Archive For The “Conventions” Category

Battle Lab: Team COIN Wargaming – A “How To” Primer

Battle Lab: Team COIN Wargaming – A “How To” Primer

Brant Guillory, 12 September 2020

It’s hard to overstate the influence that the COIN series of games has had on the wargaming world over the past decade.  Heck, its influence has gone beyond just wargaming (Root!), unless you write for Meeple Mountain.  They’ve been covered in the Washington Post, and used by the military for training exercises.  Volko Ruhnke, the godfather of the COIN series games, even spent a few hours with GUWS explaining how to design one. (more…)

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Connections Conference 2020 – An AAR

Connections Conference 2020 – An AAR

Armchair Dragoons Public Affairs Office, 19 August 2020

Wargaming professionals since the beginning of the pandemic have had to learn how to practice their art — or science — of designing and conducting serious games under social-distancing conditions and lock-downs. This week’s Connections Global conference was an opportunity for those experts, enthusiasts, and newcomers to virtually come together and present their ideas about the nature of wargaming, fundamentals of practice, and lessons learned over 2020. (more…)

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Virtual Dragoons Assembly 2020 – The AAR

Virtual Dragoons Assembly 2020 – The AAR

Brant Guillory, 6 August 2020

So yeah.  We had a convention.  It was online, and it was virtual, and it wasn’t what we’re all used to.  But we darn sure took our best swing at it! (more…)

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Virtual Dragoons Assembly Video Feeds

Virtual Dragoons Assembly Video Feeds

Armchair Dragoons Public Affairs Office, 2 August 2020

Youtube Feeds for our Dragoons Assembly Events

There might be a broken link or two in here, but for the most part, here’s a whole lot of what was played and enjoyed at our first ever Virtual Dragoons Assembly

Thanks to everyone who joined us to make it a great couple of days of gaming!

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Happy Hour with Moe!

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Data Curation & Conflict Simulation: The Example of Harpoon (or, “What’s in Larry Bond’s Basement?”)

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World at War ’85 – Storming the Gap

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Salamanca, an Epic Commands & Colors Napoleonic battle

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Designing the “Heroes Rising: Three Kingdoms” wargame

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Introduction to Wargame Design at Georgetown University
(partial for now – full upload coming later)

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Brave Little Belgium

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Coastal Defense’s Influence on American History

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Conflict of Heroes – France 1940 pre-release

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Games & Sims for Training & Learning

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World at War ’85 – Storming the Gap

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Brave Little Belgium

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Conflict of Heroes – France 1940 pre-release

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Forlorn Hope – Song of Drums and Shakos

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Great Campaigns of the American Civil War: Cedar Mountain

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Moe’s Game Table – Interview with Uwe from Academy Games

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Prokhorovka, an Overlord M’44 WW2 battle

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Moe’s Game Table – Interview with David from Lock ‘n Load


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Dragoons Assembly 2020 – Live tonight!

Dragoons Assembly 2020 – Live tonight!

Armchair Dragoons Public Affairs Office, 31 July 2020

Want to keep up with all of our live feeds this weekend? We’ve consolidated them into a single page, where you should be able to watch as many of the games, seminars, and talk shows as we can cram onto the page. (more…)

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Announcing the Virtual Dragoons Assembly 2020

Announcing the Virtual Dragoons Assembly 2020

Armchair Dragoon Public Affairs Office, 29 June 2020

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Armchair Dragoons is pleased to announce this Summers premier (only?!) virtual wargaming convention, the Virtual Dragoons Assembly, from 7/31 to 8/1.

36 hours of wargames, seminars, and talk shows, to help scratch that wargame convention itch, and give you a chance to try some social-distance-compliant online wargaming.

Joining us are Lock ‘n Load Publishing, Academy Games, the incomparable Moe’s Game Table, and more.

Details can be found on our site here.  Registration is handled through tabletop.events here.


We appreciate you visiting the Armchair Dragoons!
Please leave us your feedback in our discussion forum, or in the comment area below.
You can also find the regiment on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, and occasionally at a convention near you.

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