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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #15 on: April 01, 2012, 08:17:54 PM »
I haven't had the chance to play my copy yet, but GMT's "Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 - ?" has a solitaire version added.

See: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/62227/labyrinth-the-war-on-terror-2001
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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #16 on: April 04, 2012, 05:11:09 AM »
Really leaning toward lock and load band of heroes.  I've had it in my nws online cart 3 times now.  Nervous pulling the trigger.

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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #17 on: April 04, 2012, 05:39:29 AM »
^ I think it's a great game.  The only thing I didn't like was the organization of the 2d ed rulebook, but it seems that the 3d ed rulebook has cleaned up many of the issues.
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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #18 on: April 04, 2012, 06:05:55 AM »
^ I think it's a great game.  The only thing I didn't like was the organization of the 2d ed rulebook, but it seems that the 3d ed rulebook has cleaned up many of the issues.

Agreed the ver 3.1 rules are much easier to find rules with. Still not up to the ASL rulebook... but not as many rules either.  8)
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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #19 on: April 04, 2012, 06:08:17 AM »
Is the version 3 rulebook sold seperately?  I've only seen the 2nd editon LnL box.

Nevermind.  I see what I was missing the 2nd Edition uses Version 3 ruleset.
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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #20 on: April 04, 2012, 06:18:40 AM »
2nd ed BoH contains the ver 3 rules... confusing yes but that's the way it is.
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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #21 on: April 04, 2012, 09:18:14 AM »
Not a war game but fantasyflights elder sign in superb fun, i have both board/card/dice game and the android version eldar sign omens. Which i might add has a upgrade and new expantion on the way.

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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #22 on: April 04, 2012, 10:21:31 AM »
I haven't had the chance to play my copy yet, but GMT's "Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 - ?" has a solitaire version added.

See: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/62227/labyrinth-the-war-on-terror-2001

The solitaire version of Labyrinth plays more like a math test than a game. I really disliked it (and it's Byzantine flow chart). I wasn't a huge fan of the game in general, but the solo game was monstrous.
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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #23 on: April 05, 2012, 07:02:37 AM »
Well I pulled the trigger on LnL Band of Heroes in addition to ASLSK Expansion #1.  I've also downloaded the LnL demo to try and familiarize myself before I get a chance to break open the real deal in a few weeks.

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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #24 on: April 05, 2012, 07:07:17 AM »
Well I pulled the trigger on LnL Band of Heroes in addition to ASLSK Expansion #1.  I've also downloaded the LnL demo to try and familiarize myself before I get a chance to break open the real deal in a few weeks.

Both are very enjoyable ways to play tactical fire fights. Have fun.
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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #25 on: April 05, 2012, 07:16:19 AM »
I watched several LnL youtubes videos over the last few days where the game was played through vassal/skype.  That is something I'd like to look at doing in the future.

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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #26 on: April 05, 2012, 07:18:12 AM »
I watched several LnL youtubes videos over the last few days where the game was played through vassal/skype.  That is something I'd like to look at doing in the future.

Sure, any time. I think CharlesCab made those vids and they are good learning tools. I'm playing him in some of those.
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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #27 on: April 05, 2012, 07:19:55 AM »
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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #28 on: April 05, 2012, 07:52:33 AM »
For something Napoleon (and free) you can look through this...

http://www.labataille.me/Recession_Series_Games.html

I'm in the process of reading up on it and printing off the counters/maps.  Looks very promising.

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Re: Solo Boardgames
« Reply #29 on: April 05, 2012, 12:13:05 PM »
Well I pulled the trigger on LnL Band of Heroes in addition to ASLSK Expansion #1.  I've also downloaded the LnL demo to try and familiarize myself before I get a chance to break open the real deal in a few weeks.

Bison, I'll be interested in what you think about LnL system, as I'm pretty tempted as well.

I do have the CoH games, but I want something on a similar game scale but with more scope, which LnL seems to provide, and I'm too old and decrepit to think about going down the ASL route.
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