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I Found Where Wild Bill Went! (Louie Marsh too!) - 11/3/2001 4:56:00 AM   
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From the Squad Battles: Vietnam folder on Consimworld.com: -------------------------------------------------- James Rapkins - 09:33am Nov 2, 2001 PST (#42 of 42) SB Monkey / Squad Battles Team member I'm very pleased to announce the arrival of Wild Bill Wilder to the SB Team. Wild Bill is going to be the driving force behind a future title, but for now he's having to learn how to play the game Wild Bill also brings along with him his vaunted capain of Wild Bill's Raiders, the well-known scn design group for SPWAW, in the form of Louie "Gung Ho" Marsh. I welcome them both aboard and look forward to having them work on this great series with us. ------------------------------------------------- Guys, SB:V is a John Tiller game published by HPS Sims, the Panzer Campaigns people. The post I pasted above came from http://talk.consimworld.com:8082/WebX.cgi?13@64.wamaaTmZjTc^9@.ee6ea57/41 Wild Bill left to join a DIFFERENT game team? Man, SPWAW really IS being abandoned! :-( Feldwebel1

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- 11/3/2001 7:22:00 AM   
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Bill retired from active participation on the business end of Matrix, he did not say he was going off to find a cave I wish him the best of luck supporting Squad Battles, as he has supported Combat Mission, TOAW and other games besides the SP series. I will certainly not be surprised to see a Wild Bill byline on scenarios for a Matrix product or two in the future! WB loves wargames and the hobby is better for him spreading his talant around!

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- 11/3/2001 8:03:00 AM   
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Amen, Mr. Vebber Knowledge should be spread - like fertilizer,
not hoarded - like gold.

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- 11/3/2001 10:43:00 AM   
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quote:

Originally posted by Paul Vebber:
I wish him the best of luck supporting Squad Battles, as he has supported Combat Mission, TOAW and other games besides the SP series.
Exactly! I have seen many game forums holding him in high regard. We would like to think he is an SPWAW only guy but he is a very likeable person and has been actively involved in many projects. I agreee. He will be around it just won't be every day all the time. Besides I think he posted here earlier today or late yesterday. [ November 02, 2001: Message edited by: Double Deuce ]



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- 11/4/2001 12:56:00 PM   
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You are very kind gentlemen. Thank you so very much. I'm still around. I'll never walk away from this camaraderie and the many friends I have here. No way! A new experience and a new opportunity. I needed it and I am enjoying it. Like all of you, however, I am a SPWAW'er to the end. I don't think I'll ever quit playing it in some version. Again, these thoughts mean so very much to me personally. Wild Bill

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- 11/4/2001 8:48:00 PM   
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Hey all you guys
There is life outside of Matrix and Steel Panthers eh. I know myself I have bought many wargames over the years. I didnt stop buying games just because I thought the world revolved around Squad Leader after all.
I bought World In Flames even though I owned Advanced Third Reich. I bought the card game L5R even though I was awash in many years worth of Magic the Gathering. I own the Alternity RPG even though I mouthed off how the game couldnt get any better than the Saga system.
Heck I can even remember saying I detested playing wargames on my computer. WB drop in and say hello to ole gang when you can. All your past efforts will always ensure your posts are well looked forward to. Good luck in any venture you wander into in the future. If you find some sparkly game out there, be sure to give us the scoop of course. You wont be missed, because you havent really left. Once a fan always a fan.

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- 11/5/2001 1:04:00 AM   
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True, very true, Sarge...WB

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RE: - 9/4/2019 2:20:04 AM   
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Where is Wild Bill?
Is anyone in contact with this legend of wargame design?

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RE: RE: - 9/4/2019 3:51:13 PM   
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Bill contacted me over at the Depot about 4 - 5 years ago. Stopped in to say hello, and then promptly disappeared again. I know that a few folks have sorta kept in touch with him over the years,
MattR for one.


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RE: RE: - 9/5/2019 2:37:05 AM   
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< Message edited by GiveWarAchance -- 9/12/2019 2:01:53 AM >

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