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Club Stuff #General-Interest

Bob
 

I uploaded the recent game pics to the club photo gallery.

Yes, we have a real photo gallery.
Judging by the number of you who have actually registered there it looks like most of you don't know about it.
Here's the link:    https://tabletopgamingsociety.org/Gallery
There's also a link on the club home page.
Go there.  Log in.  Look at the pretty pictures.  Maybe post some of your own.

And while you're being so ambitious, log into our club forum.
Yes, we have one of those too.
Attendance there is almost as low as the Gallery.
Here's the link:   https://tabletopgamingsociety.org/Forum
The forum link is also on the home page.

We created those sites specifically because of the storage limits in groups.io
And, if groups.io ever decides to start charging, we'll have our own sites to use instead.
So, since we have them, set yourself up to use them. We may eventually have to drop groups.io like we dropped Yahoo.

Sylvain also set up a Files section in Google Drive for the club.
It is FULL of Rules, Ospreys, Books, and other stuff.
It's a bit tricky to access but once you have it set up you'll be happy.
Sylvain posted a complete tutorial on how to do it here a while back.
Its worth a visit.

Bob


Re: Table Top CP etc

Sylvain Durand
 

Mike
Good to hear from you. 
I checked the website about tabletop cp
Which subscription do we need ?
Can you play with miniatures ?

Thank you 

Sylvain

On Jan 3, 2021, at 9:20 AM, Mike Dolan <dolanz999@...> wrote:


Hello Michael,

If you are interested in Sharp Practice and aren't familiar with "Tabletop CP" on YouTube you need to go there, as they have extensive game play of Sharp Practice, Chain of Command and others. 


If you are interested I can start up an online game whenever you are ready. Please let me know.

Mike D

On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 9:21 PM Michael M via groups.io <madmachell=sunflower.com@groups.io> wrote:
I have not played "Sharp Practice" but have heard about it.  I'm game to give it a try.

Michael Machell


On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 04:46 PM, Aslan <aslanhicks520@...> wrote:
[Edited Message Follows]
[Reason: I realized I could just respond to all of you in one message instead of 3 unnecessary messages.]
John, thank you for the advice! I am definitely looking forward to playing for a few meetings and getting to see the other aspects of miniature gaming. 
I have definitely felt the toy soldier effect as well as the history aspect. I've been burning through books related to the AWI and Napoleonic campaigns.

Michael, I have been thoroughly enjoying the 2nd edition of black powder. Have you ever played "Sharp Practice?" I've been using it to play small skirmishes with the family over the holidays and have found it quite fun.

Thank you all,
I hope to meet in 2021,

Cheers,
Aslan


--
Mike Dolan


Table Top CP etc

Mike Dolan
 

Hello Michael,

If you are interested in Sharp Practice and aren't familiar with "Tabletop CP" on YouTube you need to go there, as they have extensive game play of Sharp Practice, Chain of Command and others. 


If you are interested I can start up an online game whenever you are ready. Please let me know.

Mike D

On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 9:21 PM Michael M via groups.io <madmachell=sunflower.com@groups.io> wrote:
I have not played "Sharp Practice" but have heard about it.  I'm game to give it a try.

Michael Machell


On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 04:46 PM, Aslan <aslanhicks520@...> wrote:
[Edited Message Follows]
[Reason: I realized I could just respond to all of you in one message instead of 3 unnecessary messages.]
John, thank you for the advice! I am definitely looking forward to playing for a few meetings and getting to see the other aspects of miniature gaming. 
I have definitely felt the toy soldier effect as well as the history aspect. I've been burning through books related to the AWI and Napoleonic campaigns.

Michael, I have been thoroughly enjoying the 2nd edition of black powder. Have you ever played "Sharp Practice?" I've been using it to play small skirmishes with the family over the holidays and have found it quite fun.

Thank you all,
I hope to meet in 2021,

Cheers,
Aslan


--
Mike Dolan


Re: Thanks Sylvain for putting on the game.

Bob
 

Sylvain is running another game in two weeks.
Same battle, same figures, different rules.
Room for whoever can make it.

Check the club calendar.
Please RSVP if you’re coming so we can ensure there are troops for all.

Bob

On Jan 2, 2021, at 11:01 PM, seamusglas@netzero.net wrote:

Dear Bob,

Wow, nice table!

Jim

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Re: Thanks Sylvain for putting on the game.

Jim
 

Dear Bob,

Wow, nice table!

Jim

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Subject: Re: [The-Table-Top-Gaming-Society] Thanks Sylvain for putting on the game.
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Re: Thanks Sylvain for putting on the game.

Sylvain Durand
 

Bob

Those pictures are great 

Today, following the destruction of his army and his surrender, Cornwallis was sick again so he could not give his sword in person and had to send his aide
Yorktown all over again :-)

Sylvain

On Jan 2, 2021, at 10:56 PM, Bob <brodgers.cell@...> wrote:


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On Jan 2, 2021, at 10:39 PM, Sylvain Durand via groups.io <Sylvainnc@...> wrote:

Larry 
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On Jan 2, 2021, at 8:26 PM, Kochese (Larry) <kochese@...> wrote:

Interesting game with the militia of the guard!


Re: Thanks Sylvain for putting on the game.

Bob
 
Edited

Here are the pictures I took. 

Bob


On Jan 2, 2021, at 10:39 PM, Sylvain Durand via groups.io <Sylvainnc@...> wrote:

Larry 
Thank you. I really think we use the wrong tactics. There are a lot of things I like about the rules. But they would need to be adjusted for the AWI in the south 
Here are the pictures I took. 
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On Jan 2, 2021, at 8:26 PM, Kochese (Larry) <kochese@...> wrote:

Interesting game with the militia of the guard!


Re: Thanks Sylvain for putting on the game.

Sylvain Durand
 
Edited

Larry 
Thank you. I really think we use the wrong tactics. There are a lot of things I like about the rules. But they would need to be adjusted for the AWI in the south 
Here are the pictures I took. 


Sylvain

On Jan 2, 2021, at 8:26 PM, Kochese (Larry) <kochese@...> wrote:

Interesting game with the militia of the guard!


Thanks Sylvain for putting on the game.

Kochese (Larry)
 

Interesting game with the militia of the guard!


Re: Items for sale/trade #ForSale

Tom Opalka
 

The Persians, Vikings, Biblicals and Modern French are still available.

Tom O


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To: the-table-top-gaming-society@groups.io <the-table-top-gaming-society@groups.io>; northphoenixirregulars@... <northphoenixirregulars@...>
Sent: Fri, Jan 1, 2021 10:40 am
Subject: [The-Table-Top-Gaming-Society] Items for sale/trade

I have the following items for sale/trade.  Willing to negotiate.  Email me directly at ponatowski@... if you have specific questions or want to see pictures of anything.

Thank you,
Tom

FOR SALE / TRADE
15mm World War 3 / Team Yankee French - I acquired this force 2nd hand.  It was painted in a winter scheme that I was going to strip.  Many models were damaged (wheels off, barrels off with some resin breaks) in shipment as the person I purchased them from shipped in a tool box without any kind of wrapping or padding.   Nothing a little TLC can't fix.
 
8x Gazelle HOT (missing a main rotar & a few tail rotars damaged)
4x Gazelle 20mm
2x Mirage
2x Mirage -busted up...was going to make objectives out of them
16x AMX10RC
3x AMX13 DCA Anti-Aircraft light tanks
4x AMX30
4x VAB Mephisto
4x VAB Mephisto new in box
10x VAB
2x full infantry platoons
Cards & some dice
 
Retail on this is just over $800; asking $200 due to condition.
 
28mm American Civil War Confederates - mostly loose, a few in packs.
45x Sash & Saber Confederate Infantry (lots of command)
CS3 Sash & Saber pack of 10 Confederate artillerists
2x Sash & Saber 10pdr Parrots (some paint)
2x CS10 Sash & Saber horse holders (2 horse holders & 8 horses total)
Partial Old Glory Confederate Headquarters camp set
Old Glory mounted Confederate Generals - Lee, Picket, Jackson, Stuart, Longstreet
 
Asking $50
 
28mm Achamenid Persians - all unpainted loose out of pack.
8x Heavy Cavalry (large models - Vendel?)
11x 1st Corps/Old Glory cavalry mixed
3x Essex horse archers
10x Essex horse archers without horses
69x 1st Corps & Old Glory infantry (mixed)
 
22 cavalry, 69 infantry & 10 extra riders - asking $50
 
25mm Vikings - 26 Corvus vikings/varangians  unpainted in packs - asking $10
 
25mm Biblicals - loose, unpainted miniatures except as noted
12x Ral Partha mixed javelinmen & slingers
27x unknown mixed biblical infantry
2 packs RAFM Elymian Archers (12 figures)
1 pack RAFM Javelinmen (6 figures)
2 packs RAFM Babylonian Levy Archer (12 figures)
 
69 infantry - asking $20
 
 
28mm Romans
2x Old Glory ballista with 5 crew (loose, unpainted)
13x 1st Corps Infantry (missing a few shields - some paint)
10x 1st Corps Cavalry (loose, unpainted)
 
Asking $20
 
28mm Indians
2x Nicely painted & based Old Glory Indian elephants with crew
 
Asking $60
 
28mm Gauls
4x Nicely painted 2 horse chariots.  Need a few crew glued down and basing detail done (currently textured & painted only)
64x unpainted Old Glory infantry including a few naked fanatics
11x unpainted Old Glory cavalry
 
Asking $60
 
25mm Successors - These are not larger 28mm figures; all are smaller figures that fit together.  The other lot of Successor listed is larger/modern 28mm style figures.
 
4x Naismith G40 Hellenistic Xystophorus Heavy Lancer in pack
3x Naismith G42 Seleucid Companion/Pergamene Heavy Cavalry in pack
7x Naismith G43 Seleucid Agema Line Cataphract in pack
7x Naismith G44 Hellenistic Style Seleucid Militia Cavalry in pack
5x Nicely painted Naismith cavalry
12x Nicely painted pikemen (unknown manufacturer)
12x unpainted pikemen in same pose as the painted figures above
6x unknown unpainted pikemen
16x loose Naismith pikemen (no shields)
 
Total of 21 unpainted cavalry, 5 painted cavalry, 12 painted infantry & 34 unpainted infantry - asking $50
 
28mm Successors - these are more modern sized figures.  All loose.
13x Vendel Pikemen
45x Old Glory pikemen
9x Essex pikemen
5x unknown hoplites
16x Old Glory Thracians
12x Essex & Old Glory cavalry riders only - no horses
 
Total of 97 infantry and 12 cav riders - asking $40
 
WANTED
15mm World War 3 / Team Yankee Americans - RDF/LT Assault Guns, M551 Sheridans, UH1's, AH1's, Infantry
 
1 box Gripping Beast Arab Heavy Cavalry - GBP05
 
Age of Hannibal SAGA book
 
Age of Magic SAGA book
 
28mm Bavarian Napoleonics (Perry preferred, but open to others) - Light infantry command, light infantry, grenadiers, shutzen & line artillery with crew
 
28mm French Napoleonics (Perry or Warlord preferred, but open to others) - 2 sets of line infantry command in greatcoat, 1 set of Cheveaux Legere Cavalry command, line artillery with crew, 2 boxes Warlord Late French Line Infantry (WGN-FR-10)
 
28mm Napoleonics - possibly Prussian or other French allies
 
Fireforge 28mm boxes:
Mounted Templar Knights
Mounted Sgts
Russian Infantry
Foot Sgts
Scandanavian Infantry
 
 


File /Various Rules/Rank and File/Guilford_Courthouse_RAF.pdf uploaded #file-notice

The-Table-Top-Gaming-Society@groups.io Notification <noreply@...>
 

The following files have been uploaded to the Files area of the The-Table-Top-Gaming-Society@groups.io group.

By: Sylvain Durand


Re: Game Day: Guilford Courthouse - Rank and File - 28mm AWI - Sat, 01/02/2021 12:00pm-5:00pm, Please RSVP #cal-reminder

Sylvain Durand
 

Team,
I have uploaded the Order of Battle in the Rank of File folder
Happy New Year and See you tomorrow

Sylvain


Game Day: Guilford Courthouse - Rank and File - 28mm AWI - Sat, 01/02/2021 12:00pm-5:00pm, Please RSVP #cal-reminder

The-Table-Top-Gaming-Society@groups.io Calendar <The-Table-Top-Gaming-Society@...>
 

Reminder: Game Day: Guilford Courthouse - Rank and File - 28mm AWI

When: Saturday, 2 January 2021, 12:00pm to 5:00pm, (GMT-07:00) America/Denver

Where:Bob's Place

An RSVP is requested. Click here to RSVP

Organizer: Sylvain sylvainnc@... 3175143905

Description: We will play the Guilford Courthouse in 28mm with 3 different rulesets to decide which rulesets we use in the future AWI game


Items for sale/trade #ForSale

Tom Opalka
 

I have the following items for sale/trade.  Willing to negotiate.  Email me directly at ponatowski@... if you have specific questions or want to see pictures of anything.

Thank you,
Tom

FOR SALE / TRADE
15mm World War 3 / Team Yankee French - I acquired this force 2nd hand.  It was painted in a winter scheme that I was going to strip.  Many models were damaged (wheels off, barrels off with some resin breaks) in shipment as the person I purchased them from shipped in a tool box without any kind of wrapping or padding.   Nothing a little TLC can't fix.
 
8x Gazelle HOT (missing a main rotar & a few tail rotars damaged)
4x Gazelle 20mm
2x Mirage
2x Mirage -busted up...was going to make objectives out of them
16x AMX10RC
3x AMX13 DCA Anti-Aircraft light tanks
4x AMX30
4x VAB Mephisto
4x VAB Mephisto new in box
10x VAB
2x full infantry platoons
Cards & some dice
 
Retail on this is just over $800; asking $200 due to condition.
 
28mm American Civil War Confederates - mostly loose, a few in packs.
45x Sash & Saber Confederate Infantry (lots of command)
CS3 Sash & Saber pack of 10 Confederate artillerists
2x Sash & Saber 10pdr Parrots (some paint)
2x CS10 Sash & Saber horse holders (2 horse holders & 8 horses total)
Partial Old Glory Confederate Headquarters camp set
Old Glory mounted Confederate Generals - Lee, Picket, Jackson, Stuart, Longstreet
 
Asking $50
 
28mm Achamenid Persians - all unpainted loose out of pack.
8x Heavy Cavalry (large models - Vendel?)
11x 1st Corps/Old Glory cavalry mixed
3x Essex horse archers
10x Essex horse archers without horses
69x 1st Corps & Old Glory infantry (mixed)
 
22 cavalry, 69 infantry & 10 extra riders - asking $50
 
25mm Vikings - 26 Corvus vikings/varangians  unpainted in packs - asking $10
 
25mm Biblicals - loose, unpainted miniatures except as noted
12x Ral Partha mixed javelinmen & slingers
27x unknown mixed biblical infantry
2 packs RAFM Elymian Archers (12 figures)
1 pack RAFM Javelinmen (6 figures)
2 packs RAFM Babylonian Levy Archer (12 figures)
 
69 infantry - asking $20
 
 
28mm Romans
2x Old Glory ballista with 5 crew (loose, unpainted)
13x 1st Corps Infantry (missing a few shields - some paint)
10x 1st Corps Cavalry (loose, unpainted)
 
Asking $20
 
28mm Indians
2x Nicely painted & based Old Glory Indian elephants with crew
 
Asking $60
 
28mm Gauls
4x Nicely painted 2 horse chariots.  Need a few crew glued down and basing detail done (currently textured & painted only)
64x unpainted Old Glory infantry including a few naked fanatics
11x unpainted Old Glory cavalry
 
Asking $60
 
25mm Successors - These are not larger 28mm figures; all are smaller figures that fit together.  The other lot of Successor listed is larger/modern 28mm style figures.
 
4x Naismith G40 Hellenistic Xystophorus Heavy Lancer in pack
3x Naismith G42 Seleucid Companion/Pergamene Heavy Cavalry in pack
7x Naismith G43 Seleucid Agema Line Cataphract in pack
7x Naismith G44 Hellenistic Style Seleucid Militia Cavalry in pack
5x Nicely painted Naismith cavalry
12x Nicely painted pikemen (unknown manufacturer)
12x unpainted pikemen in same pose as the painted figures above
6x unknown unpainted pikemen
16x loose Naismith pikemen (no shields)
 
Total of 21 unpainted cavalry, 5 painted cavalry, 12 painted infantry & 34 unpainted infantry - asking $50
 
28mm Successors - these are more modern sized figures.  All loose.
13x Vendel Pikemen
45x Old Glory pikemen
9x Essex pikemen
5x unknown hoplites
16x Old Glory Thracians
12x Essex & Old Glory cavalry riders only - no horses
 
Total of 97 infantry and 12 cav riders - asking $40
 
WANTED
15mm World War 3 / Team Yankee Americans - RDF/LT Assault Guns, M551 Sheridans, UH1's, AH1's, Infantry
 
1 box Gripping Beast Arab Heavy Cavalry - GBP05
 
Age of Hannibal SAGA book
 
Age of Magic SAGA book
 
28mm Bavarian Napoleonics (Perry preferred, but open to others) - Light infantry command, light infantry, grenadiers, shutzen & line artillery with crew
 
28mm French Napoleonics (Perry or Warlord preferred, but open to others) - 2 sets of line infantry command in greatcoat, 1 set of Cheveaux Legere Cavalry command, line artillery with crew, 2 boxes Warlord Late French Line Infantry (WGN-FR-10)
 
28mm Napoleonics - possibly Prussian or other French allies
 
Fireforge 28mm boxes:
Mounted Templar Knights
Mounted Sgts
Russian Infantry
Foot Sgts
Scandanavian Infantry
 
 


Re: Rank and File Rules uploaded

Bob
 

Also, since I’m planning to use “Rank & File” with my Clive project I already have a hard copy and some laminated QRS sheets. 

The supplemental and optional rules are contained in the rule book. 

I like them because they are easy to learn and retain while staying consistent through all the phases. They manage quite well without a bunch of “special” rules or gimmicks.  I get an old school vibe from them. 

So, in my mind Sylvain’s first choice of rules is a good one. 


Bob


Rank and File Rules uploaded

Sylvain Durand
 

Team
I uploaded the rules for Saturday's game at 

Don't forget to make reservations. I have enough lead for 8 players

Sylvain


Re: Hello there!

Michael M
 

I have not played "Sharp Practice" but have heard about it.  I'm game to give it a try.

Michael Machell
madmachell@...


On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 04:46 PM, Aslan <aslanhicks520@...> wrote:
[Edited Message Follows]
[Reason: I realized I could just respond to all of you in one message instead of 3 unnecessary messages.]
John, thank you for the advice! I am definitely looking forward to playing for a few meetings and getting to see the other aspects of miniature gaming. 
I have definitely felt the toy soldier effect as well as the history aspect. I've been burning through books related to the AWI and Napoleonic campaigns.

Michael, I have been thoroughly enjoying the 2nd edition of black powder. Have you ever played "Sharp Practice?" I've been using it to play small skirmishes with the family over the holidays and have found it quite fun.

Thank you all,
I hope to meet in 2021,

Cheers,
Aslan


Re: Hello there!

Sylvain Durand
 

Aslan,

Another good source to learn is YouTube 
I usually put YouTube in the background when I paint. They have some very good documentaries about the AWI and the civil war. They usually come from the history channel before they started specializing in the aliens building pyramids. 
I have not listened any napoleonic videos as I have studied them extensively in my youth. 

Let me know if you want me to send you some links. 

Sylvain

On Dec 29, 2020, at 4:46 PM, Aslan <aslanhicks520@...> wrote:



[Edited Message Follows]
[Reason: I realized I could just respond to all of you in one message instead of 3 unnecessary messages.]

John, thank you for the advice! I am definitely looking forward to playing for a few meetings and getting to see the other aspects of miniature gaming. 
I have definitely felt the toy soldier effect as well as the history aspect. I've been burning through books related to the AWI and Napoleonic campaigns.

Michael, I have been thoroughly enjoying the 2nd edition of black powder. Have you ever played "Sharp Practice?" I've been using it to play small skirmishes with the family over the holidays and have found it quite fun.

Thank you all,
I hope to meet in 2021,

Cheers,
Aslan


Re: Hello there!

Aslan
 
Edited

John, thank you for the advice! I am definitely looking forward to playing for a few meetings and getting to see the other aspects of miniature gaming. 
I have definitely felt the toy soldier effect as well as the history aspect. I've been burning through books related to the AWI and Napoleonic campaigns.

Michael, I have been thoroughly enjoying the 2nd edition of black powder. Have you ever played "Sharp Practice?" I've been using it to play small skirmishes with the family over the holidays and have found it quite fun.

Thank you all,
I hope to meet in 2021,

Cheers,
Aslan


Re: Hello there!

Michael M
 

Like John, I have been forced to stay away from the meetings due to the fact that my wife is in a high risk category.  I'm hoping to get back into it soon, because it is a very enjoyable group and I enjoy the games we put on the table.  In the meantime, I have been putting the time to good use painting up some new armies with which to game.  My current projects are 15mm Louis XIV era (late 17th century) and 28mm French to add to my AWI collection.

When I joined the group, I introduced it to the "Black Powder" first edition rules although we later began gaming with the second edition rules.  I put on an AWI scenario and a couple of War of 1812 scenarios using those rules.  I also hosted a hypothetical battle between the U.S. and Spain in the mid-1790s using the "Mad Anthony Wayne" figures from Old Glory and a period Spanish Army I had painted using figures from a number of different sources.  So I definitely share your interest in the horse and musket/black powder games.

We have the benefit of a wide variety of interests, so you will have the opportunity to do everything from Ancients to Modern.  This group has a number of historical periods covered.  Sylvain puts on a good game (with some very nicely painted figures), so his game on the 16th will be a nice introduction to our games.

I hope - COVID willing - to see you and the rest of the group soon.

Michael Machell
madmachell@...


On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 02:38 PM, JC via groups.io <curranjohng@...> wrote:
Hi Aslan,

Welcome to the group.   I and a couple of others are currently staying away from the meetings because of COVID, but later in 2021 I am sure we will meet up.   

Wargamers are a bit mixed in terms of personalities, like any group, but the key question after a game is "Did you have fun??"   

There are 3 elements to historical miniature gaming - (1) the toy soldier effect which we often have a love for from our childhood - this is where the collecting, assembling and painting come in, (2) the history - which is why people often buy military history books or go on the web, to flesh out their understanding of a particular battle or campaign, and (3) the competitive side where you want to win the particular game/scenario.   For most people it is a mix of all three.

Do come and play for a few meetings.   You need to see different games with different rules to get a real appreciation of the hobby before deciding if it is for you.

You can ask any question you have here;.  Someone will know the answer.

John Curran

On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, 12:04:19 PM MST, Aslan <aslanhicks520@...> wrote:


Hello! 
I'm new in town so I'd like to introduce myself. My name is Aslan, and I've been wanting to join a group for some time. I've been collecting and painting for two years, but I haven't had a ton of people to play with where I'm from, so when I moved to Phoenix I thought it would be a great opportunity to find a group and start to play and get to know people. I reached out to Bob, and he let me know that I should introduce myself on here, so here I am!

I'm 18, so rather young, and I'm still very much learning about the world of historical minis and wargaming. This is the first time I've ever really reached out to other wargamers and mini collectors, so I'm very excited. So far I only have troops in 28mm. I love anything black powder currently have armies for British and French Napoleonic, and well as American and British AWI. I also recently got the Bolt Action starter pack kit from Warlord, and have been enjoying putting those sprues together. I'm looking forward to expanding into new time periods soon! I'm still very new to the hobby, and any advice or tips would be much appreciated. I'm also a pretty big D&D fan or any roleplaying system, so if anyone is looking for another player or DM, please reach out.
When I'm not working on minis I study Journalism and Criminology at ASU.

Hopefully, I'll be coming to an event soon, I'm shooting for Sylvain's AWI rule test on the 16th. I'm out of town until the 5th visiting family for the holidays, but I cant wait to get back and come to an event.

Thank you all, hope to be playing with you soon.
Cheers!
Aslan

--
JC
"Sophisticated, charming and humble" - all down to his club shirt!

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