January 2016 Blog Posts (7)

Register for CSW Expo 2016 Today!

We're pleased to announce that online registration is now open for CSW Expo 2016. The dates are June 25 - July 2, 2016 at the Tempe Mission Palms in Tempe, AZ. We are entering our 16th year and following upon the heels of our most succession expo yet. Register for the Full Pass and pay no later than Feb. 5 to get your Expo shirt for FREE! I hope to see you all there.…

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Added by John Kranz on January 18, 2016 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Setting out my stall for 2016

The last half of 2015, was pretty dire for me in wargaming terms.I hardly played any solo gaming at home!

Changes in free time to solo wargame at home has dramatically changed, and in the wrong direction, meaning I have less continuous time to play.

I also got very exasperated at having to learn new rule sets for every game I wanted to play, and knowing that it would be difficult to submerge myself into the game due to time constraints meant I felt it was useless to…

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Added by Roger Morley on January 11, 2016 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Relaunched Consimworld News website

Just seen the new CSW News page.

My goodness what have you done??? It is awful. Please, go back to the old one or do something with the new one, like separate columns better and make look attractive, rather than looking like some 1998 web page

Added by Roger Morley on January 9, 2016 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Firepower News!

I remain pleasantly surprised by the way that people remember my old articles on Firepower from the Avalon Hill General.  Some of them go back thirty years, and people remember them and still play some of the scenarios.



Therefore I am extremely happy to see Darren Breidigan's efforts to scan these articles and make them available again on Boardgame Geek.  These are done with my express approval, indeed encouragement.



The first one is "The Pact: Central European Conflict and…

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Added by Jim Werbaneth on January 8, 2016 at 8:47pm — 3 Comments

Line of Departure Issue 77 Released

The newest issue of Line of Departure is released, and the subscribers should all have their copies by now.  This issue represents not just a resumption of publication, but also an upgrade in production values.  Physically, it is now printed on heavier, premium-quality paper, with sharper graphics.  This issue's contents start with…

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Added by Jim Werbaneth on January 7, 2016 at 9:16am — No Comments

Year in review...

A Year in Review (of sorts…)

Now that the year has passed I thought it would be appropriate to reflect on what worked for me this year, and what didn’t.  First of all, the big hits of the year, neither of which was published in 2015.

Hits and Misses: 

After viewing a couple of videos by Marco and Kev, I decided to give GBoH a go using the Simple GBoH rules. I’ve tried this before, lured by the beautiful components of this series, but this time, using the…

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Added by Dave Smith on January 3, 2016 at 6:40pm — 3 Comments

Games I'm Playing 2016

More game reports for the new year . . .

Added by Steve K on January 3, 2016 at 6:25pm — 31 Comments

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