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
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This classic episode features host Jonathan J. Reinhart as he discusses Huzzah Con 2011 (click to go register). He chats about the games he will be playing and why he is attending the con with his wife. Jonathan highlights some other games that he wishes he could play. He manages to insert a reference to deceased estates while discussing the bring and buy on Sunday.
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5 Tips to Turn OFF a Potential Wargamer
It isn’t easy to run a good demo game, participation game, or event at a gaming convention. This episode shares 5 tips to AVOID…unless you want to turn off a would be wargamer. Just kidding!
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Special guest Dean Emmerson is a member of the Maine Historical Wargamers Association, which organizesHuzzahCon in Portland, Maine. He joins the episode to share why you need to attend HuzzahCon 2014. Some of the highlights are shared. Dean and Jonathan discuss great places to eat in Portland, Maine.
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Swamped is not your average quasi-cooperative game to be kickstarted. Designer Ben Gerber and Bellwether Games co-founder Dennis Hoyle discuss the Kickstarter project.
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Goal: Raise $8,500 by June 6, 2015 at 6pm EDT
Backer Levels: $12 = 1 copy of game, $22 = 2 copies and on up
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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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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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Jasper Oorthuys, managing editor publications, and Dr. Josho Brouwers, editor of Ancient Warfare magazine and co-editor of Ancient History magazine, discuss the Ancient History magazine (AHM) Kickstarter.
Learn what Ancient History magazine is and why you should back its Kickstarter project.
AHM Kickstarter 411
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