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Added by Roger Morley on June 30, 2011 at 3:41pm — No Comments
Hooked up for a game of Jena 20 on VASSAL last night. This is a small, tidy quick game published by Victory Point Games. Many of the Napoleonic 20 titles are being consolidated and released by GMT in a nice new format where you get 4 titles in the N20 series per box and GMT quality. Fading Glory is the first such title which I have pre ordered.
Added by Hudson on June 29, 2011 at 7:56am — No Comments
Along with trying to learn Advanced Squad Leader one step at a time I will also be learning Great Battles of History starting with the SPQR (The Senate and the Roman people) Deluxe boxed set.
You can find out more information on that here:
I will start with a good three part tutorial that GMT Games has on their actual site. You can follow…Continue
Added by Hudson on June 26, 2011 at 10:25pm — No Comments
The National Post in Canada has presented some really remarkable coverage of Afghanistan over the last few years, some of which I've passed along here. Today, the paper looks back at Canada's long war in the country, as the Canadian combat role comes to an end. The result is one of the best articles that…Continue
Added by Jim Werbaneth on June 25, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
This week has seen a lot of activity for me in the Fighting Formations VASSAL room as I have started two games. However both opponents are overseas and not in the USA so my chances of getting these games finished is slim. Still this is a great game and I am loving playing it on VASSAL
I have started…Continue
Added by Hudson on June 24, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Well, for those of you waiting for Episode 48 to come out, good news! I should have more material after this weekend!
Yep, it's time for that invasion of multiplayer gaming goodness that is known as Pseudocon. The few and the proud who have been able to make it to P-con know (and may have been disappointed to learn) that, honestly, it's more about the multiplayer than it is about the wargame. Lots of light gaming, some euros, more hybrids, but very few wargames actually make…Continue
Added by Jason White on June 23, 2011 at 3:54pm — No Comments
For those of you who are interested...
Added by Roger Morley on June 23, 2011 at 3:44pm — No Comments
Videos going up throughout the weekend.
Other coverage can be found at http://grognews.blogspot.com/search/label/Origins
Added by Brant Guillory on June 23, 2011 at 6:28am — No Comments
^^ Vassal AAR
You can read the majority of this post at the link above since I do not want a lengthy post hogging the front page of ConSim Social. Major steps ahead for me as I learn and make some headway in the game I am playing. I have managed to destroy a good chunk of Soviet armor with well placed STUG shots and my infantry has for the most part rallied…Continue
Added by Hudson on June 22, 2011 at 6:07am — No Comments
You can view the entire AAR on my blog at Blunt Force Gamer:
"S of Tebourba, Dec 6th 1943: Both sides wanted to resume their offensives but it was the Germans who struck first. They moved part of 10PzD south of the Medjeda river in preparation for an attack along…
Added by Hudson on June 20, 2011 at 7:58pm — No Comments
Added by Smitty on June 18, 2011 at 7:04pm — No Comments
whenever there is local military action in the arab world,i'm stunned to see the katyusha rocket seen in this photo from about 48 hours ago in Libya.
so the katusha and stg44-a late war model automatic weapon reborn as AK-47 in 1947 are incredibly long lasting designs. what weapons in any of today's "armies" are you suprised to still see in use?
Added by brian s. b. on June 16, 2011 at 9:02pm — No Comments
At last i have finally secured a copy of this game. It is one of a few games which I am keen to own, and luckily this copy looks in pretty good condition (going by the image on Ebay).
My search continues for the remaining game on my "to get" list, but at least there is one less now.
Added by Dave Smith on June 10, 2011 at 12:11pm — No Comments
Howdy everyone, I have been asked a few times if an introductory version of Outlaws: Adventures in the Old West could be created – well here it is: a new game board, four new characters and three new scenarios.
Find all you need here:
If you later decide to print and play the full game these components can be used to expand the core game.