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Pub Battles Sharpsburg: Kriegsspiel Style
The Army of the Potomac poised to attack Lee's Army of Northern Virginia Last weekend my children and my wife, and my son's fiancé indulged me with another multiplayer game of Pub Battles from Command Post Games. This time we took on the newest in their lin...
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For anyone who hasn't seen it yet, my review of Hollandspiel's new game Table Battles  is available at Grogheads . The summary: A surprising game that plays quickly and presents a wealth of subtle play and interesting decisions. It doesn't look like a warga...
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Presents from Germany
Blucher looks down on all who enter the War Room. He's actually a fridge magnet and bottle opener, but I like him here. My grogbrother Jim , his wife Michelle and son Edward recently returned from two weeks in Germany where they did their level best to visi...
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Kriegsspiel, Pub Battles Style
Knyphausen's corps faces Washington's army across Brandywine Creek This weekend we had my kids and my son's fiancee over and along with my wife, played a five-player game of Pub Battles: Brandywine using the "Role Playing Wargame" rules. My future daughter-...
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Wilderness Empires
Summer 1754 - The British have seriously concentrated their forces! A couple of weeks ago Worthington Publishing ran a warehouse clearance sale, offering Wilderness Empires  for $25. I'd looked at this game in the past but always felt it might be too simple...
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GrogCast Season 5 Episode 9 – Lessons Learned in Gaming
Last week I participated in another Grogcast , this time along with Dr. James Sterrett and regular host Brant Guillory. We talked about how applying real-world military planning approaches can enhance wargaming, some of the history of Command Post Wargaming...
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Wargaming Night - GMT Germantown - First session
Initial setup positions Thursday evenings are wargaming night around here, and this past Thursday David and I tackled GMT's Germantown  from their Battles of the American Revolution series. Game scale is an hour per turn, units are battalions with some brig...
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This is such a great system. I really need to get it on the table again.
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Gettysburg: The Tide Turns
It certainly looks pretty After seeing a lot of buzz online about it, I decided to give Slitherine's new ACW game, Gettysburg: The Tide Turns  a try. The ACW is one of my first loves in terms of history and wargaming. I've taken vacations centered around vi...
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