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Squad Leader (and similar games) as a tool for creating tactical decision games (TDGs) and free wargames

In the early 1980s, when I was serving on active duty and a great enthusiast for the Squad Leader franchise, I used the scenarios, boards,…

Started by Bruce Ivar Gudmundsson

3 Nov 15
Reply by Bruce Ivar Gudmundsson

Wargame Demo--1000 to 1500, Wednesday 23 August: Ellis Hall, Marine Corps University, Quantico, VA

Come one, come all to participate in or witness a number of different wargames played in historic Ellis Hall at Marine Corps Base Quantico,…

Started by Eric Walters

16 Sep 8
Reply by Eric Walters

Focus on PanzerArmee Afrika Wargame

Panzer Armee Afrika is a two-player game of desert campaigning in North Africa between the British-led Commonwealth forces and the Axis f…

Started by Eric Walters

2 Jul 29
Reply by Eric Walters

Older Out Of Print Board Wargames Teaching Maneuver Warfare

In this discussion thread we hope to cover a few of the older board wargames that still do a terrific job of teaching maneuver warfare.  So…

Started by Eric Walters

4 Jul 29
Reply by Timothy J. Smith

Kriegsspiel Resources

Kriegspiel Resources: For those who want the ultimate wargaming experience--maximizing fog/uncertainty, friction, disorder, and complexit…

Started by Eric Walters

0 Jul 22

Maneuver Warfare in a Static Siege?

Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble (Legion Games, 2014) depicts a classic siege in the last gasp of the French Indochina War in 1954.  Given…

Started by Eric Walters

0 Jul 18

Getting Started in Historical Board Wargaming

Here are a few resources for those just getting started! "On Board: Getting Started in Board Wargaming" by Wargamer.com "Guide: Wargames Fo…

Started by Eric Walters

0 Jul 16

Wargames Teaching OODA Loop Competition--Multiman Publishing

There aren't that many games that explicitly illustrate how a faster OODA Loop/Decision Cycle can create battlefield advantage.  One game…

Started by Eric Walters

1 Jul 16
Reply by Eric Walters

Wargaming and Military Culture: Education and Cohesion-Building

Attached are both a PowerPoint and PDF version of this presentation, given at the Marine Corps Training and Education Command (TECOM) "Reju…

Started by Eric Walters

0 Jul 11

Wargames Teaching Surfaces and Gaps, Dilemmas, As Well As Main Effort--ASL Starter Kits

Just about every wargame out there teaches this, so it becomes a matter of deciding between complexity/ease to learn, time to play, and exp…

Started by Eric Walters

0 Jul 10

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