Refocusing on My Existing Game Collection

The other day I talked about not having enough time to give all my games (wargames & RPGs) the love they deserve. I have decided I am bound and determined to spread some of my gaming love around to other games in my collection. First up, will be wargame titled Hopelite¬†and an RPG titled Adventures…

Sign of Pagan – Not What You Think it is

I have been reading the rules to a new Richard Berg game titled Sign of the Pagan.¬†The game is published by Victory Point Games and is nice treatment of a classic battle, the Battle of Catalaunian Fields. As always Berg does a good job at presenting the rules in a readable fashion, but this time…

Let’s Talk Wargaming: Conversing with New Wargamers

Occasionally I am asked by new wargamers what’s my favorite game or what’s my favorite time period? I find myself answering the question in an obscure way. I learn towards identifying what games or series of games from each of the historical periods that I find fun, engaging and exciting to play. I know every…

Taking “A Distant Plain” for a Test Drive

This weekend several friends and I will be getting together to try A Distant Plain by GMT Games. This is not a review, but rather my impressions of the game after only reading the rules. Before the first COIN game was released, I spent quite a bit of time reading the draft rules; at that…

Equal Gender Representation in the Histo-gaming Community?

While I sit here with my morning coffee and think back to the wonderful experiences of BROGFest from this past weekend and I realized we only had one female wargamer in attendance. Why is that? A number of factors could contribute to this situation, but I think it would be hard to pick just one…

Ready, Steady, Fire! – BROGFest 2014 Commencing

BROGFest 2014 commences in a few days! This is one of two events I help to organize and since it focuses mainly on historical themed games and wargames, it is probably my favorite of the two! BROGFest was started by long time game designer, Richard Berg as way to bring friends together to play some…