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surdu2005 Sponsoring Member of TMP20 Sep 2017 12:35 a.m. PST

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Two members of the Harford Area Weekly Kriegspielers (HAWKs), Sam Fuson and Ed Duffy, used wargaming to help local Alzheimer's patients. See the full story here: link

Darrell B D Day20 Sep 2017 1:31 a.m. PST

Quite superb – well done to all concerned.

DBDD

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2017 4:58 a.m. PST

Interesting. At the nursing home where I do most of my gaming those with full Alzheimers do not play but those of use with lesser problems do. I know that ‘Nuts' gave Shuggie a good bit of pleasure and helped keep his mind together in his last few years. Perhaps we should involve those further gone.

x42

Stealth100020 Sep 2017 5:47 a.m. PST

Good stuff

boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2017 7:04 a.m. PST

Great to see!

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2017 7:36 a.m. PST

Pencil me in for the 2028 game, just in case. Horse and musket, if you would--bright colors and all that.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2017 10:36 a.m. PST

Great to see. Anything that gets the neurons firing is good.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2017 11:39 a.m. PST

Wonderful! Loved the part with the veteran bombardier asking for his air support! thumbs up

GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP21 Sep 2017 3:21 a.m. PST

I loved that one of them was once a bombardier on a B24 and "wanted to know where the planes were to support his attack". : )

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