Wed, 16 September 2020
Welcome Guns, Dice, Butter Episode XXIX SEP 16, 2020
On this episode, game designer Ben Madison and a panel (JR, Mr Herman and WBC Curdis) discussing OCS (Operational Combat Series) from the Gamers and MMP.
0:05 Ben Madison intro...point of origin
0:22 White Tribe and Absolute Victory
0:36: THE MISSION and christianity's struggle to become a world religion
0:49 Death in the Trenches and a unique combat resolution system
1:02: What's on Ben's design plate and "delicate" topics in wargaming
1:22 OCS Panel discussion...does Herman know OCS?
1:37 Why play OCS
1:53 Charcoal fueled trucks, op tempo and Herman tells a story about meeting a few Rommel staff officers
2:09 Fog of War and the great OCS artillery dust up
2:29 Successors to OCS? Logistics in wargames
2:59 Wrap, on my gaming plate, shout outs, go Beloved Minnesota TWINS!
Sat, 29 August 2020
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Mon, 24 August 2020
Guns, Dice, Butter continues in the summer of 2020.
0:05 Conversation with Ed Beach: game designs published (Here I Stand, Great Campaigns of the American Civil War, etc.)...point of origin...current GCACW WBC BPA tourney finals match
1:29 Swampcon crew resumes panel discussion of "Which wargames published 2016 > 2020 should we be playing?"...discussion resumes with Between the Wars...WW2...modern.
2:30 Wrap up, shout outs and "what's on my gaming plate"
Tue, 2 June 2020
Guns, Dice, Butter continues it return after a four year break in the conversation.
0:04 Gareth and Curtis: The Napoleonic Wars: Gareth point of gaming origin, The fantastic WBC Nappy Wars tourney
0:17 Data, a dog and opening moves
0:33 Gaming personalities and player countries, the dick move and the attack of the Rohan
0:47 Gaming the system, Nappy Wars vs Empires in Arms
1:05 We lost Curtis. Gareth wraps it up with a thoughts on Nappy Wars v3
1:21 Jeff Lester point of gaming origin, Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905
1:40 Wargame design
1:52 Jeff’s game, The Manchurian War, Der Weltkrieg, WWI East front, other games on the Russo – Japanese conflict
2:02 Swampcon crew (JR, Young Chris and Roberto) resume the panel discussion of “Which wargames published 2016 > 2020 should we be playing?”…we resume with the American Civil War
2:22 We continue with the Imperial Age
2:40 We conclude with WWI
2:53 Wrap up: shoutouts, gaming thoughts, June 6, 1944, anger, the republic, positivity, Harry Caray, the CLASH!
Tue, 12 May 2020
Guns, Dice, Butter returns after a four year break in the conversation.
0:00 Conversation with Mark Herman regarding Richard Berg
1:12 Herman and Berg Redux
1:30 Panel discussion (Swampcon gang: JR, Chris and Roberto) regarding "So, what wargames published 2016 - 2020 should we be playing?" (given that GDB missed the last four years).
2:42 Remembering a few our gaming mates (R.Coffey, R.Moyers, R.Berg). Other bits and bobs.
Great to be back.