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  1. Origins Lend Lease 2014 – Day 3

    07:30 am Saturday morning. Same procedure as Thursday and Friday. This time the Coffee Shop is a little bit overcrowded and I organized myself a coffee and two Donuts.



    08:15 am The USS Yorktown is ready for the setup. Keith and Eric were discussing how to arrange the gaming surface for this big ship.


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  2. Origins Lend Lease 2014 - Day 2

    07:20 am We went down to the little restaurant and I ordered a Caf้ Latte, a Bagel with egg, ham & Swiss cheese and a Muffin.

    The person behind the desk asked for my surname (Sven) and cared for the order.

    A few minutes later “Seven” is called to get his breakfast. That’s me.




    07:30 am Ken gave us a call and I went with the Bagel &
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    Updated 07-03-2014 at 11:42 by Marechallannes

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  3. Origins Lend Lease 2014 – Day 1

    I slept well and ignored the 6 hour time zone difference to the Central European time.



    07:00 am woke up in the hotel room with a nice view on the Columbus highways.

    07:20 am Keith and Riley picked Randy & me up for the breakfast




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    Updated 07-04-2014 at 22:18 by Marechallannes

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  4. Origins Lend Lease 2014 – the Arrival

    Here is a short report of my impressions of the Origins game fair 2014 in Columbus Ohio.

    It was a great honor and an unforgettable experience to meet so many forum members in person.

    The friendliness, generosity and courteously of the people I met there left me many times speechless.

    03:00 am Left home with wife by car and drove to Munich airport the next 1,5 hours.


    First information at the Air France check in counter was: No direct connection ...

    Updated 06-23-2014 at 14:04 by Marechallannes

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  5. The Kindness of Strangers - Chapter 9 - Last Stand

    June 9, 1940

    "You've never finish the story of that mission in the P-40's, Joachim." "I did so." "No you didn't! We scrambled for an interception and you didn't have the time to finish the tale." "You're right, Kyte! Where was I, when we were interrupted?" "You had left your wingman... ah... the Polish one... dealing with the last Messerschmitt and you went on..." "Andrzej! Yes! That was the last time I saw him... Well. Earlier ...