RSSArchive for August, 2011

Review: Force on Force from Ambush Alley Games and Osprey Publishing

Review: Force on Force from Ambush Alley Games and Osprey Publishing

From the outset, let me make clear that I am not a “miniature” guy. Sure, I throw down miniatures for RPG games and “Wing of War,” but I am not someone that sits around painting Napoleanic infantry to the historically-accurate color scheme. More, I am not one to enjoy deeply complex miniature combat games that […]

Gen Con 2011–The Rant

Gen Con 2011 is now one week past and it is time for my last thoughts. Forgive me as I wander through my disjointed thoughts of Gen Con 2011 because in addition to some great games, I picked up a “Con Crud” infection.  What fun. Let me start with my initial thoughts about the shows’ […]

Gen Con 2011 Play Report Part 2–With Bonus Swag!

This is a quick wrap-up of the games I played with a brief section on game purchases made at Gen Con 2011. After the terrible Terrorwerks experience we engaged in World War 1 aerial combat in the Fantasy Flight area. The “Wings of War” furball pitted 28 players against each other in a last-man-standing format. […]

Gen Con 2011 Report Part 1

Gen Con 2011 is over and I survived!  Normally it takes nearly a week for me to pull my life back together and get this post up, but I am strangely energized. Perhaps it was my decision to limit my backpack’s weight to an absolute bare minimum. Nothing like strained shoulders to sap the strength. […]

Gen Con 2011 Vendors and Exhibitors  List

Gen Con 2011 Vendors and Exhibitors List

The Gen Con 2011 exhibitor and vendor link list is completed!  Read on and let your gaming budget know fear! If you find errors in the list, please drop me a comment and I will get it corrected. Vendors and exhibitors can submit a small banner and I will  update your text link with a […]