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Author Topic: GUWS - 9/7 - Incorporating Professional Perspectives in Hobby Wargaming  (Read 5274 times)

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"Why you do want more logistics in your wargame?"

"Man...knowing how to use the cards properly certainly changes how I play the game" -- judgedredd


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"Why you do want more logistics in your wargame?"


it's not that it's "more" but maybe "other ways to represent it"

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As a game/sim scales up from tactical to operational, the level of detail and importance of logistics goes up as well if you are trying to accurately analyze the situation over the increasing time scale. Down at small scale and time the level of abstracted mechanics is easier to implement and users do not have to be counting every bean and bullet.



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Excellent talk, Brant!  :applause:

One question: you mentioned a video by John Cochran (?) about analytic wargaming...do you have a link?

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Jon Compton, who also runs Canvas Temple Publishing.

It was in last week's Tuesday Newsday

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