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Offline CapnJim

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Hello from Michigan
« on: April 22, 2021, 05:42:04 PM »
Good day all!

     My name is Jim Wonacott, and I live in Blissfield, Michigan in the states.  I have been lurking for quite some time now, and finally decided to hop in!

     I've been playing historical minis for over 25 years, historical gaming in general since I was a kid (and that doesn't even count playing toy soldiers with my younger brother), and various RPGs since college (40ish years ago...jeez...).  For gaming street cred, here are a few highlights:
 
     1.  I'm on the Board for HMGS-Great Lakes.  I'm the Treasurer, and Editor for our bi-monthly publication (The Herald).
     2.  I was a playtester for Gettysburg Soldiers, including their new AWI rules.  I also was a playtester for Ambush Alley Games' Force on Force, and co-authored 3 of that game's supplements (Cold War Gone Hot, Road to Baghdad, and Bush Wars).
     3.  I run games at several area cons, particularly Drums at the Rapids, Advance the Colors, and Spartacon.

     I was in the real army for 15 years (enlisted combat engineer, and armor/cavalry officer), and fake ones for 7 years (AWI and WW2 reenacting).

     I play many periods, rules, and scales, but am currently focusing on 28mm War of 1812, 1920s/1930s gangsters, WW2, and neo-modern.

     That's the gist.  I like this forum over a couple others, and I'm glad to be aboard!

CapnJim

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Offline joekano

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Re: Hello from Michigan
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2021, 05:49:14 PM »
Welcome aboard Capn!
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Offline has.been

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Re: Hello from Michigan
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2021, 09:20:26 PM »
Warm welcome to the silliness that is us.
Have fun.

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Re: Hello from Michigan
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2021, 04:00:27 PM »
Hello! :D
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Offline CapnJim

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Re: Hello from Michigan
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2021, 09:17:44 PM »
Thanks for the warm welcome!  Appreciate it...

CapnJim

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Re: Hello from Michigan
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2021, 05:21:51 PM »
Hello o_o

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Re: Hello from Michigan
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2021, 05:53:53 PM »
Welcome  :)

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Re: Hello from Michigan
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2021, 06:00:26 PM »
Welcome to LAF Jim  :)

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Re: Hello from Michigan
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2021, 01:42:40 AM »
Welcome Jim! Great to have another Great Lakes member and Midwesterner on the forum!

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Offline CapnJim

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Re: Hello from Michigan
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2021, 04:55:05 PM »
Again, thanks for the warm welcomes! 

I was wondering when you'd figure out I was here now, Mike... ;)

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Re: Hello from Michigan
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2021, 04:16:10 PM »
Sorry for the belated comment…. Welcome!
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