I feel bad for some time now that I haven’t been more prolific on this site recently. And I started spiraling down a very ugly path where I put myself under pressure to produce content […]
A few months ago Keith from @wargamehq interviewed me for his Hexy Talk podcast. The interview was released today. If you are interested in the ramblings of a wargame newbie go check it out. But […]
You like tactical-scale wargames? You are interested in cold war era battles? Maybe you would like to play out a hypothetical NATO conflict? Or you are eager to take a closer look at the Indo-Pakistani conflict? Have you ever wondered how a group of Russian marine units would play? What if I told you there’s a wargame system that covers basically any sort of cold war conflict on a tactical scale. The Obscure Battle system, a two-player conflict simulation, lets you do all this and then some.
In this series of articles about the Grand Operational Simulation Series we have covered so far the big game procedures (Ground Assault, Fire Support, Supplies, etc.). It’s time to look at the ‘smaller’ rules. We start today by introducing Engineers and their capabilities. We will see that they play thematically a very important role.
I hope everybody is doing well! The situation in Brazil is tense, at least among the ones who are aware of what might be coming. On the plus side, I get to spend time with […]
Quick Covid-19 update from the Gringogamer household. I’m sorry, but it’s kind of the topic right now and I thought I should share this here as well. Mainly to get it off my chest.
In the series Books and Wargames, I would like to talk about, well, books and wargames. I will pick a combination of one wargame and one book which worked for me very well. We start with Bernard Fall’s Hell in a Very Small Place and Kim Kanger’s Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble
More delays. I’m currently without functioning computer. It will be probably another few days before I can get back into a regular writing routine.
It’s been not my best week so far. Highlight was probably my computer that decided to pick the busiest week of all to perish. But then I get home and find an envelope from Decision […]