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Richard Berg

Richard Berg

Wargame designer
Richard Berg
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Quick Facts

Intro Wargame designer
Is Designer
Type Arts Creativity
Gender male
Birth 1943
Age 78 years
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

For the television producer see Dick Berg.
Richard H. Berg (born 1943 in Charleston, South Carolina) is a prolific wargame designer, and recipient of the Charles S. Roberts Hall of Fame Award in 1987.

Background

Berg earned his B.A., majoring in Asian History, from Union College in Schenectady, New York. He then earned a JD degree from Brooklyn Law School in New York.

Berg served in the United States Army from 1967-1969. During his time in the service, he was assigned to be the musical director for the Army Theater in Frankfurt, Germany.

From 1971 to 1988, he worked as a criminal defense attorney in private practice and for the Legal Aid Society.

Career

In addition to being a game designer, Richard Berg has also worked as a criminal defense trial attorney, media communications consultant, actor, director, author, lyricist, composer, as well as working briefly for the IRS.

Notable games include SPQR and The Campaign for North Africa.

Berg was the editor and publisher of the now defunct Berg's Review of Games.

He was voted as a "famous game designer" to be featured as the king of diamonds in Flying Buffalo's 2014 Famous Game Designers Playing Card Deck.

Charles S. Roberts Awards

  • 1977 - Best Tactical Game : Terrible Swift Sword by Simulations Publications, Inc.
  • 1977 - Best Fantasy or Science Fiction Wargame : War of the Rings by Simulations Publications, Inc.
  • 1984 - Best Pre-20th century Game : South Mountain by West End Games
  • 1987 - Charles Roberts Awards Hall of Fame
  • 1988 - Best Historical or Scenario Magazine Article : S&T #119 - Forrest at Bay
  • 1992 - Best Pre–World War Two Game : SPQR by GMT Games (with Mark Herman)
  • 1994 - Best Pre–World War Two Game : Battles of Waterloo by GMT Games
  • 1995 - Best Amateur Wargaming Magazine : Berg's Review of Games (BROG)
  • 1996 - Best Amateur Wargaming Magazine : Berg's Review of Games (BROG)
  • 1996 - Best Pre–World War Two Game : Fields of Glory by Moments in History
  • 1997 - Best Amateur Wargaming Magazine : Berg's Review of Games (BROG)
  • 1998 - Best Amateur Wargaming Magazine : Berg's Review of Games (BROG)
  • 2001 - Best DTP Game : Longbow by BSO Games
  • 2004 - Best DTP Game : Louisiana Tigers by BSO Games
  • 2006 - Best Magazine Game : Kulikovo 1380: the Golden Horde in Against the Odds Magazine

Wargames

Richard Berg designed or co-designed the following [1].

  • The Conquerors (SPI)
  • Druid (West End Games, 1984)
  • Julius Caesar (TSR-SPI)
  • The Great Battles of Alexander (GMT)
  • Juggernaut (GMT)
  • SPQR (GMT, 1992)
  • War Elephant (GMT, 1992)
  • Consul for Rome (GMT, 1992)
  • Pyrrhic Victory (GMT, 1993)
  • The Great Battles of Julius Caesar (GMT)
  • Africanus (GMT, 1994)
  • Chicken of the Sea (GPG)
  • The Great Battles of Alexander, Deluxe Edition (GMT, 1995)
  • Dictator (GMT, 1995)
  • Diadochoi (GMT, 1995)
  • Successors (AH)
  • Jugurtha (GMT, 1998)
  • Phalanx (GMT)
  • Caesar: The Conquest of Gaul (GMT, 1998)
  • War Galley (GMT)
  • Cataphract (GMT)
  • Salamis (GMT)
  • Veni, Vidi, Vici (GMT)
  • Caratacus (GMT)
  • Simple GBoH (GMT)
  • Caesar in Alexandria (GMT, 2001)
  • Nero (Phalanx)
  • Attila (GMT)
  • Tyrant (GMT)
  • Ancient World, Rise of the Roman Republic (GMT)
  • Zama (BSO)
  • Alesia (GMT, 2004)
  • Carthage (GMT)
  • Pax Romana (GMT)
  • Mamluk (GMT)
  • Gergovia (GMT, 2007)
  • The Crusades (SPI)
  • Constantinople (SPI)
  • Soldiers of the Queen (S&T-TSR)
  • Hastings, 1066 (S&T-TSR)
  • Lion of the North (GMT)
  • The Battles of Waterloo (GMT)
  • A Famous Victory (MiH)
  • Fields of Glory (MiH)
  • Rivoli 1797 (Vae Victis)
  • Kingdom for a Horse (BSO)
  • Devil’s Horsemen (BSO)
  • Les Pyramides (Vae Victis)
  • Zurich, 1799 (Vae Victis)
  • Triumph & Glory (GMT)
  • Simon Says (BSO)
  • Risorgimento 1859 (GMT)
  • The Last Raid (BSO)
  • Longbow (BSO)
  • The Last Crusade (BSO)
  • Waterloo (Phalanx)
  • The Marlborough Man (BSO)
  • Medieval (GMT)
  • Zulu! (BSO)
  • The Prince (Phalanx)
  • Borodino (GMT)
  • Highlander (BSO)
  • Suleiman the Magnificent (ATO)
  • Men of Iron (GMT)
  • Manchu (S&T-3W)
  • Shogun Triumphant (XTR)
  • Samurai (GMT)
  • Devil’s Horsemen (GMT)
  • Sideshow(S&T-3W)
  • The Campaign for North Africa (SPI)
  • The Desert Fox (SPI)
  • Battle for North Africa (GMT)
  • June 6 (GMT)
  • Greek Tragedy (BSO)
  • Bitter Victory (BSO)
  • Conquistador (SPI, AH)
  • Vera Cruz (SPI)
  • Birth of a Nation (3W)
  • 13: The Colonies in Revolt (S&T-TSR)
  • Blackbeard (Avalon Hill)
  • Geronimo (Avalon Hill)
  • Las Batallas de los Gringos (BSO)
  • Line of Fire (BSO)
  • Rough & Ready (S&T/Decision)
  • Dillinger (BSO)
  • Gringo (GMT)
  • Carolina Rebels (BSO)
  • Turning Point (BSO)
  • Hooker and Lee (SPI)
  • Terrible Swift Sword (1st Ed, SPI; 2nd Ed, TSR)
  • Bloody April (SPI)
  • Murfreesboro (Yaquinto)
  • Corinth (SPI)
  • A Gleam of Bayonets (SPI-TSR)
  • South Mountain (West End Games)
  • Shiloh (West End Games)
  • Rebel Sabers (SPI-TSR)
  • The Horse Soldiers (S&T-3W)
  • The Guns of Cedar Creek (SD)
  • Baton Rouge (S&T-3W)
  • First Blood (SD)
  • 1862 (SD)
  • Dead of Winter (SD)
  • Rio Grande (S&T/DG)
  • 1863 (GMT)
  • Chancellorsville (Clash of Arms)
  • War of the Rebellion (DG)
  • The Three Days of Gettysburg (GMT)
  • Glory (GMT)
  • River of Death (GMT)
  • Confederate Rails (BSO)
  • Red Badge of Courage (GMT)
  • Across the Rappahannock (GMT)
  • East-West (BSO)
  • Louisiana Tigers (BSO)
  • SPI Baseball (SPI)
  • SPI Football (SPI)
  • BSO Football (BSO)
  • The War of the Ring (SPI)
  • Gondor (SPI)

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