This page provides access to HMGS' video library and includes links to other videos we believe may be of interest to our members and other wargaming fans. While a small selection of War College
videos are available to the public (on this page), many of the War College lectures are only available to current HMGS Members (i.e., the page requires a login). THIS PAGE IS STILL UNDER DEVELOPMENT; PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER
The History of Wargaming - Paul Westermeyer July 11, 2019 @ Historicon Learn about the history of war gaming from its earliest days in the ancient world through computer simulations, focusing
on the ways commercial wargames and military training wargames have inspired each other.
Introduction to Our Friends at Little Wars TV - check out their YouTube channel. Lots of great videos of games, rules reviews, terrain tips, etc.
LittleWarsTV Report on Historicon 2019
Hannibal and the Second Punic War - Nikolas Lloyd July 11, 2019 @ Historicon Hannibal is considered by many historians to be the greatest ever general, and his methods are still studied in
officer-training schools today. Again and again he defeated the Romans, until the Romans gave up trying to fight him. But who was he really? How much do we really know? Was he the cruel invader, the gallant liberator, or the military obsessive?
In the end, why did he lose?
New York Wargamers ROCK! The
New York Wargamers Association on the joys of wargaming by Ruth Chon and Andrea Terry - 2007.
LittleWarsTV Report on Cold Wars 2019
Historical Gaming in the Classroom - A How to Guide from both the Teacher and Student Perspective - Jared Fishman/Dillon Schaevitz July 13, 2019 @ Historicon Since 2008, the Hackley School in Tarrytown, NY has been a model
and leader in terms of historical gaming both inside and outside the classroom. This seminar will focus on how the game club started, why it is valuable, and more importantly, the benefits of other schools adopting a similar model.
Teacher Jared Fishman and student Dillon Schaevitz will share their experiences and run a game based around the Franco-Prussian War later in the day.
LittleWarsTV interview with Scott Landis, President 2018 Historical Miniatures Gaming Society July 14, 2018