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Entries Tagged as 'Wargames'

Glue-sticking It To The Man

May 25th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Board Games, Wargames

This guest post from Bruce Geryk goes into solitaire wargaming, making things that don’t suck and some of his own preferences and tricks. I’m always happy to post his thoughts. Technology has a way of fixing problems. In gaming, it created distribution models that freed many designers from the restrictive grasp of publishers (direct download), […]

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Three Moves Ahead Episode 200: Tapping Past Bastogne

January 7th, 2013 · Comments Off · Mobile, Podcast, Three Moves Ahead, Wargames, WW2

I’ve already written about why I like Battle of the Bulge so much. And if you haven’t caught Bruce’s review over at Quarter to Three you should do that. This week on the show we talk about Shenandoah’s masterpiece again, with regular Julian Murdoch. There’s a lot of talk about the relative merits of the […]

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Holiday 2012 Reflections

January 2nd, 2013 · 4 Comments · Me, Mobile, Wargames

I had a very pleasant and relaxing holiday, in spite of sickness, melancholy and being surrounded by family in the middle of nowhere. I have a few thoughts about what I saw and did, and some, if not resolutions, plans for the coming months. 1) The Next Gaming Generation is Terrifying: I am blessed with […]

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Battle of the Bulge: Tablet Style

December 30th, 2012 · 12 Comments · Mobile, Wargames, WW2

I could just say “Go and buy this game”, but I am not really in the consumer recommendation business and this isn’t really a review. And, honestly, a lot of people will take a lot of time before Shenandoah’s Battle of the Bulge finally clicks in that special part of the body that wargamers or […]

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Three Moves Ahead Episode 198: The Kessel Run

December 11th, 2012 · Comments Off · Matrix, Podcast, Three Moves Ahead, Wargames, WW2

I bailed on this show at the last minute because I would not have had much to add and I haven’t touched Gary Grigsby’s War in the East in ages. Good thing I did since no way would I want to get in the way of Rob and Bruce sharing their opinions and experiences with […]

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Three Moves Ahead Episode 186 – Playing at the World

September 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Board Games, Podcast, RPGs, Three Moves Ahead, Wargames

This week, Troy and Bruce talk to Jon Peterson, author of the epic gaming history tome, Playing at the World: A History of Simulating Wars, People and Fantastic Adventures from Chess to Role-Playing Games. They talk about the turning points in the evolution of wargames, when a wargame becomes a role playing game and the […]

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