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Donald Featherstone's Skirmish Wargaming By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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Skirmish Wargaming is a classic from the history of wargaming It was the first widespread set of popular rules for playing skirmish level battles on the table top with handfuls of figures aside.... More > The book includes: Generic rules for skirmish wargaming Scenarios including period rules for: Vikings! (850AD) Archers in France June (1429) English Civil War Cavalry Action (1643) The Jolly Roger (1715) The 95th Rifles in the Pennisula War (1813) The French Foreign Legion in Mexico (1866) The Massacre at Isandhlwana (1879) The Old West (1888) First World War Trench Raid (1916) Street Fighting in Cassino (1944) This new edition, includes additional scenario’s To Claim our Long-forgotten Gold (Fantasy, Third Age) Mining Station Sigma 9 (Science fiction, Year 3015, the far future) Guidance on how to play solo skirmish wargames Printed as part of the History of Wargaming Project www.johncurryevents.co.uk< Less
Donald Featherstone's Solo Wargaming By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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Solo wargaming is about creating entertaining and challenging games while commanding both sides of the battle. The original of this book is much sought after and I am particuarly pleased to be able... More > to include it in the History of Wargaming Project.< Less
Donald Featherstone’s Wargaming Campaigns By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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This book covered straightforward methods of setting up and running such campaigns. It deals with topics ranging from map making, attrition and the issue of smaller forces delaying larger ones.... More > Included are twenty-one examples of wargaming campaigns through the ages. Covering periods from the Dark Ages to World War II, each campaign was specially chosen by Don to illustrate different aspects of such games and options for the wargamer to consider. Each game was based around sketch maps and straightforward rules to allow groups of wargamers to experience command at the operational level. This book was originally published under the title of ‘War Game Campaigns’. The History of Wargaming Project is edited by John Curry and aims to bring classic wargaming books and rules to a modern audience.< Less
Donald Featherstone's Wargaming Airborne Operations By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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Crete and Arnhem – the two major airborne operations of World War two form the basis for this imaginative and exciting book on wargaming. Airborne dropped by parachute or landed by glider... More > created completely new and different aspects in warfare; tactics, placement, the element of surprise, the mere psychological effect of the threat that must be taken into account. In this book, Donald Featherstone shows how to re-stage the major operations of the war to make many fascinating games. No aspect is neglected: how airborne forces came into existence, their uniforms, equipment, weapons, vehicles and aircraft, British, German and American. He discusses in detail several major engagements., including the two mentioned above, and then goes on to suggest how to adapt these for table-top games, with advice on rules, models and terrain. This edition contains a new set of rules Tarred and Feathered that have developed the original rules of Tarr and Featherstone for the modern wargamer.< Less
Donald Featherstone's Wargaming Pike and Shot Revised Edition By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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A classic wargaming book by one of the founding fathers of wargaming, Donald Featherstone. This revised edition contains: An introduction to wargaming the period, fifteen battles, each... More > illustrated with maps, notes on suitable rules and wargaming figures, an updated bibliography and a previously unpublished set of English Civil War rules by Donald Featherstone< Less
Donald Featherstone's Advanced War Games ideas for wargaming By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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This was the most original wargaming book of its day and it had a major impact on the way the hobby was being developed. The aim of the book was to bring to together some of the best ideas from the... More > most original wargaming thinkers and make them widely accessible.< Less
Donald Featherstone’s Complete Wargaming Revised Edition By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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The whole wonderful world of wargaming is vividly brought to life in this ultimate of books by the doyen of the subject's authors. Full of passion, inspiration, practicality, it suggests ideas,... More > improvements, and anecdotes that jump from the pages of the substantial and beautifully illustrated work. There are entertaining and practical main chapters, shorter features, and scores of snippets, with tips and anecdotes ... a great depth of writing and illustration to harness the enthusiasm of newcomers to the hobby and sharpen that of old hands. Details, new methods, and general stimulation come across in a variety of enterprising ways. All the obvious ingredients are here such as each period and battle is described as a significant example of the art of warfare and development of tactics through the ages. This book has been extensively revised. The History of Wargaming Project is edited by John Curry. It aims to present the very best wargaming books and rules to a modern audience.< Less
Donald Featherstone's Battle Notes for Wargamers Solo Wargaming Edition By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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Donald Featherstone has revised his classic book on various battles. The book describes 15 key battles with the solo wargamer in mind. Including the enemy forces, terrain, enemy orders and other... More > factors leading to surprise< Less
Donald Featherstone's Lost Tales including Wargaming Rules 300 BC to 1945 By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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'Donald Featherstone was one of the dozen or so people who, in the 20th century, turned wargaming into both a hobby and a more useful tool for military professionals.' James F. Dunnigan Through forty... More > books on wargaming and military history, literally thousands of magazine articles and countless talks, Don’s energetic efforts made wargaming widely available, even respectable. However, despite this proliferation of writing, some areas remained hidden. 'Lost Tales' covers some of these omissions. This book covers diverse material from a lifetime’s experience of wargaming including: 'My War - Sergeant Featherstone 7893763' 'Modern Wargaming – How it all Began in the 1960’s.' No less than twelve sets of Don’s favourite rules from ancients to World War II, including two unpublished sets. The History of Don’s unit, the 51st Tank Battalion The Royal Tank Regiment. This History of Wargaming Project is edited by John Curry and aims to bring classic wargaming books and rules to a modern audience.< Less
Donald Featherstone's Redcoats for the Raj Tales from a Victorian Barrackroom By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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India 1868; The Hot Season. Stifling barrackrooms and soul-destroying boredom. The foot soldier was no part of the opulence that was the British Raj. From eight in the morning to five at night-... More > unless parading for church on Sunday or chastising erring tribesmen on the North-West Frontier- the army locked its soldiers in huts to fester. This is the story of the men who made Imperial India possible. They belonged to the underside of Victoria's Jewel in the Crown. Britain totally controlled the sub-continent not through enlightened government, but by force or arms. The Great Mutiny was put down, as were all other rebellions, by men just like those who lay in waiting in the stifling heat of the barrackrooms of Aliwal Lines. While historically accurate, this book does contain material that the modern reader might find distasteful.< Less