Mark Acres
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Mark Acres commented on Ed Beach's group Great Campaigns of the American Civil War
"Anyone interest in a Vassal PBEM of BAC Chickamauga campaign, or Roads to Gettysburg?"
Apr 2, 2014
Bill and Mark Acres are now friends
Aug 29, 2013
Mark Acres left a comment for Curt Rozzelle
"Curt - thank you for your response to my request for a GCACW game. What email address to you prefer to use? Mine is markacres1812@gmail.com. And - pediatric neurosurgery! That's a remarkable profession. I am retired now but was a physician…"
Nov 17, 2012
Mark Acres and Curt Rozzelle are now friends
Nov 17, 2012
Mark Acres commented on Ed Beach's group Great Campaigns of the American Civil War
"Looking for an opponent for live play or PBEM.  I have all the games except Grant Takes Command."
Nov 16, 2012
Mark Acres and Charlescab are now friends
Oct 31, 2012
Mark Acres and Knut Grünitz are now friends
May 4, 2012
Mark Acres and Jonathan Ezarik are now friends
Feb 29, 2012

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Your favorite game(s):
Wellington's Victory,. SPI's Operation Typhoon, Gamers SCS Series, For the People 2006, Commands and Colors Ancients, Lock n Load Band of Heros, GCACW series - all, Napoleon at the Crossroads, The Habit of Victory
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Stalin's War, Battle Above the Clouds, WWII:ETO (TSR 2nd Editioin) all on Vassal
What game(s) have you played recently?
LnL Band of Heroes, Verdun: A Generation Lost, Washington's War, Twilight Struggle, C&C Ancients, No Retreat, Stalin's War, Afrika II, Case Blue, On to Richmond (GCACW), Battle Above the Clouds, NaC, The Habit of Victory.
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
30 hours or more per week
How big is your game collection?
400+
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Bloomington, IN
About Me
61, retired, began gaming in 1967. Published author, blogger, novelist, journalist, business person, and game designer.
Website:
http://www.awebsurdity.posterous.com

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At 12:13pm on April 26, 2011, Mike Lembke said…

Mark,

I just joined Consimworld and joined a couple of groups and noticed you are in both of the groups I joined (GCACW and GMT Battles of the Revolution). Do you want to play a game using VASSAL-email? I can also play VASSAL live some evenings. I have Stonewall in the Valley, Stonewall's Last Battle and Saratoga. Any of these would be good, or any games you have in the series wouold also work for me. I am getting started in gaming again after a long (20-25 years) hiatus.

Thanks,

Mike Lembke

 

At 11:40pm on February 5, 2011, Krokmitene said…

Bonjour Mark,

Zoltan just deleted the link to download the beta version to this vassal module.

If you follow this conversation:

http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/544721/vassal-module-for-hob-coming

Zoltan will soon publish a new update for the beta or a final version to be included in the new Vassal LnL Worldchampionship Module. This one is already easy to find for the 1.51 version (NOSB included but not yet HotB).

As for games via Vassal. We have something like plus ten or eleven hours here (La Reunion is GMT +4). Not very easy but not impossible to find a moment to play together. We could try it on another game BoH or FHV for example.

@bientôt

At 6:42pm on January 5, 2011, Peter Burger said…
Sure, I'm game - although I still don't really understand the rules.
At 9:56pm on December 22, 2010, Eric Walters said…
Mark, these are some amazing, amazing games you've been playing.  Wish I could do 30+ hours a week!  All the games you list make my mouth water--got them all, just have too many games and not enough time!  Maybe when I turn 61...  :-)
At 9:22am on December 17, 2008, Scott Lynch said…
Just woundering if you were the same fella that worked for Pacesetter?
 
 
 

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