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Sea Lion Begins

| July 16, 2018

Title:  Sea Lion Begins Rules:  Combat Patrol™: WWII Period: WWII Description:  France has fallen.  Though invasion is expected, the people of Little Basely by the Sea are nonetheless surprised when a barge full of Germans appears on the beach. The Home Guard and other auxiliaries take up arms and rush to repel them.  Will they be […]

Title:  HE-111 at Little Basely by the Sea

| July 13, 2018

Title:  HE-111 at Little Basely by the Sea Rules:  Combat Patrol™: WWII Period: WWII Description:  France has fallen.  The Germans are blitzing London.  Invasion is expected any day.  Rumors of parachutists and fifth columnists are rampant.  An HE-111 has crashed at the outskirts of Little Basely by the Sea.  The Home Guard and townspeople rush […]

Combat Patrol(TM) at Historicon 2018

| July 8, 2018

Here is a listing of the games that will be run at Historicon 2018 with Combat Patrol(TM): WWII and some of its variants.  Get into one of these games to learn more about this terrific set of rules and see how intuitive it is to play.

HAWKs Tankfest Tour (part 4 – The Main Event!!)

| July 1, 2018

As with yesterday’s post, I took hundreds of pictures and videos, but only a few are presented here. This whole trip was built around Tankfest 2018.  We had tickets for the director’s enclosure so we had an assigned area to sit and didn’t have to worry about staking out a hunk of ground early.  Nonetheless, […]