I managed to get some players together for another Harpoon game, again
played by email; it took nearly two months all told, though we did
have several breaks of a day or two along the way. Here's the
after-action report, as before plotted onto Tactical Pilotage Charts.
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Four of us this time including two newcomers to the group, and we
played a series of lightweight games.
Sighting conditions in Harpoon are typically set by the scenario
author. This means there's little guidance to the designer.
Particularly if the scenario spans a large area, it might take several
game hours to resolve, and it would be good to know how conditions
change over time.
Eighth thriller in the series about Charlie (Charlotte) Fox, former
soldier and current private bodyguard. A man's son joined a cult, and
later got killed; he went in to find out what had been so tempting,
and decided to stay. Now Charlie's on the team that's getting him out.
But it's all rather more complicated than it looks…
Yesterday I visited the Didcot Railway Centre for the first time in
really quite a few years; probably at least thirty. Lots of images
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Robert Mason flew Hueys for a year in Vietnam. This is his story.
2014, 12 episodes:
known as Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun.
Parody series about young girls' (shōjo) manga. Chiyo has a crush on
fellow high school student Nozaki, but through comical
misunderstanding discovers he's a manga writer and artist – but this
has to be kept a secret from the rest of the school.
1954; mystery/thriller or romantic suspense; first published novel by
Mary Stewart. Charity Selborne is on holiday in Provence, and meets
young David Shelley and his stepmother Loraine Bristol. Somewhere in
the background is David's father, recently acquitted of the grisly
murder of his best friend, and believed by many to be mad…
The D-21 was a supersonic reconnaissance drone used briefly in the
1960s and 1970s.
Contemporary fantasy. Peter Grant, Metropolitan Police constable and
magician, investigates the sudden deaths of jazz musicians.
Created by Chronicle v4.6