Running log . Keep checking this for updates.
0400 jeans, sweatshirt, coffee. Let’s roll.
Send parking data for car collection! Love u honey!
Score no middle passenger. Listening to Advance After Combat…I fall asleep to Jason and Dave at 0730. Nightmares follow.
Early arrival lunch with my chauffeur Jonathan! A yummy Pho bowl to warm me up. 43 and rainy here.
Then off to the hotel for a nap.
At 5, I pretend to help set up tables.
5.30pm beer. And two tables await me.
Now the hard part. Focussing on setting counters up rather than excitedly catching up with the GUYS.
We talk about designs that are up coming (another coin game in ancient times, arquebus, another Berg title etc).
We laugh at some of the stupidly bad games that have floated out since we saw each other.
Gary arrives with Atlantic Wall, The GOSS system looks every bit as intimidating as it s reputation precedes it. Beer.
But these guys shrug off reams of errata. These are players.
Then the OCS posse arrives.
The Blitzkrieg legend appears again. This time with some admin paperwork, and 4 page of things to think about each turn as a reminder sheet. One side has already planned where HQ need to be turn two. Another absentee has left instructions for aircraft locations by field ” Hard Core.”
A quick perusal of the trade table. Crusader SCS for 20… Nice. I grab successor s for 20. All’s the gamers Xmas counters and some back issues for free.
Craps it’s midnight and still not done. Hoarse from laughing. POMCUS units marines and Soviets in the Stan will have to wait.
0100,.reading diplomacy rules for third world war.
The alarm goes off. 0600. Let’s get coffee.
First players arrive,
Atlantic Wall and ocs:
Trade tables explode