Bill Wood's Blog – November 2008 Archive (2)

How I met a wargamer in Split, Croatia and the postive aspects of it all

1995, East Carolina University:



One day, while a Student at ECU, I need to use a PC to write an English Paper, but I found all the Windows machines were used up, mostly by Netscape users (it was 1995, and the Web was shiny new).



So, I walked into the Vax/VMS dumb terminal room to fire up Vi to write my paper and then I would Z-Modem it later into Word.



I needed to do a little research, so Vax/VMS was just fine for using Gopherspace and I would use Lynx - the… Continue

Added by Bill Wood on November 11, 2008 at 10:41am — No Comments

Time to get Rid of the Monsterous Classics

Our group prefers playing games, and I have a collection of 'the unplayable'.



We have had many discussions, and we have found we prefer games we can play in not more than a few sessions (4-6 at most for about 20-40 hours TPT).



Recently, a lot of Great Wargames new to the hobby have come out, and we've pretty much decided that many of the old Monsters are simply not worth the time to play, have become obsolete, or are simply too big.



Now, some might not agree… Continue

Added by Bill Wood on November 10, 2008 at 12:06pm — 16 Comments

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