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My job has taken away my time for wargaming due to the hours worked, the stress of the job and having to swap hours of living on the weekends to be with the family.

I am going to make a push to play some of my moderate-sized wargame collection over the next few years. Most likely this will be solo but I will try to play some games using CyberBoard or Vassal. When Zun Tzu comes out for the iPad more games may be played with that utility. Some games do not have a CyberBoard gamebox and I may also make some as I go.

Most of the games I am selecting will be of the less than complex variety so I won't have to wrack my brains in the process. One idea taken off another geeklist would be to make a schedule of one a month but scheduling out for over 4 years might be a bit ambitious.

Fellow wargamers on BGG, what are your thoughts on this process and the games listed? How does an After Action Report (AAR) with computer screenshots or table pictures sound?

Five games were taken off the list and replaced. Again.

Notes list which PBEM utility has a gamebox/module for it. ADC = Aide de Camp, CB = CyberBoard, VSL = VASSAL, ZT = Zun Tzu
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1. Board Game: 1940 [Average Rating:6.28 Overall Rank:5326]
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I never really liked this scale much but will try to give this game another shot. Maybe solo is not the answer.

Note: CB, ZT
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2. Board Game: 1941 [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:4657]
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I have played this game and enjoy it regardless that it is very similar to The Russian Campaign. I want to play this game just because of the enjoyment of playing it.

Note: I played about three turns and the Germans had bad luck of some kind, whistle, and were kind of bottled up. The far left flank failed in the attack and this may have kept the big breakout from happening followed by another failed attack on the far left flank at the river line.
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3. Board Game: 1942 [Average Rating:5.33 Overall Rank:9140]
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I have tried playing this a couple times and didn't get far. One more time, eh?

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4. Board Game: Aachen [Average Rating:6.46 Overall Rank:6803]
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I have read about this campaign in the "Green Books" and think it would be a nice struggle. I have no experience with the game.

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5. Board Game: Albion: Land of Faerie [Average Rating:6.37 Overall Rank:4974]
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I'm not sure why but the map intrigues me. We lived there for four years and even grew a new kid there.

Note: ADC, CB
 
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6. Board Game: Ambush! [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:488]
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I played this game while stationed in England and enjoyed it a bit but need to give it a try since I have gotten all but one of the add-on games.

Note: ADC, CB, VSL, ZT, & eAmbush
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7. Board Game: The American Revolution 1775-1783 [Average Rating:6.05 Overall Rank:7520]
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I like this game. I want to try and make it tough on those Colonists.

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8. Board Game: Ardennes [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:2200]
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When I first picked up this game it went nearly to the bottom of my list of Bulge games but it has been quite a while since last played and want to give it another chance.

Note: ADC, VSL, ZT
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9. Board Game: Attack in the Ardennes [Average Rating:5.58 Overall Rank:8742]
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I've played this at least a half dozen times, FTF and solo. I enjoy it regardless that it isn't much of a simulation. It can be fun if you don't have a dice phobia.

Note: ADC, VSL
 
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10. Board Game: Bataan! [Average Rating:7.68 Overall Rank:5400]
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This seems like the 'good scale' to play World War II. Still unpunched.

Note: Played Scenario #1 at the FLGS with a guy haning around. I may play some more before playing something else.
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11. Board Game: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse [Average Rating:6.18 Overall Rank:7630]
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I have not played this one.

Note: Played. This would play better FtF.
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12. Board Game: The Battle of Lobositz [Average Rating:6.31 Overall Rank:6546]
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No play time with this game.

Note: ADC
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13. Board Game: The Battle of Raphia [Average Rating:6.08 Overall Rank:6639]
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Picked this up with the last two games and no play yet.

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14. Board Game: The Battle of the Alma [Average Rating:6.25 Overall Rank:6750]
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Another game picked up from my Aussie Mate in a trade. Nope, haven't played it either.

Note: CB
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15. Board Game: Battle of the Bulge [Average Rating:6.39 Overall Rank:2876]
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The last time I saw this game Mark Simonitch and I ran a few turns for breakfast.

Note: ADC, CB
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16. Board Game: Beda Fomm [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:4192]
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I played this a long time ago and need to revisit it.

Note: ADC, VSL, ZT
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17. Board Game: Bloody Kasserine [Average Rating:6.38 Overall Rank:4489]
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18. Board Game: Borodino [Average Rating:6.64 Overall Rank:4256]
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I just want to play it again. Last time was at an early ConsimWorld Expo convention. The wounds have healed since then.

Note: ADC, CB
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19. Board Game: Brandywine [Average Rating:7.20 Overall Rank:2612]
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The only time I've played this was in Washington D.C. area with a fellow on-line chatter (pre ConsimWorld Wednesday Night Chat).

Note: ADC, CB, VSL
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20. Board Game: Jena 20 [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:2685]
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Being an Immortal at GMT I get some unexpected games. Time to check this one out.

Note: CBZT
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21. Board Game: Campaigns in the Valley [Average Rating:5.70 Overall Rank:8818]
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The Shenandoah Valley seems like a nice play to play.
 
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22. Board Game: Carrier [Average Rating:7.25 Overall Rank:1868]
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I forget which is easier to try first but I've had these around the house for way too long.

Note: CB, VSL, ZT
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23. Board Game: The Caucasus Campaign [Average Rating:7.73 Overall Rank:1286]
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About time I got this to the table again.

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24. Board Game: China Incident [Average Rating:5.39 Overall Rank:9352]
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I have a soft spot for learning more about China and the wars they have gone through.

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25. Board Game: The China War [Average Rating:5.43 Overall Rank:9721]
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An S&T issue game that has some kind of ugly crumpled brown shopping bag mountain terrain. I never did much with it since it came out.

Note: I pulled this game out, set it up, read the rules and gagged. I still don't like it.
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