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June 27, 2021

St-Lô: vmod

Before he became a leading historian of the US Army in Normandy, Joseph Balkoski was well-know in the wargaming hobby as a game designer and developer. Years prior to the publication of his first book, Beyond the Beachhead, Joe demonstrated his research into the subject matter in two grand-tactical wargame designs: Omaha Beachhead (Victory Games 1987) and St-Lô (West End 1986).

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November 30, 2019

Air Cav: vmod

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

Against the Reich: vmod

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

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