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My first Published Game Design

GMT has added 1989 to its P500 list. This will be my first commercially published game design. I started working on this game in earnest right when CSW Social began. I made a few blog posts about it and got a lot of helpful feedback from the CSW Social community, so thanks to everyone who gave me their thoughts on the game.

Added by Ted Torgerson on March 12, 2010 at 9:37pm — 7 Comments

Made a box cover for my 1989 game.

Added by Ted Torgerson on November 13, 2009 at 1:30pm — 13 Comments

1989 map for editing

Iain here is the 1989 map file made using Scribus DTP.

1989map1.sla

Added by Ted Torgerson on October 16, 2009 at 4:25pm — 2 Comments

Oral history - my Dad at Hiroshima

I had lunch with my father today, and the subject of the anniversary of dropping the A-Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki came up. My father was an 18 year old sargeant in the Counter Intelligence Corps stationed in Tokio immediately after the War. The CIC was a precursor of the CIA. His barracks was in the old Japanese Secret Police Headquarters, where the Japanese did their interrogations of captured US airmen. He had a desk on the 8th floor of the Taekoko building, which was across the street… Continue

Added by Ted Torgerson on August 8, 2008 at 4:21pm — 5 Comments

Final 1989 rules, cards and map posted

Guys I took down these files because the game is now on the P500 list at GMT Games.

Added by Ted Torgerson on June 4, 2008 at 7:30pm — 18 Comments

Have you ever wondered what happened when you rolled for realignment or a coup in Twilight Struggle? The shift in power may represent a takeover by a military junta, or a coup d'etat orchestrated by …

Have you ever wondered what happened when you rolled for realignment or a coup in Twilight Struggle? The shift in power may represent a takeover by a military junta, or a coup d'etat orchestrated by rivals, a retiring leader replaced by a reformer, or bloody rioting in the streets. The game 1989: Dawn of Freedom is a conflict simulation of the events that lead to the overthrow of Communist regimes across Eastern Europe. It is modeled on the mechanics of Twilight Struggle,… Continue

Added by Ted Torgerson on April 9, 2008 at 5:27pm — 5 Comments

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