February 2014 Blog Posts (10)

War of the Roses

I've just bought and played 'Richard the Third' by Columbia Games and not only found it to be one of the best looking games that I've seen, but it also gives a great flavour of the changes of alliegences that occured during the 'Roses' period. Although a block game it is parsecs ahead of the early block games by Columbia, easily on a par with GMT. Definately worth a look. I also have 'Pax Baltica' on the Thirty Years War which has similar mechanics.

Added by Pete O'Brien on February 28, 2014 at 4:49am — 1 Comment

Hornet Leader - The Cthulhu Conflict review

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn...but Cthulhu is not dreaming anymore, the attack of the Great Old Ones happens NOW and you can help to defend the Earth...in Hornet Leader – The Cthulhu Conflict by DVG. Check out our review of the HL expansion, the game is...insane ;)

Added by Andreas Ludwig on February 27, 2014 at 3:15pm — No Comments

War of the Roses

I bought a book on the Wars of the Roses, which I hope will compliment and expand the GMT game Blood & Roses.

I have a few other source books on this war, so when I read them, I should be more informed about this whole dynastic war.…

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Added by Roger Morley on February 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

KC-135 at the Singapore Airshow 2014

Added by Chuang Shyue Chou on February 17, 2014 at 10:09pm — No Comments

P-8 Poseidon at the Singapore Airshow 2014

Added by Chuang Shyue Chou on February 16, 2014 at 10:55pm — No Comments

MV-22 Osprey at the Singapore Airshow 2014

Added by Chuang Shyue Chou on February 16, 2014 at 10:42pm — No Comments

SPI and Avalon Hill Must-Haves!

Out of all of the old SPI/AH games from the 60's, 70's & 80's, what would be your must-haves (or the never sell catagory) in your collection.

These must be games that you would, on occasion still put on the table and play, and still enjoy playing even though they are decades old?

And the next question is, why? What makes them that good you still want to keep and play them?

Added by Roger Morley on February 11, 2014 at 4:00pm — 12 Comments

2014 Carnage Game Convention, Killington, VT Nov 7th-9th

I've added a forum for Carnage Game Convention 2014 on CSW http://talk.consimworld.com/WebX/.1dda7fbe

Added by Bob Mosdal on February 6, 2014 at 11:14am — No Comments

I've Been Diced! episode 50: Joel Toppen

Joel Toppen is our guest this episode, here to tell us how he designed Navajo Wars, and give us a sneak peek into his next game, covering the Comanches. Joel also provides useful advice on building Vassal modules (he's built dozens himself). Finally, Tom gives some recommendations for solitaire wargames. 

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Added by Kingdaddy on February 5, 2014 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Research Through Ospreys

I have a lot of Osprey books, especially from the Campaign Series.  I have so many that one of my bookshelves collapsed under their weight.  But I still buy more, from just about every series except the Men at Arms series.  I have some of them, but the Campaign, Battle Orders, New Vanguard, Duel, and Raid books predominate.  I have some on my Kindle account too, which relieves the stress on my book shelves, and makes them readily available on my iPad and Android smart phone.  But I buy very…

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Added by Jim Werbaneth on February 4, 2014 at 10:00pm — 10 Comments

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