Author Topic: The World Is Now As It Should Be  (Read 1809 times)

bayonetbrant

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Reply #15 on: September 24, 2019, 05:37:21 PM
I just don’t understand the sky is falling worry sometimes.


They made a game out of that, too




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Reply #16 on: September 24, 2019, 05:37:54 PM
Knickers in a bind and all that



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Reply #17 on: September 24, 2019, 05:38:59 PM
Knickers in a bind and all that
The ones who wear knickers anyway

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Reply #18 on: September 25, 2019, 08:02:49 AM
Bison, this sniping has been a problem from the beginning..
Avalon Hill was often castigated for it's non wargames.  Some were weird, like Squander and Shakespeare, and others, like The Travels of St. Paul,  were aimed at a different niche audience.  Hard core gamers screamed at the waste of time and effort put into these "other" games.
All told, they paid the bills.  Tom Shaw was the office manager and answered questions politely but clearly that AH couldn't survive on war games alone.

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Reply #19 on: September 25, 2019, 10:16:26 AM
I actually enjoyed AH's Lie, Cheat, and Steal

I should've been a politician

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