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Merle Robinson

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1944 Campaigns: Taking the Offensive (NSDM Panel)
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SEM19165231
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
Review of 1944 campaigns in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the Allies taking the offensive in all theaters Panel by the National Security Decision Making, Inc staff.
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Friday 08/02/2019 6:00 PM EDT
2
Gen Con 2019
2019 Global Hotspots (NSDM lecture)
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SEM19165234
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
Overview, analysis & insights on current/future world affairs. This panel discussion and seminar, the signature event of the National Security Decision Making (NSDM) Game staff, explores current, and potential future, problem areas around the world. Want to know what to expect in the next year? What might happen and what are the implications of it? […]
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Saturday 08/03/2019 8:00 PM EDT
2
Gen Con 2019
2019 Global Hotspots Q&A (NSDM seminar)
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SEM19165235
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
Continued discussion of current military/political/economic topics of interest/concern, analysis & insights on current/future world affairs. This seminar led by the National Security Decision Making (NSDM) Game staff, explores current, and potential future, problem areas around the world. Want to know what to expect in the next year? What might happen and what are the implications […]
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Saturday 08/03/2019 10:00 PM EDT
2
Gen Con 2019
Bleeding Kansas: Examining the Pre-cursor to War
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SEM19165243
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
Overview of the politics and violence in pre-statehood, pre-Civil War Kansas as reflected in “Bleeding Kansas” by Decision Games, followed by a guided play demo. Presented by “Doc” Cummins of Decision Games.
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Friday 08/02/2019 1:00 PM EDT
1
Gen Con 2019
Contemporary Russia: Not our Friend (NSDM Panel)
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SEM19165230
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
Russia and her evolving position, and her antics, on the world stage. Russian policy and operational changes over the last 10 years. Where is the common ground and where are the friction points with the US and the West? Panel by the National Security Decision Making, Inc staff.
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Saturday 08/03/2019 11:00 AM EDT
1
Gen Con 2019
Game Changers: Technology, Techniques & New Environments of Future Conflict (NSDM Lecture)
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SEM19165227
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
An overview of emerging tools, approaches, and fields that are entering into current and future military conflicts. Presenter: Merle Robinson of the National Security Decision Making, Inc staff.
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Thursday 08/01/2019 5:00 PM EDT
1
Gen Con 2019
Getting Your Wargame Design Published in Strategy & Tactics
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SEM19165244
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
Lecture. Learn how to get a historical or contemporary period wargame published by Decision Games. What are the design guidelines, playtesting, artwork, and legal aspects of submitting a prototype? Presented by “Doc” Cummins of Decision Games.
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Saturday 08/03/2019 12:00 PM EDT
1
Gen Con 2019
Logistics: the Red Headed Stepchild of Wargaming
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SEM19165249
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
Lecture: An overview of the impact of Logistics from ancient times to today with a view to how wargames have handled the subject poorly or well. Presented by Dr. George F. Nafziger (Captain/USN, ret.), author of many Napoleonic and Military History books.
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Friday 08/02/2019 12:00 PM EDT
1
Gen Con 2019
Military Geography of the Solar System (NSDM Panel)
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SEM19165233
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
In space, no one can hear you scream, but everyone can see you fly. The geography of warfare in space is dominated not by distances as most would think, but by delta-v and sensors. How everything we know about fighting on the land, sea, and air won’t help us in space. What is up there […]
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Thursday 08/01/2019 8:00 PM EDT
1
Gen Con 2019
On Wargaming, Part I: How Wargames Have Shaped History and How They May Shape the Future
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SEM19165246
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
Wargames are as old as civilization, and perhaps older. This is an overview of the development of wargaming from ancient times to the End of World War II. Part 1 of How Wargames Have Shaped History and How They May Shape the Future. Presenter: Colonel Matt Caffrey (USAF, ret.), the “Dean” of Air Force Wargaming […]
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Saturday 08/03/2019 7:00 PM EDT
1
Gen Con 2019
On Wargaming, Part II: How Wargames Have Shaped History and How They May Shape the Future
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SEM19165247
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
Wargames are as old as civilization, and perhaps older. This is an overview of the development of wargaming from the End of World War II to today. Part 2 of How Wargames Have Shaped History and How They May Shape the Future. Presenter: Colonel Matt Caffrey (USAF, ret.), the “Dean” of Air Force Wargaming and […]
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Saturday 08/03/2019 8:00 PM EDT
1
Gen Con 2019
On Wargaming, Part III: How Wargames Have Shaped History and How They May Shape the Future
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SEM19165248
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
It has been said the foundations of science are observation and classification. Together they enable the forming of hypotheses that enable later applications. This focuses on the utility of wargames, and varied approaches, to wargaming. Part 3 of How Wargames Have Shaped History and How They May Shape the Future. Presenter: Colonel Matt Caffrey (USAF, […]
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Saturday 08/03/2019 9:00 PM EDT
2
Gen Con 2019
Victory Through Wargame-Enhanced Innovation
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SEM19165245
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
How wargames assist with the advance of innovation. Evolution of wargames as tools for understanding the past and shaping the future. Presenter: Colonel Matt Caffrey (USAF, ret.), the “Dean” of Air Force Wargaming and author of “On wargaming,” a US Naval War College free publication available at https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/newport-papers/43/
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Saturday 08/03/2019 9:00 AM EDT
1
Gen Con 2019
War in the Mega Cities of the Future (NSDM Panel)
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SEM19165232
National Security Decision Making, Inc.
An overview of modern military thought on fighting in the world’s megacities. As the global population grows and cities become ever denser, military planners are preparing for near future conflict scenarios in and around urban megacities. Particularly in the developing world, how will new technologies-UAVs, robots, AI, space-based platforms-be employed in these challenging environments? Panel […]
Everyone (6+)
None (You’ve never played before – rules will be taught)
Thursday 08/01/2019 4:00 PM EDT
1
Gen Con 2019