This book has been written in direct response to the feedback from readers of 'The Portable Wargame', and includes three sets of rules - Ancient, enhanced Early and Mid Twentieth Century, and Air Combat - and chapters that look at Army Lists, Mini-campaigns, and Scenarios. All the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.
Although the author is a late convert to the joys of Napoleonic wargaming, he soon began to see why so many wargamers love the period. As a result, he set out to write several sets of rules that would use similar game mechanisms to those in his other PORTABLE WARGAME rules, and that would enable him to fight a range of small, medium, and large battles on a relatively small tabletop. This book is the result. Please note that all the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.
The contributors - Antoine Bourguilleau, Alan Saunders, Arthur Harman, and Bob Cordery - are all very experienced wargamers, and have collaborated to produce a book of wargame rules for fighting battles set during the Pike and Shot period. The Portable Pike & Shot Wargame book contains four different sets of grid-based wargame rules and covers late sixteenth century warfare in Japan and seventeenth century warfare in Europe. The book includes eleven chapters as well as an appendix and a bibliography.
The Portable Wargame has been developed over the past ten years to meet the needs of wargamers who want a fast, easy to learn, simple to use set of wargames rules that don’t require the player to purchase and paint a large collection of figures and that can be staged on a small dinner table, a large coffee table, or something even smaller. The rules are designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.
This book has been written in direct response to the feedback from readers of ‘The Portable Wargame’, and includes three sets of rules – Ancient, Enhanced Early and Mid Twentieth Century, and Air Combat – and chapters that look at Army Lists, Mini-campaigns, and Scenarios. All the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.
The author has been a confirmed colonial wargamer for over forty years, and took part in the famous Madasahatta Campaign that was run by the late Eric Knowles. This interest has grown over the years, and has finally resulting in the writing of this book. Please note that all the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes. This book has fourteen chapters, two sets of rules, two exemplar battle reports, two appendices, a list of sources of inspiration, and over one hundred and ten illustrations.
This book follows on from 'The Portable Wargame' and 'Developing The Portable Wargame' to cover naval wargames that can be fought on a gridded tabletop. The book contains six sets of rules (three of which are from the 'Portable Naval Wargame' stable), four explanatory battle reports, and a chapter that explains 'How to ...' build simple model American Civil War ironclads. Aimed mainly at the wargamer who wants to include aspects of naval warfare in their wargames, it is suitable for both novice and experienced wargamers.
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