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Charles S. Roberts Awards
Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 7:52 pm
Matrix and Slitherine titles take the best 20th Century and Pre-20th Century Computer Wargame Categories!
Matrix Games and Slitherine Strategies are thrilled to announce that they have won two Charles S. Roberts Awards! Field of Glory has won Best Pre-20th Century Era Wargame and War in the Pacific - Admiral's Edition has won Best 20th Century Era Wargame.
Congrats to Slitherine and well deserved!
Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 8:02 pm
Cool. It definitely deserves it!
Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 8:03 pm
Despite all our grumblings and such, we do keep playing it! I don't remember any other PC game I've played for this long (except for Fall From Heaven, a mod game for Civ).
Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:20 pm
Congratulations for a job well done, keep up the good work Slitherine
Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:45 pm
It got my vote! Well Deserved to all involved!
Posted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:05 am
I'm sure WitP deserves it but I cant see mself ever playing that game, its 20 years too late for me to have the time to command the Entire pacific theater down to each ship, plane, desk clerk and garbage scow... Hmm maybe I will buy it anyways, I never get anything for x-mass:(
Posted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:01 am
For more details on the awards:
The Charles S Roberts Awards Home Page
http://www.alanemrich.com/CSR_pages/CSR ... _Home.htm"
The Charles S Roberts Awards Wikipedia entry
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_S. ... ward#2009"
Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 2:00 am
Well done. The Slitherine-Hexwar-Matrix team have done a great job and bringing multi-player TT ancients to the computer. I hope that you have a couple of quiet ales.
R.I.P. Charles Roberts
Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2010 7:24 pm
Charles S. Roberts, founder of Avalon Hill and for whom these awards are named, died August 20th at 80. For more details see http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obitua ... ory?page=1
Re: R.I.P. Charles Roberts
Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:37 am
Truely the father of board wargaming and all it's offshoots to this day.