December 11, 2019

vmod: The Kaiser's Battle

World War I's Battle of the Bulge in a solo-friendly game. Designed by Joseph Balkoski using an unusual, table-less combat resolution. Emphasis is on the various types of artillery barrage supporting the German infiltration tactics of Operation Michael in 1918.

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December 6, 2019

vmod: Celles and Gazala

Based on Roger Miller's published output with Revolution Games (Celles, Gazala, and Washington's Crossing) one can see the influence of Joseph Balkoski (whom he acknowledges in the WC design notes).

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November 30, 2019

vmod: Air Cav

Published by West End Games (1985), Air Cav offers an impressive amount of data on 1980s era weaponry presented in a playable format. Only eight pages of basic rules, and only five more for the advanced rules, Not a big rules overhead for a tactical game, and it has very little errata. Serves quite well as a test bed and toolkit for exploring match-ups.

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November 25, 2019

vmod: Against the Reich

Joe Balkoski's treatment of the 1944 campaign in northwest Europe (West End Games 1986).

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October 2, 2019

vmod: Napoleon's Last Battles

There are many reprints of this game since it first game out in 1976. My module is based on the first edition map, counters, and rules. It is a fork of a recent module by John Edwards, with many modifications, listed below.

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