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John Tiller Software has been developing quality computer wargames for both commercial and military customers since 1995. In that time, John Tiller Software has developed over 70 commercial wargames and successfully performed over a dozen research and development contracts for the Air Force and Navy. Wargames developed by John Tiller Software have received many awards including Wargame of the Year from industry media on multiple occasions. In military education, over 21,000 officers of the United States Air Force have used John Tiller Software's Modern Air Power in the Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base. Wargames developed by John Tiller Software are known for both their user-friendliness and accuracy. They cover the range of military conflict from the time of the musket and pike to present day and the future.
John Tiller has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He first began developing commercial wargames in 1995 for TalonSoft. The first commercial game developed was Battleground Ardennnes. This was quickly followed by Battleground Gettysburg, the first in a very successful series of games on the American Civil War. During the time that John Tiller was a game developer for TalonSoft, he developed about 15 games and add-ons including the Battleground series for both Civil War and Napoleonics and the Campaign series of World War II games.
Starting in 1999, John Tiller's team began publishing commercial wargames for HPS Simulations. The first release Smolensk '41, was released late that year. This was followed by Campaign 1776, a very popular game on the American Revolution. Since then, there have been many releases in the Panzer Campaign series and several new series released, making over 60 games published by HPS Simulations.
Since 2003, John Tiller Software has been doing research and development under military contracts, starting with a contract for Artificial Intelligence research with the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. This was followed by multiple contracts with the Air Education and Training Command and the Air Force Squadron Officers College. The simulation Modern Air Power continues to be enhanced for use in the Squadron Officers College at the Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, in Montgomery, Alabama. John Tiller Software has also had prime contracts and subcontracts with the Air Force Research Lab in Rome, New York. In the summer of 2010, John Tiller Software worked under contract for the Navy's Strategic Studies Group in Newport, Rhode Island, performing research into future naval combat.
The focus of current development by John Tiller Software includes both commercial development of existing and new game series as well as development for the military.
Effective 3rd December 2010, John Tiller Software has begun self publishing.