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My Own Worst Enemy ~ McPherson’s Ridge Intro & Turn 1

My Own Worst Enemy ~ McPherson’s Ridge Intro & Turn 1

1980: The year of Pac-Man, the “Miracle on Ice”, and…really expensive color printing?

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Armchair Dragoons Reviews Wake Island: A Heroic Defiance from Lock ‘n Load

Armchair Dragoons Reviews Wake Island: A Heroic Defiance from Lock ‘n Load

Michael Eckenfels, 1 July 2020

The battle for Wake Island, coming quickly on the heels of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, was fought over a relatively insignificant speck of land in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The location had been, before the war, an important refueling stop on Pan American’s long-distance routes across that vast, sun-hammered ocean. However, at the start of 1941, the U.S. built a permanent military facility there, which would be a threat to the Japanese strategy of building a fortified system of islands to hold their gains across the Pacific.

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We’re having a convention! Tuesday Newsday – 30 June 2020

We’re having a convention! Tuesday Newsday – 30 June 2020

Yep, it’s #TuesdayNewsday and we’ve got our own big announcement for this week  >>>

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Announcing the Virtual Dragoons Assembly 2020

Announcing the Virtual Dragoons Assembly 2020

Armchair Dragoon Public Affairs Office, 29 June 2020

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Armchair Dragoons is pleased to announce this Summers premier (only?!) virtual wargaming convention, the Virtual Dragoons Assembly, from 7/31 to 8/1.

36 hours of wargames, seminars, and talk shows, to help scratch that wargame convention itch, and give you a chance to try some social-distance-compliant online wargaming.

Joining us are Lock ‘n Load Publishing, Academy Games, the incomparable Moe’s Game Table, and more.

Details can be found on our site here.  Registration is handled through tabletop.events here.


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Design x Dragoons: Co-op Wargaming?

Design x Dragoons: Co-op Wargaming?

Each week, our #DesignXDragoons panel will offer their thoughts on a talk about game design, game development, or gameplay.
You’ll see what they have to say, and get a chance to chime in yourself, either in the comments below, or in our forums

This week’s question:

Cooperative games, such as Arkham Horror or Shadows Over Camelot, are becoming more popular with (euro)gamers. Can the cooperative game mechanism work for wargames? Any examples?

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No Enemies Here, S3 E12

No Enemies Here, S3 E12

Dan + wargames = NEH!
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