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    This is brutal! You are feeding my interest in...

    This is brutal! You are feeding my interest in playing some WWI sometime, BTW.
  2. Sticky: You aren’t kidding, brother....makes the Nuclear...

    You aren’t kidding, brother....makes the Nuclear Football look like a safer option, if tthat’s at all possible!!! I never heard f that particular title...is it available through S&T?



    You make...
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    Thanks! Yeah, if I go Old School with my June...

    Thanks!

    Yeah, if I go Old School with my June 6th gaming, I used to spend watch The Longest Day on DVD, and then breakout the Axis & Allies: D-Day boardgame and play a game. Of the Axis’s & Allies...
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    June Offensive

    I used to always take June 6th as one of my vacation days, and play D-Day specific games/scenarios. It was always a highlight to my years' gaming schedule, starting the day with relevant war movies,...
  5. Welcome the new Area 51 Super Moderator - Maarten

    Please welcome the new Super Moderator of Area 51!

    Maarten brings enormous talent, skills and knowledge to the Modeling Lab. His builds are phenomenal, and inspirational. He has graciously...
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    Sticky: Book 6

    DUST (Book 8, the Silo Series)
    by Hugh Howey

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    “Dust” is a dystopian science fiction novel by Hugh Howey, and is the sequel to his novels “WOOL” and SHIFT”.

    From what I’d read, this book...
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    Sticky: I saw that Captain Marvel book on Kindle recently...

    I saw that Captain Marvel book on Kindle recently and almost bought it, but I’ve only been mildly interested in the CM universe.

    Interesting in the Fidel book....I hadn't realized he wrote a...
  8. WOW, that’s a beauty!!! I love how you are using...

    WOW, that’s a beauty!!! I love how you are using several different sources to tweak the final product. The decking is superb — I take it that’s thee CNC work?

    Also, that’s one sexy sanding stick!...
  9. Interesting game...how’d Longstreet do in the end?

    Interesting game...how’d Longstreet do in the end?
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    YIKES! Now that must be frustrating as hell. ...

    YIKES! Now that must be frustrating as hell.

    There's the other factor of cost: We are now paying so much for games (and all our hobbies, and day-to-day life costs in general) that, it's almost...
  11. Sticky: Ahhhh, of course....I get it now :D. I don't...

    Ahhhh, of course....I get it now :D. I don't think I ever put two and two together, between seeing the map type and what it was called, but I agree that it is a breakthrough (no pun intended) in...
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    That was yesterday for us.... the rain we were...

    That was yesterday for us.... the rain we were expecting held off 'til today, but we still have many windows open, and are just starting t see some buds on certain trees!!!
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    YUP! Exactly how I felt. It took such a wide turn...

    YUP! Exactly how I felt. It took such a wide turn from what we've known and followed in the series. Almost feeling like a complete reboot in some ways :rolleyes:. To be honest, when the next season...
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    Funny, I just noticed that was playing at the...

    Funny, I just noticed that was playing at the cinemas, and hadn't realized a re-make was made of the book/film. Thanks for the post....I'll have to see if this is one of Karen's features. Stephen...
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    Only with the Philadelphia Flyers

    When a hockey player scores there goals in a game, it’s called a Hat Trick — and people throw their hats over the glass boards, onto the ice.

    A Philadelphia Flyers fan (a sweet granny) threw her...
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    It has been hitting the mid 60 degrees F the last...

    It has been hitting the mid 60 degrees F the last couple weeks, and now the 70’s!

    It’s strange but, even though the tendency in New England now seems to be to go from extreme cold Winter, to hot...
  17. Sticky: This looks awesome, and MMP games are treasures!...

    This looks awesome, and MMP games are treasures!

    I hate to admit this but, I’m unfamiliar with ‘area movement’ games....can you explain it a little for me?

    I also have to agree that playing...
  18. PTO Series on the Marine Raiders of WWII

    I plan on embarking on the creation off a series of WWII, Pacific Theater of Operations (PTO) scenarios surrounding the relatively short, but amazing history of the United States, 1st Marine Raider...
  19. Thread: Down time

    by Whiterook
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    Well, I certainly agree with everything Mike...

    Well, I certainly agree with everything Mike said! :) ...I too, greatly admire your creativity in rules and scenario design and tweaking, and the application into actual game play. It’s something...
  20. Interesting idea of combining AH’s Firepower...

    Interesting idea of combining AH’s Firepower scenario to another system.... I am finding that concept valuable with board games; but in your instance, using miniatures, which is very cool. I’d seen a...
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    I love that, as well...so clever, as is Red!...

    I love that, as well...so clever, as is Red! Season 5 really threw me for a loop, as things changed like a flipped pancake....in a good way! This current season has had me holding my breath almost...
  22. Sticky: "Desert Heat", Lock 'N Load Publishing

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    Part of the Nations at War Series, which is in my Top 3 Favorite Systems.


    Endless Burning Sand

    In a man to man fight, the winner is he who has one more round in his magazine.

    2101
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    [/FONT][/COLOR][/LEFT] Breakout Normandy is...

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    Breakout Normandy is still one of my "Wanna Get" games! :D

    Yeah, I have to say that whenever I open one of my older games, especially the Avalon Hill ones, the...
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    That's awesome on the number of projects....keep...

    That's awesome on the number of projects....keep it up! That's part of the joy of life, if you ask me. Several friends and family have retired over the years and went instantly nuts, because they...
  25. Thread: Renault FT17

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    Very nice! Love the camo so far. I note that...

    Very nice! Love the camo so far. I note that you're using Model Master acrylics? ...I picked up some last year and was amazed how nice that line of paints is. Much easier to brush than Tamiya.

    Are...
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