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Offline paplan

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Its Friday!
« on: January 17, 2019, 10:32:21 PM »
Well at least US East Coast.

A bit of a change up on the vocals this week.  The old guys will like it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChONufP0FEs

Me, I'm off until Tuesday am.

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and NFL conference champ games on Sunday.


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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2019, 02:10:39 AM »
I will try to finish my first Stellaris campaign....i am at about 2350. I have rank 3 way behind a couple of fallen Empires and wonder how it's possible to catch up with their score (i have 6'000ish and they have somehing like 25'000 points).

With the new patch, i started a new campaign of Stars in Shadow.

Otherwise, i think i'll continue my campaigns in Imperium Romanum and Caesar IV (the first time i play the campaign, ever!)
My all time favorite games:
Master of Orion, Civil War II: Generals,  Armada 2526 Supernova, Star Trek: Birth of the Federation, Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom, Imperium Galactica I, Conquest: Frontier Wars, Master of Orion III, Spartan, Civilization III, Knights of Honor, Takeda 2 and 3, Horizon, Master of Orion Conquer the stars, Pandora: First Contact, Oriental Empires, Civilization: Beyond Earth and Civilization VI.

Favorite games by Haemimont:
Rising Kingdoms, Omerta: city of gangsters, Celtic Kings: Punic Wars, Glory of the Roman Empire, Imperium Romanum and Grand Ages: Rome

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2019, 02:58:47 AM »
You’re doing it wrong.
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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2019, 06:41:15 AM »
Let's see...

1.) Grogpublic umping, with the Republic nearing an existential crisis: there are three Active Wars on the board (4+ at the end of the Combat Phase, and everyone loses!), one of which has a punchy Leader -- and a punchy Feet which Rome doesn't work well against (that's the 1st Punic War); and another two tough Enemy Leaders just popped up. So Philip V of Macedon and Aristosomething of Syria are both planning something soon.

2.) Yskonyn, are you still playing our AoW3 game? I get the impression the system is just waiting 5 days and then passing your move...  :-\

3.) Working along on another mp AoW3 game with DMakman (aka Ethel the Frog here on the forums), which we may restart soon to add some more players. It's his first game and he's learning the ropes.

4.) Also working along past the mid-point of two mp games of Lords of Waterdeep. I'll have to be very careful not to accidentally run out of time this weekend on one of them! -- the early leader already timed out several turns ago!

5.) Now that I've fixed Shadowplay (by rolling back behind the newest invidious drivers  :pullhair: >:( ), I can get back to filming an Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic hotseat allied campaign where I'm playing for my nieces!  :smitten:

6.) I played my first full game of Tharsis last night! -- well, not a full game, our ship fell apart about 1/3 to Mars. It's a pretty nice boardgame conversion of something I'm not even sure is a boardgame per se! -- well, as "nice" as a game can be where the dice turn bloody after cannibalism... I might do a text AAR on it, not a video, surprisingly strong language (also: cannibalism) so not for niece consumption. Anyone who likes the theme + RNG risk management will like it a lot, I think!
FIRE IN THE GROGS TOO -- a four-player full team mp of GMT's Vietnam War boardgame Fire in the Lake, recreated in TTS.

The GROGPUBLIC OF ROME ongoing forum game thread

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

PanzOrc Corpz Generals -- Season One complete; Fantasy Wars AAR

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2019, 07:23:14 AM »
Lords of Waterdeep is one of my upcoming projects.  I have the board game and the PC game.

I'm handling Dash this weekend while the wife is at crafty class.  Puppies are not as time consuming as babies, but they are time consuming.  I'm also going to the Auburn-Kentucky BB game.

Game wise, I'm trying to finish up writing the Bataan scenario AAR.  I need to get back to Pillars of Eternity 2.  I also need to finish reading the Aggressors Ancient Rome manual so I can start that one up.

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2019, 07:58:16 AM »
Great song paplan and it puts me in the mood to play GMTs Fire in the Lake which I got recently but haven't unboxed yet. 

I sit and watch as Friday goes by

Forgive me my old friend.  But I must use all my experience...to get home.

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2019, 08:01:35 AM »
Great video Paplan!...

Probably lots of IL2.. TTS Saturday night.. Also gotta drive my kid back to college pre-blizzard. But long weekend, so who cares!

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2019, 08:32:48 AM »
W8 that is one of the best Stones songs ever!

More Wolfenstein New Colossus and Order of Battle, Russo Finnish 1939 campaign...just in time for two feet of snow here in the Hudson Valley.

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2019, 08:42:19 AM »
Lords of Waterdeep is one of my upcoming projects.  I have the board game and the PC game.

I'm not quite sure I recall how to friend people in -- the system can borrow from Steam iirc? -- but a number of the Crisis Grogs multiplayer group are setting up a Waterdeep mp right now, including Arizona Tank and myself, and Dave Makman. Let me know if you'd like an invite! -- I'll try to figure out how!  :coolsmiley: (Come to think of it, it uses a Playdek account, so if you've got that set up for Twilight Struggle, you should be good to go.)
FIRE IN THE GROGS TOO -- a four-player full team mp of GMT's Vietnam War boardgame Fire in the Lake, recreated in TTS.

The GROGPUBLIC OF ROME ongoing forum game thread

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

PanzOrc Corpz Generals -- Season One complete; Fantasy Wars AAR

The full pdf of Cry of Justice has been posted to the Grogheads Book category here.

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2019, 08:48:57 AM »
Incidentally, any other Grogs are invited, too, especially if (like Barthheart) you already have a Playdek account from Twilight Struggle (or whatever); but you'll need both expansions. The game is significantly less expensive on mobile apps, though tapping some of the corner icons can get finicky.
FIRE IN THE GROGS TOO -- a four-player full team mp of GMT's Vietnam War boardgame Fire in the Lake, recreated in TTS.

The GROGPUBLIC OF ROME ongoing forum game thread

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

PanzOrc Corpz Generals -- Season One complete; Fantasy Wars AAR

The full pdf of Cry of Justice has been posted to the Grogheads Book category here.

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2019, 09:36:25 AM »
I am putting down TOAW 4 this weekend, I am going to do it, finally, despite it calling to me over & over, tempting me with just one more move, one more battle, an Objective...just...out of...reach.  :pullhair:  Back to Pillars 2 for me and maybe a little Rome 2 with the new, updated DEI mod. Have a great weekend Grogs everywhere.
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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2019, 12:21:59 PM »
Warframe Warframe Warframe Warframe Warframe Warframe Warframe...
Distant Worlds - I'm getting into this now.  The "introductory game" is all wrong in my opinion.  I didn't know what I was doing.  I've since restarted pre-warp and I'm doing a lot better.  I don't have a lot on automatic control, and I have a handle on things and feel like I'm doing well.  According to the diplomacy screen I'm stronger than my rivals.  Also it won't be long before I can cancel the "protection" I have set up with a pirate faction.

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2019, 01:06:59 PM »
I am putting down TOAW 4 this weekend, I am going to do it, finally, despite it calling to me over & over, tempting me with just one more move, one more battle, an Objective...just...out of...reach.  :pullhair:  Back to Pillars 2 for me and maybe a little Rome 2 with the new, updated DEI mod. Have a great weekend Grogs everywhere.

   Yeah!  Maybe some rome II, definitely some Battles in North Africa, World of Warships and PQ-17(boardgame)

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2019, 03:08:58 PM »
Field of Glory II, Legion War (on my tablet) , and maybe Stellaris?

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Re: Its Friday!
« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2019, 04:16:29 PM »
Just loaded up on some Matrix/Slitherine games with my anniversary coupon so will be trying out Strategic Command WWII - World at War and Aggressors Ancient Rome however the one that I didn't intend to purchase but did anyway (thanks to Grim.Reaper and JasonPratt for letting me know I could apply the code to more than one game  ;) ) Warhammer 40,000 Gladius - Relics of War (plus the Reinforcements DLC) is the one that has peeked my interest, looks like a very nice development of Pandora, not sure why I didn't buy it earlier however I've now got it for £11 so can't complain  :)
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