Wargaming on the Cheap.
Not everyone can afford to buy the latest rulebook, the next expansion, or the newest miniatures. Not everyone wants to do that either. It is not only possible but exciting to wargame on the cheap. In this episode Jonathan shares some great ways that you can wargame on the cheap.
Use your local library for resource material
Free Paper Terrain
Plastic Army Men
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5 Goals for 2013.
Last year I set my (Un)Realistic Goals for 2012. Liking the idea I am continuing the trend with my 5 Goals for 2013.
Consistently Release Great Content
Nurture a Strong and Growing Community
Mix It Up
New recording workflow using new equipment: Behringer XENYX 802 Mixer (Affiliate Link), Audio-Technica... [click here for more]
100 Wargaming Tips
The year is 2006 and the place is the state of Massachusetts in the United States of America. A young man tentatively speaks these first, tentative words:
“Today is Thursday August 17, 2006. This is the first podcast of the CWF Game Discussions blog….now we’re gonna cue our intro music.”
More than six years and tens of thousands of... [click here for more]
Kickstarter for Wargamers
Kickstarter is a crowdfunding website that can help games to be produced, which would otherwise not see the light of day. Behind this image exists a danger that all wargamers need to be aware of. When properly handled Kickstarter can be hugely powerful for all involved.
Jonathan shares the good, the bad, and the ugly of Kickstarter. If we didn’t... [click here for more]
Holiday Gift Guide 2014 with Aaron Bostian
The Holiday Gift Guide 2014 aims to make it easier to shop for the special wargamers in our lives. In general shopping can be stressful and doubly so for wargamers.
Special guest Aaron Bostian returns to the show to join Jonathan in creating this year’s list. If you’re unfamiliar with the Holiday Gift Guide we hope you will... [click here for more]
With the growing popularity of mega cons are smaller game conventions dying out? Jonathan addresses the question with his thoughts. Be sure to listen to the entire episode to hear an important announcement about the birth of Jonathan’s first child.
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Mega Convention Pros
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Huzzah is one of the best historical gaming conventions in New England. It features a variety of historical tabletop games from many time periods and rule sets.
Huzzah 2015 was the first live in person recording of Wargaming Recon. Many thanks to Dean Emmerson for making it possible.
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Bloody Tomahawk... [click here for more]
Facebook groups can be an incredible resource for wargamers. Discover 5 great Facebook groups for wargamers by listening to this episode.
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Wargames Directory (now Tabletop Wargames Network)
Wargames @ BattleShades
Wargames Calendar Events + Shows
The Historical Wargames... [click here for more]