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Anything But a One! Adventures in Historical Miniature Wargaming

We are here to explore the world of historical miniature wargaming. We'll cover, game design theory, rules reviews, showcase new miniatures, and pretty much anything related to historical miniature wargaming. This bi-weekly podcast is hosted by veteran gamers each with 40+ years of experience in the genre.

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We are here to explore the world of historical miniature wargaming. We'll cover, game design theory, rules reviews, showcase new miniatures, and pretty much anything related to historical miniature wargaming. This bi-weekly podcast is hosted by veteran gamers each with 40+ years of experience in the genre.

Episode 50: Campaign Systems

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Have you ever played in an extended campaign? Did you finish? What does it take to start and finish a wargame campaign? We are joined by Rob Wubbenhorst from Fights On! Games.
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Fight's On! Games

Zor Con in Lake Jackson, TX

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Jul 15 2022

43mins

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Episode 49: Reevaluating Your Favorite Rules

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Most of us don't want to change rule sets too often. But how often should you reevaluate the rules you use?

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Heart of Texas Wargamers Facebook Group

All Automotive with Matt Clawson
Automotive related topics. Anything from owning an repair facility to racing.

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Jul 03 2022

51mins

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Episode 48: Rules Clichés

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Are our favorite rules based in historical fact or tired clichés? Today we examine if authors feel compelled to give us rules that we think are realistic, but may not be.

All Automotive with Matt Clawson
Automotive related topics. Anything from owning an repair facility to racing.

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May 20 2022

54mins

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Episode 47: Et sans resultat! Series 3 with David Ensteness

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In this episode we talk with the author of ESR Series 3 David Ensteness. Et sans resultat! is a Napoleonic wargame rule set with a unique point of view.
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You can find the ESR rules, books, and support items at

www.thewargamingcompany.com

All Automotive with Matt Clawson
Automotive related topics. Anything from owning an repair facility to racing.

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May 06 2022

51mins

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Episode 46: Wargame Pioneer Charles Sharp

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Today we interview Charles Sharp who is one of the pioneers of modern wargaming. From Charles has worked on ground breaking rules like Crossfire and has helped young people get into the hobby.

All Automotive with Matt Clawson
Automotive related topics. Anything from owning an repair facility to racing.

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Apr 22 2022

57mins

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Episode 45: How Soon is Too Soon?

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With chatter on social media about stats for Ukrainian armor, how soon is too soon to game a conflict? 

All Automotive with Matt Clawson
Automotive related topics. Anything from owning an repair facility to racing.

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Apr 08 2022

36mins

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Episode 44: The Rise and Fall of a Game Store

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Hear what it's like to try your hand at a brick and mortar game store from Will Gaskins, former owner of Table Top Generals.

All Automotive with Matt Clawson
Automotive related topics. Anything from owning an repair facility to racing.

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Mar 25 2022

30mins

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Episode 43: Are Skirmish Games the Best Way to Start a New Era?

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How do you start a new game era? Do you dive head first into the deep end? Is skirmish gaming a viable introduction?

All Automotive with Matt Clawson
Automotive related topics. Anything from owning an repair facility to racing.

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Mar 11 2022

49mins

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Episode 42: Game Scale with Alan Spencer from Heart of Texas Wargamers

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In today's episode we visit with Alan Spencer from the Heart of Texas Wargamers. He stopped by to talk about game scale.

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Heart of Texas Wargamers on Facebook

All Automotive with Matt Clawson
Automotive related topics. Anything from owning an repair facility to racing.

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Feb 25 2022

55mins

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Episode 41: The Demise of Brick and Mortar Stores

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Is it possible for a brick and mortar game store to survive in this day and age? Too many product lines, too few customers, and too much competition from online suppliers may spell the end of the corner store.

All Automotive with Matt Clawson
Automotive related topics. Anything from owning an repair facility to racing.

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Feb 11 2022

44mins

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Episode 40: Cory Ring from Cigar Box Mats

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Throw away that ratty old felt sheet you've been playing your games on and give a listen to Cory Ring from Cigar Box Mats!


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Cigar Box Mats

Contact Cory at info@cigarboxbattle.com
You can support our show on a regular basis for as little as $5 per month!

patreon.com/aba1

All Automotive with Matt Clawson
Automotive related topics. Anything from owning an repair facility to racing.

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Jan 29 2022

33mins

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Encore Presentation: Gamer Types

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We are so sorry that we couldn't make our deadline to get a new episode up. DAMN DAY JOBS AND HEALTH ISSUES! Seriously, We will have a great episode up early next week. Stay tuned. In the meantime, here is an encore episode of Gamer Types.

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Jan 21 2022

29mins

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Episode 39: 12 Year Old Game Designer Landon D.

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Today we talk to the author of Warbound, a WWII skirmish game written by 12 year old game designer Landon D!

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Email us for a PDF of Landon's rules

anythingbutaone.podcast@gmail.com

Please consider supporting the show through our new Patreon page

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Jan 07 2022

22mins

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Episode 38: Rules Complexity with Sam Mustafa

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Can you define what makes rules complex? Does it necessarily mean they are difficult? Today we talk with Sam Mustafa,  author of Blucher, Rommel, Lasalle 2, and many others. We talk about complexity as it pertains to wargame rules.

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Honour Games

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Dec 24 2021

1hr 6mins

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Episode 37: Jason Weiser from Military Miniature Magazine

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Jason Weiser tells us about his brand new, US based wargame magazine.


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Find the magazine at

Military Miniature Magazine

You can submit articles at 

jason@militaryminiature.com

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Dec 10 2021

32mins

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Episode 36: Millennium Con After Action Report

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Today we talk about our thoughts on the return of Millennium-Con in Austin, TX. We discuss the games that we played and our overall thoughts. Once again, many thanks to Rob Wubbenhorst at Fight's On! Games for hosting a game of Battlegroup for our show! Find his awesome store at

https://www.fightsonstore.com/

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Nov 26 2021

1hr

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Episode 35: Interview with Little Wars TV

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We are joined today by Tony Morano and Greg Wagman from Little Wars TV! We talk games, venues, conventions, and a whole lot more.

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Little Wars TV

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Nov 12 2021

51mins

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Episode 34: Rules in a Rut

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Is there a perfect set of rules? Do you ever quit trying new rules? The guys will argue endlessly about what is " too much!"

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Oct 29 2021

43mins

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Episode 33: Bad Gaming Habits

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Do you have gaming habits you wish you didn't have? Does someone in your group do something that drives you nuts?
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Fight's On Store

Millennium Con

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Oct 15 2021

31mins

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Episode 32: Perry Brothers Interview

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An interview with the creators of your unpainted 28mm miniature pile of shame! Michael and Alan Perry talk with us about the process of creating miniatures, their beginnings, and whats up next!
Show Notes

Perry Miniatures

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Oct 01 2021

40mins

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