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on: May 15, 2019, 03:15:57 PM
Any of you played Field Commander - Napoleon; Alexander or Rommel?

If so, what did you think of them?  Degree of complexity, fun factor, etc....


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Reply #1 on: May 15, 2019, 06:26:14 PM
I'd be interested to know as well. I'm tempted to pick up the Rommel Deluxe game at some point.

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Reply #2 on: May 15, 2019, 06:43:19 PM
I've played both FC Rommel and FC Alexander.

There's a review of mine over at That Other SiteTM for Field Commander Rommel, which elucidates pretty much everything about the game, IMO. :)

Alexander is much the same as Rommel, except...you know...not so much halftracks and 88mm guns as sandals and swords.

I'd recommend 'em both. But, understand, they're solo games, though I can't recall offhand if there are any rules for 2-player games.



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Reply #3 on: May 15, 2019, 08:14:06 PM
I've played both FC Rommel and FC Alexander.

There's a review of mine over at That Other SiteTM for Field Commander Rommel, which elucidates pretty much everything about the game, IMO. :)

Alexander is much the same as Rommel, except...you know...not so much halftracks and 88mm guns as sandals and swords.

I'd recommend 'em both. But, understand, they're solo games, though I can't recall offhand if there are any rules for 2-player games.

Thanks - I'm looking at solitaire games. 

If you want to sell either Alexander or Rommel send me a PM.


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Reply #4 on: May 16, 2019, 11:38:25 AM

Thanks - I'm looking at solitaire games. 

If you want to sell either Alexander or Rommel send me a PM.

Thanks, airboy. I might, but they're both in storage at the moment. I won't be able to get to them for at least a couple of months, unfortunately.

I like both of them but doubt I'll have time. I'll reach out to you later if you're still interested then.



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Reply #5 on: May 16, 2019, 12:01:20 PM
I will shock no one and say that I have "FC: Napoleon".

It is lovely and the system plays very well.

I cannot stand solitaire games.  It was actually this game that convinced me of this.


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Reply #6 on: May 16, 2019, 07:34:17 PM
...but how do you REALLY feel, Cyrano?  :D

No, seriously...that second line says you like it and that third line says you hate it. Which is it?



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Reply #7 on: May 16, 2019, 08:13:28 PM
...but how do you REALLY feel, Cyrano?  :D

No, seriously...that second line says you like it and that third line says you hate it. Which is it?

TL;DR:  I realized, while I was playing this very game, that while I admired what it was doing and how it was presenting it, I cannot bear solitaire games.  If you like solitaire games, this is a good one.

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Reply #8 on: May 16, 2019, 08:14:25 PM
Gotcha.

I'd not played FC: Nappy but I figured it was very similar to the other two.

But I really like Fleet Commander: Nimitz, so what do I know.



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Reply #9 on: May 16, 2019, 08:57:31 PM
Fleet Commander: Nimitz is a fun, solitaire game. And I forgive Cyrano for his misguided thoughts on solitaire games.  :rockon:

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Reply #10 on: May 16, 2019, 08:57:54 PM
while I admired what it was doing and how it was presenting it, I cannot bear solitaire games.

this

Being able to Google shit better than your clients is a legit career skill.


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Reply #11 on: May 16, 2019, 09:00:27 PM
The jury's still out on forgiving mirth for his views on solitaire games.

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Reply #12 on: May 16, 2019, 09:03:58 PM
The jury's still out on forgiving mirth

ftfy

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Reply #13 on: May 16, 2019, 09:05:42 PM
 :2funny:

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Reply #14 on: May 17, 2019, 09:43:29 AM
The jury's still out on mirth

ftfy