Monthly Archives: December 2016

Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games IX – Over the Reich & Achtung Spitfire!

After Air Force and Dauntless was played through and I started to be seriously annoyed by the artificial limitations and nuances in the system, I tripped over to Over the Reich. It was first game of J.D.Webster’s Fighting Wings Series … Continue reading

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ASL for a change

Played both sides of unlikely good scenario from ASL SK2, where Italians occupy small town that was effectively about to to be overrun by both American paratroopers and British landing force. Ambitious Assault, S9. Not a good place to be … Continue reading

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Fifth batch for Sharp Practice II

This should have been the first one chronologically, because before the regular army arrived from Europe, the armed forces in French colonies consisted by most part sporadic marine detachments, local militia and frontiersmen and some indian allies. However, now that … Continue reading

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Review – Fire in the Sky, part II

Many of my all time favorite board games, such as Wilderness War, or Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage are geographically constrained. There are limitations for practical approaches and therefore the strategy seemingly revolves around those fixed lines of advance. To a … Continue reading

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After a long while – ship out of docks

It has taken a long while since last ship was launched, so the newest one in line is French 64 gun Bizarre – which incidentally has, (probably first and last time) experimental bristles for standing rigging – they seem to be … Continue reading

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Fourth batch for Sharp Practice II

Ah, finally the negotiations are over and promises of plentiful loot have turned some of the woodland indians from Ohio river valley to the French cause. It is always good not to be seen as encroacher, but trade partner instead. … Continue reading

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Third batch for Sharp Practice II

Colonial assembly has decided to support the British war efforts and have dispatched cannon fodd… err. provincials to tackle the French increasing military presence in the borderlands alongside the British regulars. It is matter of time before the Ohio valley … Continue reading

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