"I've been trying the new SabreSquadron introductory rules for company-level modern warfare, playing solo to get a feel for it. It's my first game of this scale (usually play skirmish-level), so I can't compare it to anything, but…"
"Hi, I'm playing a game I designed over the weekend that I'm really in love with now. I'm using counters from LnL's Heroes of the Gap on ASL maps (similar scale) and rules that heavily tweak Bob Cordery's Portable Wargames in…"
"Hi, Mr. Werbaneth,
I started playing Firepower a few weeks ago, wanted to simulate a battle in Nicaragua, and ended up reading your article in The General (Volume 23, Number 6). I learned so much and have sought out additional information since…"
Games that deal with modern or hypothetical conflict have become rare. The challenges that would-be designer's face are many, as they struggle to incorporate the full spectrum of contemporary conflict. This forum discusses these challenges.
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
My own board game combining Portable Wargames, Heroes of the Gap, and Online Frontlines
What game(s) have you played recently?
FiveCore Company Command
Tank On Tank
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
A few hours a week
How big is your game collection?
Small, all PDFs
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
militarywargaming.com; Delaware, OH
Work from home in pharmaceutical advertising. Father of three. I do all my gaming on virtual tabletops. I prefer small-scale infantry games in post-Vietnam settings. I also dabble in game design and tweaking.
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
Modern warfare, Cold War, small-scale tactical wargaming, 1980s warfare, comics, The Expendables, sludge metal, beer, whiskey...