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Recently played games versus opponent(last month or so):
COIN series [A Distant Plain, Fire in the Lake, Pendragon, Falling Sky]
Civilization [Sid Meier's]
Twilight Imperium [4th Ed]
A Feast for Odin
Recent solo games:
Serbien muss sterbien
La Bataille de Dresde
La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean
La Bataille d'Albuera: Espagnol
In Magnificent Style
La Bataille des Quatre Bras
Napoleon's Last Battles
Paths of Glory: 100+ plays: mostly live online via wargameroom
Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage: 100+ plays: mostly live online via wargameroom
Commands & Colors: Ancients: 200+ plays: mostly live online via wargameroom and vassal
Manoeuvre: 50+ plays: mostly live online via wargameroom
Twilight Struggle: 40+ plays: mostly live online via wargameroom
Here I Stand: ~15 plays: half online, half face-to-face.
I feel like the learning curve on the GTS system is huge..
Through many hours of gameplay I've now worked through seven scenarios [the first Learning scenario, then the six Introductory scenario], and am onto my first Intermediate-level scenario, and I still feel like I'm wrapping my head around many of the rules, and making the occasional…Continue
Posted on April 19, 2020 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment
Despite the old counters, La Bataille d'Albuera has the potential to serve as a good introduction to the La Bataille series.
Here's the full video of my recent playthrough:
There are only a small number of specific rules, and they're easy to implement. It's also a relatively easy battle to manage, consisting of just the…Continue
Posted on September 25, 2018 at 6:30pm
It took my about 4-weeks of regular play, dedicating roughly 1-2 hours each night [with a few missed nights], but I finally completed La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean [Battle of Waterloo], using the Marie Louise Rules, and the compiled reports, totalling just over three hours, are now up here:
Posted on August 5, 2018 at 7:22pm — 3 Comments
I've spent the past few days reading the exclusive rules; punching, clipping and sorting the counters; and finally, setting up the game.
Now it's time to get started at Clash of Arm's La Bataille de Mont Saint Jean which combines their La Bataille des Quatre Bras and La Bataille de Ligny. I need to spend some time figuring out…Continue
Posted on May 8, 2018 at 3:00am
There seem to be quite a few difference tactical/regimental-level Napoleonic wargames. Does anyone have experience with a broad range of these, enough to recommend one (or a series) above others?
I like the play-style of the Great Battles of the American Civil War system, and ideally I'm looking for something similar, but in the Napoleonic era.
I don't have much of a…
Posted on July 12, 2013 at 12:26am — 7 Comments