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Donald Featherstone’s Battles with Model Soldiers An Introduction to Wargaming By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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Donald Featherstone’s Battles with Model Soldiers was a charming introductory book when published in 1979 for the emerging hobby of wargaming. This book was written for the newcomer to the... More > hobby of wargaming. It discusses how armies can be assembled and how, on any reasonably sized table, realistic engagements can be fought by tactical manoeuvring. The basic rules by which forces are moved and casualties assessed are explained. The book then goes onto to give a brief overview of the different wargaming periods. The book includes some simple rules and a detailed description of an American Civil War battle on the table top. The book was well received when first published and still has a charm that will appeal to the modern wargamer. The second edition of this book is published by the History of Wargaming Project.< 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
Charlie Wesencraft’s Seven Steps to Freedom Wargaming the French and Indian War and the American War of Independence By John Curry, Charlie Wesencraft
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Charlie Wesencraft is one the key early wargamers who through their enthusiasm, knowledge and writing helped turn miniature wargaming into a worldwide hobby. This new book is about how to wargame... More > the French-Indian War and the American War of Independence. The book analyses both wars and describes them battle by battle. Each description is accompanied by a map and notes on how each encounter can be represented on the wargaming table top. The book also includes some of his previously unpublished wargaming rules which are a development of his system from his earlier two wargaming books. This is his first new wargaming book in just under 40 years.< Less
Terry Wise’s Introduction to Battle Gaming including his unpublished wargaming rules By John Curry, Terry Wise
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Terry Wise was one of the great early wargamers. This revised edition of this work includes three of his previously unpublished set of rules, an account of his life and a tribute by Stuart Asquith.