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On Board #6

EDITORIAL posted on 10 SEP 2005 by Scott Parrino

Legendary designer Dan Verssen's works have always been at the forefront of the tabletop industry. Pete Gade gets Dan to let his hair down in this intriguing interview about the tabletop industry and its relationship to PC gaming.

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When Gaming Meets History #20: Gulf War I

EDITORIAL posted on 6 AUG 2005 by Scott Parrino

During the First Gulf War, the Iraqis' nickname for the Marines was "Angels of Death". Wild Bill Wilder recounts one of the incidents in the war that gives credence to such a title.

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Desktop General #3: From Behind the Great Wall of Books

EDITORIAL posted on 21 JUL 2005 by Scott Parrino

Bill Trotter has returned from the Origins wargaming convention to file this report. And no, it's NOT like E3.

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When Gaming Meets History #19: Danger in All Directions

EDITORIAL posted on 16 JUL 2005 by Scott Parrino

In his latest historical article, "Wild Bill" Wilder recounts a dire situation of the German Army during the critical winter days of early 1942 in Russia.

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When Gaming Meets History #18: A Deadly Diversion

EDITORIAL posted on 18 JUN 2005 by Scott Parrino

It could be called ironic that once the United States was committed to World War II, with a primary focus of fighting the Germans, the first major American triumphs would take place in the Pacific. Wild Bill takes a look at one of these lesser known triumphs in his latest edition of When Gaming Meets History: A Deadly Diversion

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An Airline Pilot's First Pony Ride

EDITORIAL posted on 11 JUN 2005 by Scott Parrino

"The P-51D Mustang, for WWII enthusiasts in America, is the epitome of what a fighter should be. Fast, maneuverable, and powerful, the Mustang combined great all around performance with the range to escort the vulnerable heavy bombers to the deepest targets of Hitlerís Third Reich and back."

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Playstation 3 Introduction

EDITORIAL posted on 18 MAY 2005 by Scott Parrino

"The PlayStation 3, descendent of the PlayStation 2, was just announced at a pre-E3 conference in Los Angeles. Coming just days after the announcement of the Xbox 360, it would take a right eejit to miss the fact that the industry is now entering a cutthroat time for both Sony and Microsoft sales cycles."

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Xbox 360 Unveiled

EDITORIAL posted on 16 MAY 2005 by Scott Parrino

Microsoft has finally announced its Xbox console successor. The Wargamer's Chris Abele takes a look.

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On Board #5

EDITORIAL posted on 23 APR 2005 by Scott Parrino

William Wallace on a hoversled, the greatest wargame youíve never played, and arctic warfare that has you appreciate your spouseóthe Wargamerís Pete Gade covers it all in this edition of On Board.

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When Gaming Meets History #17: A Collision Course

EDITORIAL posted on 16 APR 2005 by Scott Parrino

The Place: the Ia Drang valley in Vietnam. The Men: General William Charles Westmoreland and General Vo Nguyen Giap. "Wild Bill" Wilder explores their complex personal battle at the outset of the Vietnam Conflict.

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Desktop General #2: Time Capsule

EDITORIAL posted on 14 APR 2005 by Scott Parrino

In his latest column, Bill Trotter recalls days gone by in the life of a PC Gamer editor.

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In My House #3

EDITORIAL posted on 9 APR 2005 by Scott Parrino

Dai Senryaku VII and...Brothers in Arms? Mark Walker explains their relationship in his latest column on console wargaming.

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The GameGuy - Miniatures Edition

EDITORIAL posted on 22 MAR 2005 by Scott Parrino

Reviving his old The GameGuy column, Mark H. Walker introduces the ever-rich world of gaming miniatures with three popular titles: Heroscape, Star Wars Miniatures, and Warhammer 40k: Battle for Macragge.

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In My House #2

EDITORIAL posted on 19 MAR 2005 by Scott Parrino

In his latest column devoted to console gaming, Mark Walker discusses a pair of excellent RPGs based on a famous licenses.

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Politics by Other Means #3

EDITORIAL posted on 12 MAR 2005 by Scott Parrino

In his latest column, Christopher Budd explores the political ramifications of Napoleon's conquests and failures. Learn just how Napoleon and the European Union are closely linked.

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When Gaming Meets History #16: A River of Blood

EDITORIAL posted on 5 MAR 2005 by Scott Parrino

The historic battle for Guadalcanal is recounted by The Wargamer's "Wild Bill" Wilder.

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On Board #4

EDITORIAL posted on 26 FEB 2005 by Scott Parrino

This month, "What's wrong with board wargaming?" How about, "What's wrong with us?" Pete Gade serves up his own brand of tough love. Plus, wargaming and our flat Earth according to map and component designer Niko Eskubi.

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Gaming Meets History #15: Watchword Freedom, Part 2

EDITORIAL posted on 19 FEB 2005 by Scott Parrino

Wild Bill Wilder chronicles the end of the Wehrmacht in the Eastern Front. This is the second in a two part series.

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The Readers' Choice Awards - 2004

EDITORIAL posted on 14 FEB 2005 by Scott Parrino

The Wargamer's readers have voted and selected their favorite games of 2004. Find out which game our readers declared the winner in eight important categories, including Game of the Year.

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Desktop General #1

EDITORIAL posted on 12 FEB 2005 by Scott Parrino

Bill Trotter's globe-trotting column on wargaming makes its debut at The Wargamer. Read on to learn of Bill's new web site, his departure from PC Gamer, an exciting trip to China, and how he single-handedly incurred the wrath of an Axis of Evil leader.

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