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15 Sep 2015 11:58 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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  • Crossposted to Email and Internet Gaming board

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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian14 Apr 2015 4:31 p.m. PST

Suggest a better name for the underused Remote Gaming Board, whose purpose is:

For discussion of anything related to non-face-to-face miniature gaming, including PBM, PBEM, and internet gaming.

Winston Smith14 Apr 2015 6:27 p.m. PST

When is the last time anyone posted to it?

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2015 6:56 p.m. PST

Maybe they all have a bad connection…

Winston Smith14 Apr 2015 7:52 p.m. PST

I asked because I find something faintly silly about playing miniatures by mail. I don't think I have ever even glanced at that board. Once. I could be wrong.

I used to play Avalon Hill games by mail, and also Diplomacy and Slobbovia. But miniatures? Does not compute. YMMV.

MajorB15 Apr 2015 2:12 a.m. PST

When is the last time anyone posted to it?

22nd March 2015

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Apr 2015 3:35 a.m. PST


Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP15 Apr 2015 6:09 a.m. PST

I'd support removal.

RavenscraftCybernetics15 Apr 2015 8:03 a.m. PST


Mako1115 Apr 2015 12:09 p.m. PST

Remote works for me, since it's the best one-word description I can think of currently.

Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Apr 2015 12:31 p.m. PST

If anything, I think "remote gaming" by definition should specifically include Skype and other computer/video gaming forms.

I've played in many of these and think they are very much in the immediate future of miniatures gaming.


Cerdic15 Apr 2015 12:32 p.m. PST

The board title could be interpreted to mean "gaming with remote control models".

And yes, some people do play Wargames with remote control tanks, planes and ships!

Mute Bystander15 Apr 2015 2:51 p.m. PST



Until today.

I answered jimbokc's question.

Mute Bystander15 Apr 2015 2:57 p.m. PST

"The Arena"?


Old Contemptibles15 Feb 2016 12:52 a.m. PST

Well I voted against it. So I guess is were I say, told you so. It sounds like gaming with remote control vehicles, ships and planes. Not that there is anything wrong with that. I have seen remote control ships go at it. Fun to watch.

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