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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
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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 Tank Battles in Miniature Vol 1 A Wargaming Guide to the Western Desert Campaign 1940-1942 By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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Donald Featherstone's Tank Battles in Miniature provides an authoritative guide to the momentous battles between Rommel's Afrika Korps and the 8th Army, together with numerous suggestions as to how... More > these events can be reproduced realistically on the table top as wargames. The Western Desert campaign contained many unique features which render it especially suitable for wargaming. A war of movement and material, with infantry playing a secondary role to the tanks which roamed at will over the empty wastes. Contents include: a summary of the actual campaign, technical specifications for vehicles, tanks, guns and aircraft, terrain, communications, visibility and navigation, firing tank and anti-tank guns, 'brewing-up', air operations, the Long Range Desert Group, minefields and supply 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 Wargamer’s Handbook of the American War of Independence Wargaming 1775-1783 By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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A guide to the men, the weapons, the battles, and campaigns and how to re-fight them in miniature. The American War of Revolution 1775-1783 is a war of battles bearing colourful names, most of them... More > ideally suited for re-fighting on table-top battlefields. The skilful general can triumphantly turn historical defeats into victories. This book tells the wargamer how to don the mantle of Washington and lead American Armies against British regulars to display greater tactical genius than Burgoyne and Cornwallis. After outlining the historical course of the war, the soldiers of both sides and their styles of fighting are described and commanders evaluated. This means re-fighting the major battles as wargames are explained, with maps of the battlefields transformed into table-top terrains. Hints on formulating rules include two complete sets that authentically simulate warfare of the period. A new chapter, with a previously unpublished set of rules by Donald Featherstone, is included in this edition.< Less
Donald Featherstone's Wargaming Commando Operations and Reflections on Wargaming Lost Tales Volume 2 By John Curry et al.
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Donald Featherstone, with over fifty wargaming books, is the most prolific author in wargaming. His lifetime’s output continues with this book about wargaming commando operations. The... More > Commandos were one of Britain’s elite fighting forces during World War II. Included in Part One is an introduction to the Commandos, their history, training and equipment. It also covers previously unpublished material on a planning a raid, an attack on a gun battery in 1942 and a beach assault in 1944. The second part of the book includes three previously unpublished sets of Featherstone rules, three scenarios and recollections from early wargamers about some early commando wargames with Donald Featherstone and Lionel Tarr. One of the scenarios is for a platoon level solo game of a raid on a gun position. The third part of the book is Don Featherstone’s reflections on a lifetime of wargaming, the media and being at war. The History of Wargaming Project aims to record and publish key steps in the development of the hobby.< Less