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Dan Eastwood commented on Brant Guillory's group Origins 2011
"Got my room last week - almost waited too long."
Jan 31, 2011
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Origins 2011

Big freakin' game convention in Columbus, OH each summer :) June 22-26See More
Jan 31, 2011
Dan Eastwood commented on Brant Guillory's group Origins 2010
"Is there an ORIGINS 2011 group?"
Jan 28, 2011
Robert Cleary and Dan Eastwood are now friends
Aug 12, 2010
Robert Cleary commented on Dan Eastwood's blog post Lanchester's Laws
"Of course, as we have seen with events like the Battle of the Bulge the role from sync to async can change quickly."
Aug 5, 2010
Robert Cleary commented on Dan Eastwood's blog post Lanchester's Laws
"As stated: One of the references I gave (Perry) discusses what he calls the "fractal" attrition model, which is a very (VERY!) abstract representation of space and the ability of forces to move about and take advantage of that space, and…"
Aug 5, 2010
Dan Eastwood commented on Dan Eastwood's blog post Lanchester's Laws
"I see what you are getting at with asynchronous combat, but I don't know that I could draw a line between synchronous and asynchronous. This would seems to depend on the scale of the game or simulation, and what is asynchronous at…"
Aug 5, 2010
Robert Cleary commented on Dan Eastwood's blog post Lanchester's Laws
"As you have stated: If you wanted your game to be very abstract you might remove those details from the game and instead build the exponents into a Combat Results Table. OR, you might leave the details in the game, and let the non-linear results…"
Aug 4, 2010
Dan Eastwood commented on Dan Eastwood's blog post Lanchester's Laws
"Hello Robert! >Regarding your reference to "Guerrilla warfare: "...in setting such as Iraq and Afghanistan, it is much easier for insurgent to find US targets than is it for the US to find insurgent targets." I believe this…"
Aug 4, 2010
Robert Cleary commented on Dan Eastwood's blog post Lanchester's Laws
"Before I call it a night: You state: "In application of Lanchester's Laws to historical data, it is generally found that some mix of the Linear and Squared Laws is the rule, not one or the other exclusively." Such a concept could be…"
Aug 3, 2010
Robert Cleary commented on Dan Eastwood's blog post Lanchester's Laws
"Regarding your reference to "Guerrilla warfare: "...in setting such as Iraq and Afghanistan, it is much easier for insurgent to find US targets than is it for the US to find insurgent targets." I believe this supports the Square Law.…"
Aug 3, 2010
Robert Cleary commented on Dan Eastwood's blog post Lanchester's Laws
"Hello Dan, Just came upon your posts on attrition modeling. Thanks in advance for your work. I'll read through them and post any comments that may come to mind."
Aug 3, 2010
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Going Pro - Operations Analysis and Consim Gaming

Focus is on 2 topics : (1) Using Operations Analysis techniques and tools to improve consim game play and comsim game design. (2) The work that consim gamers do, formal and informal, in real world Operations AnalysisSee More
Jul 28, 2010
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Lanchester's Laws

I have two posts up about Lanchester's Laws and attrition modeling on my games blog (1,2). The third post is in the works, but life is not cooperating with my blogging schedule lately.
Jul 28, 2010
Dan Eastwood commented on Brant Guillory's group Origins 2010
"Probably not, as I'm suffering from KCS (Kid in College Syndrome). There is a possibility I might sign-on as a game company flunky and go on the cheap tho."
Feb 18, 2010
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Sep 11, 2009

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Lanchester's Laws

I have two posts up about Lanchester's Laws and attrition modeling on my games blog (1,2). The third post is in the works, but life is not cooperating with my blogging schedule lately.

Posted on July 28, 2010 at 3:54pm — 8 Comments

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Hello ConsimWorld,
I just got started here and haven't done much yet. I do have a series of posts about ORIGINS 2009 on my games blog though. You can find them here.
Dan

Posted on July 5, 2009 at 9:55pm

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At 9:39pm on July 5, 2009, Dan Eastwood said…
Ouch! I'm sorry to hear about Katie's (your wife?) dad. I just went through a long illness with my father, and I know how big a stress that can be. Take care of yourself and Katie, and maybe we can meet next year.

Dan
At 9:34pm on July 5, 2009, Smitty said…
Dan:

We were there for about 4 hours. Our plans got flamboozled when Katie's dad had a stroke Monday - scotched the whole thing for us. We did drive out and back - 12/14 hours on the road!

Smitty
At 8:52pm on July 5, 2009, Smitty said…
Daniel:

Welcome to an awesome place with cool folks!

Smitty
 
 
 

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