Saturday, August 1, 2020

War at the Table

I just finished up a GenCon Online panel, War at the Table, with Basheer Ghouse. You should all go check out Basheer's work here. This was a heck of a lot of fun, and I really loved talking with Basheer and the folks chiming in with questions. 

Take a look, see what you think:

(And if this is of interest, I'm still working on my "Wargaming Ain't A Dirty Word" post!)

Special thanks to Richard Ruane for helping us majorly with backend streaming stuff, and @LilRedAlchemist for an amazing organizing effort for PoC presenters at cons. This would seriously not have happened without her. 

The presentation that we were using (and our sources list) is available here.


  1. Thanks to you and Basheer for running that. I’ll have to go back and listen to it again while taking some notes. Here’s a link to the Alexander logistics book I mentioned:

    Some of it is more directly applicable to rpgs than others; the usual tech level of wagons in games is higher than the Hellenistic level.

    1. Thank you so much, Rob! I'm super excited to dig into that. It's been too long since I've properly looked at Hellenistic-era material.