November 2009 Blog Posts (30)

Ft. Hood police officer Kimberly Munley

A true Hero....

Added by Smitty on November 6, 2009 at 10:40pm — 4 Comments

Atlas of World War 2

I have this book as a PDF, so if you want it, I have placed it on my site under the "E-books" section

http://gamesclassic.webs.com/

Enjoy reading it, as it is really good, lots of maps and pictures.

Added by Roger Morley on November 6, 2009 at 2:52pm — 2 Comments

Gun Camera - World War 2 Photography

I found this excellent book on the net, and you can have it as a download, and is only 4meg in size.

It has some really amazing pictures taken mostly by flight crew/pilots during missions. There are some very sombre and thought provoking ones too.



the download link is here:



http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?jmdqm2y0oim



password =… Continue

Added by Roger Morley on November 5, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Empress Augusta Bay scenario/session using War at Sea

From several posts on my blog at http://pawnderings.blogspot.com and cross posted from Boardgame Geek:



It's possible to closely match the order of battle for this evenly matched battle of Nov. 2, 1943, using War at Sea ships. Darkness rules should be used.



The US Order of battle is pretty easy.



Four Clevelands (Cleveland, Columbia, Denver and Montpelier, 16 each)

Eight Fletchers and/or Hoels and/or Kidds… Continue

Added by Seth Owen on November 5, 2009 at 12:29am — No Comments

True Confessions: Why I Am a Pseudo-Gamer

What in the heck is a Pseudo-Gamer? It's a gamer who isn't REALLY a gamer. I think I've become a Pseudo Gamer because I talk about wargaming a whole lot more than I play them. I check all the websites (CONSIMWORLD, CONSIMWORLD Forum, CONSIMWORLD Social Website, Web Grognards, BOARDGAMEGEEK, and more), subscribe to just about every game magazine there is and read every of one them cover-to-cover, and yaks endlessly about wargames and wargaming. I listen to all the podcasts (my wife calls them… Continue

Added by Eric Walters on November 4, 2009 at 8:39pm — 16 Comments

Game Designers/Developers Take Note: Stuff That Drives Gamers Crazy

Okay, here's your chance to vent about all those design/development, systems, component, and graphical things that drive you insane in some of these games. I'll start out with my list and you can feel free to add your own pet peeves. Game designers/developers/producers take note--avoid these pitfalls at all costs!



-- Hexes that are too small for the pieces or stacks. This is why ASL players like HASL and Deluxe ASL, particularly for urban scenarios. Even with tweezers, it's hard to… Continue

Added by Eric Walters on November 4, 2009 at 8:00pm — 8 Comments

Military Atlas of the First World War

I have this book in pdf format. It is 41mb in size. The password is somme

http://www.mediafire.com/file/rimtydnmxj3/A_Military_Atlas_of_the_First_World_War_-_Arthur_Banks.pdf

Enjoy it.

Added by Roger Morley on November 4, 2009 at 4:41pm — No Comments

The Hamlyn Guide to Military Aircraft Markings

I have this book available in pdf format for downloading, if anyone is interested. Follow the link and enter the password spitfire

http://www.mediafire.com/file/j4mt2zyankw/The_Hamlyn_Guide_to_Military_Aircraft_Markings.pdf

Hope you enjoy it.

Added by Roger Morley on November 4, 2009 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Frontline General: Spearpoint 1943 Card Game Available for Preorder

Spearpoint 1943 Box Art by Mark Mahaffey



Box Art by Mark Mahaffey



Now available for preorder from Collins Epic Wargames. Frontline General: Spearpoint 1943 is a fast-playing WWII card-based combat game that uses tactical squad-level Unit Cards and Command Cards to simulate combat along the tip of the spear, or Spearpoint, of the battle. Each 30 minute game is one intense… Continue

Added by Byron Collins on November 4, 2009 at 1:57pm — No Comments

WW2 books



I visited a second hand furniture shop last weekend because I saw in their window a large number of military books. I sifted through them and pick out these 3 beauties at £2 each!

How you ever accidentally stumbled upon priceless gems like these in a second hand shop, and if so, what were… Continue

Added by Roger Morley on November 3, 2009 at 5:15pm — 3 Comments

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