December 16, 2019

vmods: Victory in the West

It started with an SPI subscriber feedback survey. The resulting game from SPI was Operation Typhoon (OT), and if you read just the first half of the designer's notes in OT you might think it turned out an unplayable mess.

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December 12, 2019

vmod: Fighting Sail

A minimalist module of less than 150 KB. Fighting Sail is Joe Balkoski's look at the age of sail, geared for ship duels and small fleet actions.

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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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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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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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