Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Interlude: From the Archives

Life is still interfering with hobby, and I managed to find a better, contemporary map and another eyewitness account which have confirmed my strong suspicion that the table setup is wrong. Once I've had my Covid shot tomorrow, weathered any reactions (which seem to vary), and made more headway on year end tax preparation,  I'll tackle this delayed ACW game and move on! 

In the meantime, as a form of intermission entertainment, here is a pair of Pirate games from April 2011. Ten years! Some things change, some don't! 

First: The elemental (sic) version (Hearts of Tin).

then the follow up single figure reprise (With MacDuff to the Frontier)

Hopefully there will finally be a new game by the weekend.

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  1. COVID shot and taxes...not my preferred tasks for the week. Shot #2 gave both my wife and I flu-like symptoms for at least a day. Good luck!

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  2. Get my second shot Saturday. Seems to dominate life these days :(

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  3. >With MacDuff to the Pirate's Lair

    hm. This has an air of a roleplaying module. Eg; 'Lair Of The Poy'rit King'.
    ("I am brusilov50 and I approve this scenario!" Aren't you relieved.)

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  4. Hearts of "Tin" - elemental, my dear Watson. I see what you did there. (nice pics)

    Good luck with your jab! Mine is coming up soon, too.

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    1. I've always hated seeming trendy but in the current situation...

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  5. Have my second one in a couple of weeks , felt a bit 'fluy' after the first one - but nothing serious .

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  6. Looks like a fun game, the combination of marine and territorial contingents is always special.
    Michael

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    1. Yup. Esp having grown up in the 50's when DDay, Anzio, Commandos etc were popular themes for entertainment and being an Anglo in Quebec where Wolfe landing at Quebec was The fact, combined arms wargames come naturally :)

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  7. Hi Ross- Had my first vaccination four days ago with the Astrazenica - no side effects at all...it'l be another eight weeks until I have the second vaccination. I do like your photos of the gaming action. Stay well and safe there in Canada. Regards. KEV.

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    1. Hard to believe how long ago that was. I'm glad you got your shot.

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