Matt Eland
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Learning of my Grandfathers through Wargaming

Hey all. Just heard of you all, and appreciative of the add.I'm not a huge wargamer, though I used to play hex-based wargames my dad had back when I was in my teens (though I couldn't name one).I'm a video game and board game kind of guy, though miniature fleet battles and the like interest me and I used to love Battletech and Shadowrun with miniatures.What's drawing me to war games at the moment is an effort to get to know my grandfathers through exploring the setting of their service in World…See More
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Your favorite game(s):
I don't really have any wargames at the moment. I played some in my teens but I can't remember which ones as they were just boxes my dad had laying around. I'm looking to get into games as a means of exploring the hostorical context my grandfathers experienced in WW2.

General board games I like: One Night Ultimate Werewolf, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Ticket To Ride, pretty much anything hidden role-oriented
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
ASL
What game(s) have you played recently?
Freedom, Ticket to Ride, Coup, One Night Ultimate Werewolf
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
20 hours / week on video games, 1 hour / week on board / card games
How big is your game collection?
20ish titles
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Watchtower Games
About Me
Software Developer, Chaplain, Sunday School Teacher, Husband, Dog Owner, Nerd, Batman.
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
Reading, Video Games, Board Games, Card Games, Not being on fire

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Learning of my Grandfathers through Wargaming

Hey all. Just heard of you all, and appreciative of the add.

I'm not a huge wargamer, though I used to play hex-based wargames my dad had back when I was in my teens (though I couldn't name one).

I'm a video game and board game kind of guy, though miniature fleet battles and the like interest me and I used to love Battletech and Shadowrun with miniatures.

What's drawing me to war games at the moment is an effort to get to know my grandfathers through exploring the…

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