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My Own Worst Enemy ~ Don’t Tread on Me Turn 15

My Own Worst Enemy ~ Don’t Tread on Me Turn 15

Is Lord North now seeking new employment?

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Virtual Dragoons Assembly 2020 – The AAR

Virtual Dragoons Assembly 2020 – The AAR

Brant Guillory, 6 August 2020

So yeah.  We had a convention.  It was online, and it was virtual, and it wasn’t what we’re all used to.  But we darn sure took our best swing at it! (more…)

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My Own Worst Enemy ~ Don’t Tread on Me Turn 14

My Own Worst Enemy ~ Don’t Tread on Me Turn 14

Turn 14 could be the last turn. Will it be?

(ed note: we’re a little late this week because of the convention. sorry!)
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My Own Worst Enemy ~ Don’t Tread on Me Turn 13

My Own Worst Enemy ~ Don’t Tread on Me Turn 13

Will Turn 13 be lucky or unlucky for the British?

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Unboxing Gathering Storm from GMT Games

Unboxing Gathering Storm from GMT Games

Brant Guillory, 23 July 2020 ~ #UnboxingDay

As discussed in this Spring’s podcast about alt-history games, the idea of rearranging the circumstances that got us to the start of a particular war have always been fascinating.  So when I got a chance to get ahold of Gathering Storm from GMT, I jumped at it, and looking forward to chance to give this one a play
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Unboxing Time of Crisis: The Roman Empire in Turmoil, 235-284 AD

Unboxing Time of Crisis: The Roman Empire in Turmoil, 235-284 AD

Michael Eckenfels, 23 July 2020 ~ #UnboxingDay

I’d been interested in Time of Crisis (let’s call it ToC to avoid the alphabet soup of a title) for a while, for a variety of reasons. The main reason was, it’s an approachable, lighter strategy game, with some Euro-gaming feels to it via abstract government systems and troops, as well as deck-building. Though, luck plays into it quite a bit via die rolls and to an extent, card draws. (more…)

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