Riccardo Masini on LudoStoria and their Second Front panel on history in games

This post is from Riccardo Masini from Italian Facebook group LudoStoria, and covers their upcoming I want to tell you a story… let’s play it! panel (3 p.m. ET/noon PT) at our online convention SDHistCon Second Front this Saturday, June Read More …

The four-decade history and future of NYC’s trailblazing Metropolitan Wargamers

This article is by Kimber VanRy, who has been president of the Metropolitan Wargamers club for 10 years. Below, Kimber explores the club’s history around its 40th anniversary this year, and also discusses what’s next for them. Background Metropolitan Wargamers Read More …

‘Nothing That Happened During the War Was a Surprise’: Teaching Strategy at the Naval War College Between the World Wars 

This article is from Rob Doane, curator of the U.S. Naval War College Museum in Newport, Rhode Island. (Its Founders Hall location is seen at right above, next to Luce Hall at left.) The museum is the host for SDHistCon Read More …

Transcript: Pete Pellegrino of the U.S. Naval War College on the history of the college and wargaming

Last year, ahead of the inaugural SDHistCon East at the U.S. Naval War College Museum in Newport, Rhode Island, we held several Zoom sessions with notable gaming figures that were exclusively open to attendees. With SDHistCon East again set for Read More …

Some highlights of SDHistCon Winter Quarters 2024, including full videos

Thanks to everyone who attended SDHistCon Winter Quarters 2024 on Feb. 3! Here are a few of the highlights of an amazing all-day convention. Pre-convention discussion: Ahead of the event, Fred Serval interviewed Harold Buchanan about the Winter Quarters plans: Read More …

Historical games and colonial recipes on the dining table

This post is by Mary Bryant Shrader. Mary teaches how to make traditional foods, including bone broth, sourdough, and ferments, on her Mary’s Nest website and YouTube channel, which includes over 600 videos. Her YouTube channel has over a million Read More …