September 2020 Blog Posts (3)

A bit of a mystery.... who can solve this one?

When I returned to board wargaming in 2000 I started buying up used games and magazines from our local game shop. Fortunately (or unfortunately), it was a time when people were bailing out of the area and selling off games “as cheap as chips.” A few dollars would buy an AH or SPI classic (punched) or a few magazines. You’d see they guys name and address (i.e. John Smith, 11 Elm St. Santa Cruz, etc..)  and I always wondered about the previous owners.…


Added by Dave Smith on September 23, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Back, after a LONG WHILE.

So, yeah it's been WAY too long since I posted on here. I've been busy and slowly but surely, decaying. Ive had surgery on one eye. Need to do the other one, now. So 20/20 in my right eye, functionally blind in my left ( only shadows and light.)

BUT! I'm still Wargaming as much as usual! My last games I bought were GMT's GBACW " DEATH VALLEY " ( truly awesome game, that) and BAR Tripack "Saratoga, Guilford Courthouse/ Eutaw Springs, and Brandywine" ( Also excellent. I had already… Continue

Added by Daniel Red Cloud Brown on September 20, 2020 at 6:12pm — 2 Comments

Time Enough at Last

Lately I’ve been thinking about the Twilight Zone episode “Time Enough at Last” where the character, Henry (played by Burgess Meredith), finally has the time to read all he wants as he is finally without interruptions (being the last man on Earth). Then he breaks his glasses….

 Labor Day weekend has traditionally been my weekend to play wargames at our premier SF Bay Area wargame convention, Pacificon. Cancelled this year because of…


Added by Dave Smith on September 7, 2020 at 12:24pm — No Comments

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