Every week, #TuesdayNewsday brings you the headlines in wargaming and the strategy gaming world >>>
This Week’s Headline:
ICYMI – we’re holding the ACDC (Armchair Dragoons Digital Convention) from 15-17 January. Read the details here.
Newly Released This Week:
- CSL has released Brian Train’s latest, Civil Power. Brian also has a post on his website about how you can create your own scenarios.
- Not that it was this week, but The Conquistadors is now shipping from Compass, and their website still shows the pre-order price.
- Want to buy yourself a Christmas present and still be surprised by it? Order a mystery box from Warlord Games, and get $120 worth stuff for $64 + shipping + the interminable shipping delays plaguing everyone these days.
News From The Wargame Industry:
- JTS has posted updates for their Panzer Campaigns series games on their site.
- Avalanche Press has started their 12 Days of Christmas sale
- S&T’s game-edition magazine sale this week is S&T #260, with The Black Prince. It’s $15 until 12/27.
- The Knights of Unity have taken over development of CardHunter, everyone’s favorite online-playable retro-style tabletop RPG grinder.
Newly Launched This Week:
- The Wargaming Company has launched a bunch of ESR Series 3 Campaign Guides, with a heavy focus on Spain, and a blog post explaining what’s inside.
- Flames of War has a preorder up for their next wave of East Front gaming. Bagration: German preorders are open now.
New from the Dragoons:
- Saturday Night Fights is still Bluchering through Leipzig, up to part X
- Battle Lab brought back and updated an older column about inculcating wargaming in the DoD.
- #UnboxingDay covered a bunch of not-necessarily-new ground this time out: GMT’s US Civil War, MMP’s The Tide at Sunrise, Soldier Kings, Fields of Fire, Judge Dredd: Cursed Earth, The Hunters, and some books on US Naval War College Wargaming
Something From Our Partners:
- Moe & the Whiskey Charlie gang are holding their “Christmas Party” tonight on YouTube.
- Ardwulf was live last night – clipping & chatting!
- RMN tears apart Mongoose’s attempt to model Hammer’s Slammers-era hover tank combat.
The Professional Wargaming World:
- MORS has their next “Certificate in Wargaming” class coming up 11-15 January, which should get you done in time to join the ACDC from 15-17 January
- OMFV wants your “weird ideas” for replacing the BFV. It should be fun to wargame out some of the suggestions.
- Don’t forget to get a look at the upcoming GUWS events for 2021
- PaxSims draws our attention to this article – yet another piece talking about how to institutionalize wargaming in the DoD that sounds great and will likely see -ZERO- action within the next five years.
This Week on Six Degrees of Radio:
A look at some great music from the past 40-odd years, with stories about the different songs.
- Stars by Sixx AM
- Bad Self-Portraits by Lake Street Dive
- Paradise City by G’n’R
That’s all for this week!
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