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parttimegamer06 Dec 2020 8:48 a.m. PST

A more successful attempt at getting my son into wargaming today! We played Iron Cross set in Italy 1944, which was very loosely themed (subject to the toys that I could lay my hands on), so no need to pull me up on the historical inaccuracies. ;-)

It felt more important to keep him entertained and engaged in the gameplay than be specific about having the right toys on the table.

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I've written up an after action report on my blog at link with plenty of photos.

45thdiv06 Dec 2020 9:49 a.m. PST

Very cool. When my son was 3, we would play with some plastic army men from Conte. We just rolled 20 sided dice and he had to tell me which one was higher. Then we got to knock down the lower number figure. Now he is almost 14 and is an electronic gamer.

donlowry06 Dec 2020 10:23 a.m. PST

Nice AAR.

Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP06 Dec 2020 2:59 p.m. PST

Yes! I really enjoyed the report and photos.

Your son is going to be SPOILED for the rest of his miniatures gaming life by the quality of your terrain.

Good for you!

And the rules sound interesting--certainly nothing seemed incredible and the action all too much like an actual engagement.

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Fred Mills06 Dec 2020 3:57 p.m. PST

Terrific table!

Berzerker7307 Dec 2020 8:52 a.m. PST

That is a beautiful looking game!

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2020 11:21 a.m. PST

Bravo!

parttimegamer08 Dec 2020 12:40 p.m. PST

Thanks for the positive feedback, chaps.

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