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A Book of Historic Board Games By Damian Gareth Walker
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Board games have been played throughout the world for thousands of years. Many times, in many different cultures, people have amused themselves by devising mock races, battles and hunts, played in... More > miniature on a small surface. The rules and the level of sophistication have changed through the ages, but the general idea has remained the same. Some of the oldest games, like backgammon, chess and draughts, are still popular today. This book looks at twelve different games taken from various periods of history. Most will not be recognised by the general public, but deserve to be better known. They are pachisi, halma, agon, tâb, fanorona, nine men's morris, wari, konane, xiang qi, tablut, asalto and renju. Each game has a whole chapter to itself, which includes a history, the rules, and a section on strategy and tactics. It is the author's intention that the reader will gain appreciation and enthusiasm for these wonderful old games, and be entertained by them for years to come.< Less
A Book of Historic Board Games By Damian Gareth Walker
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Board games have been played throughout the world for thousands of years. Many times, in many different cultures, people have amused themselves by devising mock races, battles and hunts, played in... More > miniature on a small surface. The rules and the level of sophistication has changed through the ages, but the general idea has remained the same. Some of the oldest games, like backgammon, chess and draughts, are still popular today. This book looks at twelve different games taken from various periods of history. Most will not be recognised by the general public, but deserve to be better known. They are pachisi, halma, agon, tâb, fanorona, nine men's morris, wari, konane, xiang qi, tablut, asalto and renju. Each game has a whole chapter to itself, which includes a history, the rules, and a section on strategy and tactics. It is the author's intention that the reader will gain appreciation and enthusiasm for these wonderful old games, and be entertained by them for years to come.< Less
Historical Miniatures By August Strindberg
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The Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (or HMGS) promotes the hobby of historical miniature wargaming as a registered non-profit charitable and educational foundation. The organization consists of... More > a loose-knit group of regional chapters, primarily located throughout the United States.The largest chapter, East, has over 2,000 members worldwide, although the vast majority are from the East Coast of the United States. HMGS East sponsors three major gaming conventions (Historicon, Cold Wars, and Fall In! ), as well as special events and seminars by distinguished historians.HMGS-Midwest Chapter. This group runs the major convention "Little Wars" (Lombard, IL). Generally this is held during the last weekend in April. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_Miniatures_Gaming_Society Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Illuminati Tarot - Historical Secrets By Klaudio Zic
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What is the Tarot? A game of cards? The horoscope? It surely does not stand for mere card game. It is an interactive horoscope as dynamically applied to “astral entities”. Its... More > application requires lifelong initiation. Three initiations are available, sometimes four.< Less
Historical Williamsburg: A Story in Photographs By Hap Aziz
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The subject of this book of photographs is the colonial area of Williamsburg, Virginia, as it was in the late 1700s, around the time of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. These photos... More > were taken as part of the research process for the Historical Williamsburg Living Narrative project, an Interactive Fiction game.< Less
Crusader Historical Miniature Rules By Mark Sims
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Crusader is a set of wargames rules that allow you to game some of the greatest battles in history from Biblical times to the Medieval period. Although written with 28mm figures in mind the rules are... More > stand-based and so easily translate to any scale of model. The rules cater for many popular basing methods so there is absolutely no need to rebase your figures to be able to play Crusader. At the heart of the rules is the concept that you are representing units of troops in battle rather than individual warriors. Dispensing with the traditional phases within a turn the unit-based mechanics allow for a fluid game that simulates the quality and training of troops rather than the abilities of a few super characters. The rules have been created with the flexibility to allow armies from widely differing time periods to fight against each other through the use of a consistent points system. So if you want to fight William the Conqueror’s Norman Army against Alexander’s Macedonians feel free!< Less
The Dream Game By J. P. Cherry
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The profound effects of dreams touch most people and in ways that do not always become immediately apparent. After playing "The Dream Game" Anna Thedden is forced to watch as one by one her... More > friends feel the full impact of their premonitory dreams. A tragic accident compels them to re-evaluate their interpretations. Consequences continue to unfold and yet another tragedy hits the group. Can Anna ever make amends for her error and escape the chain of catastrophies?< Less
People of the Games By David Gore
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Smallpox strikes. Mongols invade. The women of a medieval Burmese village are driven to desperate measures to survive, and break every tradition to transform themselves and their children into a... More > warrior clan. Generations later, their descendants set up a trading outpost in medieval Constantinople. Cultures clash as the newcomers strive to preserve their ways yet win acceptance in the Christian West.< Less
People of the Games By David Gore
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Smallpox strikes. Mongols invade. The women of a medieval Burmese village are driven to desperate measures to survive, and break every tradition to transform themselves and their children into a... More > warrior clan. Generations later, their descendants set up a trading outpost in medieval Constantinople. Cultures clash as the newcomers strive to preserve their ways yet win acceptance in the Christian West.< Less
Fun and Games By S.K Bebete
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Fun and games is a mysterious thriller set around a group of unpredictable and deceitful characters. Based entirely on historical reference, each page is a carefully crafted puzzle of fear, control... More > and iconic reverence.< Less

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