Tag Archives: Boardgames

Acquisition – Stone Age, a Space ship

It is apparently hard to grow up in this household without degree of board game indoctrination ;). It is quite hard to find interesting games for children, especially with two requirements. a) should offer variety of mechanics b) should also … 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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ASL – Again

Well, yes, I should have seen this coming. Mailman just dropped a packet to my front porch and what else could it possibly contain but a brand new 3 ring binder? Mind the previous one was already seriously out of … Continue reading

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Holiday Fire in the Sky

Once again there was an opportunity to play Fire in the Sky, my so far favorite take on the Pacific War. As I have pointed out before, I’ve had a though time winning as USA, and my Japanese opponent appeared … Continue reading

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ASL Monday – The Yelnya Bridge

What a great little scenario on map 47, J102 The Yelnya Bridge from ASL Journal #7. 4.5 turns of condensed goodness. Map is very busy and tough to go through. A bit of everything, SS, assault engineers, couple of tanks … Continue reading

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ASL Saturday – Commando Sehenke

Going through the ASL classics, what could be better than Commando Sehenke sometime after Comissar’s House.  Again, it is a setting of very intense, very bloody city fight and my opponent elected to be the attacking Germans. I was left … Continue reading

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