October 2013 Blog Posts (10)

PAXsims review of A Distant Plain

My review of A Distant Plain, at PAXsims.…

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Added by Rex Brynen on October 31, 2013 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Slingshot Issue 288

This arrived in the post today - loads of goodies to read.

Added by Roger Morley on October 31, 2013 at 3:09pm — 1 Comment

Lost Battles - My Ultimate Holy Grail has arrived

I just cannot believe my luck with this. It cost me £30 to buy, including postage, and it arrived this morning at 0800hours. I am wandering around like I am in a dream.

It is in fantastic condition - even the box! Christmas has come early for me.

It actually cost the seller £16 to post because it is so heavy (4kg), so the game only really cost £14

And here it is:…

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Added by Roger Morley on October 19, 2013 at 2:30am — 6 Comments

Can you spot the mistake ?

Pic of Combat Commander game last night which we discovered we had erred big time in essentially ruining scenario (which gave enough hints) and will have to re-play…

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Added by Gary Barr on October 18, 2013 at 10:06am — 6 Comments

An annoying review - Frogs & Wogs by Richard Berg - and my possible ban from CSW Social

I have finally decided to voice my disapproval/dislike for a certain review.

https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxzY2h1dHplZ2FtZXN8Z3g6MWI5YTA5MzM5ZjlkNmU5YQ

Whilst I am typing this, I am still trying to work out exactly how to word this post, without making myself look silly or as bad as…

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Added by Roger Morley on October 16, 2013 at 6:00pm — 13 Comments

HFC in-depth review: Blocks in the East (VentoNuovo Games)

Hi folks,

we have a new review online! If you are interested in Block Wargames and/or WW2 East Front, then you might want to read it ;)

BITE Review

Added by Andreas Ludwig on October 16, 2013 at 5:42am — 2 Comments

Berg's Basic Wargame Library c. 1976

Berg’s Basic Library c. 1976

Since a couple of people have asked, I thought I’d post Berg’s list from Moves no. 26. If you can locate a copy, it’s worth it for Berg’s comments regarding each game. Just too much fun!

Tactical Games:

Soldiers (SPI)

Manassas (GDW)

Frigate (SPI) and Wooden Ships and Iron men (AH)

Panzer ’44/Mech War ’77 (SPI)

Panzerblitz (AH)

La Bataille de la Moskowa (Martial Enterprises)

Sniper (SPI)

Operational Games…

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Added by Dave Smith on October 10, 2013 at 10:30pm — 12 Comments

Onslaught a first try of a most excellent game

Decided to play Onslaught at my Dads as it has very low rules overhead.

It turned out to be a really fun and exciting game to play. Simple rules means it is easy to get started and…

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Added by Gary Barr on October 8, 2013 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Iraq Risk

The full AAR from our latest game of Iraq RISK (a home-made RISK variant) can be found …

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Added by Rex Brynen on October 6, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Picket Duty

This game is getting close to being released and looks awesome!

BTW, it is not shipping yet (as per the banner, as this is a preview of the CSW banner ad), but will be in a few weeks time, so you can still buy it at the CPO price of $45 at the moment (estimated retail price is…

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Added by Roger Morley on October 6, 2013 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

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