Monthly Archives: February 2018

Impetuous Evening

There was an opportunity to play Basic Impetus 2.0 – which I would never decline. A nice little matchup between revised Romans and Carthaginians, with the 2nd Edition ruleset. Initial impression of the rules were quite favorable and I have … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Terrain, part II

Last time it was turn of a townscape but I generally find landscapes with minimalistic – albeit playable – setups a bit boring. Green and lush it needs to be. I have strong belief that minor terrain features do contribute … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Terrain, Part I

I am not imaginative enough to build nice terrain. Unfortunate fact, but there, I’ve said it. It seems that I just ┬álack the attention to how good terrain looks like and never seem to get it right. Or, I just … Continue reading

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Review – Successors

I had an opportunity to acquire 3rd edition Successors in mint condition. I have been looking for a long time but always found either prohibitively expensive or just not available. Since it is very likely that Successors will not see … Continue reading

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Hauling a coffin, and looking into a sewer

Had an opportunity to haul Alexander’s coffin around Syria some time ago. Unfortunately only by two people, but sufficiently to get an idea how the game mechanics work. No game which features marriages, murder and stealing Alexander’s (or anyone else’s, … Continue reading

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Acquisition – X-wing stuff

I noticed recently that factually I have to little stuff for X-wing to play any meaningful games. X-wing, B-wing, Y-wing for rebellion, and little better for Empire in form of 2 Tie Interceptors, Tie Bomber, Tie Advanced and 2 Tie … Continue reading

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