Recently, my impression is that there is less to read in these forums than in the good old days. When the morning coffee lasts longer than the study of the must-read AARs, something is wrong and something has to change.
This is my attempt to contribute to such change. Of course, there are lots of caveats. Typically, I am notoriously short of time – job, kids, never-ending honey-do lists, some much needed time for workout and PBEMs, so I have no idea how regular posts in this thread will be. Possibly, the best incentive for me to write is to see feedback and discussion illustrating people are actually interested in this.
I am neither a great writer – no story AAR, sorry !- nor a great general/admiral –no tactical, operational or strategic innovations for the peanut gallery, sorry again. But of course, any such contribution to this thread is most welcome.
As much as I love playing this game and the original WitP, during the 10+ years that I play it I realized that even though I believe my understanding of the engine is decent, my generalship is probably not, and as such, I qualify perfectly as an armchair general (thus the title of this thread). My aim is always to learn, to improve and to have fun even when being beaten because there is a remote chance I’ll learn from my mistakes. Therefore, feel free to propose, discuss, question and criticize.
So rally to the flags of the Allied, AFB’s, and let’s see whether we can prevent IJ from winning.