Category Archives: Professionalization

Discussion of effort to professionalize the wargaming community through education, certification, award regcognition, etc.

Connections UK AAR

I was privileged to participate as a panelist on “Wargaming for Innovation” this past week at King’s College in London. A wonderful set of AAR’s on the “Civil War in Binni” mega-game and the full conference are available on Rex … Continue reading

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Women and wargaming (at PAXsims)

At PAXsims we recently posted a long discussion of women and professional wargaming, drawing upon the insights of women working in the field. You’ll find the discussion here.

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MORS 82 at PAXsims

A summary of some of the wargaming panels and presentations from the 82nd annual Military Operations Research Society  symposium (16-19 June 2014) can be found at the PAXsims blog: Not-quite-live from MORS 82 MORS 82 summary – Day 1 MORS 82 Summary … Continue reading

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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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How humanitarians do it

The Emergency Capacity Building Project—a coalition of some of the world’s largest NGOs involved in disaster response—has a major ongoing project on the use of simulations for enhancing training and preparedness. You’ll find an overview of their work at PAXsims, … Continue reading

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Post MORSS conversations on Publication: Where

As a first cross MORS-Connections Community conversation I wanted to expand on an issue that came up in the MORSS wargaming community of practice meeting from this past week.  The issue of publication, or more specifically, the lack there of … Continue reading

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CASL Lectures on Strategic Gaming

We hope you enjoyour first lecture, Peter Perla’s “Way of the Wargaming”.  Information about the series is also availible on the website.

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