N. Koreans stumble into barbed wire in recent Cross Fire game

Saturday, April 16, 2011

ACW Figures

This past week we received over 140 stands of painted 15mm ACW figures on loan from Bob Beattie - my wargaming mentor (he introduced me to the hobby - which is why my wife curses him every night immediately after her prayers for everyone else). It will be a nice change to play another period besides Cross Fire and Old West games. In the game clubs I belonged to over 43 years, we played many periods - hardly the same one two weeks in a row (unless the game had not reached a conclusion, then we carried it over).  Many new club members sometimes complained that they never played a rule set often enough in a row to properly learn it!

After 43 years, with a new club forming, it come down to having available only 2 or 3 periods to mix up week-to-week so Bob took pity on us. We are building our own ACW armies (and WWII Naval fleets;  and CY6 Air fleets: and 20mm Vietnam War armies for Arc of Fire). So we will not be in these doldrums for long.

Spent a pleasant Thursday unpacking, counting and organizing the new recruits with Dick White.

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