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Birthing Pains – Hawaiian Kine

Prompted by this post discussing the situation in North Dakota, I pulled the birth numbers for my home state of Hawaii. This is public data made available by the Department of Health and presented online here (for now). That number for June of 2022 is staggering. That is a single...

Matrix Lames

The topic of matrix games has been popping up on my radar a lot lately. For those of you who are uncertain about the term, allow me a brief introduction. A matrix game is a talky talky exercise adjudicated by a referee and structured in such a way as...

In Case You Missed It

 I made the punchline to my current “Nightwatch” campaign clear with this satirical cover to a supplement that will never be written....

Who Cares What Non-Wargamers Think About Wargaming?

Karwansaray Publishing recently dropped a link to a low effort “scientific study” that used data collected by said publisher to reveal some surprising things about wargamers.  Did you know competitive people prefer competition games, and cooperative people prefer collaborative games?  You might have thought this, but thanks to the...

Thanks for the Meme-eries

 Howzabout some light hearted fun using shortcuts to humor? This one was somebody else’s: But it inspired me to make this: Because sometimes it really do feel like this:...

Of Interest: Wisdom from an Angry God

“Gaming, at its core, is a hobby which seeks neither mediation or approval from Johnny-come-latelies.” Heavens to betsy, I do believe I have come down with a terrible case of the vapors. This one is pretty complicated.  Basically, there is an in-authentic and ham-handed movement being orchestrated to remove...

Wargaming is for…

  It would be nice to have one hobby that wasn’t sacrificed on the altar of the moral panicky crowds....

Wargame Theory

 Not judging.  Just observing. Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the average consumer....

Repetition and Redundancy

For those of you faithful readers who have been enjoying the fine vidya content that I’ve been throwing up all over the Tubes4You, allow me to explain-slash-justify something. If it seems like there is a lot of overlap between content here for you dear reader, and there for the...

Wargaming Social Media

Forums represent the best that social media has to offer the miniature wargamer. I’ve been slowly accreting some solid wargaming bros on the Twitter, but the ephemeral nature of microblogging means that the pictures and tales and rule discussions held there vanish in to the void.  What the site...