Andy Brown's Blog – December 2008 Archive (3)

Printing out the LNL items from Line Of Fire and the Forgotten Heroes CD - GOOD AND BAD!!!!!

As most of my friends know I'm a huge Mark H. Walker and LNL company fan. I love his Cold War games and I think modeling Vietnam for infantry combat is fascinating. He is also an advocate of electronic publishing - which is the future of publishing. Instead of trying to put a full game into his magazine he puts maps and counters ready for print into his documents. I think this is fantastic. I can reprint components any time and take the documents with me on the road on my… Continue

Added by Andy Brown on December 18, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

My Lock 'N Load Blog

1. This is an outstanding system - but as Mark says its focus is infantry, and really is based on modern smokeless powder fire arms with magazines. I would say the earliest period we could model would be Spanish-American war.



Lets be honest the difference between a Moisin-Nagant and an M-16 is negligble compared to the difference between an M1 and a rifled musket.



2. Modules I would be interested in (in order of preference)

Red Dawn - US irregulars versus Soviet and… Continue

Added by Andy Brown on December 17, 2008 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Here I stand... Andy's Theses of War Gaming

Here is some thoughts on war games - and what I like and don't like. Think of it as my Theses... Remember these are my thoughts and not everyone's... Please make suggestions!



Art is as important as the rules, there is simply no excuse for a professionally published game to have poor artwork.



Today’s war game publishers are not yesterday’s publishers. BE PATIENT! These people have day jobs. They might not be able to respond to questions for days and sometimes… Continue

Added by Andy Brown on December 17, 2008 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

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