Thomas A Stevenson's Blog – March 2012 Archive (4)

Crassus play by play sample game pdf

The Designer of "Crassus in Aquitinina" put together a very well done play though of the game and covers background and some of the rules, tactics and strategy.  The pdf (8 pages, 3.1 mb)  is attached here.  Crassus example game.pdf  Crassus is available for $12 from…

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Added by Thomas A Stevenson on March 31, 2012 at 10:12pm — 1 Comment

Crassus in Aquitinia now available at wargamedownloads.com

For computers with Windows OS (XP or later), 800x600x32 or screen resolution, 8mb disk space, 1mb RAM.  Between the playtesting of the designer (Craig Johnston) and myself we must have played 150 games (solitare) to the end yet the games stayed entertaining and engaging every time thaqnks to the secert variable setup and OBs and battleboard system.  The game was also blind (i.e. no help from me on the interface) tested successfully. 

  The interface has (hopefully) been improve over…

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Added by Thomas A Stevenson on March 25, 2012 at 9:12pm — No Comments

Conversion of Jagdpanther Games to PC format

I am almost done with a highly revised computer version of Stephen Cole's "Siege of Leningrad".   "March on India" or Jacksonville: Beaches of Doom" have been suggest as the next candidate for conversion to PC format.  What would like to see?

Added by Thomas A Stevenson on March 19, 2012 at 10:47am — No Comments

Seven sided dice

A interesting thought experiment, what would the results look like from 'rolling' a 7 and 5 sided dice together as oppose to using two d6's.

 

Answer;

One 2 and 12

Two 3's and 11's

Three each of 4 and 9

Four each of 5 through 8!

And only 35 total outcomes.

 

Of course this would have to be done with a computer rather than physical dice (unless your willing to re-roll a higher sided…

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Added by Thomas A Stevenson on March 11, 2012 at 10:17pm — 1 Comment

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