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by libdab
Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: These Eight (and more) Classic free War Games have been preserved by the Internet Archive
Replies: 2
Views: 109

<r>Also Crusade in Europe (<URL url="https://archive.org/details/a8b_Crusade_in_Europe_1985_MicroProse_Software_US"><LINK_TEXT text="https://archive.org/details/a8b_Crusade ... oftware_US">https://archive.org/details/a8b_Crusade_in_Europe_1985_MicroProse_Software_US</LINK_TEXT></URL>) and Decision i...
by libdab
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: The Best Napoleonic War Games
Replies: 15
Views: 3072

<r>I've got very fond memories of the Peter Turcan games Austerlitz and Borodino (played on my Atari STE). Just loved typing out commands and waiting for the commanders to respond and act. Really ahead of their time re. communication delays, etc.<br/> <br/> Btw, has anyone ever tried HistWar : The N...
by libdab
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Slitherine has contracted to work with the UK's Defense Science and Technology Laboratory
Replies: 2
Views: 552

" ... supporting the UK's prosperity agenda" - English translation, please?
by libdab
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Butcher's Yard: A Wargaming Foray into the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879
Replies: 2
Views: 2780

I can also recommend "How Can Man Die Better: The Secrets of Isandlwana Revealed" by Mike Snook - revisionist and persuasive.
by libdab
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: The Wargamer's Guide to...The Best Naval War Games
Replies: 22
Views: 10653

Silent Service II? Maybe that's just for us oldies :)
by libdab
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: The Wargamer's Guide to Tabletop Simulator
Replies: 7
Views: 2231

<r>You may have seen this already but there's a pretty good list of TTS wargames here: <URL url="https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1385350436"><LINK_TEXT text="https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/ ... 1385350436">https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=13853504...
by libdab
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Magnificent, But Not War: One Grog's Complicated Relationship with Hollywood History
Replies: 4
Views: 2106

<t>I agree about how annoying it is when you spot unrealistic tactics, etc. in a historical film or TV series ... even in a fictional context (e.g. lovely straight lines of cavalry galloping through the forest in Game of Thrones).<br/> <br/> One film that was a pleasant surprise, at least as far as ...

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