German NK-101 Minenraumer rolling mine exploder


The Hemmings Auto Blogs have a post on a wonderful Wierd World War II vehicle: the Minenraumer, which apparently is kept in a Russian museum.

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Bombs Away Carrier Game

Bombs Away is a simple, three page print-and-play game about carriers in the Pacific.

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Combat Captain WWII Rules

Combat Captain is a set of free wargames rules in which the basic unit is a company consisting of up to eight squads. Author David Raybin says that the rules "allow a high degree of flexibility in unit activity during a turn. The idea is simplicity of play so the game will move along to a satisfactory conclusion in under three hours."

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Road To Hell WWII Skirmish Rules

Road to Hell is a set of free wargames rules for WWII skirmishes. The author writes:

This is a skirmish game so one miniature represents one man and one model vehicle is one vehicle. One centimetre corresponds to around 2 metres and a turn represents 10-20 seconds of real time.
You’ll need a couple of units or squads (one per player) of around 8-15 miniatures each to play Road to Hell (for more details see the Army lists), a few six-sided dice (hereafter referred to as d6) a ruler or tape-measure (all measurements are in cm) and a minimum recommended playing area that measure 80x80cm (30x30 inches) for 28mm figures and 60x60cm (2x2 feet) for 20mm figures. Considering that these are small skirmishes, scenery is very important. Avoid battles in open ground as they will be very lethal and not particularly satisfying

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Japanese Invasion of Malaya Postcard Game

Geoff Bohrer offers a postcard game -- an entire Avalon Hill style game on a postcard -- of the Japanese invasion of Malaya:

The Japanese invasion of Malaya was one of the most perfectly executed military plans in history. Can you, as the British commander, slow the Japanese advance sufficiently to disrupt the timetable for the capture of the East Indies? Or will the Japanese succeed in capturing Singapore in time to establish the Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere?

This 5x8 inch postcard game includes 18 counters, complete rules which include the asymmetrical abilities of the Japanese and UK forces,and a 5x5 1/2 inch board.

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