Category Archives: Connections conference

Connections Australia 2014

Australia is to get its own Connections interdisciplinary wargaming conference, to be held to be held at the University of Melbourne on 8-9 December 2014. You’ll find the preliminary details here.

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A Death in the Family

Words can’t convey the sadness with which I report the death of Gary “Mo” Morgan. Veteran wargamer for the Air Command and Staff College. Instrumental champion for board wargaming’s use in the Air Force – designing many himself. Later bringing that … Continue reading

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Connections Australia?

After the success of the long-running Connections professional wargaming conference in the US, and with Connections UK now entering its second year, Todd Mason has sent around an announcement asking if there would be sufficient interest to convene a Connections Australia conference or workshop … Continue reading

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Connections UK 2014

The dates for Connections UK 2014 have now been announced: 2-4 September 2014, at King’s College London. Further details will follow on the Connections UK website.

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Connections UK conference report

An overview of the recent Connections UK interdisciplinary wargaming conference can be found here (Day 1) and here (Day 2) at PAXsims. The various conference presentations will be posted soon are now available at the Connections UK website.

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Did you miss Connections 2013?

Well, you can find an after action review at PAXsims, courtesy of Devin Hayes Ellis (ICONS Project).

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Connections 2013 web survey

Here is a web survey Matt Caffrey putt together to get some demographic info and preferences to aid in planning this years connections conference. The plan is to hold it at Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton Ohio. It will be hosted by … Continue reading

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Connections Game Lab: The Real-Life Spin-Off

Several people have asked about possible follow-on activities from the GameLab sessions on HADR operations and Haiti earthquake relief that were featured at the Connections 2012 interdisciplinary wargaming conference. Indeed we do plan to put together a group to refine … Continue reading

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Connections 2012 AARs

So far, the following AARs have appeared regarding the recent Connections 2012 conference at NDU. If you come across more (or write one yourself), add it in the comments section and I’ll move it up into the main post. Grog News … Continue reading

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Connections 2012 GameLab: Haiti earthquake scenario

Overview At the Connections 2012 interdisciplinary wargaming conference, participants will be assigned to one of three different game design teams. During part of the conference, each group will be asked to develop a preliminary concept (or concepts) for a game … Continue reading

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