Mon, 16 February 2015
Welcome to Episode XXIII of Guns, Dice, Butter: Feb 17 2015, Fat Tuesday Special!
0:00 Intro: It’s Mardi Gras! Spring is near!
0:05 Curtis Baer: WBC stories: Point of Origin, Matt & Joe’s Devil Cauldron, Pitch Car, THE BIG GAME, François’ wild NAP WARs game, Red Neck Life, WBC food, Being the coach of the RANGERS!, the Honorary Fez
0:41 John Butterfield: Point of Origin, Early days at SPI, the playtest room for Campaign in North Africa, John’s great designs: Freedom of the Galaxy, Ambush, Hell’s Highway, RAF, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Enemy Action Ardennes, SPI Strato-matic League, The Beloved 1987 Minnesota Twins
1:40 Bryan Collars: Point of Origin, Greenville Mafia, WBC: The Boardgame (preorder on GMT Games)
2:23 Mark Herman, Wendell Albright, Herr Dr: Logistics & Supply in Wargames: “The Spectrum”, Victory Games’ elegant & unique The Korean War, Dunnigan’s Breakout & Pursuit, 1776, Empire of the Sun, importance of logistics in ancients campaign & the GREAT book on Macedonian logistics, Napoleon in Russia, Victory Games’ The Civil War, For the People, GMT/Simonitch’s upcoming new civil war game, Dunnigan’s ACW game, the famous NAP’s retreat from Russia infographic, Herman’s upcoming Churchill game chatter
3:23 Maymi Hayakawa & Gesine Stanienda: Red Winter, Tonkin, Gameon.con in Seatle, the ASL room (eegads!), entering the hobby from non traditional avenues, Ancients games, Poniske designs (King Phillips War, Maori Wars)
3:59: Wrap up: Overflowing gaming plate; our wargame hobby is pumping.
A few of the items mentioned on the show:
Tonkin "how to play" video: Tonkin - Cao Bang 001
Last Days in Vietnam
Gettysburg: The Last Invasion – Guelzo
Alexander the Great and the Logistics of the Macedonian Army - Engels
The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop. - Coover
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam - Sheehan
Charles Joseph Minard’s : Carte figurative des pertes successives en hommes de l'Armée Française dans la campagne de Russie 1812-1813
Breakout & Pursuit SPI Dunnigan
Ambush, Freedom in the Galaxy, Hell's Highway, RAF, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Enemy Action: Ardennes - Butterfield
The Civll War - Smith, For the People - Herman, The Korean War - Balkoski
Tonkin - Kanger
Red Winter - Mokszycki
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