Apr 142014
 
Wargaming Recon #112: HuzzahCon 2014

HuzzahCon 2014 Special guest Dean Emmerson is a member of the Maine Historical Wargamers Association, which organizes HuzzahCon in Portland, Maine. He joins the episode to share why you need to attend HuzzahCon 2014. Some of the highlights are shared. Dean and Jonathan discuss great places to eat in Portland, Maine. The duo express their love for the Boston Trained Bands gaming club along with the many individuals and companies that make Huzzah a success. Wargaming Recon previously covered HuzzahCon in: Ep 54: Huzzah Con [...]

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 CWF Game Cast. He hosts the Wargaming Recon podcast (formerly CWF Game Cast 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.

Mar 172014
 
Wargaming Recon #110: Meet the Mythwits Podcast

Meet the Mythwits Podcast Featured guest Peter “Blix” Bryant discusses the Mythwits podcast. This live video podcast is his newest endeavor in the field of gaming and geekdom. The pair chat about TotalCon and podcasting. Blix gives an update on his successful Kickstarter project for Rogue Chess. Jonathan announces that he will be a future guest on the Mythwits podcast to discuss wargaming. About Jonathan J. ReinhartJonathan J. Reinhart is an editor of Troll in the Corner where he writes about wargaming. Jonathan also is [...]

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 CWF Game Cast. He hosts the Wargaming Recon podcast (formerly CWF Game Cast 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.

Feb 172014
 
Wargaming Recon #108: Con Industry Guests Do’s & Don'ts with Jay Libby

Con Industry Guests Do’s & Don’ts with Jay Libby Ever attend a con only to have a less than great experience? Maybe the GMs were lacking. Perhaps the Guests of Honor seemed bored. Or maybe the other attendees were rude. Jay Libby, frequent Guest of Honor at TotalCon, shares his tips for success. With his advice convention Guests of Honor, and attendees alike, are sure to have a fun time at any convention. Do you have a convention story to share? If so, don’t be [...]

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 CWF Game Cast. He hosts the Wargaming Recon podcast (formerly CWF Game Cast 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.

Feb 032014
 
Wargaming #107: Turn Your Girlfriend Into a Gamer with Aaron Bostian

Turn Your Girlfriend Into a Gamer with Aaron Bostian Aaron Bostian shares the story on how he introduced tabletop gaming to his wife and how she became a gamer. His experiences can be helpful to those of us who wish that our significant other (boys and girls alike) could participate in a hobby that we love. Do you have a success story to share? If so, don’t be shy. We’d love to hear about your experiences introducing this hobby to the special person in your [...]

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 CWF Game Cast. He hosts the Wargaming Recon podcast (formerly CWF Game Cast 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.

Dec 132013
 
Wargaming Recon #104: Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013 Are you afraid of failing your wargaming gift skill check? Don’t worry because the Holiday Gift Guide 2013 will help you to find the right gift for the gamer in your life. If you are a gamer why not share this gift guide with those in your life who scratch their heads when it comes time to buy you a present? Special guest Ben Gerber, head honcho of the Troll in the Corner and host of the Indie Talks podcast, joins [...]

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 CWF Game Cast. He hosts the Wargaming Recon podcast (formerly CWF Game Cast 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.

Dec 092013
 
Wargaming Recon #105: Wargame Holidays Centre with Jon & Diane Sutherland

Wargame Holidays Centre with Jon & Diane Sutherland Two of the nicest people in wargaming make guest appearances for the first time on this show. The amazing Jon, and his incredible wife Diane, Sutherland share their love of wargaming. Jon shares why his book Mega Wargames is a must buy, this holiday season. There’s a reason it made our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide. Diane paints a picture of wargaming heaven otherwise known as the Wargame Holidays Centre on the Mediterranean island of Crete. Don’t forget [...]

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 CWF Game Cast. He hosts the Wargaming Recon podcast (formerly CWF Game Cast 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.

Oct 212013
 
Wargaming Recon #102: An Academic Study of Wargamers with Ian Cross & Aaron Bostian

An Academic Study of Wargamers with Ian Cross & Aaron Bostian Ever wondered if the stereotypical American wargamer is accurate? Y’know the one I mean. It’s the one where American wargamers are pigeonholed as: male white upper middle-class politically conservative or politically disinterested / apolitical “geeky” or “nerdy” unshowered, smelly, or exhibiting poor personal hygiene Fulbright scholar Ian Cross researched this issue as part of his capstone project to receive his Masters in Public Policy. Recurring guest Aaron Bostian joins the conversation. Together the three [...]

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 CWF Game Cast. He hosts the Wargaming Recon podcast (formerly CWF Game Cast 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.

Sep 302013
 
Wargaming Recon #101: Jay Libby and Dilly Green Bean Games

Jay Libby and Dilly Green Bean Games Jay Libby, indie game designer and co-owner of Dilly Green Bean Games, joins us. He discusses indie game design, New England game conventions, and mentions some of the great products released by Dilly Green Bean Games. This episode discussed: iNDiRPG TotalCon R. Talsorian Games Eldritch Enterprises Frank Mentzer, Tim Kask, Mike Pondsmith, James “Dregg” Carpio, Peter “Blix” Bryant, Angelia Parenteau, Steven Parenteau, and Ben Gerber Some Reminders: Episode 100 came out on September 16, 2013! You can Sponsor [...]

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 CWF Game Cast. He hosts the Wargaming Recon podcast (formerly CWF Game Cast 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.