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“Escape from Hades” – Rules Version 2.1 (draft)
By Fred Manzo: The following is the first draft of version 2.0 of the rules to “Escape from Hades.” They take into account errata, clarifications, and frequently asked questions as of August 25th, 2020.Read More »
“Escape from Hades” nominated for the Charles S. Roberts Award.
By Fred Manzo I’m proud to announce that “Escape from Hades” has been nominated for the Charles S. Roberts Award for the Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Wargame of the year. As you mayRead More »
Bonding With Boardgames: LIVE with Game Designer Mark Herman from Victory Games & Avalon Hill & SPI
Bonding With Board Games “Mark agreed to come on the show and share details from his early days starting out with SPI and then being hired to run Victory Games under Avalon Hill. WeRead More »
The Tsar Tank
Potential History “A Look at the much-requested Tsar Tank. Sources vary on some of the finer points of information such as crew number, gun number, and engine type that are mentioned here but areRead More »
Foreign Policy: Slaughter in the East China Sea
What happens if China fights the United States and Japan? A mutual disaster, wargame predicts. BY MICHAEL PECK AUGUST 7, 2020 “The year is 2030. Chinese troops seize a Japanese island in the SouthRead More »
Mark Felton Productions: Hiroshima 1945 – The British Atomic Attack
“This is the story of the secret ‘Black Lancasters’, a specially trained RAF unit that was to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on 6 August 1945. Why? Because the American B-29 Superfortress couldn’tRead More »
Forbes: What If The A-Bomb Had Never Been Invented And America Invaded Japan In 1945?
Michael Peck: “In the summer of 1945, U.S. leaders expected one million American soldiers would soon be dead or wounded. Operation Downfall – the codename for the proposed amphibious invasion of Japan in 1945 – wouldRead More »
Dark Footage: F-15 Lands with One Wing
Dark Footage Subscribe to Dark Footage: https://bit.ly/darkfootage “This footage shows a terrifying accident from May of 1983. It is an Israeli F-15D flying above the Negev desert with only one wing. The aircraft’s pilot,Read More »
Kickstarter: “In Magnificent Style” – Deluxe (second edition) from Worthington
By Kickstarter: The deluxe edition and update of the classic Solitaire game, IN MAGNIFICENT STYLE. Refight Picketts Charge at Gettysburg. “In Magnificent Style” is a solitaire game depicting the final desperate Confederate attack on JulyRead More »
The History Guy: The Boston Molasses Disaster of 1919
The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered “In 1914, the demand for molasses was at an all time high. As a result, Purity Distilling Company installed a holding tank fifty feet tall andRead More »