June 2014 Blog Posts (7)

Board Wargames ongoing online................

Just a few screenshots from several (ie too many !) Vassal (and one Cyberboard) PBEM games I have going at present.

Vassal has really helped rejuvenate my interest in Board Wargames however to the detriment of my figure painting and bank balance !!…

















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Added by Gary Barr on June 29, 2014 at 6:29am — 4 Comments

Finally, a true "beginner's wargame"

I think in my very first blog I harped on people labeling games as "beginner's wargames" in spite of the fact they were priced at over $60 and had more than 20 pages of rules.  Now maybe price range and rules' length isn't the best way to determine whether a game is suitable for a novice, but for the teens I teach these features would make a poor selling points. To the rescue comes Steve Jackson's new offering: Ogre.  The same game (although with better quality materials) I bought over 30…

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Added by Dave Smith on June 25, 2014 at 9:34am — 7 Comments

Summertime and the gaming is easy...... The Summer 2014 "bucket list"

I'm finally seeing the end of an intense year of work with way too many 60-70 hour work weeks. The reward? Time over the next few weeks to get back to gaming. In fact, while I was slaving away at work, the mound of unplayed, recently purchased, games kept growing. Now it's time to prioritize, pull some out and punch some counters.



What's on the list? Here's the order I plan to play...



1. Status Pro Baseball..... Yes, I know it's not a wargame, but my nephew has been… Continue

Added by Dave Smith on June 14, 2014 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

Aircraft identification quiz - World War II

Here is another one, an aircraft identification quiz for the aircraft of the Second World War. This is for the military enthusiast. It is certainly not easy, neither is it particularly hard for the aviation enthusiast. 

http://www.playbuzz.com/chuangc10/world-war-ii-aircraft-identification

Added by Chuang Shyue Chou on June 12, 2014 at 9:24pm — 2 Comments

Aircraft identification quiz

I created this easy quiz just a short while ago. Please give it a try. It shouldn't be too difficult. I will create a much harder one later.

This one does have a few trick questions, deliberately inserted to confuse.

http://www.playbuzz.com/chuangc10/aircraft-identification

I used to write up military-based quizzes a decade or more ago. I found it rather fun.

Added by Chuang Shyue Chou on June 10, 2014 at 2:57am — 2 Comments

F-100D

Added by Chuang Shyue Chou on June 8, 2014 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Refighting the war of 1812

A report on our recent game of 1812: The Conquest of Canada at the Generic Gaming Goodness blog: …

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Added by Rex Brynen on June 6, 2014 at 6:10pm — No Comments

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