The History of Wargaming Project
The project aims to make the largest possible collection of wargaming books and rules available to the modern reader. Ranging from second editions of wargaming classics, to professional wargaming rules used by the military and innovations in current wargaming.
With thanks to the many people who have assisted with various aspects of the project including:
Family of Lionel Tarr
Phil Barker, WRG
Phil Dunn author Sea Battles
Col. Dunn and Col Kempf - Authors of the The Dunn Kempf Rules
Tony Hawkins of WD
Alan Paul of WD
Rob Morgan who sent me some early material to use.
Carol B. who was engaged to Doc Clerk, Fletcher Pratt's Chief Umpire
Cdr Bothwell USN, rtd. The last of the original Fletcher Pratt Players
Rod Repeke, my American Correspondent who helped find some obscure early wargaming Rules
Robert 'piepenbrink' Who contributed the Tin Army of the Potamic
Professor Phil Sabin who helped me get access to the Liddel Hart Archive in King College London
Steve Hicks who kindly sent me some early wargaming rules
Jessica Curry for her assistance with the graphics of the project
John B and Tony Hawkins of Wargame Developments who encouraged me to start
Bob Cordery, Tim Gow, Martin Rapier of Wargame Developments
Tim Price MBE who kindly allowed me to use many of his fine photographs
The firstname.lastname@example.org whose members have offered much help
John Armatys, WD, for commenting on Donald Featherstone WWII experiences
Charles McKeller and Allen Curtis, both USA who kindly sent me versions of the Dunn Kempf rules.
Richard Black and Harry Pearson Link who kindly let me reproduce their definitive list of early wargaming books.