tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:/posts Jackson Gamers 2024-02-29T22:05:37Z Bill Hamilton 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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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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Ed Sansing
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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Ed Sansing
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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Ed Sansing
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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Ed Sansing
tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1972167 2023-05-03T18:11:31Z 2023-05-03T18:12:17Z Next Game Saturday May 6th

Location:  Jay Stribling's house  MAP

Scale: 15mm

Title:  Battle of Champion Hill, 16 May 1863

 Setting:  Vicksburg Campaign

 Rules:  Morschauser’s “Musket Period Rules”  Modified for ACW

 Notes:  A lot of Regiments that will play fast.

 Gamemaster: Larry Reeves

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Ed Sansing
tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1970190 2023-04-27T20:33:14Z 2023-04-27T20:33:14Z No Game on April 29th

There will NOT be a game on Saturday April 29th.


The next game will be May 6th.

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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1964369 2023-04-11T16:40:21Z 2023-04-11T16:40:22Z Game, Saturday, April 15, 2023
SATURDAY April 15, 2023 at 10:00 am

Location:  Ed Sansing’s house   - 2020 Magnolia Cove, Byram, MS

Scale:  1/270 +/-

Title:  On the Outer Rim

Setting:  On the Outer Rim of the galaxy remnants of the Imperial fleet still exist and their commanders have become local warlords. The Rebel Alliance is desperate for supplies to continue to defeat these units. During a rendezvous with some smugglers to receive supplies a group of Imperials appear and the fight is on!

Rules:  Star Wars X-Wing, 1st Edition

Notes: As noted above Ed's ship collection is from the 1st Edition of the game. First edition rules are available online and game play tutorials are on YouTube.

Gamemaster:  Ed Sansing
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1958651 2023-03-28T14:13:25Z 2023-03-28T14:13:26Z Game on Saturday, April 1, 2023
Well, the big news is that there will not be a game on Saturday, April 1.  And this is not an April Fool's joke.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, there is no venue available to host a game.

But if anyone does have an available venue and wants to run a game, let us know!

We should have one on Saturday, April 15 and, hopefully, on April 29.
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1953922 2023-03-16T03:39:27Z 2023-03-16T03:39:27Z Game on Saturday, March 18, 2023

SATURDAY March 18, 2023 at 10:00 am

Location:  Jay Stribling’s house    MAP

Scale:  15mm

Title:  On to Sebastopol!



Setting:  On the Crimean Peninsula during the war between Russia and the Anglo-French coalition.

Rules:  Modified Joe Morschauer rules

Notes: 

Gamemaster:  Jay Stribling


Hope to see you there!
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tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1947431 2023-03-01T21:27:16Z 2023-03-01T21:27:17Z Game on Saturday, March 4

SATURDAY March 4, 2023 at 10:00 am

Location:  Little Strawberry House, Madison    MAP

Scale:  25mm

Title:  Seize the River Crossing

Setting:  Somewhere in northern Korea in 1905

 

Rules:  Rules adapted from Joe Morschauser’s classic 1962 book “How to Play War Games in Miniature”

Notes:  Please reply directly to Steve Haller at shaller1@sbcglobal.net by Thursday evening so enough provisions can be requisitioned.

Gamemaster:  Steve Haller

Hope to see you there!

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/1941815 2023-02-16T16:00:05Z 2023-02-16T22:22:16Z Game - Saturday Feb. 18th, 2023

Location:  Library of Fondren Presbyterian Church    MAP

Scale:  25mm Napoleonic

Title:  Encounter at Dorf Vierarmen

Setting:  Somewhere in Saxony in October 1813.

Rules:  "Valour and Fortitude"  [See https://www.perry-miniatures.com/valour-fortitude/  for rules and discussion.  Also  http://theminiaturespage.com/boards/msg.mv?id=567391, https://www.littlewarstv.com/valour--fortitude.html, and  for more discussion of the rules.]

Notes:       All playing aids will be provided. We'll probably eat lunch at Quizno's Sandwich Shop. If front door is locked, please call 769-226-5754 for admittance.

Gamemaster:  Jim Pitts

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Ed Sansing
tag:www.jacksongamers.net,2013:Post/1936443 2023-02-02T16:35:09Z 2023-02-02T16:35:09Z Game - Saturday Feb. 4, 2023

Location:  Alex Kirk’s house in Forest   MAP

Scale:  1:285

Title:  Panzers March!

Setting:  August 1985.  Elements of the 2nd Guards Army have crossed the inner-German border east of Hamburg and surrounded the 71st Heimatschutz Regiment (Territorial Army) near Büchen.  The 18th Panzer Brigade/ 6th Panzer Division has been ordered to plug the gap and relieve the besieged Jaegers.

Rules:  A Fistful of TOWs, 2nd Edition (modified by Alex)

Notes:  Sandwiches & salad for lunch, so please RSVP to Alex so he has enough vittles.  Carpooling/convoying from Jay’s house so plan on arriving by 9:15.  Let Jay know if you’re coming.

Gamemaster:  Alex Kirk

 

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