James M. Day
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James M. Day is an American game designer best known for military based board games, computer games, card games, and miniature rules. He is also an accomplished historian and military weaponry subject matter expert.
From 1990 through 1995, Jim was a game designer and producer for MicroProse Software. During his stint, he was responsible for the games Gunship 2000, Gunship 2000: Islands & Ice, F-15 Strike Eagle III, and Across the Rhine.
During the next several years, Jim continued to contribute to a number of game and historical publications, as well as designed the board games MBT and IDF for the Avalon Hill Company and wrote the user manual for Jane's F/A-18.
Jim returned to his original interest in miniatures designing the Panzer Miniatures Rules for StrikeNet Games. The card game The Kaiser’s Pirates was published in 2007 for StrikeNet Games—included in Games Magazine's top 100 for 2008 . The Kaiser's Pirates was re-published by GMT Games in 2009. It was nominated for a Charles S. Roberts award in 2010.
It was followed by two expansion sets in 2012, Panzer Expansion#1: The Shape of Battle - The Eastern Front  and Panzer Expansion#2: The Final Forces on the Eastern Front . The third expansion set followed in 2014, Panzer Exp.#3: Drive to the Rhine - The 2nd Front . Panzer Expansion #1 was nominated for a Charles S. Roberts award in 2013.