School of War has been around since 2018. Loyal readers will think of it as a blog with a focus on wargaming. This was never my intention. In the beginning, I had a feeling where I wanted to take School of War, but I couldn’t verbalize it. The easiest way for me to express this feeling was by writing about wargaming, as it felt somehow right to do that. However, School of War was supposed to be more. 2019 gave me the chance to try a few new things on and off this blog. I had the chance to reflect on School of War overRead More →

Disclaimer: I was provided with review copies of both nation packs as well as the original game earlier. This is a review of the Nation Packs Italy & Yugoslavia, Belgium & France and the updates to the base game that came with them. For more information on Armored Brigade, see my review of the base game here. This year saw the release of two nation packs for Armored Brigade, the first one being Nation Pack Italy & Yugoslavia in May and Belgium & France following in October/November. According to Matrix Games, over 250 new units and aircraft covering a timeframe from 1965-1991 are added byRead More →

Being part of a profession where making mistakes often leads to the death of people, excellence in tactical and operational art is paramount. However, we are often hampered by bureaucracy and a busy schedule that does not leave much time for skill development. Another problem is that even if we find the time to dedicate to practice, we often don’t know how to use it well. We all know people, maybe the great majority of people we know, that have practiced a certain skill for a long time, be it something artistic like drawing or athletic like basketball, but who just don’t seem to beRead More →