Category: Civil War Games – Info

  • Interview: Road to Atlanta Author Brad Butkovich

    I recently had the good fortune to review Brad Butkovich’s new wargame scenario book The Road to Atlanta: Regimental Wargame Scenarios for the Atlanta Campaign May-June 1864, a look at the first half of the Atlanta Campaign from a miniatures war gaming perspective.  Major battles covered include Rocky Face Ridge, Resaca, Gilgal Church, and Kennesaw […]

  • Civil War Book Review: The Road to Atlanta: Regimental Wargame Scenarios for the Atlanta Campaign May-June 1864

    Butkovich, Brad. The Road to Atlanta: Regimental Wargame Scenarios for the Atlanta Campaign May-June 1864. (Historic Imagination: January 2015). 104 pages, 10 scenarios and orders of battle, 20 maps.  ISBN: 978-0-9904122-3-6. $13.99 (Watermarked PDF ) and $20.13 (Paperback) Available at: Wargame Vault (PDF) Amazon (paperback) Miniatures gamers hoping to war game the Atlanta Campaign now […]

  • The Death of Mad Minute Games

    As a playtester for Take Command: 2nd Manassas and one of the OOB creators on Scourge of War: Gettysburg, I knew some things about the Norb Timpko/Adam Bryant relationship I couldn’t really share with the public.  That relationship ended on a sour note with the dissolution of their war gaming company, Mad Minute Games, several […]

  • Interview with SOW: Chancellorville Order of Battle Designers Jim Weaver and Larry Tagg

    Editor’s Note: I’ve got an interesting interview today for those of you into wargaming the Civil War.  NorbSoftDev’s latest release, Scourge of War: Chancellorsville, was released in mid-November 2012.  It’s the latest in their real time tactical simulator line of computer games which recreate Civil War combat at the regimental and battery level.  I’ll be […]

  • Scourge of War: Chancellorsville in Images

    Those of you who’ve followed along with me over the years know I’ve been involved first in the “Take Command” series of games on First Bull Run and Second Manassas and then in the “Scourge of War” series, which until recently had produced Scourge of War: Gettysburg along with add-ons for Pipe Creek and Antietam. […]

  • How To Make the HPS Civil War Campaign Series Run on Windows Vista and Windows 7

    TOCWOC reader Mark Keough sent the following email to me the other day: Hello, Trying to find out if the American Civil War Campaign series (e.g., Franklin, Corinth, etc.) run on Windows Vista and 7?  Would love to buy all games but must know if I can run them. I didn’t know and suggested Mark […]

  • Exploring Fort Donelson in Civil War Books and Games

    Editor’s Note: I originally meant for this post to go out yesterday, the 150th anniversary of the Confederate surrender at Fort Donelson, but spending time with two very small boys and a busy work schedule caused me to post a day late.  I beg forgiveness and hope you still find this post useful. Confederate Surrender […]