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Aaron Bedard
United States
Somerville
Massachusetts
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Let's kick this off by letting everyone know how serious I am about moving some games.

Minimum bid: $65.00

1983 English First Edition.

Condition: Surprisingly good for it's age. Box has some scuffs, but no rips or split corners or major marks. It is still very sturdy. Cards and counters look great and are all present. Overall a very well taken care of players copy.

Shipping: $12.00

Free Shipping for anyone who wins THREE or more auctions.
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Board Game: Up Front [Average Rating:7.84 Overall Rank:195]
Neil Henning
United States
Nutley
New Jersey
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A classic.
 
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Board Game: Up Front [Average Rating:7.84 Overall Rank:195]
Richard Irving
United States
Salinas
California
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This was a game I found at an SPCA book sale at mall for $2 (along with $3 copy of Acquire with wood tiles and $1 for Gladiator--2 out of 3 ain't bad!)

It is fast paced (especially for a war game)--it can be played in about an hour. Every scenario is infinitely replayable and different every time. Each of different nationalities has different flavor and have to be handled differently.

I have played 1000's of times over the years both live and on line.
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Dave Eisen
United States
Menlo Park
CA
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Antonio B-D
Spain
Madrid
Madrid
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I've only recently received the Wargame Vault edition and I am slowly learning the system solitaire. I am currently half way through my first run at the second scenario and I need to do a lot of rules rereading!
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Sean McCormick
United States
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
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Playing City Fight via Vassal. All the luck that I didn't have last game is now coming my way, as I've got the American firebase hung up on wire while trying to ford a canal, and am mowing them down in fine fashion. My LMG has jammed twice but I was able to clear it quickly in each instance. So far, so good.
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Joe Orosz
United States
Ann Arbor
Michigan
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Still one of my favorite games, haven't played it for years. Should float it around the game groups I play with and see if anyone wants to give it a try.
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B Orr
United States
Southlake
Texas
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Could not believe that Radiant/Valley was there showing off Up Front*. Was cool to see all the various factions as cards instead of just a page on Kickstarter. Not sure about the balance of the new factions, but lots of tools to play around with.

* - this is a complete joke for anyone reading the list
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JonMichael Rasmus
United States
Madison
Wisconsin
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Time at Peak: 6 Weeks
Date of 1st Chart at Peak: Jul. 19 2005
 
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Jacob Cassens
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
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Howdy Gelati!

No I didn't get to play Up Front, but my Wargame Vault edition arrived yesterday, so I am excited about getting to finally play the game.

As always I've been busy with work. We did 12 days straight, not too much for some people, I suppose, but I've been working 11-12 hour days the whole time, so this three day weekend was definitely long overdue and a nice reprieve.

I have not, as usual, played much this past couple of weeks, but I have played:

Dungeon! x1 with my son. He still loves this game, and I beat him by just a couple of moves this time so it was pretty funny to watch him try to chase me down as I ran for the entry hall.

Sushi Go! x4 or so. This is a cute little game, and my son and my wife both like it so we have been playing it.

Jaipur x1 My wife and I went to my local coffee shop I've talked about before (with all the Star Wars stuff and drinks like "The Sith" and "The Jedi") and played a game of this and a game of Sushi Go while drinking coffee. It was a nice slow morning for once

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Deck-Building Game x1 I have been neglecting board game meetup day for the past couple of months, so this was the first game I'd gotten to play there in a while. I had shown up the week before, but everyone there had already started a game and by the time they finished it was late enough I had to go.

Of course, 1830 and Space Empires 4X are still going on, and I'm losing both.

I've been so mentally exhausted from work that I haven't really been able to sit down and read new rules or motivate myself to do anything mentally taxing, so I've been crocheting more lately than I have in years.

I finished a salt and pepper afghan for my son, so he is happy. I'm working on a much smaller project (a dual-color chevron baby blanket) now, so that's been helping me unwind for now.

I hope everyone is well and safe!

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Jyoti P
United States
Saint Louis
Missouri
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We did not play this.

No one wanted to teach it to us.
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Joel Eddy
United States
Coeur d'Alene
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#50

"What Up Front does better than possibly any game is put you into a mindset of harrowing and frantic combat. You can almost feel your boots in the mud with bullets whizzing by. Up Front is all about the visceral feeling of close quarters infantry combat. It's not sterile or calculating like many war games can be. It also implements the multiple use cards idea. The cards can actually become the terrain. You are creating the battlefield as you play. You aren't constrained to a map, and the earth itself seem to come alive. Combine all of that with hand management and it's truly a one of a kind experience."

Great with two!
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Richard Irving
United States
Salinas
California
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Each card has at least one action. Some are "split actions" where one side can be used by one nationality and the other by the others.

Some cards have an additional action printed on the side: RADIO (to call in artillery), FLANK & FORD.

Every card can be used as an open ground terrain card by playing it face down.

Also every card has an RNC (Random Number Card) and a set of RPC (Random Position Card) numbers which actions used to resolve various actions. (RNC's go from -6 to +6 in a rough bell curve and are mostly used to resolve combat. RPC are used to determine 1 out of N events. i.e. if one of 5 men in the group has a malfunctioning weapon, you check column 5 which will be a random number from 1 to 5 with roughly equal chance of occurring.)

 
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Tom P
United Kingdom
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Sean McCormick
United States
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
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It's been too long since those patrols met...
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Board Game: Up Front [Average Rating:7.84 Overall Rank:195]
Ahmed Hadzi
United States
New York
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Come join me in learning of this cursed game

Format: VASSAL PBEM, exchange via Dropbox, fast players only please (I'm able to exchange few files each day). Live VASSAL + Skype only if you live in the USA time zones.

Teach? I'm restarting the learning process myself, rulebook is not THAT BAD as your grandma used to tell you. I want to play through scenarios in programmed structure as laid out in the rules.

Expertise: 1-2 games a long time ago.
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David Janik-Jones
Canada
Waterloo
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About Me
52-year old dad, long-time gamer, first time at Origins. Early riser, probably done by 9–10PM each night.

Tactical or innovative wargames, elegant thinking Euros, fun fillers, and mystery or indie RPGs are what I enjoy. I prefer games that are fun and make me happy and social gaming over highly competitive gaming sessions. I don't like and won't play Agricola.

I'm bringing 18–20 titles for the Saturday live auction. I'll also have our latest game, A Very English Murder: Murder at Woodperry Hall, on hand for gamers who love mystery and story-telling games and who are willing to try out. Please let me know if you'd be interested in playing!

If you're a baseball fan and going to be in town Tuesday night, geek mail me if you want to go watch the Columbus Clippers play. I'm also a bit of a foodie and will have one evening planned for a good restaurant.

Location
Offsite, near OSU (COTA bus in/back each day)

Ribbons
Board Room

Games for Sale on Origins Virtual Flea Market
Origins Virtual Flea Market 2015

Open Gaming Times
Wednesday 6/3: Morning until 1:00PM, 4:00PM–7:00PM
Thursday 6/4: No open gaming time
Friday 6/5: Morning until 11:00AM
Saturday 6/6: After 4:00PM
Sunday 6/7: Morning until 10:00AM, after 4:00PM

Bringing (and willing to teach)
Up Front (Wednesday 1:00PM–4:00PM, TedW and son)
Viticulture:
(Thursday 12:30PM–3:00PM Dwight, Chris and Matthew, Vince G)
(Saturday 8:00AM–10:30AM David and son, Chris Seguin, SJ P)
Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan (Friday 2:30-3PM start Grayson)
Sushi Go! / For Sale / The Duke / Patchwork / The Great Heartland Hauling Co.

Running Playtest Sessions
A Very English Murder: Murder at Woodperry Hall
(Wednesday 8:00PM 1 hour, Mark B, mmazala, brothereicher + 1, + one spot available)

Want to Play (I know these games well and would love to play)
Combat Commander Series
HoldFast: Russia 1941-1942
Twilight Struggle / 1960: The Making of the President
Power Grid / Keyflower / Endeavor / Egizia / Troyes / Snowdonia / London / Cuba / Merkator
Biblios / Tsuro

Want to Learn/Buy
Stockpile (scheduled)
The Voyages of Marco Polo
Isle of Trains
La Granja
Mogul
Musée (scheduled)
Copper Country (purchased)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Chris Engle, scheduled)

Want to Learn/Play
Scoville (possible buy)
Two Rooms and a Boom
Nothing Personal

Edits
5-1: Added Voyages of Marco Polo to my way to play/learn list
5-2: Booked Friday morning from 11AM for a game of Snowdonia
5-3: Updated Saturday open gaming times
5-5: Added more time for open gaming Thursday morning
5-10: Blocked out time on Wednesday for Up Front, blocked out time for Napoleon's Triumph on Friday night
5-12: Blocked out one more hour for a scheduled event Thursday evening, want to learn/play/buy updates
5-15: Added Copper Country to try list, can't decide if Orleans or La Granja is a better fit for me, updated Wednesday schedule and time for A Very English Murder
5-18: Added a link to my 20 15 games for sale on the Origins Virtual Flea Market 2015 geek list
5-20: Edited want to buy/play list items, added Patchwork to games I'm bringing
5-21: removed a bunch of earlier edits, edited bringing and other lists
5-29: Blocked out time for a scheduled game Thursday
5-31: Edited Saturday open time
6-1: Filled both Viticulture games.
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Mike Fogus
United States
Burke
Virginia
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Robert Rossney
United States
San Francisco
California [CA]
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I win. By which I mean lose.
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J.L. Robert
United States
Sherman Oaks
California
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Poll: The 2015 AH Cup
Fourth Round Proper
Select One:
  Your Answer   Vote Percent Vote Count
8 Up Front (Liverpool)
47.8% 54
12 Diplomacy (Everton)
52.2% 59
Voters 113
This poll is now closed.   113 answers
Poll created by J.L.Robert
Closes: Mon Apr 6, 2015 6:00 am
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Tony Ackroyd
United Kingdom
Brighton
E Sussex
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BGG Weight 3.4

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Complexity
Depth
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John Di Ponio
United States
Warren
Michigan
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Ah yes, the creme de la creme of absolutely horrible kickstarter projects. So much was promised and so much excitement from the gaming community. It was like the second coming of Jesus! People sold off their old Up Front! game in anticipation of the new, shiny, updated gem that would end up being the 'be all tell all' grail war game!
Then, someone pulled the card of the bottom of the house and it all came crumbling down to the reality that there will be no game for the foreseeable future! All the kickstarter funds tied up in the courts, no response for the developer whatsoever. A complete cluster of a failure.

Just as devastating as the Black Sox scandal...
"say it isn't so joe, say it isn't so."


THE UGLY
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The one and only (but one of two in BGG)
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Minnesota
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Some people aren't bothered by it at all, but the weakness I found in this game was relative range. You place numbered markers in front of each group, and those numbers change to represent movement. Physically, the personality cards stay put in front of the player, but the soldiers they represent are presumed to be moving around, maneuvering against enemy groups. They can even flank or encircle the enemy.

I found that too hard to get used to. I'd have to pause every turn and look around, making a new mental picture for myself. Half the time, I'd slap my forehead and say to myself, "D'oh! I could have infiltrated that group last turn; I didn't see that."

It's not a weakness for everybody, but for me a wargame always needs a map.
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Galen Brownsmith
United States
Medford
Massachusetts
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Wargame (Don't know specifics). 2-3 Players. 60+ Minutes.

Copy: ?

Sponsor/Instructor: ?
 
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