Aug 042014
 

Henry-Hyde
Henry Hyde Wargaming Author

Henry Hyde comes back on the show for his third appearance. Henry talks about his book the Wargaming Compendium, wargaming, and what he’s been up to.

In a special segment after the show Henry and Jonathan discuss Jonathan’s Ancient Rome inspired imagi-nation campaign the War of Latinian Expansion. Jonathan is blending computer gaming with traditional tabletop gaming.

He used the Plastic Soldier Review website to choose his 1/72 scale HaT Industrie models and 1/72 scale Caesar Miniatures. The HaT models cost under $10 USD for almost 50 infantry from the Hobby Bunker in Malden, Mass (or their online storefront). Caesar Miniatures’ boxes are only slightly higher at $11.95 for 40+ infantry also from the Hobby Bunker.

1/72 scale HaT Industrie & Caesar Miniatures Imperial Romans mixed together.  Can you tell which belong to which manufacturer?

During the show Jonathan mentions the controversial Episode 113: Are Painted Minis Essential to Miniatures Wargaming? and Henry surprises Jonathan with his thoughts on the topic.

Before the show concludes Jonathan makes a VERY IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. His wife and he are expecting their first child! The baby is due the beginning of February 2015. Jonathan looks forward to having a little one to introduce to the hobby.

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Announcements
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Henry Hyde, editor of Miniature Wargames with Battlegames AND author of The Wargaming Compendium has released a new product. The Wars of the Faltenian Succession compiles his 12 part series (originally published in Battlegames magazine) into one PDF. It has color photos, live links to external websites and other pages in the pdf.

Please BUY The Wars of the Faltenian Succession. Henry is donating 1 GBP from each sale to the Combat Stress charity.

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To further help Jonathan has a mission for each of you. He will make a donation to Combat Stress for every single sale he generates.

How does this work?

  1. BUY The Wars of the Faltenian Succession (3.5 GBP, $5.99 USD)
  2. Tell me you bought the compilation because I mentioned it on the show
  3. I make a donation to Combat Stress

Isn’t that easy? Three simple steps and every one of us wins. You get a fantastic product. Henry gets to see how much people like his work. Combat Stress receives donations from Henry and from myself.

After purchasing the compilation you will receive two e-mails. The first is a Paypal confirmation. The second one comes from Henry’s eShop with the actual file. The second e-mail may be delayed. It can take up to four days for Paypal to tell Henry’s eShop that you actually made a purchase. Henry is working on a fix.

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Troll in the Corner Podcast Network

Wargaming Recon belongs to the Troll in the Corner Podcast Network (TCPN). You may like some of the other shows on the network.

Indie Talks – bi-monthly on Wednesdays covering independent games, film, television. Includes many interviews. Hosted by Trollitc owner Ben Gerber.

Monsters of the Shattered World – monthly on the last Saturday. Story of a young scholar encountering strange animals on another world.

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About Jonathan J. Reinhart

Jonathan J. Reinhart is an editor of Troll in the Corner where he writes about wargaming. Jonathan also is the owner of the Wargaming Recon podcast. He has been gaming with miniatures since 2000 and playing board games from a young age. He's played a myriad of games such as: Warhammer 40k, Warhammer Fantasy, Warmachine, Starship Troopers, Axis & Allies: War at Sea, Flames of War and Warlord Games' Black Powder rules. War at Sea and the Black Powder rules are his current go-to games. Jonathan enjoys casual, fast, fun, and group board games. Sitting Ducks Gallery, Zombie Dice, Guillotine, Pandemic, and Carcassonne rank high on his list. He is a retired local politician with a B.A. in Politics & History, which provides a useful background for historical gaming. A casual World of Warcraft player, he became a Kingslayer as Viktrious the Blood Elf on 4/23/11 and followed that up by slaying Deathwing on 5/9/12.

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