Tag: GMT Games

Combat Commander Europe – After Action Report – Scenario #9 – Rush to Contact

Otherwise known as “the ballad of Lieutenant Esparza”. It’s time for yet another tale from the Combat Commander ladder. The ladder competition, run by the incredible Patrick Pence of Patrick’s Tactics & Tutorials fame, is the monthly Combat Commander competition where everybody on it… Continue Reading “Combat Commander Europe – After Action Report – Scenario #9 – Rush to Contact”

New to Me – May 2022

After a month of COVID and other things that kept me from playing any new to me games in April (which was mitigated by the fact that I didn’t post the March article until April was almost over), May was a time to make… Continue Reading “New to Me – May 2022”

Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #19

Success is not something I’m used to. Things don’t usually go so good for me. But this 1943 Late season of Storm Above the Reich is actually going pretty well after two missions. This is so unlike me! Is it possible that maybe I’m… Continue Reading “Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #19”

Combat Commander Europe – After Action Report – Scenario #119 – Sky Fall

It’s my one year anniversary on the Combat Commander ladder! Yes, in May 2021, I played my first game on the ladder tournament where you play against another ladder participant and try to increase your ranking to the top spot. The ladder tournament, led… Continue Reading “Combat Commander Europe – After Action Report – Scenario #119 – Sky Fall”

Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #18

There’s something about campaigns that keeps bringing a game to the table. Especially if everybody involved is having fun. In a solo game, the only person you need to worry about is yourself so it’s a lot easier. And I’m enjoying the Staffel Roy… Continue Reading “Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #18”

Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #17

After the disappointing end to the 1943 Mid season for the Staffel Roy campaign of Storm Above the Reich, it was time to regather ourselves, have a team meeting, maybe bake some cookies, and forge ahead into the 1943 Late season. This season also… Continue Reading “Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #17”

Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #16

Here it is. We’ve reached the final mission in the Mid-1943 season in the Staffel Roy campaign for Storm Above the Reich. Yes, this is the game where you are running a German fighter squadron attempting to save the Fatherland from American bombing. And… Continue Reading “Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #16”

Review – Storm Above the Reich

During the COVID lockdowns, I became very attached to solo games that you can play in an hour or so. I was working from home 5 days a week and it was a nice break from the work and also let me keep my… Continue Reading “Review – Storm Above the Reich”

Combat Commander Europe – After Action Report – Scenario LoM9 – Operation Mercury

It’s April and time for yet another tale from the Combat Commander ladder, run by the unrivaled Patrick Pence of Patrick’s Tactics & Tutorials fame. This game happened a couple of weeks ago but, you know, COVID and everything. In fact, I was in… Continue Reading “Combat Commander Europe – After Action Report – Scenario LoM9 – Operation Mercury”

Friday Night Shots – Do You Cheat at Solo Games?

It’s been a while since the last Friday Night Shots post, but with the whiskey flowing, vacation rearing its beautiful head, and this idea occurring to me a lot when I started playing Storm Above the Reich, I thought this was the perfect place… Continue Reading “Friday Night Shots – Do You Cheat at Solo Games?”