I hope everybody is doing well! The situation in Brazil is tense, at least among the ones who are aware of what might be coming. On the plus side, I get to spend time with […]
Quick Covid-19 update from the Gringogamer household. I’m sorry, but it’s kind of the topic right now and I thought I should share this here as well. Mainly to get it off my chest.
In the series Books and Wargames, I would like to talk about, well, books and wargames. I will pick a combination of one wargame and one book which worked for me very well. We start with Bernard Fall’s Hell in a Very Small Place and Kim Kanger’s Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble
More delays. I’m currently without functioning computer. It will be probably another few days before I can get back into a regular writing routine.
It’s been not my best week so far. Highlight was probably my computer that decided to pick the busiest week of all to perish. But then I get home and find an envelope from Decision […]
It’s a crazy week. I’m currently stuck in a workshop with less time at hand than initially planned. The next posts will be coming but probably delayed by 1-2 days.
We are still dissecting and digesting the rules for the Grand Operational Simulation Series. But the hard part is almost done.
So you moved your guys in position, made sure they have fuel and ammo, you even sent a few artillery volleys over into the target hex, now what? It’s time to dig into the Ground Assault (GA) rules.
The rules for Ground Assault cover some eight pages. But, no panic! It’s really not that bad. There are a few concepts that are not necessarily found in other games. But that doesn’t mean the Ground Assault rules are complicated (Spoiler: They are not!). Let’s try to break the procedure down into bite-sized pieces.
Playing a game in the Grand Operational Simulation Series requires quite some bookkeeping: Support Status, Fuel Status, AmP, ADV, Assets,… Not all the information can be tracked on the Army Record Tracks. The Vassal Module […]