Huzzah 2017 – Wargaming Recon #184

At the DoubleTree Inn at Portland, Maine the fantastic folks at the Maine Historical Wargaming Society put on a great convention!  Adrian & Jonathan give their thoughts on the proceedings.

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Games Played


  • Battle of Chotusitz 1742 using Carnage & Glory GM Rich Wallace


  • Assault on Russian Commune 209 using Chain of Command Mitch Abrams
  • Castles of Steel Battle of Dogger Bank using General Quarters  GM Wayne Warner
  • Taiko’s Sword Hunt using Test of Honor GM Stephen White

Survival Necessities

Jonathan gives a review on the accommodations and food available to those travelling specifically to the con, including Heidi’s Brooklyn Deli and Smiling Hill Farm. Also to create more fun the organisers created a ticket raffle, listen to find out more about it.


  • Wargamers’ Terrain
  • The Hobby Bunker


  • Club Game/Stalingrad
  • John Grogan
  • Robert
  • Sal from Chain of Command

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  • Listener Tom said of Ep 183 Cigar Box Battle w/Chris Ward “I own 6 of these so fat and would strongly consider buying more. They are very useful. Double sided mats sound like a great idea!”

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