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Your introduction to consim gaming:
I hankered over the ad for Richthofen's War in Military Modeling magazine for a couple of years before I discovered a local hobby shop that stocked board war games. The first title I picked up was Sorcerer, and my first S&T was Plot To Assassinate Hitler - with a start like that the only way was up!
Your favorite game(s):
My current 'perfect 10s' over on BoardGameGeek are:
LNL's Word at War:Eisenbach Gap and Blood & Bridges
GMT's Hornet Leader and DVG's HL II
GDW's Avalanche: The Salerno Landings.
SPI's Nordkapp and The Next War
AH's Gunslinger
AWE's La Grande Guerre 14-18
VG's 2nd Fleet
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Battles of the Hundred Days. War in the East 1/e (once my eyes stop bothering me)
What game(s) have you played recently?
I've session reports for Hornet Leader II, Hornet Leader and Fulda Gap up on BGG.
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
Not enough!
How big is your game collection?
About 450
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
Books - Thucydide's Pelopennsian War, David Chandler's Campaigns of Napoleon, Shelby Foote's The Civil War
Movies - Carl Theodor Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc, Powell & Pressburger's I Know Where I'm Going, Kevin Brownlow & Andrew Mollo's It Happened Here.
TV - The Avengers, Danger Man, The Prisoner, Futurama, Tintin
Music - Ariella Uliano, Diana Damrau, Charles Trenet,
Website:
http://boardgamegeek.com/user/alcazar

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Playing Battles of the Hundred Days

Here's my first solo run through of OSG's battle of the Hundred Days in living memory - I probably last played it when it first came out thirty years ago, long before the days of the affordable digital cameras!



TURN 1. 14-15 June, 1815



Napoleon starts off map, with three commanders (himself plus Grouchy and Ney) and six corps.



The only manoeuvre units which can appear on the game map itself are leaders:

- Commanders capable of commanding other leaders (in… Continue

Posted on August 9, 2009 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

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At 11:14am on August 9, 2009, Andy Loakes said…
LOL – ages since I’ve been on the Social site too. The main site hasn’t been down this long since I’ve been a member; 6 years or so.
At 8:48am on August 9, 2009, Andy Loakes said…
> The first title I picked up was Sorcerer, and my first S&T was Plot To Assassinate Hitler

Pretty spooky - they were in my first few titles too; possibly preceded by Outreach
At 9:15am on October 8, 2008, Don Lazov said…
Nigel,

At work can you send me another email so I can send you that link?

Cheers
 
 
 

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