Wargames: Joshua’s Nuclear War Scenarios 100-140

Final installment of the Wargames scenarios! 100. Libyan Action– Think Gulf of Sidra in the 1980s. In 1981, US Navy F-14s shot down two Libyan fighters during a period of heightened tension. In 1986, US and Libyan air and naval forces mixed it up and then USAF and US Navy aircraft bombed targets in Tripoli …

Wargames: Joshua’s Nuclear War Scenarios 60-99

Second batch of the Joshua scenarios from Wargames. The final installment will go up later in the week. Tomorrow we'll switch back to a Ukraine update and then ponder whether or not to go back into D+21 on Tuesday's post. Hope everyone had an enjoyable weekend. -Mike 60.Danish Paramilitary– Warsaw Pact effort to diminish Denmark’s …

Gaming WWIII: User Feedback On The Third World War: Designer Signature Edition

The Third World War series was the gold standard of NATO-Warsaw Pact operational level wargames in the 1980s. Each of the four titles can hold its own against competition from the ’80s and even beyond. Separately, they examine what shape NATO-WP operational level conflicts would take in specific theaters. Central Europe in Third World War: …

Gaming WWIII: Two Valuable Titles For Gaming Out The Situation In Eastern Europe 2022

This will be a very brief detour from D+20. 😊 I’ve received some texts and emails from readers in the last two days asking if I know of any commercial wargames currently on the market that would be good tools to game out what might come next in Ukraine and Eastern Europe. The good news …

Gaming World War III: The Future For NATO-WP Games Is Bright Part III

In 1984 Game Designers Workshop released The Third World War: Battle for Germany. This was the first installment in what would become the Third World War series of wargames. Over the next two years, another three titles would be released with each one focusing on a likely theater of operations in a future NATO-Warsaw Pact …