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British Army 1956 Wargame Rules By John Curry
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British Army Tactical Wargame (1956) These wargaming rules were restricted until recently, when they were released into the National Archives.  Operational set of rules for fighting large... More > battles 1945 - 1970  Can be played with card counters on standard 1: 50:000 Ordinance Survey Maps  Includes rules for tactical nuclear weapon strikes  Based on current military experience of World War II and the Korean War Detailed tables on hard to find information such as: o for tactical movement, casualties, engagement lengths, etc. o battle planning times o engineering tasks o night battles o effects of tactical nuclear weapons This version includes: • Proposed updates to the rules to help modern wargamers play the game on a single table top • Includes the 1952 British Army ORBAT • Introduction to the strategic situation It is published as part of the History of Wargaming Project at www.johncurryevents.co.uk< Less
Tactical Wargamer's Journal Issue 3 By Michael Dorosh
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Issue 3 is intended as a guide for gamers to understanding the role of the British and Commonwealth forces in Northwest Europe during 1944-45. The issue features a high-level campaign overview... More > illustrated with full colour maps, a complete breakdown of all divisions and independent brigades of the 21st Army Group, a study of the Canadian infantry battalion organization, an analysis of how British soldiers are portrayed in wargames, a listing of all AFVS used by 21st Army Group with types, variants, and roles explained. Also an article on nationalities in the ASLSK with a scenario set during Operation CHARNWOOD. The issue should appeal to fans of Combat Mission, ASL, Flames of War, or any tactical game system who struggles in differentiating between the multiple types of British tanks and AFVs, wants to put the smaller skirmishes into the larger context of the battles and campaigns that shaped the war in Europe, or who wants to know more about the divisions and brigades that made up the 21st Army Group.< Less
Paddy Griffith's Napoleonic Wargaming for Fun By Paddy Griffith
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The wargaming rules in this book have been designed by the well-known military historian, Paddy Griffith, and combine simplicity with fun and speed. No less than seven types of wargame are... More > explained: the traditional skirmish and Divisional games, the brigade game and army level game, which all involve the use of model soldiers in battles of varying scales; the generalship game, which is concerned with how a general on campaign divides his time; and finally, a map kriegsspiel and a tactical exerise without troops.< Less
Tactical Wargamer's Journal Issue 2 By Michael Dorosh
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Tactical Wargamer's Journal (ISSN 1918-9729), published on a non-regular schedule, covers topics of interest on all aspects of the world of commercial tactical wargaming, with its focus set on... More > warfare at the man-to-man, squad and platoon level in the 20th Century and contemporary era. Tactical Wargamer's Journal (TWJ) places emphasis on both military history and the history of tactical level gaming itself. Issue 2 is intended as a "gamer's guide" to the U.S. Army in the Battle of Normandy (6 June 1944 to July 25 1944) with a comprehensive history of the campaign (including 70+ full colour maps) and a survey of tactical level PC and board game treatments of the subject. Other articles cover subjects such as scenario briefings, military operation orders and battle procedure and their relationship to wargaming, a detailed article on the Sherman tank and its depiction in games, a study of the Battle of Singling, and more. An ebook version in pdf format is available separately if preferred.< Less
Tactical Wargamer's Journal Issue 1 By tacticalwargamer.com
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Tactical Wargamer's Journal (ISSN 1918-9729), published on a non-regular schedule, covers topics of interest in the world of commercial tactical wargaming, focusing on land warfare at platoon level... More > and below in the 20th/21st Centuries. TWJ places emphasis on both military and wargaming history. The premiere issue includes articles on the history of tactical wargaming, board wargaming packaging/box art, ASL components described at the Desperation Morale website with background on the site, the Red Army in World War II and its depiction in games, Soviet tanks in miniature, board and PC games, Soviet tank unit history and organization, and a comparison of CMBB and PC:K. A 2014 supplement adds a second feature on the Infantry Regiment "Grossdeutschland" as well as a custom made ASL scenario with detailed playtest report. Issue 1 is now available in both print and e-copy format.< Less
Tactical Wargamer's Journal Issue 1 By tacticalwargamer.com
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Tactical Wargamer's Journal (ISSN 1918-9729), published on a non-regular schedule, covers topics of interest in the world of commercial tactical wargaming, focusing on land warfare at platoon level... More > and below in the 20th/21st Centuries. TWJ places emphasis on both military and wargaming history. The premiere issue includes articles on the history of tactical wargaming, board wargaming packaging/box art, ASL components described at the Desperation Morale website with background on the site, the Red Army in World War II and its depiction in games, Soviet tanks in miniature, board and PC games, Soviet tank unit history and organization, and a comparison of CMBB and PC:K. A 2014 supplement adds a second feature on the Infantry Regiment "Grossdeutschland" as well as a custom made ASL scenario with detailed playtest report. Issue 1 is now available in both print and e-copy format. Owners of the original print issue may obtain just the supplement in print form. See the tacticalwargamer.com website for more details.< 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
Tactical Wargamer's Journal Issue 2 (eBook) By Michael Dorosh
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Tactical Wargamer's Journal (ISSN 1918-9729), published on a non-regular schedule, covers topics of interest on all aspects of the world of commercial tactical wargaming, with its focus set on... More > warfare at the man-to-man, squad and platoon level in the 20th Century and contemporary era. Tactical Wargamer's Journal (TWJ) places emphasis on both military history and the history of tactical level gaming itself. Issue 2 is intended as a "gamer's guide" to the U.S. Army in the Battle of Normandy (6 June 1944 to July 25 1944) with a comprehensive history of the campaign (including 70+ full colour maps) and a survey of tactical level PC and board game treatments of the subject. Other articles cover subjects such as scenario briefings, military operation orders and battle procedure and their relationship to wargaming, a detailed article on the Sherman tank and its depiction in games, a study of the Battle of Singling, and more. An ebook version in pdf format is available separately if preferred.< Less
Army Wargames Two Centuries of Staff College Exercises By John Curry
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Five classic examples of staff college exercises on a map (1858-1980). Moltke (1858)- three examples of his style Defence of Duffers Drift (1903)- Boer War, denying a crossing to the enemy. The... More > Defence of Bowler Ridge (1929) - Infantry blocking vital ground against armour. The Defence of Bloodford Village (1940) - WWII Defending a village in the British Countryside. Special Reconnaissance Patrol No. 5 (1980) A Cold War Russian military exercise. This book was originally published as, 'Two Centuries of Staff College Exercises 1858-1980' Published as part of the History of Wargaming Project at www.wargaming.co< Less
The British Army Desert War Game: MOD Wargaming Rules (1978) By John Curry
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These rules were written in 1968 to wargame, at a tactical level, the desert warfare battles in a potential invasion of Iraq in the mid-1970’s. They are a piece of wargaming... More > ‘archeology.’ The Land Rules for a Wargame in a Desert Setting in 1978 are an example of a military map based wargame. Written both for training and analysis, they have detailed information on matters important to the military and often ignored by hobby wargamers. Deployment times, lead times for preparation of assaults, ammunition constraints, shadowing retreating units and communications are all dealt with by the rules. Military wargames are traditional heavily umpired, with a large supporting case of assistants to help run the game, but this book contains guidance on how a modern wargamer can recreate the original game in a practical form on a single map.< Less