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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #15 on: January 12, 2016, 06:25:08 AM »
new one was up yesterday for your amusement and/or criticism :)
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #16 on: January 12, 2016, 08:14:45 AM »
Good stuff Brant. I'm going to steal your ideas for my own classroom methods kit bag  O0.

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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #17 on: January 12, 2016, 07:14:59 PM »
You said in the article that the fourth use of wargaming, the people weren't being graded on it.  But, there were various foreign nationals in the program.  Is it possible that, while not being graded, their responses were 'filed away for later use?' 


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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2016, 01:47:49 PM »
New one today
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2016, 05:12:03 PM »
Where?
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #20 on: January 18, 2016, 05:17:30 PM »
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #21 on: January 18, 2016, 05:18:05 PM »
Nicely done, Brant.  Love Civ, too.  And just about any game that can give me a good Civ 'feeling.'
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #22 on: January 18, 2016, 05:19:55 PM »
New one today

Nice!  I have to ask, though:  Any love for space/fantasy 4x games as well, or are you mostly a sucker for historical 4x titles (ala the Civilization franchise)?  Just curious. 

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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #23 on: January 18, 2016, 07:53:47 PM »
never been a big sucker for the space games, but I think that's largely from not playing/being exposed to them much.  But I've always been more fantasy/history inclined (in all my gaming) than sci-fi inclined, even tho I read a lot of sci-fi books.
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #24 on: January 21, 2016, 06:38:46 AM »
Brant, saw this today about wargaming at the Naval Postgraduate School and thought of your second Tracer Rounds article:

http://navylive.dodlive.mil/2016/01/20/wargaming-is-alive-and-well-at-nps/?platform=hootsuite

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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #25 on: January 21, 2016, 03:44:14 PM »
Brant, saw this today about wargaming at the Naval Postgraduate School and thought of your second Tracer Rounds article:

http://navylive.dodlive.mil/2016/01/20/wargaming-is-alive-and-well-at-nps/?platform=hootsuite

Thanks - I actually know a few of the wargame guys there.  One of them was the S1 in my ARNG BN back in CA.
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #26 on: January 25, 2016, 01:54:29 PM »
It's Monday.  It's Tracer Rounds.
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #27 on: January 25, 2016, 05:46:28 PM »
Ha! Great piece..... that's exactly how I feel when you want me to write a review. I thought it was just me being lazy.  :P
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #28 on: January 25, 2016, 05:56:05 PM »
Nicely done, Brant.
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #29 on: January 25, 2016, 06:19:11 PM »
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