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  • robinkorea2002
    12 Oct, 2012
      Robert, sounds good. I really wish the game designer would design some other conflicts using this system. Lions, Tigers, and Bears oh my :-)

      --- In BottosCon@..., Robert Kuhar <robertkuhar@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hello Rob,
      >
      > I think I'll be arriving at the con early enough Friday afternoon to pull
      > off a short Fleets 2025. These games usually take only about an hour and a
      > half before its clear that one side can't win. Lets play this by ear, but
      > I'll be there with a Zumwalt, B2s, F35, UAVs...oh my.
      >
      > Bob
      >
      > On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 10:02 PM, robinkorea2002 <scouterrob@...>wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > Bob, thanks for introducing yourself and looking at your list two games
      > > jump out at me. fleets 2025, and Caesar XL. I learend to play Fleets 2025
      > > with Mark Woloshen and won as the Chinese and have wanted to play the game
      > > again but have never found anyone to play with. I'd also be interested in
      > > learing to play Caesar XL. My dance card...errrr....games card is full on
      > > most of Saturday and Friday night but my Friday afternoon is free and
      > > Sunday is looking pretty open at the moment.
      > >
      > > Rob
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In BottosCon@..., Robert Kuhar <robertkuhar@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > My name is Bob Kuhar and I am a First Timer BottosCon attendee. Last week
      > > > Rob asked us to "self identify" and post what games we would like to
      > > play.
      > > > So here goes.
      > > >
      > > > I'll be bringing...
      > > > Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear
      > > > Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel
      > > >
      > > > I could play these two all weekend and be happy. On Friday evening DanC
      > > > and I, at least, are playing Conflict Of Heros. If we can rally 6 or 7
      > > > more commanders, the "Chercasskoye Firefight Campaign" scenario is
      > > > customized for Convention play and facilitates up to 8 (if we get 8, I'll
      > > > be entertained just watching this play out):
      > > > http://academy-games.com/images/stories/downloads/cherkasskoye-v3.zip .
      > > 8
      > > > players, large enough table, hand made damage markers, it could be epic!
      > > > Oh, yeah, Academy Games has released the rules around the new Damage
      > > > Markers they will include with the new edition of "Awakening the Bear":
      > > > http://goo.gl/iogvw . I think DanC may have the actual markers, but if
      > > not
      > > > I'll fashion some of my own so the path of the battle is more clear at
      > > its
      > > > end.
      > > >
      > > > I also have some Victory Point games that travel well...
      > > > Fleets 2025
      > > > Jena 20
      > > > Caesar XL
      > > >
      > > > These games play fast in a small surface area and are always
      > > entertaining.
      > > > I have never seen the US win "Fleets 2025". Maybe try your luck with a
      > > > Zumwalt class destroyer: Have Rail Gun, will travel.
      > > >
      > > > I'm hopeful to find a game of...
      > > > Wilderness War
      > > > Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage
      > > > Wooden Ships & Iron Men
      > > > Gunslinger
      > > > Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001-?
      > > >
      > > > I like wargaming in general and prefer games that can be played out in
      > > > about 2 or 3 hours. Thank you, Rob, for organizing this and I look
      > > forward
      > > > to meeting you all on the field, er', table of battle.
      > > >
      > > > Bob
      > > >
      > > > On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 12:11 PM, robinkorea2002 <scouterrob@>wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > **
      > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Fellow BottosCon attendees, first I want to thank all the BottosCon
      > > > > veterans for your continued support. This event wouldn't be as great
      > > as it
      > > > > is without your continued support. This year we have 44 registered
      > > > > attendees with still 4 weeks to go before BottosCon 2012. Of the 44
      > > > > attendees, 14 are first time attendees, and while most of the new 14
      > > are
      > > > > experienced wargamers, some are very new to both our convention and
      > > hobby.
      > > > >
      > > > > I would hope that we all do our best to make our new attendees welcome,
      > > > > and help them get into some games. This great hobby of ours will
      > > stagnate
      > > > > if we don't reach out and make new attendees welcome.
      > > > >
      > > > > Some of our attendees are running introductory games, and we also have
      > > the
      > > > > fine folks from Boardgame Warriors and Starlit Citadel helping out in
      > > this
      > > > > regard.
      > > > >
      > > > > I've asked new attendees to introduce themselves and post what games
      > > > > they'd like to play or learn and I'd ask our veterans to be open to
      > > trying
      > > > > to help these people out. We all remember what it's like to be the new
      > > > > person in the group. Let's help our new attendees out and before you
      > > know
      > > > > it, they won't be so new, and maybe next year they're teacing their
      > > > > favourite game to a new attendee.
      > > > >
      > > > > Rob Bottos
      > > > > BottosCon Actual
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
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