Tag: Miniatures Games

Wargaming With Kids – Wargaming Recon #120

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… Read More»

Henry Hyde Wargaming Author FIXED – Wargaming Recon #119

THIS IS THE FIXED VERSION. PLEASE DOWNLOAD THIS VERSION OF EPISODE 119 AND NOT THE OTHER. WE REGRET THE ERROR. 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.… Read More»

ReCast: Battle of Abington – Wargaming Recon #62

Jonathan is sick so there is NO NEW EPISODE right now. To make up for it we’re sharing this episode from the vault. The classic episode comes to you from the dark ages where the show had a different name. Since this is a CLASSIC episode some of the links,… Read More»

Are Painted Minis Essential to Miniatures Wargaming? – Wargaming Recon #113

Are Painted Minis Essential to Miniatures Wargaming? Inspired by Sam Mustafa’s column in Wargames, Soldiers, and Strategy issue 71 (Buy the PDF) Jonathan editorializes on the the necessity, or lack thereof, of painted miniatures. As a current non-painter Jonathan approaches the question of “What exactly is our hobby?” Karwansaray Publishers… Read More»

HuzzahCon 2014 – Wargaming Recon #112

HuzzahCon 2014 Special guest Dean Emmerson is a member of the Maine Historical Wargamers Association, which organizes HuzzahCon in Portland, Maine. He joins the episode to share why you need to attend HuzzahCon 2014. Some of the highlights are shared. Dean and Jonathan discuss great places to eat in Portland,… Read More»