April 2015 Blog Posts (4)

I've Been Diced! episode 66: Combat systems

Our panel discusses combat systems in games — many of which we like, and a few that we don't like. Air battles that are genuinely exciting, deck-building games that lead to interesting results, the genius of Dune's commitment mechanic, a defense of hex-and-CRT wargames — all these topics, and many more, in the course of our discussion. Plus, a recently-published game off the beaten path that takes traditional wargame mechanics in an interesting direction.…



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Added by Kingdaddy on April 23, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

Line of Departure Issue 76 Released

The newest issue of Line of Departure has been released, and most customers should have their copies by now.  The lead review is of Ogre: Designer's Edition (Steve Jackson Games), with analysis of Frederick the Great (Avalon Hill) and the French and Indian War Battle Collection (Two Buck Games, along with two new scenarios for MBT (Avalon Hill).  Finally, the magazine…

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Added by Jim Werbaneth on April 22, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

GAMES FOR SALE

I HAVE GAMES FOR SALE OR TRADE

I AM LOOKING FOR 'RAID ON ST. NAZAIRE'…

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Added by John P. Caccioppoli on April 3, 2015 at 6:20pm — No Comments

AFTERSHOCKing the Canadian Disaster and Humanitarian Response Training Program

AFTERSHOCK is an educational game that examines interagency coordination in a humanitarian crisis, designed for university and professional audiences. We recently ran several games for the Canadian Disaster and Humanitarian Response Training Program--you'll find the results here.…

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Added by Rex Brynen on April 2, 2015 at 9:01pm — 1 Comment

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