Wargames To Go
By Mark Johnson
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Mark Johnson's irregular podcast about small wargames
||CleanWargames To Go 10 - Battle of the Bulge (John Butterfield interview)||M10 Tank Destroyer at Bastogne's Mardasson Memorial John Butterfield When it comes to this podcast, December means two things: a desire to replay the Bulge, and holiday busy-ness. It happens every year. This time, in 2016, I'm just as busy as...||12/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWargames To Go 9 - Alesia||Another month, another podcast! More important, another famous subject of military history. I'm planning to get through one topic per month to maximize my subjects to study & visit during my year in Europe. I have to say, though--this month...||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWargames To Go 8 - Dunkirk (with Hermann Luttmann)||Hermann Luttman Mark at Dunkirk I'm sticking to my guns, getting a single-episode podcast out within a month. No more topics that span multiple months and several episodes, at least not while I'm living in Europe. I very much want to...||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWargames To Go 7.3 - Battle of Britain (The Hardest Day, with Lee Brimmicombe Wood and James Crate)||Lee Brimmicombe-Wood As much as I've enjoyed diving in deeply to the Battle of Britain as a topic--and I certainly have--I need to wrap it up and move on. This episode closes the series out with a bang, featuring two great interviews and my final...||9/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWargames To Go 7.2 - Battle of Britain (Ben Knight interview)||I'm not sure why I called this episode Adlertag. I guess it's to bookend my discussion & exploration of the Battle of Britain. Last time was just the intro, but by now I've started. Hence, the Eagle Day reference. You can bet that episode 7.3 will...||8/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWargames To Go 7.1 - Battle of Britain (Introduction)||Time for a new series! I've already started into several games, movies, and books about the Battle of Britain, and this intro podcast will catch you up with my plans. It's an audio version of the discussion thread and geeklist detailing the...||4/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWargames To Go 6.4 - A Month of Infamy (Philippines, Wake, and Singapore)||With this episode, I'm wrapping up my exploration of the opening of WW2 in the Pacific. What started with Pearl Harbor and a vacation to Hawaii expanded into an education via games, films, and books about the many offensives launched by Imperial Japan...||2/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWargames To Go 6.3 - A Month of Infamy (Pearl Harbor)||Even though this podcast series is covering ALL the offensives Imperial Japan launched in December 1941, most of first think of the raid on Pearl Harbor. It was the impetus for me to start learning about all of these other offensives, too. In this...||12/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWargames To Go 6.2 - A Month of Infamy (Herman interview)||Continuing with my new idea of releasing incremental episodes of my podcast that all deal with the same subject, here's the second one about the events of December 1941 in the Pacific. The main feature is my interview with game designer Mark Herman....||11/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWargames To Go 6.1 - A Month of Infamy (Intro)||Here's that new idea I was talking about--the first of smaller episodes that get released as I go on my exploration of a topic. Not much in the way of links & notes, as you can find those in the discussion thread and geeklist, above. I'm still...||10/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWargames To Go 5 - Waterloo||Hey! I'll be at BGG.con. Look me up at the Wargamer Meet & Greet on Wednesday night. Or join me in a game of Waterloo 200 on Friday morning! Timestamps (approximate) 12:09 - Andrew Hobley interview (Bicentennial Waterloo gaming) 38:25 -...||9/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWGTG 4 - Western Front 1914||Timestamps (approximate) 8:37 - Ted Raicer interview 59:18 - Books & Films 1:12:30 - Games 1:32:11 - Visiting the battlefields I sort of did it to myself again, aspiring to play more games and learn more about the...||6/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWGTG 3 - English Civil War||This is a long episode. If you want to skip ahead, here are some approximate timestamps within the recording you can jump to:0:00 - My intro, poll results, BGG.con attendance, etc.0:15 - Vasey interview pt 1 (background, his games)0:51 -...||10/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWGTG 2 - States of Siege||Well, shoot, that was a longer interval than I'd planned. But here, finally, is the second episode of my wargame podcast. As before, the episode features me talking about broader topics in the first half, then transitioning to discussion about...||1/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWGTG 1 - Intro & Gettysburg||The first episode of my first podcast about smaller wargames, I spend some time introducing myself and my wargame interests, then proceed to cover three different games about the battle of Gettysburg.||10/1/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
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I've really enjoyed these podcasts. The discussion of little known facts, films, books, and exhaustive list of games on the topics has been valuable.
If you're a historical boardgamer, I really believe you'll enjoy this podcast.