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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian12 Jun 2018 3:25 p.m. PST

Which do you play the most? ACW miniature wargames or ACW boardgames (non-minis).

Dynaman878912 Jun 2018 3:50 p.m. PST

Boardgames. GCACW to be particular.

MSU John12 Jun 2018 3:55 p.m. PST

Miniatures. Regimental Fire and Fury.

Calico Bill12 Jun 2018 4:13 p.m. PST

ACW boardgames.

GHarbert12 Jun 2018 4:32 p.m. PST

War Between the States (SPI/DG) with random battles fought out on the table is cool

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2018 4:38 p.m. PST

House divided game. Battles with Black Powder.

Ceterman Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2018 5:00 p.m. PST

None. But when I did, Minis.

Perris070712 Jun 2018 5:23 p.m. PST

Minis. Fire and Fury.

DOUGKL12 Jun 2018 5:29 p.m. PST

Minis have now surpassed my ACW boardgaming.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian12 Jun 2018 6:04 p.m. PST

Miniatures. All versions of Fire and Fury

Stew art Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2018 6:06 p.m. PST


Regimental Fire and fury.
Brigade fire and fury.
Pickets charge.

Rich Bliss12 Jun 2018 6:31 p.m. PST

Miniatures. Volley and Bayonet

Thortrains Inactive Member12 Jun 2018 9:18 p.m. PST

Minis every time. I love collecting`em, painting `em.



Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2018 9:50 p.m. PST

Used to be board games but its been miniatures for years. I would gladly do board games if I could find an opponent. Everyone wants to do miniatures. JR2, MLW and soon RF&F.

Vigilant13 Jun 2018 1:17 a.m. PST

Miniatures for everything. Haven't played board games on a regular basis since the 70s.

Personal logo ACWBill Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2018 2:10 a.m. PST

Miniatures compose 90% of my ACW gaming.

LAP195413 Jun 2018 2:35 a.m. PST

Miniatures. One of my favorite periods to paint and play!

redbanner414513 Jun 2018 3:10 a.m. PST


Personal logo Stosstruppen Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2018 4:12 a.m. PST

Minis Fire & Fury

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2018 4:27 a.m. PST

Both: I usually have a boardgame set up (in a permanent location) while miniature games are played separately. Current: AH's Gettysburg '88.

CSherrange13 Jun 2018 4:55 a.m. PST


Jabba Miles13 Jun 2018 6:00 a.m. PST

Minis Brigade Fire & Fury.
Used to play Computer ACW Wargames by Battleground (Talon Soft)

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2018 6:41 a.m. PST

Minis. I can't remember the last ACW boardgame I played, but I would be interested in a good solo boardgame.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2018 7:53 a.m. PST

Battle Cry (Hasbro/AH). So a board game with miniatures!

skedaddle Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2018 9:17 a.m. PST


donlowry13 Jun 2018 5:17 p.m. PST

Well, this is a miniatures-gaming site, after all.

Old Pete14 Jun 2018 1:51 a.m. PST

'Civil War' strategy game for the PC passes many hours.
Can't beat a game with miniatures, looks great and good fun. Being retired Wargaming is a super hobby along with playing golf and tending the garden, life is good.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP14 Jun 2018 2:56 a.m. PST


Normal Guy14 Jun 2018 5:06 a.m. PST

Played AH board games in the 70s into the early 80s but minis ever since.

Trajanus14 Jun 2018 1:43 p.m. PST

I usually have a boardgame set up (in a permanent location) while miniature games are played separately. Current: AH's Gettysburg '88.

Hell, I never made it past the 60s Edition, now I find there were four or five later ones! It's a whole other World this board game thing!

steve186515 Jun 2018 8:03 a.m. PST

I play both. If I play a campaign then board games. If a single battle or on attack then I prefer Min. One new board game I was very interested was Longstreet Attacks as a board game, but after seeing it The game is TOO COMPLICATED. TOO BAD.

14th NJ Vol Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2018 4:35 p.m. PST

Miniatures with Regimental Fire & Fury in 28mm.

Personal logo COL Scott ret Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2018 6:55 p.m. PST

Both but minis more often

Borderguy19016 Jun 2018 2:33 p.m. PST

Board games. But I don't have any minis painted yet.

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