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Angercast

I’ve added a new page for a podcast titled Angercast. It is done by some Something Awful forumers (a.k.a. goons) and myself. We talk about various board games and board game-related topics. As of writing there are two episodes uploaded, … Continue reading

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A Journey into Advanced Squad Leader: Part 3

The fires blazed in the distance. The wind didn’t make anything better; gusts blew the inferno in all the wrong ways. Where once stood a building was now a burning rubble. The fires were not the main concern at this … Continue reading

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A Journey into Advanced Squad Leader: Part 2.5

Beyond Valor, the first module for ASL, has 14 or so sheets of punch-out counters. Each sheet is comprised of 1/2″ to 3/4″ little pieces. Doing some number crunching (approximately 8″x10″ sheet size accounting for in-between spaces between punch-outs and … Continue reading

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A Few Videos Since My Last

A while back I made a video about Archipelago. Since then I’ve made three more session report videos, each one about a different board game than the last. Earth Reborn This is my favorite game. Enough so that I’ve written … Continue reading

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Archipelago Post Round-Up!

Lately I have had a new favorite board game, Archipelago. It’s a “euro” game, as in it’s a (mostly) non-confrontational economic game with lots of wooden pieces and such, but it has a lot of twists and clever mechanics that … Continue reading

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Designs in the Dark, Missing Links

We know it. We know that there is more out there than the designs we already have. There is unexplored game ideas waiting to be revealed. Think of dark matter. It has been calculated that the known universe accounts for … Continue reading

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A Journey into Advanced Squad Leader – Part 2

In the span of time from my previous post to this writing, I have played three games of the ASL Starter Kit #3’s first scenario. In all three games, I had underestimated the playtime and the match was left unfinished. … Continue reading

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