October 2011 Blog Posts (8)

L2 DESIGN

Since MArch L2 Design Group has promised to send me my game ordered from them in March - first they said they sent it to the wrong address. Got it with our move and all but EVERY package sent via UPS or USPS came to us in Tampa. But ok....since then Lembit Tohver and seven Art L PROMISED time and time again to send the game. What do you think has happened? NADA - NOTHING - ZIP.

Added by Smitty on October 29, 2011 at 11:14am — 13 Comments

Battles Magazine #7

I have just ordered Battles Magazine #7. I have no idea if they are any good, but I will soon find out.

http://www.battlesmagazine.com/eshop/index.php

Added by Roger Morley on October 27, 2011 at 8:42am — 1 Comment

Korsun Pocket by Matrix Games

I have started to put some time into learning how to play this game. Still have a long way to go, but i am starting to get a little familiar with it ( and I mean a little!). There is a surprising amount packed into this game and I have only really scratched the surface of it, and so far i really like it.

The graphics are good, information windows provide a wealth of information and the UI is nice to use. The other good aspect is you can minimise the game so I can have the instructions…

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Added by Roger Morley on October 17, 2011 at 2:30pm — 19 Comments

Norway Trip Narrative

This is a narrative of my recent trip to Norway.  It runs 30 pages.  It's the literary equivalent of someone making you watch his vacation slides.  Hope you like it. :)

 

Norway Narrative.pdf

Added by Dav Vandenbroucke on October 14, 2011 at 6:26pm — 3 Comments

New book on conflict simulation being published

 

I ran into this on amazon. Supposedly due out in April 2012. Here is the description from the publisher:

 

Simulating War explores the theory and practice of conflict simulation, as applied in the many thousands of wargames published over the past 50 years. It discusses the utility of this form of conflict simulation by setting it in its…

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Added by Gerard Snitselaar on October 13, 2011 at 3:06am — 3 Comments

HPS Midway - The death of the Saratoga

I finally broke down and purchased the downloadable version of Midway from HPS last night. I have been messing around with the getting started scenario, which is a hypothetical battle at Wake. As the US you control a group centered on the Saratoga. Last night when I played I managed to lightly damage the Japanese CV, while avoiding their strike due to time running out. I played again tonight to try and understand the aircraft handling better. Here is a picture of what the screen looks…

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Added by Gerard Snitselaar on October 13, 2011 at 2:28am — No Comments

virus hits US drone fleet

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/virus-hits-drone-fleet/   i understand that drones and computers have their place in combat,but i have been saying for a while that over-reliance on such devices poses inherit dangers. 

Added by brian s. b. on October 7, 2011 at 3:42pm — No Comments

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