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boggler31 Mar 2020 10:20 a.m. PST


…another humiliating thrashing from the twelve year old.

I really should know better than to try it twice in a row.



boggler31 Mar 2020 10:37 a.m. PST

Apologies for the poor photos…the camera was a bit wobbly (not unlike my upper lip)

cavcrazy31 Mar 2020 11:59 a.m. PST

Think of it this way, your daughter has learned the art of wargaming from you. You are a great teacher. Hope that takes the sting out of it a bit. When my daughter was 7 she would beat the snot out of everybody when it came to gaming AWI, so I know how you feel.

boggler31 Mar 2020 2:52 p.m. PST

I hadn't thought of that…I'm not sure she'd agree though?

One more rematch…next time it's Taiwanese ROCAF Starfighters vs PLAAF J-7's… I might even not lose?

Weddier31 Mar 2020 6:19 p.m. PST

Nice work with the missile, though.

Just Jack Supporting Member of TMP31 Mar 2020 6:47 p.m. PST

Pretty cool, Jim, and the photos looked fine to me.

She's had the youngster luck to this point, but the true test is coming: at some point in the near future you're going to be in a position to win, and it will all be down to a decision: do you do the commonsense, sure-thing, plain as day, lock to beat her move, or do you do the rationalized-father move that well, maybe my pilot would choose to do this instead of that and, oh no, I failed the test, she wins again'?

Me? I show no mercy!!! ;)


Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2020 10:59 a.m. PST

Good to see you are getting to game with her regularly, and she likes it.

Eventually, through sheer luck, and/or skill, you're bound to win one eventually. The odds are on your side on that.

In the meantime, just enjoy spending time with your daughter. I suspect the memories you're making will last a lifetime, especially the first few wins by her over your forces.


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