Tag Archives: WWII

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

Posted in AAR, Boardgames, Naval engagements, WWII | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Fire in the Sky – American disaster

We had an opportunity to play Fire in The Sky – my favorite take on the Pacific war and I had the honor of playing American side of the story. I have to admit that the American problem – excessive … Continue reading

Posted in AAR, Boardgames, Naval engagements, WWII | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

ASL – Puma Prowls

Puma Prowls is one of my ASL favorites – all vehicles scenario featuring four of my favorite 4 rad armored cars (PSW 234/2) versus Russian T-70 tankettes. Puma’s are, albeit lightly armored, quite well armed and therefore they can bring … Continue reading

Posted in AAR, ASL, Boardgames, WWII | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

ASL – Comissar’s House

Recently there was an opportunity to enter Comissar’s House. A legendary Stalingrad scenario of bloody street fighting in terms of ASL. All things needed for both sides feeling the pain are there: German assault engineers, DC’s, flamethrowers and one strong fortified … Continue reading

Posted in AAR, ASL, Boardgames, WWII | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XVII – Buffalo Wings

While waiting for the release of JD Webster’s Wings of the Motherland, Against the Odds published magazine game about the Finnish aviation under name of Buffalo Wings. This little minigame is more of a return to the relative simplicity of … Continue reading

Posted in Boardgames, Review, WWII | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XVI – Desert Steel

On the series of Obscure but Interesting Games it is time to have a look towards North Africa, and stay firmly on sand. Admittedly, because I missed the era of PanzerBlitz by some unacceptable margin (of course I played PanzerBlitz … Continue reading

Posted in Boardgames, Review, WWII | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Naval engagements, Review, WWII | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment