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Nord Kapp: World War III in the Arctic Circle

Turn 4 begins and the clock is ticking down on the American submarines in their attempt to break through to the Soviet bastion north of Hokkaido. The …

Nord Kapp: World War III in the Arctic Circle

In the first two turns of this scenario, the US submarines began their approach towards the Kurile Islands in hopes of breaking through the Soviet …

Nord Kapp: World War III in the Arctic Circle

At the end of the previous turn, the American submarines were moving towards the Soviet Bastion near the Kurile Islands north of Japan. One group of …

Nord Kapp: World War III in the Arctic Circle

Victory Games followed up 6th Fleet, their successful opening to the Fleet series, with 2nd Fleet in 1986. Featuring war in the North Atlantic …

Nord Kapp: World War III in the Arctic Circle

This week, I had some time to sit down and play two great games from 1987, Air Superiority (GDW) and 7th Fleet (Victory Games).<p>In the Air Superiority …

Nord Kapp: World War III in the Arctic Circle

I recently played a game of Sniper! (2nd edition) published by TSR way back in 1986. Sniper! is a single man counter man-to-man combat game not …

Cat-Proof Wargaming!

HFC cat Troja and her favorite place in front of our games collection!<p>If you have a feline housemate (no <b>cat</b> would approve of being described as …

Korean War AA3, part 3

We will launch the main assault through the Uijongbu corridor. Two infantry divisions supported by tanks are poised for the attack. I have to …

The Korean War, After Action Report part 2

<b>Turn 1.</b><p>It is turn 1, for special rules only the 2nd action segment will be played (to represent the late start of the invasion) and because units …

Korean War AAR, part 4!

Ok we are back, sadly for the delay. I had problem with posting images. It took me around one hour to play the entire first turn, but weeks to figure …

The Korean War, After Action Report Part 1

Ok, after reviewing the game I will lead you through at least one turn to show all the gibberish in action. For the readers who are used to wargames …

Print and Play Games | Wiki

Material and Tools<p>Cutting Tools<p>By Tatsu<p>For the do it yourselfer, there are certain basics that go towards making your own games. The first is a …

Woodworking

'Tide of Iron' Is A Storm Of Steel

Toy soldiers are a guilty pleasure. We love them as children and are taught to look down on them as adults. And this is a pity, because something that touches us on such a visceral level must have some value.<p>Tide of Iron, from 1A Games, taps into our inner child while nurturing our inner tactician. …

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