tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:/posts Jackson Gamers 2024-06-13T21:08:54Z Bill Hamilton tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2116250 2024-06-13T21:08:53Z 2024-06-13T21:08:54Z Game on June 15, 20204

SATURDAY -- June 15, 2024

Location:  Jay Stribling’s house    MAP
 
Scale:  25mm
 
Title:  Battle for Lübeck - North Gate, 6 Nov 1806
 
 
 
Setting:  After the defeat at Jena-Auerstadt, General Leutnant von Blücher escaped from the Prussian debacle and took shelter in the Hanseatic city-state of Lübeck.  There he is attacked by the pursuing French columns commanded by Marshal Bernadotte.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_L%C3%BCbeck for more details.  
 
Rules:  Commands & Colors Napoleonic
 
Notes:  Please RSVP to Jay so he can have enough provisions. 
 
Gamemaster:  Jay Stribling
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2112902 2024-05-29T16:02:10Z 2024-05-29T16:02:10Z Game on Saturday, June 1, 2024

SATURDAY June 1, 2024

Location:  Alex Kirk's house [enter through garage and come up stairs]   MAP
 
Scale:  1:285 (Microarmor)
 
Title:  Battle at Alfeld.
 
Setting:  A fictitious engagement around Alfeld, Germany.  The scenario is based on the Red Storm Rising battle at Alfeld where General-Colonel Pavel Leonidovich Alekseyev leads the Soviet 20th Tank Division against the British 6 Armored Brigade. 
 
 
Rules:  Alex's modified Fist Full of Tows 3.
 
Notes:  This is his playtest for Bayou Wars convention next weekend.  Lunch will be sandwiches. 
             Please RSVP to Alex at alex-kirk@sbcglobal.net 
 
Gamemaster:  Alex Kirk
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2109898 2024-05-15T18:37:08Z 2024-05-15T18:37:08Z Game on Saturday, May 18, 2024

SATURDAY, May 18, 2024

Location:  Fondren Presbyterian Church library   MAP
 
Scale:  25mm
 
Title: "The Road to Berlin (with apologies to Hope and Crosby)
 
Setting:  A fictitious action between elements of the French Army of berlin and the Prussian III Korps in the fall of 1813.
 
Rules:  Valour and Fortitude
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2107193 2024-05-02T01:47:32Z 2024-05-02T01:47:33Z Game on Saturday, May 4, 2024 -- "May the Fourth Be with You!
Game: Saturday May 4, 2024 at 10:00 am
 
Location: Alex Kirk's house    MAP
 
Scale: 1:200 (+/-) spacecraft
 
Title: Hit and Run
 
Setting: The Rebel Alliance doesn’t have the numbers for an all out battle with the Empire. They have formed small but strong groups of fighters that appear attack and cause as much damage as they can and then jump back to hyper-space. A group of fighters led by Luke Skywalker has appeared at the Imperial held planet of Wobani. They are to cause as much damage as possible.
 
This time it appears that the Empire has guessed their target and a larger than usual Imperial force is ready for them. Darth Vader himself is leading this group of fighters.
 
Who will be victorious? Who will be blasted into the nothingness of space?
 
 
Rules: Star Wars - X-Wing
 
Notes: Lunch will be sandwiches. If everyone would RSVP to Alex so we have enough that would be appreciated.
 
Gamemaster: Ed Sansing
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2104383 2024-04-17T20:25:22Z 2024-04-17T20:25:23Z Game on Saturday, April 20, 2024

SATURDAY April 20, 2024

Location:  Jay Stribling’s house   MAP
 
Scale:  15mm
 
Title:  Battle of Paraitacene in 317 BC
 
Setting:  A battle between two of Alexander's "Successors" - Antigonus and Eumenes.  If we have time after that, we will fight the battle of Gabiene between the same two generals in 316 BC.  These battles take place during the Second War of the Diadochi.
 
 
Rules:  Commands & Colors Ancients.
 
Notes:  A light lunch will be provided.
 
Gamemaster:  Jay Stribling
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2101257 2024-04-04T13:22:59Z 2024-04-04T13:23:00Z Game, Saturday, April 6, 2024
GAME SATURDAY April 6 2024 at 10:00 am
 
Location: Ed Sansing's house    MAP
 
Scale: 1:144 aircraft
 
Title: The Mission for Today
 
Setting: Early in 1944 the US 8th Air Force Bomber Command is flying missions in preparation for D-Day. Rail yards and rolling stock are priority targets. The target for today is the railroad marshaling yard in Hamm, Germany.
 
 
Rules: Wings of Glory - World War 2
 
Notes: Sandwiches and chips will be provided for lunch.
 
Gamemaster: Ed Sansing
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2099682 2024-03-28T20:51:35Z 2024-03-28T20:51:36Z Game on Saturday, March 30, 2024

SATURDAY 03/30/2024 at 10:00 am

Location: Alex Kirk's house    MAP
 
Scale: 1:285 microarmor.
 
Title: The Cold War Gets Memorable!
 
Setting: A meeting engagement somewhere in western Germany in the 1980s.
 
Rules: Memoir '84
 
Notes:
This will be a another playtest of Alex's modifications of Memoir '44 to bring the rules into the Cold War period.
 
His wife will be providing waffles for lunch so please RSVP to Alex -- alex.kirk@sbcglobal.net to reserve your lunch. 
 
Gamemaster: Alex Kirk
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2096593 2024-03-15T00:41:46Z 2024-03-15T00:41:47Z Game on Saturday, March 16, 2024

SATURDAY March 16, 2024

Location: Jay Stribling's house  MAP
 
Scale:  40mm
 
Title: The Battle of Kolin, 18 Jun 1757    [description]
 
 
Setting: King Frederic "the Great" of Prussia attacks the defending Austrians under Marshal Daun.
 
Rules: Commands and Colors - Tricorn
 
Notes: Provisions will be provided.
 
Gamemaster: Jay Stribling
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2093583 2024-02-29T22:05:37Z 2024-02-29T22:05:37Z Game - Saturday March 2, 2024

SATURDAY, March 2, 2024 at 10:00 am

Location:  Alex Kirk's house -- MAP

Scale: 1:285 (6mm)

Title: Battle of Bloody Ridge (AKA Edson's Ridge), Sep. 1942

"Night Attack" by Col Donald Dickson, Marine Corps Art Collection

 Setting: The island of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific.

 Rules: Memoir 44

 Notes: Sandwiches will be provided so please RSVP to Alex so he can have enough rations prepared.

 Gamemaster: Alex Kirk

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Ed Sansing
tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2087363 2024-02-10T17:26:23Z 2024-02-10T17:26:24Z No Club game Feb. 17, 2024

Several members of the Jackson Gamers will be attending and running games at the Siege of Vicksburg gaming convention at the Vicksburg VFW post. The convention runs from Friday, Feb. 16 thru Monday the 19th.

There will be no club game in the Jackson area.

If you are interested in attending the convention use the links below.

Additional details and information -- http://siegeofvicksburg.org/update-3

For badges and event registration -- https://tabletop.events/conventions/siege-of-vicksburg-2024


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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2083763 2024-02-02T00:02:40Z 2024-02-02T00:02:40Z SATURDAY Feb, 3, 2024

Location:  Fondren Presbyterian Church, 3220 Old Canton Rd, Jackson       MAP

Scale: 15mm

Title: The Battle at Ascalon, 12 August 1098

Setting: After the seizure of Jerusalem, the Crusaders headed south to secure their southern flank against the Fatimid Empire of Egypt.  Encountering the Fatimid army outside the coastal fortress of Ascalon, the Crusaders attacked.

Rules: "To the Strongest!" by Simon Miller

Notes: If the front door is locked, please call my cell phone for admittance.  If the door is open, come in and walk all the way back to the church library.

We will eat at Quizno's sandwich shop just down the street from the church.

Gamemaster: Jim Pitts

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Ed Sansing
tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2077336 2024-01-18T22:33:15Z 2024-01-18T22:33:16Z Game on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024

SATURDAY Jan. 20, 2024 at 10:00 am

Location:  Library at Fondren Presbyterian Church    MAP
 
Scale:  15mm
 
Title:  Battle of Alt Kirchendorf
 
 
Setting: A fictitious battle between His Britannic Majesty's Army in Germany and the Royal French Army somewhere in western Germany during the Seven Years War.
 
Rules:  "Carnage and Glory" computer assisted rules
 
Notes: 
If the church door is locked, please call me at 769-226-5754 for admittance.  Otherwise come all the way back to the church library.
 
Lunch will be chicken chili, brownies, and homemade bread made by my gracious wife.  All you need to bring is your drink.
 
Gamemaster: Tim Chadwick, one of the original Jackson Gamers, visiting from Mount Airey, North Carolina.
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2070173 2024-01-03T14:40:06Z 2024-01-03T14:40:07Z Game on Saturday, January 6, 2024

SATURDAY Jan. 6, 2024 at 10:00 am

Location:  Jay Stribling's house   MAP
 
Scale: 15mm
 
Title: Battle of Falkirk Muir, 17 Jan 1746
 
Setting: With the Jacobite army besieging Stirling Castle, the English relief army under General Hawley is attacked by the Jacobites late in the afternoon.  Fought in failing light and heavy snow, Hawley's left wing was routed but his right held firm and for a while both sides believed themselves to have been defeated. As a result of this confusion, the Jacobites failed to follow up their victory, leading to bitter disputes over responsibility for failure and allowing the government troops to regroup in Edinburgh. Hawley was replaced as commander by General Cumberland and when he resumed the advance on 30 January, the Jacobites abandoned Stirling and withdrew to Inverness. The rebellion later ended at the Battle of Culloden in April, 1746.  [From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Falkirk_Muir ]
 
 
Rules: "Jacobite Rising"
 
Notes:
  • There are two parts to this game scenario and if time allows, we will play both of them.
  • Lunch will be hot dogs.  If anyone has qualms about eating this "highly processed meat product," please let Jay know.
Gamemaster: Jay Stribling
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2067797 2023-12-28T22:39:34Z 2023-12-30T14:56:02Z Game - December 30, 2023

Location:  Chad Daniels' apartment is at 100 Carlton Park Drive, Apartment 1009, Flowood MS.   MAP

Gate code is in  the email sent to club members.  Take an immediate left upon entering the complex.  His apartment is beside the small stop sign just before the rear gate.  Feel free to park behind the two garage doors.  There should be enough parking for 3-4 cars.  There are additional spaces to which he can direct you if we have a larger turnout.  Kindly RSVP by December 28th.

Game Time:  10:30 a.m.

Scale:  28mm Napoleonic

Title:  Quasi-historical based on engagements between Russian and French forces between the capitulation at Ulm and the Battle of Austerlitz.

Setting:  Austria, November 1805

Rules:  Valour and Fortitude, 2nd Edition.  Free rules may be found here: https://www.perry-miniatures.com/valour-fortitude/vf-rules/

Notes:  Chad has a townhome at Carlton Park Apartments.  Lunch and refreshments served, please call/text/email him regarding and food allergies or other food-related concerns. 

Gamemaster:  Chad Daniels  email cejdaniels@gmail.com

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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2063191 2023-12-16T02:29:32Z 2023-12-16T02:31:20Z Game Saturday December 16, 2023

SATURDAY Dec. 16, 2023 (89th Anniversary of beginning of Unternehmen Wacht am Rhein)

Location:  Alex Kirk's house  MAP

 Scale: 1:285 microarmor

 Title: The Beginnings of the "Battle of the Bulge"

 Setting: The Ardennes Forest, Dec. 16, 1944

 

 

Rules: Memoir '44

 Notes: Provisions (waffles and bacon) will be provided by Alex and Diane.  Please let Alex know if you will be at the game so enough provisions can be provided.

 Gamemaster: Alex Kirk

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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2056892 2023-11-30T02:30:12Z 2023-11-30T02:30:13Z Game on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023

SATURDAY December 2, 2023 at 10:00 am

Location:  Alex Kirk's house.    MAP
 
Scale: 1:285 microarmor
 
Title: The Beginning of Unternehmen Zitadelle (Operation Citadel)
 
Setting: The Kursk Salient in July 1943
 
Rules: Memoir '44 "Overlord" expansion.
 
Notes: Lunch will be sandwiches and cookies. Please RSVP directly to Alex at alex-kirk@sbcglobal.net 
 
Gamemaster: Alex Kirk
 
Hope to see you there.
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2049183 2023-11-17T01:25:04Z 2023-11-17T01:25:05Z Game on Saturday, November 18, 2023

SATURDAY November 18, 2023, at 10:00 am

Location:  Fondren Presbyterian Church library,  MAP
 
Scale: 28mm
 
Title: "Texas Tea, Black Gold!"
 
Setting: "Back of Beyond" China in the early 1930s
 
 
Rules: "The Sword to Adventure" (a TSATF variant)
 
Notes: 1)  There will be a Jackson State football game beginning at 2:00 pm.  That shouldn't cause too much traffic during our arrival in the mid-morning.
            2)  We'll probably eat lunch at Quiznos.
            3)  If the front door is locked, call me at 769-226-5754 for admittance.
            4)  The Jackson Choral Society will be rehearsing at 10:30 in the sanctuary so please plan arriving by 10:00.
 
Gamemaster: Jim Pitts
 
Hope to see you there!
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2043422 2023-11-02T14:18:22Z 2023-11-02T14:18:22Z Game on Saturday, November 4, 2023

SATURDAY November 4, 2023

Location:  Jay Stribling's house     MAP
 
Scale: 15mm
 
Title: "Going at Them Again!"
 
Setting: Somewhere in the Mediterranean area
 
Rules:  Commands and Colors Ancients
 
Notes:  Provisions still being planned.
 
Gamemaster:  Jay Stribling
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2032611 2023-10-04T20:10:24Z 2023-10-04T20:10:25Z Game on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023
GAME ON SATURDAY, OCT 7, 20023, at 10:00 am
 
Location:  Alex Kirk's house   MAP
 
Scale: 1:285 micro armor
 
Title: Active Defense 
 
Setting: July 1978, West Germany 
 
 
Rules: Fist Full of TOWs 3 with house modifications 
 
Notes: The 2nd Armored Division, 3rd Brigade (Forward) is to delay the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army bypassing Hamburg to the south.
Please RSVP [ to Alex ] so we have enough sandwiches and other munchies for everyone. 
 
Gamemaster:  Alex Kirk
 
Hope to see you there!
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2030073 2023-09-28T02:04:40Z 2023-09-28T02:04:40Z Game on Saturday, Sep. 30 -- CANCELLED
The game on Saturday, Sep. 30, has been cancelled, primarily due to sickness among our gamers.
 
The next scheduled game will be on Saturday, Oct. 7.  Details on that game will be forthcoming.
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2025219 2023-09-15T15:53:56Z 2023-09-15T15:53:58Z Game on Saturday, September 16, 2023

SATURDAY Sptember 16, 2023 at 10:00 am

Location:  Vicksburg VFW Post, 1918 Washington Street, Vicksburg    MAP
 
Scale: 1:1200
 
Title: "Down a Lazy River"
 
Setting: American Civil War riverine warfare
 
Rules:  Dawn of Iron
 
Notes: Free breakfast available at VFW at 7:00 am.  Please let Bryan ( roansapper@gmail.com ) know if you're coming that early.  Lunch may be BBQ chicken.
 
Gamemaster: Bryan Green
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2018571 2023-08-30T15:03:41Z 2023-08-30T15:03:41Z Game on Saturday, September 2, 2023

SATURDAY September 2, 2023

Location:  Jay Stribling’s house    MAP
 
Scale:  25mm
 
Title:  “Into the Corn!”
 
 
Setting:  The cornfield at the Battle of Antietam, 17 September 1862
 
Rules:  “Battle Cry” 150th anniversary edition
 
Notes: 
 
Gamemaster:  Jay Stribling
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2012318 2023-08-16T13:23:20Z 2023-08-16T13:23:21Z Game on Saturday, August 19, 2023

SATURDAY August 19, 2023

Location:  Alex Kirk’s house    MAP
 
Scale:  1:285 microarmor
 
Title:  Hill 587
 
 
Setting:  1989 in the North German plain
 
Rules:  Alex’s simplified “Fist Full of TOWs 3”
 
Notes:  Lunch will be sandwiches.  Please RSVP to Alex alex-kirk@sbcglobal.net so he can have enough troops and provisions for everyone.
 
Gamemaster:  Alex Kirk
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2007228 2023-08-02T20:36:37Z 2023-08-02T20:36:38Z Game on Saturday, August 5, 2023
We will have a game on Saturday, August 5, at Jay's house beginning at 10:00 am.    MAP
 
Jay told me last week that in honor of the birthday on August 6 (which is International Naval Wargaming Day) of Fred T. Jane, the father of naval wargaming, we would have a naval game, probably ancient galleys.
 
Hope to see you there!
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/2004557 2023-07-26T16:50:09Z 2023-07-26T16:50:09Z Game on Saturday, July 29, 2023

SATURDAY July 29, 2023

Location:  Jay Stribling’s house    MAP
 
Scale:  15mm
 
Title:  Meeting in the Field
 
Setting:  American Civil War
 
Rules:  Larry Reeves’ ACW Rules
 
Notes: 
 
Gamemaster:  Larry Reeves
 
Hope to see you there!
 
 
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1999114 2023-07-12T13:42:00Z 2023-07-12T13:42:08Z Game Saturday July 15th
Location:  Alex Kirk's house  in Brandon.

Scale: 6mm

Title: Battle of Alfeld (from Red Storm Rising)



Setting: Alfeld West Gremany mid 1980's
 
Rules:  Fist Full of TOWs version 3. 

Notes: From Alex - I've added a new section on Electronic Warfare. It's really simplified but I hope it gets a bit of the flavor across.  (In the black word of EW those who know - don't say, and those who don't - guess...).

Gamemaster:  Alex Kirk
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1993715 2023-06-28T18:20:00Z 2023-06-28T18:20:01Z Game on Saturday, 1 July

SATURDAY July 1, 2023

Location:  Jay Stribling's house     MAP
 
Scale: 25mm
 
Title:  Around the Flank!
 
Setting: The Battle of Long Island, 27 August 1776
 
 
Rules:  Commands & Colors Tricorne with the "flank attack" scenario
 
Notes:  Will probably have sandwiches & chips for lunch.
 
Gamemaster:  Jay Stribling
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1988394 2023-06-15T13:37:55Z 2023-06-15T13:37:55Z Game on Saturday, June 17, 2023
There will not be a game this coming Saturday.  Stay tuned for information about the game on Saturday, July 1.
 
Jim
"And all will turn to silver glass
 A light on the water
 Grey ships pass into the west."
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1982578 2023-06-01T15:37:26Z 2023-06-01T15:37:35Z Game Saturday June 3rd

Location:   The Little Strawberry House, Madison, Mississippi.    MAP

Scale:  15mm

Title:  An Encounter at Mechanicsburg.

Setting:  During the siege of Vicksburg in early June 1863, the Confederate Army of Relief attempts to break the siege and save Pemberton's army.

Rules:  "A Glint of Bayonets" by Larry Brom

Notes:   This action will be on the 160th anniversary of the encounters between Grant's Army of the Tennessee and Johnson's Army of Relief in the corridor between the Big Black River and the Yazoo River northeast of Vicksburg.

Gamemaster:  Jim Pitts

Provisions will be provided but please let Jim know if you are coming so he'll have enough for everyone.

 

Hope to see you there!

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Ed Sansing
tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1977799 2023-05-18T20:58:50Z 2023-05-18T20:59:13Z Game Saturday May 20th.

SATURDAY May 20, 2023

Location:  Jim Pitts’ house (679 Tifton Drive, in south Jackson)    MAP

Scale:  28mm

Title:  The Village

Setting:  Somewhere in British East Africa in the 1890s.  An armed British punitive expedition is dispatched to capture, but not destroy a village of native African tribesmen who have too long disputed the peace of the district.

Rules:  The Sword in Africa/The Sword and the Flame

Notes: For those using IH-55 to access south Jackson, please take the Savannah Street exit as the Daniel Lake exit will be congested due to the Trail of Honor at the Harley Davidson store at the exit.  Once Savannah Street crosses Terry Road the name changes to McCluer Road.  Be mindful that the west bound lane of McCluer Road at the Lakewood South Cemetery is in bad repair due to it sluffing into the roadside drainage ditch.  Road is passable, just take care.

 All provisions will be provided so please do not bring any chips, cookies, or other snacks (per orders of the “Chief of Staff” [my wife]).

 You may park of the street in front of my house or in front of the vacant lot just before my house.

 Gamemaster:  Jim Pitts

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