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519Re: Up Front

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  • Rob
    14 Aug, 2009
      And hey, if you like Up Front, you'll love Combat Commander :) Bryan Collars, designer of numerous Combat Commander scenarios has kindly offered to design some tournament scenarios for me to use at BottosCon.
      Rob

      --- In BottosCon@..., "Andrew Nick" <andrew@...> wrote:
      >
      > The vehicle rules in Up Front are ridiculously onerous for what little they
      > add to a game whose focus is primarily infantry action. Anyone who is
      > familiar with the game can give you a five-minute lowdown on what you need
      > to know about vehicles for any given scenario (only half of which feature
      > vehicles . ) prior to playing, and various in-game effects involving the
      > vehicle can be handled by the experienced player.
      >
      >
      >
      > So far, interested in Up Front, we have:
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      > Duncan Rice
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      > Dan Owsen
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      > Colin Woo
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      > Andrew Nick
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      >
      > I smell a tournament .
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      >
      > Andrew
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      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: BottosCon@... [mailto:BottosCon@...] On Behalf
      > Of Duncan Rice
      > Sent: August 13, 2009 3:38 PM
      > To: BottosCon@...
      > Subject: Re: [BottosCon] Another possible Seattle attendee
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      >
      > Hm... I have Up Front but never really learned it beyond infantry. Not sure
      > if I remember even that now. Perhaps I should dig it out of storage.
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      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      >
      > From: Andrew <mailto:andrew@...> Nick
      >
      > To: BottosCon@yahoogrou <mailto:BottosCon@...> ps.ca
      >
      > Sent: Thursday, August 13, 2009 1:11 PM
      >
      > Subject: RE: [BottosCon] Another possible Seattle attendee
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      > UP FRONT!!!!!!
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      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: BottosCon@yahoogrou <mailto:BottosCon@...> ps.ca
      > [mailto:BottosCon@...] On Behalf Of D. Owsen
      > Sent: August 13, 2009 11:29 AM
      > To: BottosCon@yahoogrou <mailto:BottosCon@...> ps.ca
      > Subject: [BottosCon] Another possible Seattle attendee
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      >
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      > I'm hoping to be able to attend this year, finances and time constraints
      > willing. Taking the train from Seattle sounds like a good way to go.
      >
      > It seems like there are already some great events on the docket with SCS
      > Bastogne or Fallschirmjager and ASL being of interest to me. Other games I
      > am recently interested in playing include Elusive Victory and Empire of the
      > Sun. My GD '42 game also glares at me, begging me to try to play it some
      > time. Always up for some Up Front as well.
      >
      > Hope to see you all there.
      >
      > Dan Owsen
      >
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