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RittervonBek26 Aug 2018 7:47 a.m. PST

The weekend saw my daughter's first ever real wargame. We used the wonderful Portable Wargames Rules by Bob Cordery, with a few on the hoof amendments. She won, with very little advice from her opponent. We used a ninety mm grid on a grass mat and felt cut outs for terrain. She already plays and enjoys Carcassonne.

Jozis Tin Man Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2018 8:20 a.m. PST

Outstanding!!!! You are making wonderful memories with her.

PzGeneral26 Aug 2018 8:51 a.m. PST

Excellent. Gaming (and more than likely losing) with kids is great. Many fun games with my Grandkids.

Ivan DBA26 Aug 2018 9:47 a.m. PST

Excellent. I need to try those, still looking for a set of rules that will really click with my seven-year-old. I'm thinking about trying the Perrys' Travel Battle next.

14Bore27 Aug 2018 10:41 a.m. PST

Any thought of playing GuP?

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Aug 2018 6:46 p.m. PST

Gaming with the kids is always great fun.

They seem to catch on quickly, and frequently have amazing luck with dice rolling.

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