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Am I the only one that doesn't like Conflict Of Heroes
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Started this discussion. Last reply by John Bernardo Aug 16, 2009.

Guilt and war gaming
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Brown Aug 15, 2009.

What happened to wargaming?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Brown Sep 20, 2009.

 

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The Cold War and all it's parts.... I also would include Vietnam and Korea.See More
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Michael Pavek commented on Andy Brown's group ColdWarGaming
"I am designing a web-based operational wargame as part of my thesis so these Cold War wargames have been invaluable for my research. I'm currently playing through NATO: Next War in Europe and will then move on to Next War: Korea. Any…"
Sep 8, 2013

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
Finally trying to get back into gaming - bit of a Cold War junkie.

Would like to find a war gaming group in the Boston, MA area. There are a lot of minitures players in the areas but not too many boardgamers.
Your favorite game(s):
World At War: Eisenbach Gap
World At War: Death of 1st Panzer
Lock 'N Load: Forgotten Heroes
Lock 'N Load: Band of Heroes
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
LNL, WAW and up to learn new systems
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
10 hours a week
How big is your game collection?
8 games
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Boston (Medford) Massachusetts

What is going on.....

Have not done gaming in months - work bites!!! But I have a job - so I can buy all the games I want jst can't play them!!!

This space for rent!

I've been busy and need to update things....

Here is what I'm gonna update:

My thoughts on gaming and other things..
What I'm playing...
My dream of designing some LNL and WAW modules....
What new games I've gotten - I've ordered "Hold The Line" and waiting to see how it looks, smells, tastes..

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I'm gonna pull the trigger...

And buy the Rosetta Stone French edition softwre. Maybe in a year I can go over and visit Olivier, David, Yvan and everyone else...

Posted on August 9, 2009 at 8:56pm — 6 Comments

I love the French!

Actually I've been back into board/wargaming for a couple of years now, and really have enjoyed the hobby! I've been thinking about a few things lately so here are my rambling thoughts.



1. I really like game settings besides the Bulge or Stalingrad. To me it seems like people are way too focused on these battles. Like 15 of the top twenty war games on BGG seem to be about these battles. Jeez...



2. I really like French games. I'm finding the rules, art and subject matter… Continue

Posted on July 30, 2009 at 6:15pm — 1 Comment

Contra Vs. Sandinista

I don't know why - but now I'd really like to see a LNL module based on this - I know it won't sell but would be "pure" infantry combat. Maybe I'm crazy but I find it interesting. Maybe even other "brush" wars of the Cold War. I've been thinking of it a lot lately.

I know some folks find it tasteless - but I'm interested to know what really happened, and I think the men and women who fought and died on both sides need to have the world remember.

Am I wrong?

Posted on July 9, 2009 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

FTF gaming

I had a FTF session after a long drought a few weeks ago (got in a couple games of Eisenbach Gap and started Hold The Line). And all I can say is WOW is it fun. What a great hobby...

Gotta try and get a game group together.

Posted on May 17, 2009 at 7:30pm

I think I'm done with computer games....

I tried to play a bunch of games - but now that I'm back into war games (and other table top gaming) I just can't play computer games.

I work on a PC all day at work, and lately it seems all I want to do is to read and if I get a chance - look at or play with my board games.

WOW... At least now I can save money. Insttad of a new PC every year it can go to games....

What happened...

Posted on March 8, 2009 at 3:44pm — 6 Comments

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At 9:43am on June 4, 2010, Lawrence Hung said…
Hi Andy, do you really mean that you only have 8 games in your collection? From my following of your posts in Consimworld, you should definitely have more than that number. Cheers!
At 9:19pm on August 26, 2009, John Bobek said…
Thanks Andy! If you have any questions, never hesitate to ask!
At 2:19pm on August 26, 2009, John said…
Hi Andy!
At 9:59pm on August 11, 2009, Paul Martenis said…
Hi, sorry not to get back to you. Been bouncing around, visiting family, but we'll be doing less of that as school approaches. Still interested in setting up a game?
At 9:26pm on June 3, 2009, Bill said…
Once in awhile, my daughter lives in Brighton. I may be going to see the Redsox with her later this month. I lived most of my life in Berkshire county Mass.
At 8:06pm on May 28, 2009, Paul Martenis said…
I live and work in Newton. But it's a quick drive downtown, if there's someplace there you want to meet. LnL sounds like it's fast and fun. If you don't mind teaching me the system, I'm game.
At 10:27am on May 28, 2009, Richard Berg said…
What "little friend"? If you mean the cat . . . his name is Ramses.
At 6:34pm on May 26, 2009, Paul Martenis said…
Sundays won't be good for a while. Some evenings are good for me. How long might it take to play a game, considering I'm new to the system?
At 8:30pm on May 17, 2009, Justin Fro said…
hey there, never been to Port Byron, I am in WNY. can' wait to see the newsletter.

cheers
At 10:57pm on May 7, 2009, Justin Fro said…
Hey I Would love to get the cold war newsletter!
 
 
 

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