Sunday, August 18 2019

vmod: Ney vs Wellington

Ney vs. Wellington (SPI 1979) is Joseph Balkoski's streamlined version of Frank Davis' design for Wellington's Victory: Napoleonic miniatures rules applied to a hex and counter boardgame.

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Saturday, August 10 2019

vmod: Rifle and Saber

Tactical combat of the mid and late 1800's. Designer John Young. Follows Grenadier in the tactical games sequence. (Armageddon, Phalanx, Centurion, Dark Ages, Renaissance of Infantry, Musket and Pike, Grenadier, Rifle and Saber).

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Wednesday, May 29 2019

vmod: Bull Run

Rich Hamblen's Bull Run (Avalon Hill 1983) is a cogent and unique regimental scale game on a battle that was unique in the Civil War.

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Sunday, May 12 2019

vmod: Leipzig

Napoleon's 1813 campaign in Germany, published by SPI, designed by James Dunnigan. VASSAL module based on the 1972 version, using scratch-made map and counters.

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Thursday, December 6 2018

vmod: Grenadier

Jim Dunnigan's take on Napoleonic company-level tactics (part of SPI's tactical series). Rock-paper-scissors writ large. Drawback: no explicit square formation for infantry.

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