What was your First Avalon Hill Game and do you still own it?
Douglas S
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Torrance
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What was the first Avalon Hill game that you ever owned? Any interesting info/tidbits about it? Do you still own it?

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51. Board Game: The Legend of Robin Hood [Average Rating:6.17 Overall Rank:3231]
William Hostman
United States
Eagle River
Alaska
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This was my first AH purchase. Still have it.
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52. Board Game: Luftwaffe [Average Rating:5.49 Overall Rank:9905]
Craig Tenhoff
United States
Simi Valley
California
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How could a 12 year old pass this up at the toy store?

This lead to me discovering Avalon Hill, and a entire store dedicated to games! My first FLGS.

Alas, I sold this game many years ago, when I didn't have as much room to store games.
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53. Board Game: Luftwaffe [Average Rating:5.49 Overall Rank:9905]
Ray
United States
Carpentersville
Illinois
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My uncle who was a big air buff bought this but couldn't figure it out. Years later he gave it to me once he learned I played the stuff. (Prior to then I was into buying SPI and GDW games)

Other early AH games were Outdoor Survival, Starship Troopers, Magic Realm and Wizards Quest (I'm not counting the 3M stuff my parents had as it was pre-AH versions).

I still own all of them.
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54. Board Game: Magic Realm [Average Rating:7.11 Overall Rank:642]
Michael Schwerdtfeger
United States
Redondo Beach
California
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For Christmas when I was 12, my parents bought me (at my request) Magic Realm. After trying for a few days to understand it (something I am still incapable of), I returned it to the store and traded it for:
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55. Board Game: Management [Average Rating:5.43 Overall Rank:8923]
David Simpson
Canada
Toronto
Ontario
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My father bought this back in sixties and convinced my sister, my mother and myself to play it a number of times.
My first AH games. A friend introduced my sister and I to Diplomacy which then bought as present for my father.
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56. Board Game: MBT [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:2684]
Dan Stueber
United States
Vernon Hills
Illinois
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After reading Tom Clancy's Red Storm Rising I was in the local comic store of Beaumont Texas and saw this. I read the back of the box and bought it moments later. It took me about 6 months to figure out how to play the game with all the optionals. Everyone I showed the game too looked at the rule book with the extra small print and passed on playing. I never could figure out how to attack with the Soviets without getting destroyed by the M1's. I also learned to hate turret counters. They moved around so much if you bumped the board. One memorable game was a reinforced Soviet Airborne Company being attacked by a Reserve W. German Mech Battalion. The Soviets held the town they were defending at the end of the game. I still have the game.

On the inside of the last page of the rule book was a preview of TAC AIR. A few years later I bought that game. I played TAC AIR to death. So I figure I can thank Tom Clancy and MBT for my initiation into the wonderful world of wargaming. Although 80 or so games later and my wife might have something to say about it.
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57. Board Game: Merchant of Venus [Average Rating:7.20 Overall Rank:445]
Dave Wilson
United States
Pleasanton
California
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My first, and only, Avalon Hill game. I got it in college. I'm pretty sure I played it once or twice then, but then not again until 2004 (a span of at least 20 years, sigh).
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58. Board Game: Midway [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:2015]
Douglas S
United States
Torrance
California
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This was my first non mass market game (Game of Life, Monopoly, etc etc). I got it at a local toy store in Huntington, New York after passing it in the adult games isle a few times and always going back to look at it. I asked my dad if I could buy it and he said "yes." I was 12 years old and it was the new 1977 edition. I brought it home and played the hell out of it with my friends. I loved it.

We had problems with the little screen falling down, so I tore the board in half. Haha, stupid me! So when we played the game, I took each half of the box and stood it up between the board halves. I still love this game! I still have it, halves and all, and it is one of my favorite games. Super exciting, historical, and "battleship on steroids"!!
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59. Board Game: Midway [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:2015]
Paolo Desalvo
Italy
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Theoretically my first game should have been Blitzkrieg but the father my friend, game buddy and high school mate Alessandro got it as Alessandro's Christmas present, so I switched to Midway. It has been the heaviest used game I had till I got Star Fleet Battles, but when I got Star Fleet Battles I had already moved to live near Rome, so to find opponents was a little bit easier.
It was a long time ago, it was the December 1977 and, since I was living in a small town of southern Tuscany, I got it by mail, tried a couple of times and took it where I was attending high school. In Italy high schools has specialistical branches, so you can decide to move to attend the one you like. Under some aspects something like American colleges. The second half of the year saw a lot of week ends of alternate usage of Blitzkrieg and Midway. It was even useful to improve my English. To learn the games faster I started reading the English rules book while my friend was reading them in Italian. Great high shool, I entered with no English and, after two years I had been able to go to England all on my own. And by train. Anyway, after Midway I got MechWar '77, but that's another story, with its long coach journey to reach the nearest wargames shop that in the city of Florence. And I made it from early morning to late afternoon!
 
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60. Board Game: Outdoor Survival [Average Rating:4.55 Overall Rank:11140]
Richard Dunlap
United States
Alpharetta
Georgia
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<chuckle> ...and amazingly enough, I bought more Avaloh Hill games later on. :-)

This was a garage sale salvage from a cousin of mine. I was still in elementary school at the time, at the age where I was reading camping and survivsl guides for fun, so the idea of a board game about survival seemed cool. The fact that it could be played solitaire was a bonus... and then there was the Avalon Hill catalog in the box that I spent hours poring over. I also remember generally coming up just short of winning; I think the one game I won playing solitaire might have been a lucky sprint across the desert.

Still own the game, though for purely sentimental reasons. I also have a 1-year old son, so I expect he'll pull it out to play in another eight to ten years.

It probably helped that this wasn't my first exposure to AH-style games; at an earlier flea market, I'd bought a 3M plastic tile Acquire for $1 on the strength of recognizing the title from reading Sid Sackson's "A Gamut of Games". Still own that game and book as well.
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61. Board Game: Panzer Leader [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:1493]
Douglas S
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Torrance
California
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This was my first Avalon Hill purchase. I had played PanzerBlitz not long before, and I was hooked. I wanted something different so my friend and I could expand the available number of games we could play. Just recently played a few games with a different friend twenty years later. Still a pretty good game, and I still really like the components and visual design.
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62. Board Game: PanzerBlitz [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:1589]
Ed Holzman
United States
Seffner
Florida
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I picked this one up, of all places, a warehouse sale being conducted by Burrows Office Supply outside of Cleveland, OH when I was 12 years old. I don't think they are in business any longer. At any rate, I really wasn't interested in being at this sale but my mom dragged me along and I was quite surprised to find this amongst the stationery and pens. It was the only game they were selling and there was only one copy available for $2.00. As Risk was my only exposure to "war" games up to this point in my life, I decided that the pictures on the box looked cool and this would be a neat game to play. My brother and I played this one many, many times. Yes, it is still in my closet and it still has the Burrows price tag on the box.
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63. Board Game: PanzerBlitz [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:1589]
Bill Gates
United States
Baltimore
Maryland
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Around 1975, I was introduced to board wargames by a new friend (up until then, my wargaming was done with plastic soldiers, model tanks, model warships and improvised terrain). My friend had Blitzkrieg, Tactics II, Panzer Blitz, Panzer Leader, and a few other AH games.

Well, to my 13-year-old self, these games were the proverbial manna-from-heaven (that's right, I tossed aside miniatures for a boardgame)(Although I wish I still had all of my old model tanks and ships -- damn younger brothers). I was over Mark's house at every opportunity, playing the Russians to his Germans in PanzerBlitz, and had a great time, although I later learned Mark was cheating: he would park his Wespe and Hummel on one side of the board and pick off my units on the other side without regard to LOS, spotting, blocking terrain, or the modifier applied to HE ammo being used against AFV's. Then again, maybe he just didn't bother to read all the rules.

I soon pestered my parents into buying me my own games. Mom was reluctant to spent the exorbitant sum of $7 (It was 1975, five kids, and one income) on just a game, but, come Christmas, I unwrapped a copy of PanzerBlitz (and, one quick solitaire game later, that cheatin' Mark was in for a big surprise next time we played).

Of course, I had wanted Panzer Leader (Dad just knew the game I wanted had "Panzer" in the title). Several weeks -- not to mention several hints dropped from a great height --later, I had Panzer Leader ("Bill wants another one of those $7 games??")

I not only still have both games, but I bought extra countersheets from Avalon Hill shortly after getting both games, and I have somehow, over the last 30 years, acquired an additional copy of each game. Alas, neither game has seen any playing time since the release of Advanced Squad Leader (which, in turn, has lost playing time to BattleTech, the GBACW series, the Great Battles of History Series, Warhammer and COMPUTER GAMES ...)
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64. Board Game: PanzerBlitz [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:1589]
Charles A. Davis
United States
Greeneville
TN
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Found it at the Fort Campbell flea market across from gate 6 in 1977 or 78. It was brand new. The soldier that was selling it bought it to play with his wife and decided it was to complicated so he sold it for $2. I was thrilled. It was probably my 3rd or 4th wargame at the time.
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65. Board Game: Paydirt [Average Rating:6.86 Overall Rank:2084]
Doug Palmer
United States
Birmingham
Michigan
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Forgot about this game. I think this was my first (before Speed Circuit). I remember my Uncle getting me Paydirt for my birthday back in the 70's. Have long since lost the game, many, many moves ago. Remember that I kept trying to get my LA Rams past their nemisis Minnesota Vikings. My first sports simulation game (first of many).

Ah the memories
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66. Board Game: Rail Baron [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:1497]
Ron Pfeiffer
United States
Surfside Beach
South Carolina
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I have 3 games that come to mind. Each was acquired at about the same time, perhaps on the same day. Rail Baron was probably the most played game for quite a while. We had another couple who joined us on what turned out to be almost weekly Saturday game nights.
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67. Board Game: The Republic of Rome [Average Rating:7.56 Overall Rank:212]
Nick Oettinger
United States
Springfield
Virginia
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Republic of Rome was my first AH game. I was introduced to it in college, and after some game sessions that remain legendary among my friends, I happened to run across a copy in a dusty back corner of some little game store in New York City that I've never been to since (in fact, I'm not even sure I remember where it was). This copy served me well in college, but tragically went missing somewhere in various moves between the end of college and the end of law school. I ended up replacing it with a copy from Ebay last year, which was expensive, but worth every penny to again possess what is far and away my favorite game. And as a friend pointed out, the game isn't just for me, it's a family heirloom for my kids.

I still hold out hope that somewhere in a box I haven't looked in for years, or some unsearched corner of my parents' house, my original copy of the game awaits discovery.
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68. Board Game: The Republic of Rome [Average Rating:7.56 Overall Rank:212]
Glauco Micsik Roberti
Brazil
Sao Paulo
SP
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I had just read this very funny and well-written Brazilian fanzine article a couple months after the game was released. I decided to order it through one of the two guys who wrote it, who at the time dealt mostly with RPGs. It is still expensive and it takes time for games to get to Brazil, but in 1990-91, boxes had to be shipped surface and would take an average of 2-3 months to get there (as opposed to the current 2-3 weeks). Almost 20 years after that, I still own the game and think it is one of the best games ever made (and I do have a microbadge to prove it). I'm glad Valley games managed to reprint it.
The fanzine died out a couple months after the article. One of the guys became my partner when we opened up a game store in Sao Paulo and we still play boardgames almost every week (well, not right now because I'm in the US). The other guy, who played many years with us, now lives in Italy.
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69. Board Game: Richthofen's War [Average Rating:5.86 Overall Rank:4328]
oystein eker
Norway
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Visiting USA in 1977 - I fell in love with this game in a book store. A dream come true. My first "serious" game. Played to death - Broken board and worn out. Not playable. But I will never ever throw it in the bin.
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70. Board Game: Rise and Decline of the Third Reich [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:1068]
David Bauer
United States
Horseheads
New York
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Found this in a KAYBEE Toy and Hobby store when I went to "the Mall" in highschool. This game gave me and my friend a all day headache just wading through the rules. We figured it out and thought it was great! Moved on to easier games after.
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71. Board Game: Rise and Decline of the Third Reich [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:1068]
Sean Chick (Formerly Paul O'Sullivan)
United States
New Orleans
Louisiana
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Well, I'm afraid it'll have to wait. Whatever it was, I'm sure it was better than my plan to get out of this by pretending to be mad. I mean, who would have noticed another madman round here?
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Got in 1998 for Christmas. I still own it and love it.
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72. Board Game: Risk 2210 A.D. [Average Rating:6.74 Overall Rank:758]
Chris Montgomery
Canada
East York
Ontario
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While this is the first game from AH I *owned* I had actually been playing Titan with my father for several years at that point. I started playing Titan in 1996. I picked up Risk 2210 around 2003ish. I still have it.
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73. Board Game: RoadKill [Average Rating:5.85 Overall Rank:5337]
Tiago Ali de Oliveira Bueno
Brazil
Campinas
São Paulo
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A rare oportunity in Brazil, I find this game, new, in a thrift store sale. I bought it at the moment, even if I never ever heard of it. I do not regret, it is not the best game I have, but by far is one of the most enjoyable.
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74. Board Game: The Russian Campaign [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:760]
Andrew Wright
United States
North Andover
Massachusetts
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When I first started gaming, after getting the SPI Blue and Gray II folio 'Hooker and Lee,' I was itching for more. I didn't know nothing, but picked this one up. The hard mounted map seemed almost clunky given my paper map initiation. But it was...good!

And yes. I still own it.
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75. Board Game: The Russian Campaign [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:760]
Brad Swinson
United States
Cumming
Georgia
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This was my first. Got this one in August 1982, read the rules and could not totally comprehend them, so I played the best I could. Reread the rules and playing again, repeated over and over until I played every scenario and variant it offered. I recently picked up the new L2 deluxe version. I will keep the original copy and never sell it, brings back too many fond memories. I recently had the pleasure of playing this game with one of my friends, it was funny when I realized I had purchased the game before my friend was born, the humor soon evaporated when I lost!
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