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Stuka Joe: Crowbar! The Rangers at Pointe Du Hoc Mechanics @ Play

Stuka Joe: Crowbar! The Rangers at Pointe Du Hoc Mechanics @ Play

Fred Manzo July 31, 2020 0

Stuka Joe “Mechanics-at-Play video of Crowbar! The Rangers at Pointe Du Hoc, a game designed by Hermann Luttmann, developed by Fred Manzo and published by Flying Pig Games in 2019.”

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Dark Footage: F-15 Lands with One Wing

Dark Footage: F-15 Lands with One Wing

Fred Manzo July 30, 2020 0

Dark Footage Subscribe to Dark Footage: https://bit.ly/darkfootage “This footage shows a terrifying accident from May of 1983. It is an Israeli F-15D flying above the Negev desert with only one wing. The aircraft’s pilot,

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“A Most Fearful Sacrifice”: Playtest After-Action-Report 2: “Making Sausage: All this Is My Fault – Pickett’s Charge”

“A Most Fearful Sacrifice”: Playtest After-Action-Report 2: “Making Sausage: All this Is My Fault – Pickett’s Charge”

Other July 28, 2020 0

“Making Sausage: All this Is My Fault – Pickett’s Charge” By Claude Whalen:   You would think that making a Pickett’s Charge scenario would be simple; march across open ground, get blasted along the

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Kickstarter: “In Magnificent Style” – Deluxe (second edition) from Worthington

Kickstarter: “In Magnificent Style” – Deluxe (second edition) from Worthington

Other July 28, 2020 0

By Kickstarter: The deluxe edition and update of the classic Solitaire game, IN MAGNIFICENT STYLE. Refight Picketts Charge at Gettysburg. “In Magnificent Style” is a solitaire game depicting the final desperate Confederate attack on July

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The Players’ Aid: Video Review: Crowbar! The Rangers at Pointe Du Hoc from Flying Pig Games

The Players’ Aid: Video Review: Crowbar! The Rangers at Pointe Du Hoc from Flying Pig Games

Other July 27, 2020 0

The Players Aid 8.62K subscribers Patreon: https://patreon.com/theplayersaid Tee Shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/the-play… Website: https://theplayersaid.com

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Gettysburg – UK Video

Gettysburg – UK Video

Other July 27, 2020 0

Chris Gilder “TV Series on in the UK called Battleground featuring Edward Woodward with Peter Gilders figures and Terrain. Peter and Edward first met on the movie Callan which featured a wargame setup by

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Humor – “Whatever this is, I want one.”

Humor – “Whatever this is, I want one.”

Other July 25, 2020 0

  (H/T: Powerlineblog)

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“With It or On It” – A Review and Analysis of Hollandspiele’s Game of Hoplite Battles

“With It or On It” – A Review and Analysis of Hollandspiele’s Game of Hoplite Battles

Paul Comben July 22, 2020 0

By Paul Comben:  How precisely armies of hoplites fought their battles has engendered a significant amount of detailed study.  For the student of military history, this is probably one of those marmite subjects –

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Candyland and the art of wargaming – (Plus GDW’s “1942”) by Mitch Freedman.

Candyland and the art of wargaming – (Plus GDW’s “1942”) by Mitch Freedman.

Mitch Freedman July 17, 2020 0

                              (Plus GDW’s “1942”) By Mitch Freedman If you’re anything like me, you have already gone through most of the

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The History Guy: The Boston Molasses Disaster of 1919

The History Guy: The Boston Molasses Disaster of 1919

Other July 17, 2020 0

The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered “In 1914, the demand for molasses was at an all time high. As a result, Purity Distilling Company installed a holding tank fifty feet tall and

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