Tag: Wargaming

  • Wargaming in the classroom

    Over the years the miniature Civil War game which I have developed for my Civil War class has gotten, generally, the most apathetic student to participate and accidentally learn history at the same time. Over the last five years it has become more difficult to use in the classroom because I am no longer in […]

  • Odds & Ends: May 17, 2008

    Everyone reading this knows TOCWOC is a Civil War blog. Odds & Ends does focus on the Civil War, but it does so by looking at blogs and web sites whose main focus often isn’t the Civil War or even history. This particular Odds & Ends has a bit of a wargaming bent this time […]

  • Brett’s Regimental Level OOBs (Orders of Battle) Integrated Into TOCWOC

    I just wanted to post a short note indicating I have moved my “Regimental Level OOBs” page from brettschulte.net proper to new pages within TOCWOC. In these pages, I have created regimental level orders of battle for some of the major battles of the war. I attempt to post strengths for each regiment as well. […]

  • The Winner of the March 2008 After Action Report Contest Is…

    PAT HIRTLE! You can check out the details at the contest’s dedicated page here at TOCWOC. Pat’s winning entry was created using the Johnny Reb II miniature wargames rules. Pat’s entry was not only entertaining and detailed. He also had a very unique approach to his After Action Report, which was created in the form […]

  • Odds & Ends: April 17, 2008

    It’s time for another edition of odds and ends. Check out some of the Civil War related news, discussions, and events of the past few days: Members of Board Game Geek discuss Raiders and Blockaders, a miniatures rule set for American Civil War naval warfare Which Civil War general do you most resemble? Take a […]

  • Designer Notes for HPS’ Campaign Antietam

    Hat tip to Rich Hamilton at his Gamesquad HPS Simulations blog for posting the Designer Notes for Campaign Antietam and another hat tip to Eddy Sterckx for pointing me in that direction. For those wondering what these games are all about, I have also posted the notes here. For those of you who do not […]

  • It’s Amazing What You Find When You Google Yourself

    From time to time I’ll Google my full name (first and last) to see what sort of interesting items turn up. Imagine my surprise when I learned I had been mentioned in a published book HERE. Will Kaufman’s The Civil War in American Culture mentions me in reference to my work as a Civil War […]