Tomorrow marks one year since the death of Charles S. Roberts: The Father of Board Wargaming, (February 3, 1930 - August 20, 2010). I recall with great findness getting my first board wargame in the very early Seventies. It was Tactics II, Roberts revision of his original game Tactics. It was a revelation. I had played some chess and many boardgames, parlor games in gamer parlance, and the complexity involved in board wargames immediately captured my imagination and engaged me on levels I had previously not known. I was lucky to pick up a nearly pristine copy of that original game earlier this year from Half Price Books and hope to break it out this weekend for a bit of old school wargaming fun.