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Helios: A Shining Example of Not Standing Out
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Podcasts

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The Hobby Desk

Wargaming Recon

Previous Podcasts
How to Survive Your FLGS Closing – Wargaming Recon #140

How to Survive Your FLGS Closing – Wargaming Recon #140

Learn how to survive the closing of your friendly local game store (FLGS). Guest Aaron Bostian has tips based on his experience of his FLGS shutting down. Support Jonathan through PATREON https://archive.org/download/wr140_201507/wr140.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Related posts: Great Wargaming Facebook Groups – Wargaming Recon #137 Australian Wargaming with Joshua Shoobridge – Wargaming Recon #138 Magazines for Wargamers – Wargaming Recon #139 ReCast: TotalCon 2008 – Wargaming Recon #34 TotalCon 2015 with Steven Parenteau – Wargaming Recon #130

Magazines for Wargamers - Wargaming Recon #139

Magazines for Wargamers – Wargaming Recon #139

The right magazines can be a huge help to wargamers. We share our picks to make your wargaming life easier. If you’re expecting the traditional wargaming magazines you’ll be in for a surprise. Support Jonathan through PATREON https://archive.org/download/wr139_201507/wr139.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Related posts: Great Wargaming Facebook Groups – Wargaming Recon #137 Australian Wargaming with Joshua Shoobridge – Wargaming Recon #138 ReCast: TotalCon 2008 – Wargaming Recon #34 TotalCon 2015 with Steven Parenteau – Wargaming Recon #130 ReCast: 1775 the Boardgame Wargaming […]

Australian Wargaming with Joshua Shoobridge - Wargaming Recon #138

Australian Wargaming with Joshua Shoobridge – Wargaming Recon #138

The Merimbula Wargaming Society is an Australian wargaming club founded by Joshua Shoobridge. Josh discusses Australian wargaming and shares some tips for being a dad wargamer. Support Jonathan through PATREON https://archive.org/download/wr138_201506/wr138.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Related posts: Great Wargaming Facebook Groups – Wargaming Recon #137 ReCast: TotalCon 2008 – Wargaming Recon #34 HuzzahCon 2015 with Adrian Benson – Wargaming Recon #136 5th Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge – Wargaming Recon #134 TotalCon 2015 with Steven Parenteau – Wargaming Recon #130

The Hobby Desk Season 1 Episode 4

The Hobby Desk Season 1 Episode 4

Podcast # S1E4 Episode Topic: Queen’s Birthday Worst and 6mm Hosts: Joshua Shoobridge   Hobby Update NEW STUDIO SPACE! Shed and all ready to rock and roll! Hence why I have been so quiet of late. Painting with an airbrush a bunch of 6mm! Useful links! Beasts of War Kiwi6 Artists Twitter – Josh@thehobbydesk Facebook WargamerAu Stitcher Radio Please donate to our Gofundme page to help us create more quality podcasts and Youtube videos. As a gift for hitting 250 subs get a free audiobook on […]

The Hobby Desk Season 1 Episode 1

The Hobby Desk Season 1 Episode 1: Our First Wargaming Show! Learn about the hobby that is usually a secret indulgence for most of us and make it part of your regular hobby fix! Merimbula War-game Society: Learn about the club I started from a chance meeting of a now very good friend.    Wargaming Recon: This is the podcast that inspired me to take the plunge into podcasting myself. Wargame Soldiers and Strategy: A review of one of my favourite magazines. Useful Links to […]

Great Wargaming Facebook Groups - Wargaming Recon #137

Great Wargaming Facebook Groups – Wargaming Recon #137

Facebook groups can be an incredible resource for wargamers. Discover 5 great Facebook groups for wargamers by listening to this episode. Support Jonathan through PATREON https://archive.org/download/wr137_201506/wr137.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Related posts: Swamped Kickstarter with Ben Gerber & Dennis Hoyle – Wargaming Recon #135 TotalCon 2015 with Steven Parenteau – Wargaming Recon #130 5th Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge – Wargaming Recon #134 Crowdfunding Adler Boardgame Cafe – Wargaming Recon #133 HuzzahCon 2015 with Adrian Benson – Wargaming Recon #136

HuzzahCon 2015 with Adrian Benson - Wargaming Recon #136

HuzzahCon 2015 with Adrian Benson – Wargaming Recon #136

Huzzah is one of the best historical gaming conventions in New England. It features a variety of historical tabletop games from many time periods and rule sets. Huzzah 2015 was the first live in person recording of Wargaming Recon. Many thanks to Dean Emmerson for making it possible. Support Jonathan through PATREON https://archive.org/download/wr136_201505/wr136.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Related posts: Wargaming Recon #112: HuzzahCon 2014 TotalCon 2015 with Steven Parenteau – Wargaming Recon #130 Crowdfunding Adler Boardgame Cafe – Wargaming Recon #133 Swamped […]

Swamped Kickstarter with Ben Gerber & Dennis Hoyle - Wargaming Recon #135

Swamped Kickstarter with Ben Gerber & Dennis Hoyle – Wargaming Recon #135

Swamped is not your average quasi-cooperative game to be kickstarted. Designer Ben Gerber and Bellwether Games co-founder Dennis Hoyle discuss the Kickstarter project. Support Jonathan through PATREON https://archive.org/download/wr135_201505/wr135.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Related posts: Crowdfunding Adler Boardgame Cafe – Wargaming Recon #133 5th Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge – Wargaming Recon #134 Wargaming Recon #111: How Jonathan Became a Wargamer TotalCon 2015 with Steven Parenteau – Wargaming Recon #130 ReCast: TotalCon 2008 – Wargaming Recon #34

Jonathan's TotalCon 2014 Schedule

Jonathan’s TotalCon 2014 Schedule

TotalCon begins this Thursday!  If you haven’t pre-registered don’t worry. You can get your ticket on site. There are heaps of games, events, panels, and fun to be had. This year I will be in attendance with Troll in the Corner owner & Indie Talks host Ben Gerber. Ben, as a Guest of Honor, is running a few events and is also sitting on a slew of panels. Be sure to look at Ben’s Schedule to see what he is doing. If you are coming […]