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Henry Hyde Editor of Miniature Wargames now with Battlegames. Henry Hyde reveals lots of amazing news to the Wargaming Recon audience before anyone else! Editor Henry Hyde is back to discuss the upcoming release to his book, the Wargaming Compendium, and his role as the newest editor of Miniature Wargames magazine. Henry first appeared in Episode 58: Henry Hyde and Battlegames Magazine, which is in our list of Top 10 Most Popular episodes. We also discuss: <!–more–> Jonathan doing a 3 mile walk to raise [...]
Learn to Play War at Sea. Originally released on May 4, 2007 this recording is the 23rd episode of what is now known as Wargaming Recon. This episode has an interesting history that you’ll hear in the intro to the recording. Some highlights from the episode are: Play through of Axis & Allies: War at Sea 2007 Games Day Atlanta Golden Demon Winners Battleground Games’ Spring 2007 Warmachine League Want Episodes 86 & 87 mentioned in the intro? Listen to Wargaming Recon #86: Angelia – [...]
Wally Simon’s More Secrets of Wargame Design Volume 2. Imagine a booklet answering your questions on game design. It inspires you to modify your favorite game rules to suit your needs. That’s what this booklet does. Editor Russ Lockwood is back to discuss the 2nd installment of the Wally Simon series of Secrets of Wargame Design. Pick up your copy of Wally Simon’s More Secrets of Wargame Design Volume 2 from On Military Matters in the US/Worldwide or Caliver Books in the United Kingdom. We [...]
Black Powder Explosion. This episode predates the Troll in the Corner Podcast Network and it also predates the name Wargaming Recon. We hope you will enjoy this one from the vault, it is the 2nd most popular episode in Wargaming Recon history! Not bad considering it was originally released April 14, 20111. Jonathan J. Reinhart and former co-host Tom Barbalet record together for the first time since Jonathan was sick with the zombie flu (actually, a severe respiratory virus that grossly exacerbated his asthma). As [...]
Save the Higgins Armory Museum. Imagine a place where you get first hand experience with military history. A place more incredible than anything you could imagine. That place is the Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts and it is closing for good on December 31, 2013.. We share the news about the closing and why the museum needs to be saved. The Worcester Telegram & Gazette has an interesting article on the closing. The article covers the reasons behind the closure. A Save the Higgins [...]
TotalCon 27. Fix yourself a snack, sit in a comfy chair, and ready yourself to listen to a mammoth Wargaming Recon episode. Total Confusion 27 is discussed at length. Jonathan recorded audio live at the con from his hotel room. That audio forms the first hour of this episode. The second hour covers Friday night through Sunday mid-morning of the con. The second half of the show was recorded after the con in the Wargaming Recon studio. So much happened at the con that it [...]
Angelia Parenteau – TotalCon’s Promotional Director. Long term listeners may recall Episode 69: Angelia Heroux & TotalCon when I first chatted with Angelia, newly married, about Total Confusion LLC (TotalCon). TotalCon is New England’s largest tabletop gaming convention. This time we discuss Total Confusion 27. Plenty of great events are happening with a multitude of fantastic industry guests. Where else can you go elbow to elbow with Frank Mentzer and Tim Kask? This is your chance to buy Gygax Magazine, dive into Mentzer’s newest work, [...]