June 2016 Blog Posts (7)

Line of Departure Issue 78 Mailed

Issue 78 of Line of Departure has been mailed to the subscribers, and the first issues should be arriving at their destinations now.  The articles, all by me, are:

Gunflashes in the Night: A Review of Iron Bottom Sound III

Six Days of War: Middle Eastern Battles in 1967: Sword of Israel

High Definition Addiction: The Return of Age of…

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Added by Jim Werbaneth on June 29, 2016 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Learning Fornovo 1495

My copy of the game arrived this weekend and I spend a couple of days reading the rules.

In my opinion the rules are good and well structured, though I missed several obvious clarifications... Maybe they are so obvious, that you don't need to mention it in the rule book, but for me it was a bit confusing. For example I tried to find any information on step losses, but failed. Going through examples and counters I realized, that each MMA has 2 or more counters with different letters…

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Added by Mad Igor on June 22, 2016 at 5:36am — 1 Comment

Alien Invasion: Defense of Corona

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Added by Mike Robel on June 21, 2016 at 3:52pm — 2 Comments

Gamers in Sedona, Flagstaff Arizona?

What's the war gaming community like in northern Arizona?

Didn't this site use to have a locator?

Dave

Added by Dave Smith on June 16, 2016 at 7:45pm — 6 Comments

Arigaeum results GBOA

http://hudsonshideout.blogspot.com/2016/06/indians-get-smashed-in-arigaeum-as.html

We used the Alexander elite commander rule and man what a difference that makes. The scenario warned that to preserve realism not to use the Elite Commander rules but being the curious war gamers we are we had to use Alexander to his greatest potential. His elite commander rule allows him to…

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Added by Hudson on June 14, 2016 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Great Battles of History tutorials all week on my Instagram

Want a simple easy tutorial for combat in Great Battles of History by GMT Games Alexander version? Follow my Instagram account this week! https://www.instagram.com/gamer.hudson/…
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Added by Hudson on June 7, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Only Game I've Played This Year

My gaming opportunities have been far and few between.  Two months ago, my friend Joe and I got together for our only game session so far this year.

In light of today's 72nd Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion, this turned out to be oddly appropriate, since it was Scenario 1 from the Advanced Squad Leader Starter Kit--The Retaking of Vierville.…

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Added by Ted Henkle on June 6, 2016 at 12:03pm — No Comments

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