I Say, Holmes! Arrives
It isn’t just Where Eagles Dare here at GamesFromTheFront. I even get a few card games and euros. Case in point, I Say, Holmes! from Victory Point Games. I Say, Holmes! arrived the other day as the result of a Kickstarter project that wrapped up in [...]
We completed our 4th Session of the Where Eagles Dare Campaign Game on VASSAL and Skype. I put together a short After Action Report via video below.
Next Session is Tuesday July 29th at 9pm Chicago Time
The Where Eagles Dare Campaign Game Rolls on Via VASSAL
We had five players and a handful of spectators. [...]
Another good session for the Campaign Game of Where Eagles Dare
Our Where Eagles Dare Campaign game rolls on. Three players and a few observers saw about one and a third tuns of early action in the Campaign game. We finished up 1500 and a good way through 1700.
Most of the action around [...]
Everyone and their mother has picked up on this sale, but I wanted to add my two cents in as well. I own the blog a review of Battle of the Bulge. At 70% off though it is too good an offer to wait. Act now as the discounts decrease over the next week! See [...]
Broke out Love Letter last night and had some fun . . . except for losing
Taking a break from wargaming and beach going, my family played a game of Love Letter last night. My game-loving Brother and Sister-in-law brought it. I own it but haven’t played it.
Love Letter is a clever little game. I [...]
Some Wargames are Built for Travel
As I mentioned in my last post, I am taking a bit of a break from it all. Well, from most of it . . . not a break from gaming and blogging! My brother and sister in [...]
Looking to add some historical context to your Where Eagles Dare game? Look to Hell’s Highway
I’m taking a beak and getting away from it all during most of this US holiday week. So our Where Eagles Dare Campaign game is on hold. However, Market [...]
Like the one I did for Scenario #4 of Where Eagles Dare, I’ve made a scoring sheet for the campaign game as well. I’m using it for the online campaign game I am running right now.
Planning for the Next Where Eagles Dare Campaign Game Session
Send this out as we prepare for our next Where Eagles Dare Session
Great job the other night. I think it all went pretty smoothly for our first session. Hats off as everyone learned quickly, hung in there as others played, [...]
Desert Fox – the latest iPad Wargame from Shenandoah Studios Released
Shenandoah Studios has announced the released of their latest wargame for the iPad and other platforms, Desert Fox. This is volume 3 in the well-received Crisis in Command series following on Battle of the Bulge [...]
Where Eagles Dare Campaign Underway
Last night we had the kickoff of our Where Eagles Dare campaign game via VASSAL. Turnout was great with seven commanders, a few observers, and me as moderator. We played for three hours and made it through the initial set up, arty, airstrikes, 231st formation chit, and 101st Division activation. Most everyone seemed [...]
Sent this message out to the campaign game players in prep for Tuesday’s start:
A few followup items for Tuesday:
Here’s the latest assignments for the formations for Tuesday. Still room for one or two more if you want to push some chits around, but we also have [...]
So I mentioned that I was checking out minis just trying to get a feel on what was out there. I said I ordered a sample pack from Pico Armor and that pack arrived yesterday. For $8 I got about 20 Soviet WWII figures. However, they are [...]
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