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  1. Shadows of the Mountain of Games – Second – Descent 2nd Edition

    The year was 1986. There were these adventure books where you were the hero. The first one that fell into my hands was part of a collection called “Lone Wolf”. You would follow a path “chosen” by you, connecting the numbers and pages, going forward and backward, creating a story and fighting monsters and bandits. A die, a sheet of paper and a pencil and off you go. That was my first plunge into RPG’s. I was fifteen years old and I tore off that book, repeating the adventure in that hot summer of ...
  2. Shadows of the Mountain of Games – First - The Call of Cthulhu

    The second RPG I’ve ever played was The Call of Cthulhu. Chaosium 2th Edition. Having read several Lovecraft novels and stories and having already opened my wings as a player and game master with D&D 1st Edition – the beautiful Red Box – I was immediately hooked by this possibility. As I was reading the rules I knew I would be a keeper of Call of Cthulhu forever. Years and years of gaming in the realms of the Outer Gods followed. This was a game for me. Not that I was specially enthusiast about ...
  3. The Kindness of Strangers WW2 Solo Campaign: Chapter 11 - Falcons and eagles

    June 7, 1940

    They were eager to know the story. Kyte served drinks and then he sat himself in a green sofa expecting me to begin. I looked at Joachim. He smiled and shrugged his shoulders. I looked at the other ones, Eris, James, Nick, Dave, Mike and Johnny and I felt a strange comradeship, even if to some of them I was but a stranger a few days ago. "Go on, Andrzej", said Nick, anxious for me to start. "Well... We were now in the middle of the Summer of '37", ...
  4. Early Doors Mission 5 - The Bigger They Come May 3rd 1916

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    Butchers Tally.

    Entente

    2LT. Ronald Tuffield;

    SD/FLM/S/FT/2WIA Poor bugger didn't stand a chance. (2D6 = 7-5) KIA


    2 Lt. Robert James;

    SD/FT (2D6 = 11-1); All well when you land well

    Central Powers
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  5. AAR Mission 6: "Oh Canada"--the Battle of Mount Sorrel - 8th June 1916

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    Conclusion:

    I’m so glad I added additional scouts to each side, it was a very intense fight and when I turned over that first boom card my jaw dropped literally as it was so unexpected. Both Eindeckers couldn’t bring the DH2’s down even with the majority of fire coming from them, so many zeros I was get frustrated.

    The Albatros C.I put up a valiant fight, I almost turned for home when I drew the 3 damage Crew card but remembered the rules about specific decks, big
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