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Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Academic References for Matrix games

I was preparing a lecture on the use of wargaming for education for a conference at Bristol University in July 2016, when I started looking for references to the use matrix games (invented by Chris Engle). I stopped after the first 10.

John Curry and Tim Price MBE (2014) Matrix Games for Modern Wargaming Developments in Professional and Educational Wargames Innovations in Wargaming Volume 2

Bryan R. (2016) Exploring matrix games for mass atrocity prevention and response

Major Mouat T. (2016) Matrix games for language training

Colonel Hall J. and Lt Col Chretien J. (2016) Matrix games at the US Army War College

Taylor B. (2014) Toward serious matrix games

Dixson M., Couillard M., Gongora T., Massel P. (2016) Wargaming to Support Strategic Planning

Capt Davis C., (2016) Using a matrix game as an intelligence training tool

Nicastro L. and Platz I (2016) “Burning Shadows”: Toward matrix gaming as a tool for joint professional military education

Major Mouat T. (2015) Cyber Operational Awareness Course matrix game

Bryan R. (2016) Exploring matrix games for mass atrocity prevention and response

Bryan R. (2014) ISIL matrix game AAR

Friday, 17 June 2016

Charlie Wesencraft running a game in Newcastel

Charlie Wesencraft is running a game about a Viking invasion of Tynmouth at the Low Light Museum.

31st July 11.00- 3.00 museum website

North Shields, New Castle Upon Tyne, UK.

He has been hard at working finishing off a diary about his father in law who served in WW1. This book will be published in a few months by the History of Wargaming Project.