Undeniably that WW2, Napoleonics and ACW are the top dogs in the business ( yes it is a business, don’t let the influencers fool you ).
Category: the Coffee Break
The discussion themes around the hobby and hobby business
coffee break 20/2023
We players do not want a lesson, my book library is more vast than the games library and your games cannot possibly replace any of those lessons, but what we, players, want is interactive time travel and great models to explore the history
Coffee Break #19/2022
As a follow up from my most recent activities is the game jam Postcards from the Front 2023,organised primarily by Hissycatstudio. It features a magnificent panel of contributors to the finalist projects and first and foremost being a great opportunity for aspiring hobbyists to sample out a design in a fairly difficult package format.
Coffee Break #18/2022
I am baffled at pedigree waving even done in a most innocent form (?) to make conversation and share some “veteran” nostalgia to impress the new generations.
Coffee Break #17/2022
Again I am struck with awe by the insistence of many rules sets in breaking down perfectly authentic and historical combat formations
Coffee Break #16/2022
I am lucky enough to be able to have a more or less permanent 6×4 table for the games. But I’m unfortunate enough to be able to have only one table permanently setup.
Coffee Break #15/2022
Glorious summer and once again off away from the big city for a few days which despite delaying a lot … More
Coffee Break #14/2022
Everyone must be taught History with all the magnificence and decadence and how we reached the Present, and most especially discuss it but… a game is a game is a game.
Coffee Break #13/2022
– Accessibility is finding the game anywhere, everywhere.
– Complexity is the willingness of the players to learn.
Coffee Break #12/2022
All I needed next was a campaign map…a board…maybe even a calendar…something to move the armies.