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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
Recent solo games::
La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean
In Magnificent Style
La Bataille des Quatre Bras
Napoleon's Last Battles
Eagles of the Empire - Eylau
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.
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…Continue
Posted on May 8, 2018 at 3:00am
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…
Posted on July 12, 2013 at 12:26am — 7 Comments
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:Continue
Posted on July 9, 2013 at 6:19pm — 22 Comments
Here's another composite image of the situation at 3pm, 1 July, 1863. Rodes' Division has struck against the Iron Brigade (and Wadsworth's Division in general) north of Gettysburg. Initially Cutler's brigade on the left attempted to hold their position against Rebel shock attacks, but, they lost three out of four results (shock combat really favours the attacker); and so the Iron Brigade decided to withdraw before shock combat instead of risking losses. They'll slowly pull back to the town…Continue
Posted on June 27, 2013 at 6:42pm — 4 Comments
Little Round Top – 1700-1800 hours – ‘Race for the heights of Little Round Top!!!
This continues from my earlier report of the 1600-1700 turn (see here: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/985670/little-round-top-... ). As I noted there, a lot is happening on a tactical level so I’m writing this up based on hourly turns (which take me a week of…
Posted on June 11, 2013 at 6:53pm