The Great Wargaming Survey
Karwansaray Publishers and their magazine Wargames, Soldiers, and Strategy launched The Great Wargaming Survey in July 2014. Almost 7,800 wargamers responded to the survey. Jasper Oorthuys, Managing Editor Publications of Karwansaray Publishers, discusses the survey in this episode.
In this episode Jasper:
- Explains why the survey was created
- Shares how they distributed the survey
- Dives into the statistics behind the responses
- Tells some survey results
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- Peek behind the curtain with The Great Wargaming Survey results
- Buy WSS Issue 75 for the full results
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On October 25, 2014 Jonathan is participating in the Extra Life 24 hour game-a-thon to raise money for Boston Children’s Hospital. This fundraiser provides the money so that no child is turned away regardless of their family’s financial situation.
Children’s Hospital has done so much for my little cousin Gracie in her battle against CF. She is routinely admitted to the hospital to get her lungs cleaned out. It isn’t a pleasant experience for anyone nevermind a young kid. But Children’s has always gone above and beyond to turn this scary disease into something less frightening for my cousin.
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Henry Hyde, editor of Miniature Wargames with Battlegames AND author of The Wargaming Compendium has released a new product. The Wars of the Faltenian Succession compiles his 12 part series (originally published in Battlegames magazine) into one PDF. It has color photos, live links to external websites and other pages in the pdf.
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Upcoming Guests for Wargaming Recon
- Jasper Oorthuys, managing editor publications for Karwansaray Publishers, will share the results of The Great Wargaming Survey on Episode 123.
- Aaron Bostian joins the Holiday Gift Guide 2014 episode releasing Nov 24, 2014.
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