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Where is my mind? Way out in the water, see it swimming.

GAMING EXPERIENCE

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Recently played games versus opponent(last month or so):

Civilization [Sid Meier's]

Twilight Imperium [4th Ed]

A Feast for Odin

Mansions of Madness

Time of Crisis

Churchill

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Recent solo games:

La Bataille de Dresde

La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean

Churchill

La Bataille d'Albuera: Espagnol

In Magnificent Style

La Bataille des Quatre Bras

Napoleon's Last Battles

Eagles of the Empire - Eylau

Veteran of:

Paths of Glory: 100+ plays: mostly live online via wargameroom

Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage: 100+ plays: mostly live online via wargameroom

Commands & Colors: Ancients: 200+ plays: mostly live online via wargameroom and vassal

Manoeuvre: 50+ plays: mostly live online via wargameroom

Twilight Struggle: 40+ plays: mostly live online via wargameroom

Here I Stand: ~15 plays: half online, half face-to-face.

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Your favorite game(s):
Paths of Glory, Here I Stand
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Normandy '44, La Bataille series, Line of Battle series
What game(s) have you played recently?
La Bataille series
Churchill
Paths of Glory
Here I Stand
COIN series
How big is your game collection?
170 games

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How to play [1]: 1914 Serbien Muss Sterbien - 1: Forces and Organisation

How to play [1] 1914: Serbien Muss Sterbien [GMT Games 2015] Designer: Michael Resch 1914 Series
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Normandy '44 [Turn 5 - Clear weather gives Allies hope - 10 June 1944]

Normandy '44 [Turn 5: 10 June 1944] - GMT Games 2010 Designer: Mark Simonitch
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Normandy '44 [Turn 2 - British capture Bayeux - 7 June 1944]

Normandy '44 [Turn 2 - 7 June 1944] - GMT Games 2010 Designer: Mark Simonitch Link to 2nd Edition: https://www.gmtgames.com/p-395-normandy-44-2nd-printing.aspx
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Eric Walters commented on Nathan's blog post La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean [complete]
"Very much enjoyed your Albuera replay and look forward to more!"
Sep 26, 2018
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La Bataille d'Albuera: Espagnol [Full Battle - Clash of Arms Games]

La Bataille d'Albuera: Espagnol [Full Battle - Clash of Arms Games]
Sep 25, 2018
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La Bataille d'Albuera

Despite the old counters, La Bataille d'Albuera has the potential to serve as a good introduction to the La Bataille series.Here's the full video of my recent playthrough: There are only a small number of specific rules, and they're easy to implement. It's also a relatively easy battle to manage, consisting of just the one-map, but having plenty of battalions to keep both sides occupied. There are also a few 'what-ifs' that players can explore, giving both sides a sense of control and agency…See More
Sep 25, 2018
Nathan commented on Nathan's blog post La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean [complete]
"Thanks Eric! I've since played Albuera, and am now part-way through Dresde [but I've upgraded to Regs XXX for Dresde]!"
Sep 25, 2018
Eric Walters commented on Nathan's blog post La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean [complete]
"Absolutely loved this video (although I had to digest it in segments).  Made me want to take out this game and play it again, but with the Marie Louise rules as you did.  Quite a triumph and I hope you can do the other games in this…"
Aug 31, 2018
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La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean [complete]

It took my about 4-weeks of regular play, dedicating roughly 1-2 hours each night [with a few missed nights], but I finally completed La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean [Battle of Waterloo], using the Marie Louise Rules, and the compiled reports, totalling just over three hours, are now up here: See More
Aug 5, 2018
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La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean [Waterloo - Full Battle - 3+ HOURS]

La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean [Clash of Arms games, 1993]
Aug 5, 2018

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At 7:43am on June 26, 2013, usrlocal said…
Just got the Pixies reference in your title. Nice!
At 5:38pm on March 29, 2012, Bill said…

Hey friend, checkout my pics!

At 9:41am on July 15, 2009, Smitty said…
Nathan:

Welcome to an awesome place with great folks like Matt!

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At 7:06am on July 15, 2009, Ted Torgerson said…
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La Bataille d'Albuera

Despite the old counters, La Bataille d'Albuera has the potential to serve as a good introduction to the La Bataille series.

Here's the full video of my recent playthrough:



There are only a small number of specific rules, and they're easy to implement. It's also a relatively easy battle to manage, consisting of just the…

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Posted on September 25, 2018 at 6:30pm

La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean [complete]

It took my about 4-weeks of regular play, dedicating roughly 1-2 hours each night [with a few missed nights], but I finally completed La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean [Battle of Waterloo], using the Marie Louise Rules, and the compiled reports, totalling just over three hours, are now up here: 

Posted on August 5, 2018 at 7:22pm — 3 Comments

La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean

I've spent the past few days reading the exclusive rules; punching, clipping and sorting the counters; and finally, setting up the game.





Now it's time to get started at Clash of Arm's La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean which combines their La Bataille des Quatre Bras and La Bataille de Ligny. I need to spend some time figuring out…

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Posted on May 8, 2018 at 3:00am

Tactical/Regimental-level Napoleonic Wargames?

There seem to be quite a few difference tactical/regimental-level Napoleonic wargames. Does anyone have experience with a broad range of these, enough to recommend one (or a series) above others?



I like the play-style of the Great Battles of the American Civil War system, and ideally I'm looking for something similar, but in the Napoleonic era.



I don't have much of a…

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Posted on July 12, 2013 at 12:26am — 7 Comments

The Casualties of Wargaming

Here is the situation at the end of the first turn of my game of the Battle of Eylau (The Coming Storm by OSG) - note the shot-glass chit holder over on the bottom-left:

The next image shows the first casualty of the battle - my beloved shot glass chit holder. A careless elbow saw this flying…

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Posted on July 9, 2013 at 6:19pm — 22 Comments

 
 
 

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How to play [1] 1914: Serbien Muss Sterbien [GMT Games 2015] Designer: Michael Resch 1914 Series
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