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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 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
The Old West Skirmish Wargames: Wargaming Western Gunfights By John Curry et al.
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These classic rules launched skirmish wargaming in the UK and the North America. They were played in most wargaming clubs on a regular basis. From stage coach robberies to recreations of gunfights... More > from the pages of history, these rules introduced wargaming with individual figures. This edition includes many previously unpublished chapters. These rules have all that is required to recreate the American Wild West on the table top. Bank robberies, saloon brawls, US cavalry actions and the showdown on the main street are made possible. The basic rules are straightforward, but there are many optional chapters that can be used as required. Optional rules include all the glorious detail of the Wild West: Saloon Brawls, Special rules for Indians, The ‘Iron Horse’ and Frontier towns and for playing solo games In addition to the full set of original rules, this edition includes extra chapters on various scenarios and campaigns The History of Wargaming Project aims to document the development of wargaming.< Less
The Undead Wargamers Supplement By timothy lewis
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The Wargamers rule set for the Undead Hordes. Battle for survival. Team with others or attempt to go solo.
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< Less
Fletcher Pratt's Naval Wargame Wargaming with model ships 1900-1945 By John Curry, Fletcher Pratt
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The Fletcher Pratt Naval Wargame was one of the most successful naval wargames of the 20th century. The straightforward rules, based on the innovation of estimating the range in order to hit, have an... More > enduring fascination as a simulation of the ‘big gun era’ 1900-1945. As a result of extensive research, this book brings together previously unpublished material into a comprehensive guide to these classic rules, including: The full rules, with previously unpublished amendments by Fletcher Pratt. Optional rules as agreed by Fletcher Pratt. The previously unpublished strategic game. Solo wargaming rules. Guidance on how to play the game. Updates for the rules as suggested by Donald Featherstone. A sample scenario by Fletcher Pratt, The Action off Murmansk. An in-depth evaluation of the rules versus naval reality featuring contributions from experts such as James Dunnigan, Commander Bothwell, Fletcher Pratt and Phil Barker.< 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
Lionel Tarr’s Modern Wargaming Rules 1939-1945: The First Modern Wargamer By John Curry, Lionel Tarr
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Lionel Tarr (1920-2003) is widely recognized as the first modern wargamer, modern being 1939-1945. He first came to prominence when his rules were published in 1962 in Donald Featherstone’s... More > classic book, War Games. This book contains much previously unpublished material about the Tarr wargame and his epic decade long WWII Eastern Front Russian Campaign. This wargaming campaign was almost as well-known at the time as Tony Bath’s Hyborian campaign. This book includes: The previously unpublished Tarr wargaming rules he first drafted in 1947 and modified until 1973. Analysis of the rules Tarr’s Armies: Russian and German Army ORBATs Solo Wargaming Eastern Front Campaign Wargaming the Battle of Stalingrad Air warfare on the Eastern Front Various articles by Tarr A.W. Saundars (Tarr’s cousin) modern warfare rules from 1957 Tarr’s Napoleonic Rules The History of Wargaming Project aims to document the development of wargaming, including publishing new material about these early wargames< Less
Sue Laflin-Barker's Start Ancient Wargaming Using DBA 3.0 By John Curry, Sue Laflin-Barker
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This book introduces the fascinating subject of ancient wargaming using the latest edition of DBA version 3.0. De Bellis Antiquitatis have become known for the combination of simple game mechanics... More > and playability. The rules are easy to learn, but the finer details of tactics are hard to master. The rules are extensively used for competitions around the world. The book starts by discussing how to choose a period of history and build an wargaming army, then it includes the complete DBA 3.0 rules with a detailed step by step play through of a sample game- Germans v Romans on the bank of the river Rhine. There are also numerous sample army lists with discussion of the sources on which they are based. Sue Laflin-Barker was a key contributor to the development and success of WRG. This is her first solo authorship of a wargaming book.< Less
Donald Featherstone's Air War Games Wargaming Aerial Warfare 1914-1975 Revised Edition By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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Donald Featherstone's book on wargaming with model planes was hugely influential when it was first published in 1966. It included many new ideas on how to recreate dog fights on the table-top. This... More > revised edition brings it up to date with notes on availability of models, commercial board games and includes three new sets of rules. It includes chapters on: Battle of Britain Fighter Tactics Commercial Air War Games Short game Sturmstaffel: Defending the Reich 1944 Simulation Rolling Thunder: Air Combat over South-East Asia The solo game On a Wing and a Prayer: Bomber Command in the Battle for the Ruhr, July 1943 The History of Wargaming Project is edited by John Curry. It aims to collate and make accessible some of the very best of material from the development of the art of wargaming.< Less