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GrogCast Season 6 Episode 14 – Walking Backwards Thru History, part 4
May 25, 2018

25 May 2018 ~ We’re wrapping up season 6 with another travel back through our wargaming past.  This time we’ve got Craig/Jarhead and Gary/Ardwulf joining to talk about the medieval and Renaissance time periods, and drifting back to the end of

GrogCast Season 6 Episode 13 – The Kriegspielers
May 18, 2018

18 May 2018 ~ So for the past, well…  forever, we’ve had a forum-based Kriegspiel for the battle of Jena-Auerstedt being run in our forums.  The battle is now over and the AARs are trickling out to our site.  But we wanted to bring in some of

GrogCast Season 6 Episode 12 – Jim Werbaneth Interview
May 11, 2018

11 May 2018 ~ Designer / publisher / editor / developer / reviewer / professor / curmudgeon / animal-astronaut trainer Jim Werbaneth swings by for a chat in a unique GrogCast. Recorded on-site at the incomparable The Gamer’s Armory in Cary, NC, we

GrogCast Season 6 Episode 11 – Joel & Bart and the CMANO Novel
May 04, 2018

4 May 2018 ~ GrogHeads’ own Airborne Rifles (Joel) and Gunner98 (Bart) discuss their new novel, and the Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations scenarios that inspired it, including their alternate-history timeline that starts to diverge back in 1989,

GrogCast Season 6 Episode 10 – Game Designer Brad Warren
April 27, 2018

27 April 2018 ~ Cyrano jumps in to join Brant and interview Brad Warren, designer of the forthcoming game Arms & Ambition, a multiplayer age-of-gunpowder battle royale with a combination of strategic maneuver and political wrangling.  Brad describes

GrogCast Season 6 Episode 9 – Walking Backwards Thru History, part 3
April 20, 2018

20 April 2018 ~ After a few weeks of other discussions, Brant and Craig are back to talk about some of their favorite games through different historical eras, and are joined this week by Doug/panzerde.  The plan was to start at the American War of Indepe

GrogCast Season 6 Episode 8 – Zooming In On The Battle
April 13, 2018

Lucky Friday the 13th of April 2018 ~ Mirth & Cyrano (aka “Chris” and “Jim”) join us to talk about what they played last week, what they preordered last week, and whether or not “ahistorical” results are desirable

GrogCast Season 6 Episode 7 – Tabletop to Digital and Back
April 06, 2018

6 April 2018 ~ Ardwulf returns, and Doug & Jim join to discuss some of the big games we’ve played, along with tabletop games we’d love to see go digital, and vice versa. Games we include?  Case Blue, Kriegspiel, all sorts of Tiller games

GrogCast Season 6 Episode 6 – Interview With Brian Train
March 30, 2018

30 March 2018 ~ Game Theorist Designer Brian Train joins the GrogCast! There’s a lot of discussion of Brian’s designs over the past 25 years, including longer discussions of Chile ’73, Tupamaro, Colonial Twilight, A Distant Plain, The S

GrogCast Season 6 Episode 5 – Walking Backwards Thru History, part 2
March 23, 2018

23 March 2018 ~ Brant and Craig dive back into their discussion of favorite games for each different historical era, and are joined by Max HeadroomJim O, who does love him some Napoleonics.  We start at WWI and back up to Napoleon and some games between