The Best Reason I Know to Give Away a New Wargame

As a high school teacher, one of the things I've never heard (in 31 years) is a 16 y.o. female student describe a wargame as (and I quote) "The most awesome game ever...."  She was talking about Napoleon (the AH version) that she played at game club "pizza and games" night. (see my last blog....)  

How would one react?  Well, I just so happened to have a new copy of the CG version I'd picked up last summer at a store clearnace in Santa Clara (for $5!). So student "K" is now the proud owner of her very first wargame.  I understand that there's a re-match of the last game scheduled for tomorrow night's meeting. She wants "revenge."

Making converts, one at a time. It's all we can do.

 

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Comment by Dave Smith on May 26, 2019 at 11:39pm

Update: Student "K" won the rematch over her male counter-part. 

Another wargamer hooked?  Time will tell.

Dave

Comment by Eric Walters on April 6, 2019 at 8:02pm

What a terrific and inspiring story!

Comment by Wayne Rotella on April 2, 2019 at 6:09am
BTW, please tell me you are going to stay active with your young gamers.
Comment by Wayne Rotella on April 2, 2019 at 6:09am
Color me jealous brother! Started teaching late in life, still have 21 years to go!
Comment by Dave Smith on April 1, 2019 at 7:51pm
Hey, Wayne, hope your school year is going well. I've been talked into working one more year, then it's time to retire and do something else. (And play more wargames.)
Comment by Wayne Rotella on March 30, 2019 at 9:55am

That's absolutely AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!

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