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May 25, 2020

Air ops in Carrier

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.

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May 16, 2020

Tokyo Express Play Aids

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.

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May 9, 2020

Tokyo Express: vmod

Victory Game's 1988 solitaire naval simulation of night surface combat at Guadalcanal.

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June 8, 2019

The Korean War: 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.

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February 8, 2018

Lee vs Grant: 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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