Tag: Solo Games

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”

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?”

Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #15

It’s the penultimate mission in the Mid-1943 season for my “Staffel Roy” Storm Above the Reich campaign and things are actually looking pretty good. Maybe I’m starting to figure this game out a bit? Yeah, that’s probably it. For those of you just finding… Continue Reading “Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #15”

Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #14

After a long break (sorry about that), it’s time to get back to the Staffel Roy campaign for Storm Above the Reich, the solo game from GMT Games where you are in charge of a “Staffel” (essentially a squadron) of German fighters tasked with… Continue Reading “Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #14”

Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #13

After doing my AAR for my Combat Commander ladder game last week, I decided to take the week off from my Storm Above the Reich campaign, just so you don’t think I post nothing but After Action Reports. Six missions into the second season… Continue Reading “Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #13”

Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #12

We’re now 5 missions into the second season of the Staffel Roy campaign of Storm Above the Reich and things are looking up! Last week, the Staffel gained 6 Victory Points, bringing us to the point where we might actually be able to salvage… Continue Reading “Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #12”

Top 25 Games Played of All Time – 2022 Edition (25-21)

With the close of the year 2021, I have actually played 422 games since I really started playing boardgames in 2012. Since my “Top 25 Games Played of All Time” series in 2019 was predicated on my having played almost 300 games, I thought… Continue Reading “Top 25 Games Played of All Time – 2022 Edition (25-21)”