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Just discovered the joys of the COIN system games from GMT stable.
Ran shy of these as did not seem to be 'proper' wargames and the fact that they were generally 4 player but after acquiring Fire In The Lake, and being pleasantly surprised that they generate a good 2 player experience, I am now a firm believer (cue Monkees song) having not been this enthused by a game system/series since Combat Commander !
What a heady mix of combat, politics, resource management, events,…Continue
Been a goodly while since I have posted on here (keep forgetting) but here are some pics from my latest gaming session with the excellent Great War Commander game.
all on my regular Blog at https://sgtsteiner.blogspot.com/…Continue
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Pic of Combat Commander game last night which we discovered we had erred big time in essentially ruining scenario (which gave enough hints) and will have to re-play
Decided to play Onslaught at my Dads as it has very low rules overhead.
It turned out to be a really fun and exciting game to play. Simple rules means it is easy to get started and…
Game using FOGR today at Stephens as he wanted to use his freshly painted Danish army. The army is from circa 1670+ so I have nothing properly contemporary but fielded a Late German Thirty Years War army from around 1640-48.
Great game as always with my army forced to try to get to grips with…
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Played the always excellent Combat Commander at my Dads last night.
Played three scenarios from my recently acquired 'Paratroopers Battle Pack 1'.
And three cracking games they…
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Napoleonic game today at mine with Stephen.
We himmed and haad over what to play and what rules to try eventually going with FOGN.…
Had a fling with Battlegroup Overlord (the BG Kursk expansion and replacement tome for KG Normandy) today at Stephens.
We choose an attack…
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Game of Battle Group Panzer Grenadier played today at Mr P's with his (and Umpire Richards) lovely 20mm kit. Been a long time since I used 'the original' scale stuff and these very playable rules. Game was a scenario supplied…Continue
Just turned 49 (aaarrrrgggghhhh how did that happen !!!!!) last week and managed to obtain a few goodies to minimise the pain.…Continue