Counterus Hex

Hex and Counter games reviewed and discussed by an old Grognard.

Avalon Hill Game company’s title Stalingrad is a game I have always found to be well… comfortable. Like a pair of old shoes, or a favorite shirt that simply helps you relax when slipping them on. From set up to tear down of this old game I always find myself engaged, thoughtful, and yes calm. …

Continue reading

I bought a copy of Blitzkrieg published by the Avalon Hill Game Company (circa 1965) on EBay a while back simply to add it to my growing collection of board games. Having played but once back in 1977 the purchase was not stimulated by any nostalgic devotion to this old classic. For, by the time …

Continue reading

There are some fond memories from my rather jumbled childhood that revolve around small pamphlets and staple backed catalogs. Hour upon hour was spent reading and re-reading every bit of text until memorized. Images bright and bold dazzled the eyes and sparked a feeling of desire. For many of you who grew up in the …

Continue reading

Every board game enthusiast has at least one game which they hold dear to their heart. A title which, upon spying the box on their shelf or even an image on the internet conjures up fond memories of sessions or opponents. For me the power and poetry of¬† these recollections is very important, for they …

Continue reading