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by OBollocks
Tue May 24, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Review: Duskers
Replies: 4
Views: 7755

Re: Review: Duskers

And I think that has sold me. I really like games that plop you down at a CLI (Uplink, Analogue: AHS), helps with the immersion.
by OBollocks
Tue May 24, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: RPG, Board and Card Games
Topic: Twilight Struggle
Replies: 13
Views: 40288

Re: Twilight Struggle

I do indeed, delighted to give you a game any time.

Have you seen the deluxe edition of War of the Ring that is approaching? Silly money, mind you: http://ks.aresgames.eu/product/war-of-t ... y-release/
by OBollocks
Tue May 24, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Review: TransOcean 2: Rivals
Replies: 3
Views: 6661

Re: Review: TransOcean 2: Rivals

And that ruddy arcade skippering element is still in, with all the charm of a bathtub on caster-wheels.
Little known fact: Aristotle Onassis spent 90% of his time steering tankers into docks and telling tugboat captains to fuck off.
by OBollocks
Tue May 24, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Gaming Chat
Topic: Books
Replies: 54
Views: 119666

Re: Books

by OBollocks
Mon May 23, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Gaming Chat
Topic: Books
Replies: 54
Views: 119666

Re: Books

https://www.humblebundle.com/books/garth-ennis-dynamite-bundle - Humble bundle is doing a collection of Garth Ennis' work. If you like WWII comics, his Battlefields series is amazing. The Boys is the best continuation of the actual ethical results of having superheroes since Watchmen. Jennifer Blood...
by OBollocks
Sun May 22, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: RPG, Board and Card Games
Topic: Twilight Struggle
Replies: 13
Views: 40288

Re: Twilight Struggle

by OBollocks
Fri May 20, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Gaming Chat
Topic: Daily Almanac
Replies: 39
Views: 99043

Re: Daily Almanac

The only Germans I know well have been living in the UK for years, and they certainly have a sense of humour. Perhaps it's something they were issued upon entry, but I don't think so. http://www.pnas.org/content/113/20/5536.full - A study of the importance of phone metadata. http://blogs.bodleian.ox...
by OBollocks
Fri May 20, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Review: Combat Mission: Final Blitzkrieg
Replies: 21
Views: 20248

Re: Review: Combat Mission: Final Blitzkrieg

No wonder I'm not down with the kids any more. They're all playing CM, I'm off beatboxing.
by OBollocks
Thu May 19, 2016 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Gaming Chat
Topic: Daily Almanac
Replies: 39
Views: 99043

Re: Daily Almanac III: 'Nac's Back

http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/06/29/ ... in-system/ - The life and times of the US Army's human terrain system.
by OBollocks
Wed May 18, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Packer Big Lunch - Border War: Angola Raiders
Replies: 2
Views: 4113

Re: Packer Big Lunch - Border War: Angola Raiders

Someone had a good time! Decision Games takes a bit of flak, but they've got some great titles, and their entry-level stuff is really good at paring back on a lot of weight and leaving you with meaningful decisions and their consequences. That's one good thing a lot of wargame companies remember; t...

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