KURT BERGSTROM

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Learning Games


The most elementary games


http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/2428/battle-cry


http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/1508/broadside


i recently came a cross the grown-up version of the old Milton Bradley broadside game, Ships of the Line: Trafalgar 1805


http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/195450/ships-line-trafalgar-1805


Axis & Allies, a step above that, everything from WW1 through Vietnam, Cold War scenarios & games. A bit too simple for my taste, but the miniatures are a great touch


https://www.boardgamegeek/geeksearch.php?action=search&objecttype=boardgame&q=axis+%26+allies&B1=Go


learn how to play games


The original from SPI back in the early 70's 

Napoleon at Waterloo

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/3573/napoleon-waterloo


Battle for Basra

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/5961/battle-basra



Battle for Moscow

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/49276/battle-moscow-second-edition

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/6544/battle-moscow-first-edition






Military/DoD games


Combat Engineer Game, more a training tool for individual skills within a platoon, than a wargame.

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/32400/combat-engineer-game


Logistics Command (produced by Westinghouse, of all companies, in the 60's)

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/8819/logistics-command


Dunn-Kempf (the entire generation of combat arms officers of the 70's are familiar with this). Had great miniatures to, bulidings, sandtables, or you could use 1/285ths Micro Armor

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/85337/dunn-kempf-battle-guide-simulation


Long Thrust

can't find anything on this on the 'geek

but in my day was there when we opened one up.

platoon counters/units with everything from Fulda to Frankfurth.

heard rumor of a like minded product with Uijongbu to Seoul too.


Firefight, originally commissioned for Uncle Sucker

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/8833/firefight




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On the commercial wargame side, plenty of stuff for historical research or trying out pet theories. I was a ground-pounder so i tend to gravitate in that direction.


FIREFIGHT, by SPI, fireteam pieces up to a company(+) per side US vs SOVs. Two maps, with 2 players and an umpire you can have true limited intelligence.


https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/8833/firefight


NATO Division Commander, by SPI, real staffwork and 'friction' to paraphrase Clausewitz. Strictly US vs SOVs.  Two maps, with 2 players and an umpire you can have true limited intelligence. 

If SPI had survived maybe we would have gotten Bundeswehr and BAOR additions. Been working on Bundeswehr values for a while, maybe i'll post them when they seem realistic.


http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/7112/nato-division-commander


FIRE TEAM, by some SPI survivors in a company called West End Games. This still has a following and additions crop up on the geek all the time. The geek has some Royal Army additions for download


https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boadgame/2699/fire-team