When Mike and I resumed our game, I had moved past most of the outer strongpoints and was approaching the main encampment. Mike had deftly abandoned each outer strongpoint before I could encircle them, saving his Legionnaires for further fighting later on. I was right on, or just ahead of the pace I needed … Continue reading Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble. Playing #2- Part 2
My experience with wargames started a long time ago. In my early teens, I started gaming with Dungeons and Dragons, and while I had a great time with it, it was another TSR game that got me on the path I'm on now. I bought Dawn Patrol. World War I aircraft have always fascinated me … Continue reading Opening my gaming horizons.
So I entered the VASLeague tournament on Gamesquad. I had played in it before but it had been a few years. My initial opponent was Jay Dragonetti of Virginia. It took me a bit to get with him for this game, first it took us a few days to choose a game, then on … Continue reading J103- Lenin’s Sons. My personal disaster.
After surrounding my French Legionnaires in our first playing, ending with my surrender, Mike and I flipped the game around and it was my turn to attack with the Vietminh. In both games, we have played scenario B which starts the Vietminh closer to the main fortifications, essentially removing the need for the capture … Continue reading Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble. Playing #2 – Part 1