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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #120 on: November 24, 2016, 10:43:19 AM »
If this is a supplement to the Recon RPG I know -- which I played the heck out of on the VietNam side -- you'd be wrong about the representation of tedium.

It reveled in it.

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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #121 on: November 24, 2016, 10:49:34 AM »
If this is a supplement to the Recon RPG I know -- which I played the heck out of on the VietNam side -- you'd be wrong about the representation of tedium.

It reveled in it.



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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #122 on: January 19, 2017, 04:11:35 PM »
there's more every Thursday!   (hey, is that today?)  O0
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #123 on: April 02, 2017, 08:22:17 AM »
yep, Elfquest ;)
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #124 on: April 13, 2017, 11:01:37 AM »
Oh MERCY did I enjoy Death Test.
 
That's it, teaching the boy TFT for his birthday.

Still better than D&D in some ways...
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #125 on: July 13, 2017, 05:18:44 AM »
Solitaire ASL?  Say it isn't so! :)
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« Reply #126 on: July 13, 2017, 01:19:29 PM »
Solitaire ASL?  Say it isn't so! :)

Seems kinda pointless without another person to argue rules with  :buck2:
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #127 on: July 13, 2017, 03:48:48 PM »
ASL still isn't as exciting as reading a random county's tax laws.

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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #128 on: August 03, 2017, 05:28:25 AM »
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A3R, my first 'real' wargame. Don't think I ever played it, but I read the rules, fondled the chits and dreamed...

Maybe I'll break it out and round the counters.
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #129 on: August 03, 2017, 05:52:35 AM »
Dick.

I play my copy of Third Reich enough the map folds are coming apart and the pieces a are worn. Great game for it's time.
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #130 on: August 03, 2017, 06:29:39 AM »
Is it Third Reich or Advanced Third Reich? My understanding is that there is a big difference between the two.
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« Reply #131 on: August 03, 2017, 07:25:28 AM »
Good point. I believe mine is Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, 4th ed.
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« Reply #132 on: August 03, 2017, 07:54:38 AM »
I think that was the last edition of the old Third Reich. I'm not sure A3R was ever really a playable game. They moved on to World at War (which I'm still not sure is a playable game).
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #133 on: August 03, 2017, 08:53:42 AM »
The AH version was playable, but always seemed a little predictable, unless you were able to get the minor powers into play to shift things around.

I've heard mixed things, tho more bad than good, about the Avalanche version - GJK can probably weigh in on that one.  I did like the graphics updates for the Avalanche version.

The new LNLP version will be interesting to see.




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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #134 on: August 04, 2017, 06:26:21 AM »
I loved Advanced 3R.  Great game but I only played it once and that was by myself.  Never did finish the game either.   Wish I could turn back time...