The GMT P500 is like The Godfather, Part III
Because “Just when I think I’m out…”
I said to myself for the last few years “After 1846, I’m done” and yet I find myself with two pre-orders (Mr. President and Wild Blue Yonder) and so much temptation. (And I haven’t been able to game much since getting ’46, so I haven’t played it! It needs at least 3, so it’s only a game night option).
I mean, I know that the GMT games are often good, but not the sort of thing I’ll play enough to justify a purchase (usually). But damn, I want to order a large chunk of their December list. I mean, I know that Triumph and Tragedy is unlikely to get more than one game a year (so I’m glad I didn’t get it), but come’on.
- A “No Retreat” West Front game?
- Another East Front game by Carl Paradis that is even more introductory? (But I haven’t played NR #1 in years…)
- SpaceCorp, a space biz game that’s solo-able. This is intriguing, but I think I’ll just keep an eye on it.
- Hitler’s Reich, Another “All of WWII” in 6 hours or less game. (I’m a sucker for strategic WWII). (This one has a ton of articles on Inside GMT, so I may investigate it in some detail).
- And if that wasn’t enough, a second “All of WW II” game Cataclysm. I’ve ordered and cancelled this once already.
- My old gaming buddy Wray Ferrel has a new game, Time of Crisis.
- An 18th Century game covering England vs France by the Twilight Struggle designers? (Imperial Struggle). OK, I’m not instantly sold (I did sell my copy of TS, after all).
But for now I’m holding off at two. My theory is that if I get a more war-gamey group, they’ll have more wargames I can play.
What do my GMT/Wargamer Illuminati friends think? Open thread time…