PBEM Games in Progress:
Burma - OCS (MMP) (Operation U-Go) - Playing as Japanese vs Malcolm
Burma - OCS (MMP) (Operation U-Go) - Playing as Allies vs Andrew
Burma - OCS (MMP) (Merril's Marauders) - Playing as Allies vs Ben
Stalingrad Pocket II - SCS (MMP) (Operation Uranus) - Playing as Axis vs Shaun
DAK2 - OCS (MMP) - Scenario TBC vs Nico
Recently played face-to-face games (last month or so):
A Victory Lost
War of the Ring
Hammer of the Scots
Paths of Glory
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.
‘Last Stand at Herr Tavern - Gettysburg’ or ‘How to employ a reverse slope defence and render enemy artillery useless’
This is my second run-through of the Herr’s Ridge scenario for GMT’s Three Day’s of Gettysburg (3rd Ed., 2004). In my first play I’d accidentally included Devin’s brigade, meaning the Union had far more strength then they should have. You can read that report here:…
Posted on April 23, 2013 at 6:53pm — 2 Comments
Illustrated Session Report: The first shots of Gettysburg and the fight for Herr’s Ridge
This is an AAR of my first ever scenario of a Great Battles of the American Civil War game. I picked up both 3DoG (Three Days of Gettysburg) and RBoC (Red Badge of Courage) at the same time, but Gettysburg grabbed my interest so I investigated it first.
It took me about a week to read through the rules several times, and check many queries on BGG and CSW. This is a…
Posted on April 17, 2013 at 6:09pm — 6 Comments
Cross-posted from BGG - http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/825874/the-most-beautiful-game-in-the-universe
The most beautiful game in the universe.
This is not a review of the gameplay. As such, people seeking to understand how to play the game should look elsewhere. Instead, this is a review on what makes Napoleon's Triumph the most…
Posted on July 9, 2012 at 7:20pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MMP announce release of OCS: Small World in August, 2012.
Multi-Man Publishing (MMP) is pleased to announce the August, 2012 release of the thirteenth game in the Operational Combat Series (OCS) - OCS: Small World.
The thirteenth game in the series departs from the established norms by focusing on a fantasy realm: ‘the small world’ - a world that is too small to accommodate everyone.
Series designer, Dean Essig, commented that, ‘The scope of…Continue
Posted on June 28, 2012 at 9:13pm — 2 Comments
CROSS-POSTED FROM BGG
I've just returned from a two week research trip in Canberra where I explored aspects of the Kokoda Track campaign (primarily 1942). It was a shocking, brutal campaign fought in what many soldiers have described as the worst environment on the world to fight a war in (these include veterans of trench warfare from…Continue
Posted on June 28, 2012 at 6:05pm