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Tom Hancock
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http://www.boardgamenews.com/index.php/boardgamenews/comment...

I'd love to cross post this to the review forum here, but I don't know how to do that without it looking like I'm fishing for geekgold.
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It's a good review. One of the things I liked was the prediction that homemade Jackson and Longstreet counters were not far off...while I realize that "Stonewall" and "Pete" ARE in the game (in Lee's ratings)I know that not including some of the famous names would invite tinkering, but I can't see unbalancing things just to get some names in the game.

Here is another line that caught my eye:

"The numbers on the War Effort track are so faded that I can’t read them from across the table. I hope that in future editions of the game, the numbers are brightened and made larger"

Not a huge problem, but when I saw the WE track the first thing I thought of was "wow, I wonder if I could get some white numeral stickers in the correct font for that thing", since stickers are probably cheaper than laser eye surgery.

Extremely minor issue with an otherwise fantastic game.


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Jim O'Neill (Established 1949)
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hancock.tom wrote:
http://www.boardgamenews.com/index.php/boardgamenews/comment...

I'd love to cross post this to the review forum here, but I don't know how to do that without it looking like I'm fishing for geekgold.


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