August 2017 Blog Posts (8)

New Kid in Town: Alexandria, VA

I've just moved to Alexandria (FC), VA for the year (or maybe two). Anyone interested in getting together for gaming, shoot me a PM. Thanks, Bob

Added by Bob Mosdal on August 30, 2017 at 3:39pm — 5 Comments

Making a Magnetic Game Board

The Magnetic Game Board Conundrum….

If you’re like me, you’ve looked longingly at Marco’s magnetic game boards and wished you could somehow create one of your own. I’ve a busy work schedule and often don’t get much more time in than a few minutes here and there. A magnetic board would be ideal to keep the counters in position and store it away when the space was required for work.Unfortunately, those  lovely “counter Clips” now run  $129 for 50 half-inch…

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Added by Dave Smith on August 23, 2017 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

Learning of my Grandfathers through Wargaming

Hey all. Just heard of you all, and appreciative of the add.

I'm not a huge wargamer, though I used to play hex-based wargames my dad had back when I was in my teens (though I couldn't name one).

I'm a video game and board game kind of guy, though miniature fleet battles and the like interest me and I used to love Battletech and Shadowrun with miniatures.

What's drawing me to war games at the moment is an effort to get to know my grandfathers through exploring the…

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Added by Matt Eland on August 16, 2017 at 9:03am — No Comments

Die Rollers

Hello,

I wonder if some folks could suggest die rollers... Vassal die roller seems suspect? 

I would like one that is real time if possible. 

Thanks Frank

Added by Frank Cavallaro on August 7, 2017 at 11:02am — 2 Comments

Games bought at WBC

I brought back the following:

Battle Above the Clouds - MMP - GCACW for Chickamauga/Chattanooga.  I've started playing Stonewall Jackson's Way II recently which is my introduction to the system and I'm impressed.

Korea II - MMP - Second edition of the OCS game on Korea, a reprint with some minor cleanup applied. Has always been one my favorite OCS games.

Special Ops #7 - MMP - Contains Autumn for…

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Added by Gary Phillips on August 6, 2017 at 9:44am — 1 Comment

Some New Games To Try Out

So I splurged a bit with a tiny bit of settlement money and picked up a few wargames and other games:



SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS - Compass

TARGET FOR TODAY - Legion

A GMT threepak score of Iron & Oak, Rebel Raiders, and The Kaisers Pirates

SAILS OF GLORY - way too many little ships :)

Xia: Legends of a Drift System & expansion 

Star Trek…

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Added by Kevin Nikolai Payne on August 4, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Preorder 2nd edition DBP

Added by Kim Kanger on August 4, 2017 at 8:14am — 1 Comment

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