Wargaming With Kids
Jonathan shares tips for adults hoping to get kids into wargaming. These are also useful for wargaming parents looking to find a wargaming event at which their child can play.
Simplify the rules
Fun is the goal
Durability is important
BONUS: Whenever you see the name Mike Paine as a GM at a game day or a convention you NEED to sign up to play... [click here for more]
Henry Hyde Wargaming Author
Henry Hyde comes back on the show for his third appearance. Henry talks about his book the Wargaming Compendium, wargaming, and what he’s been up to.
In a special segment after the show Henry and Jonathan discuss Jonathan’s Ancient Rome inspired imagi-nation campaign the War of Latinian Expansion. Jonathan is blending computer gaming with... [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]
Age of Empires 2 HD
Almost 20 years ago Microsoft released one of the most incredible real time strategy (RTS) computer games ever. More recently they updated and optimized the classic Age of Empires (AoE) 2 to work on modern computers. Age of Empires 2 HD is quite a game.
For a limited time you can purchase it for $2.49 (regularly $9.99) via Steam. If you do, be sure to look us... [click here for more]
BattleScribe army construction files for Brent Spivey's MAYHEMArmies of Mayhem is a set of files for use with the BattleScribe army creation software. This download includes a one page PDF quick start guide and multiple game system files. The first of these is the BATTLE CHEST.
The BATTLE CHEST is one large list that contains profiles for various fantasy units, creatures,... [click here for more]
Hannibal's Army Generator is a LibreOffice spreadsheet for calculating the army point values for Greg Wagman's Age of Hannibal miniatures rules.You will need a spreadsheet program to use Hannibal's Army Generator. (See note below.)
The worksheets are designed to allow players to quickly create and print orders of battle for the Age of Hannibal. While slightly more... [click here for more]
The Bladestorm Calculator is your one stop solution to create forces for your Bladestorm games. The tool contains all stat listings included in the Bladestorm Second Edition rulesbook including the professions as well as the extensive weapon and attack tables.
Use the calculator to maintain your forces, re-equip them, raise their stats and convert Experience Points to Development Points. Regular... [click here for more]