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Feats in Ancient Times:  Wargaming the Battles of Antiquity – A Boardgaming Way Essay

Feats in Ancient Times: Wargaming the Battles of Antiquity – A Boardgaming Way Essay

Paul Comben August 17, 2015 10

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Winning Through Wear And Tear – A Boardgaming Way Analysis of Waterloo 20

Winning Through Wear And Tear – A Boardgaming Way Analysis of Waterloo 20

Paul Comben June 16, 2015 3

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Age of Napoleon: A Boardgaming Way Review

Age of Napoleon: A Boardgaming Way Review

Paul Comben May 21, 2015 2

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Bobby Lee Broadcasting:  An “Entertainment” for Wargamers

Bobby Lee Broadcasting: An “Entertainment” for Wargamers

Paul Comben May 1, 2015 0

By Paul Comben In a post Civil War alternative reality…Major Taylor and Robert E Lee are in a radio studio… Taylor: You are listening to M.A.R.S.E., the Entirely Lost Cause Radio Network, 1861 to

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Ney and Twice Ney! (Part II)

Ney and Twice Ney! (Part II)

Paul Comben March 18, 2015 2

By Paul Comben Grand Tactical Interpretations of Quatre Bras  Part II Desperate Times and Desperate Measures Wellington had precious little cavalry available to him during the battle. Those that were present included the Brunswick

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Ney and Twice Ney!

Ney and Twice Ney!

Paul Comben March 16, 2015 11

By Paul Comben Grand Tactical Interpretations of Quatre Bras Part I It was not long after the ordeal of Waterloo that Wellington’s diminished but triumphant Anglo-Dutch army returned to the site of its first

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Facing Serious Charges?

Facing Serious Charges?

Paul Comben February 4, 2015 6

By Paul Comben Medieval Cavalry in Board Wargames According to more texts than I would care to count up, the Battle of Hastings lasted from the morning of a mid-October day in 1066 to

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Bringing Back the Bygones – Part II: Combat (1968) & William the Conqueror (1976)   

Bringing Back the Bygones – Part II: Combat (1968) & William the Conqueror (1976)  

Paul Comben January 17, 2015 2

By Paul Comben To come straight to the point, whatever mainstream wargaming was doing between 1968 and 1976, it was not doing it with either of these two oddities. Then again, one abiding memory

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Bringing Back the Bygones: An Occasional Look at the Vintage Side of Boardgaming

Bringing Back the Bygones: An Occasional Look at the Vintage Side of Boardgaming

Paul Comben December 19, 2014 4

By Paul Comben The Battle of the Little Big Horn Review Designer: Eduardo Rojas Publisher: Waddingtons Games (1962) So who remembers this one? For no small amount of time I have told people that my first

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Take Me To Your Leaders!  Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon and their Counters in Wargaming – A Boardgaming Way Survey

Take Me To Your Leaders! Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon and their Counters in Wargaming – A Boardgaming Way Survey

Paul Comben November 17, 2014 3

By Paul Comben A few months ago I took at look at how military notions of command were (or were not) translated into board wargame  mechanisms. As a sort of follow-up to that, I

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