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Author's Note

I have such fond memories of playing Stratego with my cousins at my aunt and uncle's house. Naturally, I couldn't wait to break out a copy of the game when I realized its inner workings were to become my next, however brief, obsession. I have to admit, though, that my first few attempts to play were a bit frustrating (or perhaps I should say "annihilating"). It probably would have been a good idea to read the rule book before jumping right in. Before long, I got the hang of it, and probably bettered my childhood scores. At least I hope so.

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