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Scenario Design Center/Centre


Scenario Design Center/Centre

A site for fans of the games published by John Tiller Software & HPS Simulations.

 In conjunction with the webpage, Scenario Design Center.

Members: 40
Latest Activity: Jan 25, 2016

*** Updated 29th Aug 2012


-Below is material subject to modification.

The below graphic links will be added as I get to their new pages ( it came to my attention that I had dropped the html files from where I had had them hosted before). I'll spruce up the graphics a little as things go along ( these, at the moment have been reused from the website with some corresponding background material that needs to go).

-Working on the Naval Campaigns page at the site - but since I had the banner ready- figured to add it in here (and then edit in the link later on.)._______________________

John Tiller Software

HPS Sims


SDC's CafePress Store

Opponent Finder Links
Rich Hamilton's BLOG
Glenn Saunders' Unofficial Panzer Campaigns Homepage
Task Force Echo Four -A Squad Battles Designer's Collective
JZ's Squad Battles Home Page

Some good mod sites:
Please note that some of these mod sites use historically accurate symbols.
Volcano Mods

Consimworld's HPS folders:
HPS Simulations' Support Thread
Tiller Games

Discussion Forum

SDC now at Facebook I am still learning the ropes,…Continue

Started by Steve Trauth Nov 27, 2012.

Squad Battles: First World War released plus an SB:FWW contest

I'm cross posting this from 'The Blitz' (, "I" refers to Ed Williams below this line. (ST)______________________First World War contest!Hello everyone,I want to announce a Squad Battles…Continue

Started by Steve Trauth Nov 19, 2012.

Moscow '42 Released by John Tiller Software

Panzer Campaigns: Moscow '42 covers the three major Soviet winter offensives during the period from December 1941 through mid-February 1942:The initial Soviet attacks - the battle for the flanks -…Continue

Started by Gerard Snitselaar Nov 5, 2012.

JTS looking for input for their latest demo game

The Final Struggle This is for the Napoleonic Battles series and has some select action that occurred during the Battle of Waterloo.The download link, and thread for posting feedback is available:…Continue

Tags: the_final_struggle, waterloo, napoleonic_battles, john_tiller_software, demos

Started by Steve Trauth Jul 10, 2012.

Punic Wars planning maps available

Hot off the hard disk... you can get an idea of…Continue

Tags: Punic_Wars, Ancient_Warfare

Started by Steve Trauth Jul 1, 2012.

Gallic Wars planning maps available

I just got done uploading these yesterday.You can get an idea of what they are like at:…Continue

Started by Steve Trauth Jun 20, 2012.

Campaign 1814 -planning maps available


Started by Steve Trauth Jun 14, 2012.

Some new titles out this month 1 Reply

John Tiller has released a new title in the Napoleonic Battles series, Campaign Leipzig. HPS has released Tigers Unleashed, and Ancient Warfare: Roman Civil Wars. Tigers Unleashed looks like it could…Continue

Started by Gerard Snitselaar. Last reply by Steve Trauth Dec 16, 2011.

From Rich Hamilton's GameSquad Blog

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Comment by Hudson on June 17, 2010 at 8:59am
Hello all, I am new to HPS games and have France 40 and Kursk 43 as well as Proud and the few but I am really focusing on Panzer Campaigns. Looking for opponents so hit me up if you want to play (

Also a lot of the links on the opponent finder website are now dead
Comment by Mike Cox on May 1, 2009 at 12:55pm
Posted this on the HPS Folder on the main site, but may as well do it here too:

CSR Ballots

CSR Ballots were announced on the front page. If you are in an HPS frame of mind you can copy/paste this onto your ballot in the appropriate section.

Too bad the ACW guys did not get their act together until 2009!

Best Pre-20th Century Era Computer Wargame
1. HPS - Early American Wars : Mexican-American War
2. HPS - Ancient Warfare : Gallic Wars

Best 20th Century Era Computer Wargame
1. HPS - Modern Air Power: Air War Over the Mideast
2. HPS - Squad Battles : The Spanish Civil War
3. HPS - Squad Battles - Winter War

Titles listed in no particular order!
Comment by Rich Hamilton on March 30, 2009 at 11:16am
Thanks Steve!
Comment by Rich Hamilton on March 26, 2009 at 6:20am
Is it possible to get notified when new content is added here?
Comment by Mike Cox on August 19, 2008 at 4:45pm
Sorry - I just sent a broadcast message to the group. In any case, I wanted to publicize the fact GameSquad is getting ready to kick off a tourney for Winter War (Squad Battles).

Players will be seeded by their ranking at GameSquad, so you will be paired with similarly skilled/experienced players in the first round.

Again, sorry about the broadcast message
Comment by Rich Hamilton on July 16, 2008 at 11:49am
Steve, this page has a lot of good links I've collected...I need to do some updating, but will get to that soon:

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