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Joe Legan Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2021 12:11 p.m. PST

Sounds like that will be a blast. Too bad I live on this side of the pond now.

Joe

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian22 Sep 2021 12:41 p.m. PST

We'll meet at your house, Joe. grin

Joe Legan Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2021 2:39 p.m. PST

You're on!

GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2021 3:44 p.m. PST

What is AK47 like? I won't be going to England to play, just curious.

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP23 Sep 2021 1:25 a.m. PST

Here is some information about AK47.
Have a look at the following two links if you would like to know more.

The first will take you to a full rule explanation. Maybe download the play-sheet to get an idea of how it works?
The second takes you to a discussion group that will also give some insight.

If (?) you were at Historicon about 7 years ago there were AK games for 3 days.

link

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The basic concept is that of low tech armies.
There are players who enjoy edition 1 more than edition 2. Absolutely good. Both editions written by the same team. Rules are a very subjective matter, which is also good.

martin

GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP23 Sep 2021 3:59 a.m. PST

Those links are appreciated, thank you.

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP23 Sep 2021 7:42 a.m. PST

Thanks for reading it all!


martin

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP23 Sep 2021 7:51 a.m. PST

For clarification the GEEK Villain prize is one of their soft cloth mats. The army Painter prize is brush and paints. PP will contribute a collectible figure for all who attend. The figure will be available to all, later in the year too (collectibles page).

martin

Billy Goat Wargaming23 Sep 2021 9:47 a.m. PST

Plus anyone who attends gets to meet with the most handsome bunch of gamers ever gathered in one place. And a buffet lunch is included.

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Sep 2021 4:41 a.m. PST

Hey you left me out with that description. They get to meet me too.


martin

cfielitz11 Oct 2021 7:29 a.m. PST

Agree with Joe Legan's first post.
One of these days, I need to get the second edition. I love the first, but would like to try out the second.

Billy Goat Wargaming15 Oct 2021 8:33 a.m. PST

Our game day went very well. 12 players split into Government and Rebel forces fighting to with maintain the government or over throw it.

The Rebels came out on top meaning my fictional nation of uMbongo is now in a state of civil war.

Lots of fun, including airstrike on police stations, helicopters being shot from the air, the loss of the only international airport to the Rebels and crocodiles!

Hopefully part two next year when Dr Chumbo looks to return to the country and restore order.

Chief Ar Pygee FrontalAssault18 Oct 2021 3:04 a.m. PST

AK Day'21 was an excellent wargaming experience.

Ak47 Republic is a fun game.

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