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You're Fired - the game that (mostly) fired Love Letter
Islebound - beautiful and strategic with simple play but complex interactions and a strong finish. And cheaper than a $60 bottle of wine.
Yeah, this Wok is on Fire (A Review)
Heir to the Pharaoh - a 2 player game that gets bidding right and flows like smooth water
I will be at Granite Game Summit in Nashua,  New Hampshire on October 22nd
Total Confusion 31 - This February 23-26 in Marlborough MA
Extra Life 2016 - Five years of helping kids and playing games!
Luca's Gaming Corner - Jaipur
Luca's Gaming Corner: Scythe First Look
A Review of City of Iron Second Edition
The Princess and the Goblin on Kickstarter now
Luca's Gaming Corner: Ninja - Silent but Deadly
Quick Review: World's Fair 1893
Luca's Gaming Corner: Love Letter
Luca's Gaming Corner: Isle of Skye
Podcasts

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Monsters of the Shattered World

The Hobby Desk

Wargaming Recon

Previous Podcasts
The HobbyDesk Podcast S1E6 - Why are you a Wargamer?

The HobbyDesk Podcast S1E6 – Why are you a Wargamer?

  Intro: Welcome to the Show!   – Belated apologies – Josh talks about the disappearance of the Hobby Desk and grovels before you! Hobby Desk Update – Over the break Josh has been working hard on his Warhammer Fantasy Collection, plus a few great games of Flames of War. Patreon! Thats right we are on Patreon! Reminder of Social Media Facebook  Twitter : @Shoobslive Kiwi6 – Where we host our show WargamerAU Forums  News in the Wargaming World: Sources from TGN. Main Discussion this […]

“Without rules, we might as well all be up in a tree, flinging our crap at each other.” — Red Forman

As a father with two kids who made it to age 20 and 22 with no jail time let me tell you:  Red Forman from “That 70’s Show” had the parenting thing nailed. That doesn’t have anything to do with what we’re talking about today, but rules do.   How the hell do I build an army, where are the lists? With a few exceptions, they’re aren’t any ‘army lists’ or ‘authorized builds’ in historic gaming. Feel like recreating the fight at Rorke’s Drift? Get thee […]

Jonathan's TotalCon 2016 Schedule

Jonathan’s TotalCon 2016 Schedule

TotalCon begins this TODAY!  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 […]

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://media.blubrry.com/wargamingrecon/p/archive.org/download/wr140_201507/wr140.mp3Podcast: 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://media.blubrry.com/wargamingrecon/p/archive.org/download/wr139_201507/wr139.mp3Podcast: 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 Recon […]

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://media.blubrry.com/wargamingrecon/p/archive.org/download/wr138_201506/wr138.mp3Podcast: 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 […]

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 […]