Wednesday, December 31, 2014

2014 Year in Review

Dan K. has inspired me to write up a year in review report based on his BoardGameGeek forum threads for 2013 and 2014.

Here is a breakdown of games played here at Chicago Wargamer HQ by opponent. Several large projects were completed, bringing down the variety of titles attempted.  

Dan K.:  

Flying Colors/Serpents of the Seas: Raleigh vs. Druid Duel, Minorca, El Ferrol, Cape Henry, Algeciras Bay, Flamborough Head, Suffren v. Hughes Campaign, Lake Ontario Campaign, Glorious First of June, Trafalgar

Fading Glory: Salamanca, Smolensk, Borodino, Waterloo, Jena

The Battle for Normandy: Campaign Game


Rebel Raiders of the High Seas

East Front (Columbia Block)

Mike L.:  We will finally be finishing up our run of all GCACW titles once we are done with Grant Takes Command.

Stonewall Jackson's Way II: Cedar Mountain, Lee vs. Pope, Jackson's March, From the Rappahannock to Bull Run, Bag the Whole Crowd, Which Way Did He Go, From the Rapidan to Manassas

Stonewall's Last Battle: Chancellorsville Campaign

Roads To Gettysburg: The Battle that Never Happened, Gettysburg Campaign

Battle Above the Clouds: The Chickamauga Campaign, The Chattanooga Campaign

Grant Takes Command: Grant's 1864 Offensive Campaign

Ending out the Year with Grant Takes Command

John H:  My stalwart ASL opponent for many years via VASL.  We have been concentrating on HASL, so no individual scenarios played this year.

Red Barricades: Campaign Game III  (officially started in 2013, but finally completed in May 2014)

Valor of the Guards: Campaign Game IV  (I took a serious beating as the Germans)

Singling Campaign Game

Pegasus Bridge Campaign Game

Jared: Our newest opponent, we hope to see more of you in 2015

Blood & Roses: 1st Saint Albans, Blore Heath