May 2014 Blog Posts (6)

I've Been Diced! episode 56: John Poniske

John Poniske, designer of Hearts & Minds, King Philip's War, and Lincoln's War, discusses the reasons why he developed a different game system for each of these games. Plus, John tells us about some upcoming designs, including games about the Plains Indians Wars and the Haitian rebellion. (Note: Apologies for the poor sound quality during the interview. Skype was not our friend that night.) Plus, a quick shout-out to some other wargame/boardgame podcasts.…



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Added by Kingdaddy on May 20, 2014 at 8:20pm — No Comments

GMT a Gem

Two of the games I ordered in the GMT sale arrived today. The method of shipping was by surface mail as this was the much cheaper shipping option plus I was in no rush for these games, so I was expecting 4- 6 week wait.

They arrived in 8 days! I was so impressed with that!

Plus GMT followed my request and put the shipping value at $20, this way it avoided a small customs charge and an annoying Post Office administration charge, which combined would have cost around…

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Added by Roger Morley on May 20, 2014 at 1:12pm — 5 Comments

More Combat Commander

Played three more scenarios from Combat Commander last night this time three from the Mediterranean supplement.

First was Fallschirmjager versus New Zealanders near Maleme airfield Crete.

This one saw NZ triumphant…
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Added by Gary Barr on May 7, 2014 at 4:29pm — 5 Comments

Ordnance BL 6 inch 26cwt howitzer

Added by Chuang Shyue Chou on May 5, 2014 at 12:10am — No Comments

The GMT 50% sale - anyone tempted?

So, has anyone taken the plunge (or planning to) and ordered any instock games from GMT during their 50% sale?

If so, what have you ordered or plan to order?

I bought Fading Glory and No Retreat North Africa. Not much else really caught my eye that was in stock.

Added by Roger Morley on May 4, 2014 at 4:50pm — 18 Comments

Osprey Publishing is asking which Men at Arms volumes could benefit from re-visits

Osprey Publishing is asking for suggestions for their Men at Arms titles, asking what they should re-visit. Some of the titles were published ages ago and may benefit from updates, re-writes and expansion.

http://www.ospreypublishing.com/blog/what_subjects_should_we_revisit_maa

Added by Chuang Shyue Chou on May 1, 2014 at 9:18pm — No Comments

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