International Kriegsspiel Society


International Kriegsspiel Society


Dispatches blogzine

The “Dispatches” is a periodical blogzine, providing a handy overview of newly published blog posts such as after action reports, new resources or game announcements.

What is special about the “Dispatches” is that each iteration comes with a specific Kriegsspiel Problem to be solved by readers. How would you deal with the given situation? Write it in the comments!

Snake fence and trees. A field, blue skies and the sun in the background.

Dispatches #1

Dear reader, A new issue of our periodical Dispatches blogzine is here. We have gathered all new posts around to provide you an overview of

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Newest posts

An overview of the newest blogposts from all categories. In order to read those from a specific category, please visit the respective page.

Reserve ratio in linear era

Jon is a Master Umpire at the IKS and an inexhaustible source of information on the conduct of warfare in the black powder era.

He wrote a very relevant little essay on the problem of reserves in Kriegsspiel games.

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A screenshot from Tabletop Simulator with a 3D map, regimental pieces and batteries, some red and blue lines drawn on the map.

Gettysburg Corps action #4

Remember when we did Grand Gettysburg back in August 2021? The biggest civilian online live Kriegsspiel run so far, with 34 players and about 50 participants

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The Town Crier August 2022

  Oh Ye! Oh Ye! Here I be, your humble Town Crier. Enticing, Engaging and Entertaining your eyes, ears and occasionally nostrils to the wonderous,

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