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Epic – or not so

There was opportunity to play X-wing during the weekend, and what else than with the big ships. We had something around 250pts per side, and both sides equipped forces with the huge ships. Imperials had Raider, Decimator, and two Ties. Rebels … Continue reading

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Fire in the Sky – second American disaster

We had another opportunity to play excellent Fire in the Sky. I was to take Americans again – however this time I was ready and had a much better idea of how to work the infinite forces that the industry … Continue reading

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Review – Battlestar Galactica

Got the game as a present during holidays and I have to admit that I’m quite fond of the series (both original and remake). However, after certain games, I am less and less fond of FFG designs. All too often … Continue reading

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ASL – Slamming of the Door

We had another ASL Sunday, and an opportunity to play out another fine scenario, Slamming of the Door (#129). There, ill equipped Germans meet vast Russian horde with armored support. Given the early war situation, neither side has tanks that result one shot … Continue reading

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Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XV – Bomb Alley

Second World War at Sea: Bomb Alley is a game that had interesting mechanics and even more interesting subject, but unfortunately fell into victim to unthinkably bad execution. Perhaps the odd square based map instead of hexes should have ring … Continue reading

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Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XIV – Flat Top

Avalon Hill’s Flat Top was a game I always wanted to like. So unique, so incredibly realistic design. As close to Carrier operations I ever envisioned. I checked every detail of the game in advance, read about it and got into the system … Continue reading

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Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XIII – Squad Leader

What started it all for squad level infantry combat was not ASL, but Squad Leader instead. Squad Leader was later expanded by several supplements such as Cross of Iron, GI Anvil of Victory and Crescendo of Doom. Each expansion took … Continue reading

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