Category: Civil War Games – New

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Civil War Game Review: Campaign Overland by John Tiller Software

    Campaign Overland John Tiller Software John Tiller is a respected name in PC war games.  His Civil War gaming system is well established and enjoyed by many.  New from John Tiller Software is a true giant of a game on the Overland Campaign.  The main game covers May to June 1864, with all the battles […]

  • 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. […]

  • Scourge of War: Antietam Released!

    Full Disclosure: I worked on the Scourge of War: Gettysburg game for a period of time, completing OOBs for the first two days before leaving due to the birth of my son Brock in late 2008.  I did not work on Antietam or Pipe Creek, and paid the full amount for both add-on map/scenario packs. […]

  • Regimental Fire and Fury Civil War Miniatures Wargaming Rules Will Be Out in July 2010

    I was interested to learn at The Miniatures Page message boards that Regimental Fire and Fury, the regimental level spinoff of the original brigade focused Fire and Fury, will be available for purchase by July 2010.  Regimental Fire and Fury should offer a nice alternative to the Johnny Reb III regimental level American Civil War […]