59th (Staffordshire) Division
British army division in Normandy. My Dad was in the RASC component of 197 Brigade.

Devil's Den Sniper
A detailed analysis of the famous photo of the dead sniper in Devils' Den. A well-reasoned contrarian conclusion by James Groves of Frostburg MD.

GYGES Publishing
Nightfighter control methods info. How things worked in a Dunaja, Henaja, Wilde Sau, and Zahme Sau nightfighter interception. Website by Michaël Svejgaard.

Sickles Hole
Unconventional insights on the Gettysburg campaign and battle by Bob Butler of Carver MA.

U-Boat Archive
British War Office documents from WWII concerning their understanding of U-Boat numbers, training, tactics, and losses, based on interviews with captured German sailors.

Database of U-Boats, skippers, patrols, and merchant ships. The go-to source for data on the U-Boat war.


Avalon Hill GENERAL
Download PDF versions of the magazine covering AH and Victory games.

An organization dedicated to serious game play between mature individuals. Open to all and free to join.

Simple naval combat rules by Mike Fischer for 20th-century ships. Damage model built around fires and flooding leading to critical damage. Minimal record keeping (no check-boxes) while retaining details of ship gunnery and damage resistance. Link is my clone of the file from Mike's own site.

Fleet Series on groups.io
A home for refugees of yahoogroups old vgsfleetleague. Essential file repository for fans of Victory Games Fleet Series.

Free online graph paper. Hex grid generator for making your own maps.

Limey Yank Games
VASSAL and Cyberboard modules for inspiration. I am grateful for the module designers whose map scans I have adapted for some of the modules on this site.

Red Blob Games
Full explantion of hex grid math, which was essential in programming the Nightfighter Virtual Umpire.

Game Publishers

Multiman Publishing
Keeping the GCACW series alive.

Operational Studies Group
Keeping the NLB game system alive as The Library of Napoleonic Battles.

Plaay Classic
Re-igniting an interest in old-school table-top sports games.

Revolution Games
Recommended games: Celles, Gazala. Support smaller publishers when they make games that you like.

Free Software

VASSAL Boardgame Engine
The essential Java app needed to run vmod files.

GNU Image Manipulation Program. Graphics package.

Command line tool for batch operations on image files. Particularly useful in slicing multi game-piece scans into individual counter images.