In Victory Games CARRIER the US plane-handling rules are confusing despite two full pages of text, a full page example, and reminders printed on the map. There are also inconsistencies between the rules, the Sequence of Play, and the Game Turn Flowchart.
May 16, 2020
May 16, 2020. gaming
Here's a variant method of keeping track of ship stats and damage in Tokyo Express (TE) using two add-on files: a Ship Manifest and Log Box Sheet. These were designed for use with my TE VASSAL module (still under construction), but can work just as well with the printed game.
May 9, 2020
May 9, 2020. vmod
Victory Game's 1988 solitaire naval simulation of night surface combat at Guadalcanal.
June 8, 2019
June 8, 2019. vmod
This is one Balkoski design that has stood the test of time (outside of his FLEET and GCACW series). A reprint by Compass Games is expected in 2020.
February 8, 2018
February 8, 2018. vmod
LvG is the seminal game of the GCACW series. The scenarios are excellent for introducing new players to the system; the campaign game is playable in a single session. It is errata-free.
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