Little Wars Episode 29: Contrasting Gamer Moments

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Jack and Mongoose talk about contrast paints while Jon attempts to maintain his sanity.  Jon and Mongoose dab on warhammer 40k.  Mongoose reviews more Flames of War stuff, and Jon talks about the board game pandemic.  All this and more await you, in this week’s Little Wars.

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Flames of War v4: Mongoose Reviews Every Unit Relevant to the American Rifle Company Part 2

tRFNoLK.jpgPreviously I went very in depth on the Rifle Platoon, and unfortunately our friends at Battlefront decided to minorly outdate my work a tad bit.  No problem though, I’ll include my brief aside on how the veteran rifles in the Normandy book are ok, and get back on track.  (Brief aside: for what you pay for, the vets are ok, its a personal preference thing for which to take, choose between maximizing numbers or skill).  This time going on about one of the most overlooked unit types in the game period, the heavy machine gun platoon. Continue reading “Flames of War v4: Mongoose Reviews Every Unit Relevant to the American Rifle Company Part 2”

Flames of War v4: Mongoose Reviews Every Unit Relevant to the American Rifle Company Part 1

reload“And we have the best team—we have the finest food and equipment, the best spirit and the best men in the world.” – George Scott Patton, addressing the 3rd army prior to the D-Day attacks.

Regardless of your thoughts on the war in general, little can be said in regards to the material superiority of the American rifleman.  He went into battle ahead of a logistical machine that provided the best in food, healthcare, and small arms that could reasonably be provided to an army during the mid 20th century.  He wielded on average a better rifle than his counterparts, ate more food, and had easy access to whatever tools necessary to complete whatever was assigned to him. Continue reading “Flames of War v4: Mongoose Reviews Every Unit Relevant to the American Rifle Company Part 1”

Little Wars Episode 27: The Quenchiest

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Jon, Mongoose, and Jack join up for our best episode yet.  Mongoose and Jack bore Jon to death with a discussion of Team Yankee and air units in war games.  They then revive Jon with discussion of Magic the Gathering card art.  Following a brief discussion of RPG gming techniques, we review MYFAROG, Varg’s own game. Continue reading “Little Wars Episode 27: The Quenchiest”

Little Wars Episode 26: The Almost Lost Episode

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In this nearly lost episode of Little Wars Jack and Mongoose talk about war games, miniature painting and the like for some time.  There was audio trouble, but thanks to our great audio guy you’d never guess it.

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