• Posts Tagged ‘wargaming’

    So, What Is Your End Game?

    by  • June 27, 2013 • Essays • Comments Off on So, What Is Your End Game?

    I hear this statement a lot. In real life, I hear it from my husband who likes to know what I have in mind when I’m making decisions about relationships or life in general. It’s not my strong point. In the military strategy games that I enjoy playing, I’m starting to realize that it’s...

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    Victory Point Games: A Good Option for Beginning War Gamers

    by  • November 30, 2012 • Reviews • Comments Off on Victory Point Games: A Good Option for Beginning War Gamers

    Are you interested in wargaming, but are daunted by the time commitment?  Games that can go for hours, weeks, months, even years if you play by email?  Is it too much trouble to find more than one person to play with you and make the same commitment?  Is a tome of rules too overwhelming...

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    Here I Stand: Turn 3 Finally Starts after Torturous Preliminary Phases!

    by  • August 1, 2012 • People & Events • Comments Off on Here I Stand: Turn 3 Finally Starts after Torturous Preliminary Phases!

    Continuing with Here I Stand:  Wars of the Reformation 1517-1555, it has taken several weeks to get through the preliminaries of Turn 3 (remember, the whole game started in May!)  Now, we finally get to play our cards in the Action Phase! Why did it take so long?  Well, part of the reason is...

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    Wargaming with Men: I Take Florence, but Germany is Lost!

    by  • June 29, 2012 • People & Events • Comments Off on Wargaming with Men: I Take Florence, but Germany is Lost!

    Turn 2 endeth and the Protestants march ahead.  Apparently God is on summer break for this tragic Pope! What I did was follow the advice of a veteran friend and attack Florence.  This gave me two crucial victory points, but I ended up with a net loss of one due to the Protestants doing...

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