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Wargaming Podcast(s)

I know this was shared a while back, but The GrogCast is up over 60 episodes now, including some appearances by a handful of pros who discuss how commercial wargaming and their day jobs interact. While not all of the … Continue reading

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Wargaming and Innovation part II

I ended part I with the slide above showing how various types of games make up the spectrum between Experimentation and Analysis. Where these games are cooperative and have players working together to solve a problem, or what in many … Continue reading

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Wargaming the Centennial of the Battle of Jutland

This was sent out Wednesday on the Society of Daisy yahoo group (bunch of older recreational wargamers more into imagi-nations…).  IIRC, the original tile floor was in the building next to the ENEWS site, was covered with picnic tables and … Continue reading

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Connections North

Connections North, a one day mini-conference on professional wargaming, will be held in Ottawa on Monday, 22 February 2016. Additional details can be found at PAXsims.

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Connections Keynote Speaker Alert!

We have officially confirmed the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Dr. Zachery “Zech” Mears will be our lead keynote speaker next week at the Connections Conference. Dr. Zachary Mears is Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor … Continue reading

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Fleet Battle School

The CNO’s Rapid Innovation Cell (CRIC) was interested in creating a wargame which would be accessible to a wide audience and allow for experimentation with new approaches and technologies (and how those affected decisions in the operational naval war).  The … Continue reading

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When is spying on your competition’s customers…

…spying on your competition?  http://www.fastcompany.com/3030772/how-samsung-used-social-media-to-hack-the-iphone?partner  Part of Samsung’s defense against the suit Apple brought against them for patent infringement dealt with how they got the information about certain aspects of the “user-experience” people were having with their iPhones. Apple tried … Continue reading

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