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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian27 Oct 2017 8:14 p.m. PST

Have you ever gamed Afghanistan with a veteran of Afghanistan?

Apache 627 Oct 2017 8:38 p.m. PST

Yes. I'm an Afghanistan veteran, and I've gamed with others.

McWong7327 Oct 2017 9:29 p.m. PST

Not ghan, but plenty of FoW.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP28 Oct 2017 4:10 a.m. PST

No.

Lion in the Stars28 Oct 2017 5:06 a.m. PST

Yes.

Though it was 1898 Afghanistan. He commented that my colors for the Pathans was about perfect, just needed a few extra colors for the different tribes.

Personal logo Chalfant Supporting Member of TMP28 Oct 2017 5:24 a.m. PST

No, but Iraq War with Iraq War veterans, and Desert Storm with Desert Storm veteran.

Chalfant

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP28 Oct 2017 9:42 a.m. PST

No, but Vietnam with a Vietnam veteran.

crazycaptain28 Oct 2017 11:07 a.m. PST

Yes. I have the good fortune, thanks to FB, to talk to my friend when he is on base. He has plenty of project ideas for when he comes back that we are planning together.

Plenty of Afghanistan and Iraq vets at my old club played just about everything. Everyone reacts differently to what they game after experiencing the horrors of warfare. One of my good friends saw a lot of combat in Vietnam, so he doesn't play anything past a musket. Others have no problem. You see this in the video game world. Games that are ultra simulations (Squad and Arma in particular) have a lot of vets building communities and actively playing.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP28 Oct 2017 12:00 p.m. PST

No. Too many bad memories. Still have nightmares.

foxweasel Supporting Member of TMP28 Oct 2017 12:57 p.m. PST

When I get around to painting up some Taliban to go with my British we'll be playing quite a bit, doesn't bother me in the slightest.

Legion 428 Oct 2017 1:44 p.m. PST

I thank all the Vets who have served in all wars. thumbs up

willthepiper29 Oct 2017 4:40 p.m. PST

I'm not a veteran, but I gamed NWF when I was in Kandahar a few years ago. One of the guys I gamed with was a veterinarian (a different kind of 'vet').

leidang29 Oct 2017 7:12 p.m. PST

Yes. Several in my gaming group.

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