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Zombies Invade the Library!

Posted by BrianW on March 11, 2014 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

After some false starts and missteps, the first game day at the Evelyn Meador library is finally on the schedule.  It will be on March 22, and Greg Burns, the librarian there wants me to run a game of Zombies!  According to him, the library system tries to stay current with trends, and as all gamers know, the zombie craze is still going strong in popular culture.


As of right now, the game day is scheduled to start at 11 AM, and run to whenever.  So, if anyone ...

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Glorious Out-of-the-Box Sails - February 2014

Posted by Andy on March 4, 2014 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The members of this club have always been fond of Ares Games' Wings of Glory and Wings of War series, with their pre-painted airplanes and simple, card-driven maneuver and damage chit draw sub-systems. It was thereore natural, when the Kickstarter for their new Sails of Glory was announced, that I had to invest in it. The game and sixteen Napoleonic era pre-painted sailing ships later, I learned the rules and then ran a few test games at home.


Havi...

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GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE AT WAR!!

Posted by Andy on March 4, 2014 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

PARLIAMENT CITES MAJESTIC AFFAIRE AS LAST STRAW


By Gerd Maloins, Gross Austrian Gazatte (GAG), 5 March, 1894


Today, Sir Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, was presented to the Queen as the newest British Prime Minister.  In his first address before Parliament, Prime Minister Primrose called for immediate hostilities against France, in continued abhorant reaction to the shameful occasion of the recent French attack upon, subseque...

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Grieving Over Blown Bridges

Posted by Andy on March 4, 2014 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (0)

I call myself a wargame facilitator.  What can I say, I love organizing games and events for others to enjoy.  I think it started back in the day when I'd rather be "Dungeon Master" over "Dungeon Explorer".


I work hard to organize and prepare a fun game for those who choose to play in one of my events.  And when its over, I breathe a sigh of relief, hoping that everyone had as much fun playing, as I had in game mastering.


When the latest game...

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A Belated January Report

Posted by BrianW on February 19, 2014 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

For January, the club took part in the India-Pakistan War of 1965, thanks to the Crisis in Kashmir! scenario book for CY6JA, and my airplanes. The scenario was entitled, “Breaking the Sabre,” and recreated a fighter sweep by Folland Gnats of the Indian Air Force (IAF) against missile carrying F-86 Sabres and F-104 Starfighters of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF).


 

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Upcoming events on the Southeast side of town

Posted by BrianW on October 16, 2013 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

A couple of months ago, I was approached by Greg Burns, a librarian with the Harris County Library System.  He wants to set up a display with wargame miniatures in the Seabrook branch of the library during the months of November and December.  The library has a locking display case that measures 57" H x 134" W x 17" D.   The idea is to set up a display called "From History to Hobby" and showcase miniatures and books that compliment them.  So, if anyone has some minis ...

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SALUTE Patrol Report

Posted by Rob on September 29, 2013 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

From:  1st Squad, 1st Platoon Co B 1/7

To:  C.O. B Co. 1/7

  • Size - Reinforced infantry platoon
  • Activity - Patrolling N toward Co B lines
  • Location - Map Grid L-4 or L-5, Dir S, enemy main line of resistance.  2 bunkers
  • Unit - elements of Oka Brigade
  • Time - 0745-0830 loc...
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I'm getting too old for this sh$t

Posted by Rob on July 19, 2013 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Personal Blog entry of Manuel Exposure - WWF Photojournalist

June 24, 2013

Living in Elbonia for the last 20 years, I have seen the outlook on the wildlife here go from rather hopeful to incredibly dismal.


By the mid-2000s—shortly after Elbonia fell into despotic rule under General Wubaqi—wil...

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Attention to Orders

Posted by Rob on June 2, 2013 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (1)

ATTENTION TO ORDERS: THE PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL, ACTING UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE MINISTER OF DEFENSE, HAS PLACED SPECIAL TRUST AND CONFIDENCE IN THE PATRIOTISM, INTEGRITY, AND ABILITIES OF LIEUTENANT FIRST CLASS REUVAN ROZEN.  IN VIEW OF THESE SPECIAL QUALITIES, AND HIS DEMONSTRATED POTENTIAL TO SERVE IN THE HIGHER GRADE, LIEUTENANT FIRST CLASS ROZEN IS PROMOTED TO THE GRADE OF CAPTAIN, ISRAELI AIR FORCE, EFFECTIVE THE 8TH DAY OF JUNE, NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN, BY ORDER OF TH...

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Third Time's the Charm

Posted by Andy on May 17, 2013 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (1)

That's right, all you wargamers and beer aficionados out there, its our third annual year-in-review. We've recently celebrated the third anniversary of what Rob first conceived of three years ago, back when we started meeting occasionally in Asgard's back room, to drink beer and play a multiplayer, simple, fast, and fun wargame, and have a good laugh or three while doing it.


Some of our 2012/2013 gaming has been light hearted, some has been more serious. We've expl...

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