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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP23 Aug 2019 9:53 p.m. PST

(And What We Can Learn From Them)

"Want to try your hand at negotiating during a crisis? Think you have a plan that could get the U.S. out of Afghanistan? Confident you could keep a nation secure when multi-party international diplomacy is more important than warfare? Strategy-based board games let you test your political and military acumen right at your kitchen table while also helping you appreciate how decision-makers are limited by the choices of others.

For centuries, military trainers have used board games as tools to help recruits and leaders alike understand fundamental principles of warfare. In the early 19th century, for instance, the Prussian military required its officers to play a board game called "Kriegsspiel." The high command realized that while individual officers might understand the principles of combat, they might not know how to apply them when facing an actual opponent. And in stepping back and analyzing what happened after a game was over, they might see what factors really mattered, and how the players' choices influenced each other…."
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dilettante Supporting Member of TMP29 Aug 2019 4:46 a.m. PST

I went on this link and my computer locked up. Proceed with care!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Sep 2019 10:39 p.m. PST

You have to bought a better computer… (smile)


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