Outstanding articles that are not necessarily linked to one particular game, but may have broad appeal to gamers.
The zany folks at Shut Up and Sit Down created a video instructing us how to handle the "Top 5 Problem Players" (with a bonus 6th thrown in for good measure) that probably exist in any gaming group. I can think of an important one that was left off the list... players who take a ridiculous amount of time to make a move!
Back, bigger, and better than ever, Yaah! #4 is up for pre-order. This issue is jammed full with Poland Strikes, a Mark H. Walker-designed tactical World War Three-ish game based on the Sticks and Stones system introduced by Tiny Battle Publishing.
Strategic Crisis Simulations is a student organization affiliated with the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. They kindly provided PAXsims with this summary of their recent “Veiled Ambition” simulation, that examined the complex relationships in the Middle East in four distinct areas: Iraq, Syria, Yemen, and Lebanon...
Ty Snoufer, sporting a new Games from the Front blog look, reviews his collection of Market Garden games over the years...
Decision Games Errata
A treasure trove (i.e. "backlog") of old Decision Games errata has been entrusted to me for publication. Please check
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2013 Charles S. Roberts Awards
Grognard.com presents the list of
potential nominees for the 2013 Charles S. Roberts Awards, posted here for public comments, corrections, etc.
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Although it''s a really enjoyable game, I found myself flipping back and forth through the rule book quite a bit to find the rules I was looking for, so I created a summary sheet covering all the basics: Drawing New Cards, Playing Cards, Movement, Pack Movement, Endurance Checks and Fatigue Checks. It''s nothing fancy, but I find that it speeds up play considerably, allowing me to concentrate on the tactics of the race.
Video with a few quick strategy tips for new players of "Tarleton's Quarter", a game designed by Mike Joselyn and published by Against the Odds.
Great background piece (with "modern interpretations"), by Paul Comben, for those looking for some of the history behind the cardboard pieces in Waterloo 200.
Mark D. takes a very brief look at his newly purchased copy of September's Eagles designed by Paul Rohrbaugh and published by High Flying Dice Games. More detailed article to follow...
Have a look at the graphics for the latest Challenge and see past solutions and contest winners.