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Thoughts on DW Flashpoint Campaign Maps

Thoughts on DW Flashpoint Campaign Maps

One of the neatest new additions to the DW 2.5 book is the Flashpoint Campaign system. As the book describes it, this system provides a framework for conducting an expansive map-based campaign that will allow players to gain and lose … Continue reading

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Area Bombardment in DW 2.5

Area Bombardment in DW 2.5

For the next post in my series on DW 2.5 mechanics, I’m going to address something that I’ve seen some folks have confusion about: Area Bombardment. This firing option is somewhat unusual across the ORBATs, and as a result it … Continue reading

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MBS Newsletter #38

MBS Newsletter #38

Greetings! Before we get into the usual routine with the newsletter, I have to address The Big News from the last month or so: The closure of Spartan Games. This came as shock for many (including myself), and has been … Continue reading

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Carriers in DW 2.5

Carriers in DW 2.5

This post is going to be the first in what is intended to be a series; now that we’ve had the DW 2.5 rules in our hands for a couple of months, I wanted to go back and take a … Continue reading

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The Sinking of Spartan Games

The Sinking of Spartan Games

As most of you reading this are probably aware of by now, Spartan Games announced last Friday (25 August 2017) that the company would be immediately ceasing operations. If you haven’t yet, it’s worthwhile taking a look at the company’s … Continue reading

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MBS Newsletter #37

MBS Newsletter #37

Hello once again fellow Naval Gamers! Have you listened to Ep. 21 of the MBS podcast yet? This month,Greg and I discuss some of their favorite book series where naval combat plays a central role. Later, we take a look … Continue reading

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MBS Monthly Newsletter #36

Greetings! After a month off, the MBS newsletter is back. There is some exciting stuff to cover this time around, so lets get started! First up, be sure to check out episodes 19 and 20 of the MBS Podcast! In … Continue reading

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Battle of Midway 75th Anniversary

Battle of Midway 75th Anniversary

Greetings! This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, one of the greatest battles in naval history and one that is regarded as the turning point of the Pacific War. By way of memorial, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Dystopian Wars 2.5 Changes

Dystopian Wars 2.5 Changes

Greetings! I was lucky enough to be granted access to the DW 2.5 rulebook a few weeks back to use for show prep on Exploding Dice Radio. Since that time, I’ve not been idle; I’ve been busily compiling a detailed … Continue reading

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MBS Monthly Newsletter #35

MBS Monthly Newsletter #35

Greetings fellow naval gamers! As usual, there are lots of things to talk about in this month’s newsletter, so lets get started!

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