Tag Archives: Naval History

2016 Naval Gaming Predictions

2016 Naval Gaming Predictions

Happy New Year! It’s time for the second edition of my annual Naval Wargaming predictions. If you haven’t yet done so, be sure to read last year’s predictions and how well I did on them! Just like last year, I … Continue reading

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Fatal Choices Book Review

As I mentioned in a brief post a while back, I recently backed a Kickstarter for a book project called “Fatal Choices: Wargames Decisions and Destiny in the 1914 Battles of Coronel and Falklands” by Seth Owen, who posts in … Continue reading

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Fatal Choices Kickstarter

Hey all! I just wanted to point your attention towards a Kickstarter that is running right now, created by a good friend of mine named Seth Owen (who posts on the MBS forms as wargamer55). He has created a self-contained … Continue reading

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Ghenghis Con 2014

Landlubber here! Spent Friday and Saturday this past weekend at Genghis Con 2014, a local gaming convention put on by the good folks at the Denver Gamers Association.¬† The con was here in Denver (actually Aurora, a suburb), at the … Continue reading

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Fighting Lady

Fighting Lady

Saw this video posted over on the Forumini, and thought I would share it here. It is an hour-long period piece about the 2nd USS Yorktown and her first actions in the Pacific. What makes this piece particluarly interesting is … Continue reading

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Battle of Midway Lecture

So, as I mentioned¬† a while back when I posted a War at Sea battle report that re-created the battle of Midway, this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway. I recently discovered an excellent lecture by … Continue reading

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Dystopian Wars vs. Real Life Pt. 4: Cruisers

Dystopian Wars vs. Real Life Pt. 4: Cruisers

Having looked at the “big boys” (battleships and dreadnoughts) in parts 1 and 2 of this series, and at the “small guys” (destroyers) in the third, I am now turning my attention to the middle for a discussion on cruisers … Continue reading

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War At Sea Battle Report: Midway

Foreward This year marks the 70th anniversary of a number of pivotal battles from the Pacific War, the foremost among them being the Battle of Midway. To be honest, I had intended to write an article about this battle last … Continue reading

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Dystopian Wars vs. Real Life, Pt 3: Destroyers

Dystopian Wars vs. Real Life, Pt 3: Destroyers

Welcome to the third installment of my series that examines how the steampunk universe of Dystopian Wars compares to real-world naval history! The first two installments discussed naval technology in general, and also focused on the big boys; the battleships … Continue reading

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The Glorious 1st of June

Ever since I started calling the new Dystopian Wars event “The Glorious 3rd of June” I have been thinking I should actually post a blog entry commemorating the original (and, indeed, historical) naval battle known as the Glorious 1st of … Continue reading

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