Roger Morley's Blog – November 2009 Archive (11)

If YOU were in a Game Designing Team....

If you were in a Game Designing Team, designing a new game for mainstream publication, what would you like to see incorporated into the game that tends to be missed out or not used in typical standard strategy games, especially the areas that really bug you?



I think my main demand for inclusion would be if the map uses hexes, then the pieces should be hex shaped, not square. Another one would be to make the hexes on the map a little bigger, even though this would make the map bigger,… Continue

Added by Roger Morley on November 28, 2009 at 7:00pm — 11 Comments

Osprey Order of Battle 004 - The Ardennes Offensive VI panzer Armee




I came across this fantastic book - an absolute must for grognards and wannabe designers.

Added by Roger Morley on November 16, 2009 at 5:30pm — 7 Comments

Great Naval Battles

This games is now available to download in the Naval Games section

http://gamesclassic.webs.com/


Oh, I forgot to say, all 5 Great Naval Battles are available :-)

Added by Roger Morley on November 13, 2009 at 4:21am — 2 Comments

ARMISTICE DAY 11-11-09

I have added this as my mark of respect to all of those who fell, and those who survived but are no longer with us, fighting for the freedom and democracy we have today.

I also want to offer my full respect and admiration to those who are still doing so in Afghanistan.


Added by Roger Morley on November 11, 2009 at 2:30am — 6 Comments

Wargames Journal

Have you ever heard of this magazine?



I stumbled upon it on the net, and I was able to download the first 6 issues.



It based around miniature wargaming, and is put together very well. I have to admire the people who go to great pains to paint their miniatures and to creating the landscape and buildings to such incredible detail.



However, they do deal with some interesting maps and details of various battles that they cover, which maybe useful to those planning… Continue

Added by Roger Morley on November 10, 2009 at 10:26am — No Comments

World at War - Operation Crusader game

I have just added this game to my site, in the boardgames section.

http://gamesclassic.webs.com/

There are 2 others games in this series which I will be posting soon - D-Day and Stalingrad

Added by Roger Morley on November 10, 2009 at 6:30am — No 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

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

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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