November 2014 Blog Posts (8)

Old time memories and a lot of old boardgames

I recently got my items out of my Dad's attic and found a trove of older games I had back in the 80's. I am going to sell most of them on eBay to pay some bills and get caught up. I found Ace of Aces, 1st Edition and 2nd Edition Blood Bowl, original Titan and many many more…

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Added by Hudson on November 29, 2014 at 9:07pm — 1 Comment

I've Been Diced! episode 61: Worthington Games

I drop by the HQ for Worthington Games to talk about their wargames, past, present, and future. Forged In Fire, Band Of Brothers, Cowboys, Hold The Line, and others -- what kind of games does Worthington choose to publish? And how does a small publisher find its niche in today's market? Plus, this episode's "Game Off The Beaten Path" is a world-famous fantasy writer's design.



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Added by Kingdaddy on November 25, 2014 at 10:55pm — No Comments

Fastest Mail Order Ever?

Congrats to Bill Thomas and Compass Games for what must be the fastest mail order in the business...... I ordered a copy of Yalu (At 40% off. See Consimworld web page ad for details) at 8:00 on Tuesday Morning. Arrived at the P.O. box at noon today (Thursday). Coast to coast in about 48 hours... Wow.

Added by Dave Smith on November 20, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

CSR revisited voting

We've been doing a set of polls to refight the prior CSR awards.

http://thegamebox.gamesontables.com/index.php?board=88.0

All the prelim threads for the '70's are in place (two expired)

and we've got finals threads for '74 and '75.

Once the 70's are done, if enough folk seem interested,

we'll move on to the 80's. If not, well, maybe we'll try in a…

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Added by Enrico CS Viglino on November 18, 2014 at 10:13pm — No Comments

Tigers In The Mist GMT game played

Had first 'live' game of this interesting light game on the first week of the classic Bulge Offensive.

A fun little game with light rules overhead.

Only rule that required much re-reading was the targeting of…
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Added by Gary Barr on November 17, 2014 at 12:08pm — 2 Comments

Losing it

Added by Bill Wood on November 10, 2014 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Ideas on a New Tactical Game System

It's been ten years since I designed my first tactical game system and sometimes I fantasize about designing yet another. One that uses all the designing tricks that I’ve learned, something that would give us all as much pleasure without any nit-picky rule pain. So what *might* a new Mark H. Walker tactical system look like?  Here are some things I would and wouldn't include.…

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Added by Mark H. Walker on November 9, 2014 at 5:45am — 6 Comments

Combat Commander Vassal Tournament #4 - Lost Round 1 game.

Lost my first tournament game in the Combat Commander Vassal Tournament #4. I played Les and he had a great game plan and some good cards and rolls. It was a fun game. I had never played vassal while using skype. It was a very good experience. hoping to do better in Rd #2…

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Added by Jerry James on November 4, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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