February 2016 Blog Posts (4)

I've Been Diced! episode 73: Mitchell Land and the Next War series

Mitchell Land, designer of the Next War series of wargames from GMT, discusses the interesting design challenges behind those games, and we get a sneak peek at the next title, Next War: Poland. Plus, a few words about a departed friend.



Direct link to this episode

All…

Continue

Added by Kingdaddy on February 16, 2016 at 1:49pm — No Comments

CSW 2016 Donation Drive

The annual CSW Donation Drive is now underway. I wish to thank yoiu all again for your support in making CSW possible. We just kicked off our annual fundraiser drive. Thanks in advance for your consideration of supporting us -- you'll note a free download in our announcement, as well as earning free games and discounts from 25+ Publishers. [Please donate today]

Added by John Kranz on February 16, 2016 at 9:54am — No Comments

A Puzzle...

Tonight I ran my monthly pizza and game night for my high school students here in San Jose. For the first time since I've worked here, a student walked up to me and asked if I didn't have any military strategy games that were more complex than castle risk. I said," You mean like those cardboard counter and paper map board games?" "Yes" responded the student.



This is a rare moment for me. I actually get to recommend someone's first wargame. In the old days, I could rattle off some of… Continue

Added by Dave Smith on February 5, 2016 at 11:42pm — 10 Comments

I've Been Diced! episode 72: Sam Mustafa and miniatures gaming galore

Sam Mustafa, designer of Blücher and other miniatures wargame rules, stops by to discuss his designs and the miniatures side of the hobby in general. Sam and Tom describe the path for boardgamers who might want to give miniatures a try. (Blücher might be a good start.) Plus, Tom shares lessons learned from his recent experiments with miniature wargaming on the cheap.



Direct link to the…

Continue

Added by Kingdaddy on February 3, 2016 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Help Center

Latest Activity

Wayne Rotella joined Matt Severns's group
Thumbnail

MARKETPLACE -

Buyin', Sellin' and good ol' fashioned horse tradin.......Can't find what you need? Go to the CSW…See More
yesterday
Joseph replied to John Kranz's discussion What are you playing?
"Played: "Wide Blue Yonder" by GMT Games. A campaign game where the Ami's lost. This…"
yesterday
Armand R. Cingolani III is now a member of ConsimWorld
Wednesday
Oliver S. Linßen joined Matt Severns's group
Thumbnail

MARKETPLACE -

Buyin', Sellin' and good ol' fashioned horse tradin.......Can't find what you need? Go to the CSW…See More
Dec 11
Mark DAgosta commented on Gilbert Collins's blog post Hex grid as a file
"Gilbert, I'm not on CSW very often, so please contact me at mark @ grognard.com if you still…"
Dec 10
Mark DAgosta commented on Gilbert Collins's blog post Hex grid as a file
"Gilbert, have you gotten the file you were looking for yet?"
Dec 10
Markm1767 commented on Markm1767's photo
Thumbnail

nap1

"It is like Napoleon at Waterloo and was fast easy and enjoyable.  After seeing that old 1970…"
Dec 9
Markm1767 commented on Markm1767's photo
Thumbnail

bob2

"Played 2 games of Battle of the Bulge by Dark City Game. First game was a fight in the woods with…"
Dec 9

Groups

Events

Members

CSW Related Links

Please be sure to check-out these CSW services.

© 2018   Created by John Kranz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service