative combat system.  I play a lot of tactical level games but strategic simulations are something I really do enjoy.  

You'll have no shortage of titles or opponents.  Glad to see the BGG steered you here!

 

 

 

At 11:46am on May 9, 2011, Gerry Palmer said…
Welcome Kimberly!  Lots of great people and discussions on CSW.  And thank you again for your game purchase.  Did you receive it today?
At 3:48am on May 9, 2011, Eric Walters said…
Welcome Kimberly!  Hope you find some interesting groups for the games you play.  Sounds like you are a 4th Ed AH Third Reich player.  I wax pretty nostalgic over that one...
 
 
 

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