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.

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Documenting the Development of Wargaming
Recreational Wargaming Professional Gaming Serious games Military Novels Recourses Book Reviews Links Credits

Professional Wargaming

Wargames used by professional/ military gamers

   The Theory of Professional Wargaming

Perla Art of Wargaming cover Peter Perla's Art of Wargaming book: A guide for professionals and hobbyists  Second edition 1 Feb 2012
by Peter Perla
Edited by John Curr
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Hardback and paperback Nook/Ipad Editon Kindle Editon

   Current Practise/ Innovations in Professional Wargaming

Confrontation Analysis Handbook cover The Confrontation Analysis Handbook: How to Resolve Confrontations by Eliminating Dilemmas
Innovations in Wargaming Volume 3   3 July 2017

John Curry and Mike Young


Paperback

crisis Scenarios Matrix Games cover Modern Crises Scenarios for Matrix Wargames   5 July 2017

John Curry and Tim Price


Paperback

Sandhurst Kriegsspiel cover Sandhurst Kriegsspiel: Wargaming for the Modern Infantry Officer
Training for War: Volume 1  16 October 2016

John Curry and Tim Price MBE


Paperback

Matrix Games cover Matrix Games for Modern Wargaming Developments in Professional and Educational Wargames Innovations in Wargaming Volume 2  14 Aug 2014
by John Curry and Tim Price MBE

Volume 1 of this series is listed under recreational wargaming
Paperback    

   The Development of Professional Wargaming including examples of professional rules

  For historical examples of British Army COIN games see: Paddy Griffith's Counter Insurgency Wargames link

  For examples of seminar games. TEWTS and two anti terrorists games see Curry J. (2012) Innovations in Wargaming Vol. 1 Developments in Professional and Hobby Wargames link

First Battle cover First Battlespan: American Army Divisonal Level Wargaming in the Cold War (1979)  11 May 2015

Edited by John Curr
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Paperback

Contact! cover Contact! The Canadian Army Tactical Training Wargame 1980  4 June 2011
by Captain Donnelly
Edited by John Curry

Paperback    

British Army 1956 Wargame Cover The British Army 1956 Wargame Rules  10 April 2011
by John Curry

Paperback    

British Army Desert Wargame cover The British Army Desert War Game: MOD Wargaming Rules (1978)  6 June 2012
by John Curry

Paperback    

Dunn Kempf Wargame cover Dunn Kempf American Army Training War Game Rules 1977-1997   11 April 2011
by Captain Kemp and Captain Kempf
Edited by John Curry

Paperback    

Staff College Exercises cover Army Wargames Two Centuries of Staff College Exercises  24 May 2016 Second edition
by John Curry

Paperback   Kindle

Tacspiel Wargame Rules cover Tacspiel - The American Army's Wargaming Rules for Vietnam  11 April 2011
by John Curry

Paperback    

Thomas Allen War Games cover Thomas Allen's War Games Professional Wargaming 1945-1985   4 July 2015 Third Edition
by Thomas Allen
Edited by John Curry

Paperback    

Andrew Wilson Computer and Bomb cover Andrew Wilson's The Bomb and the Computer The History of Professional Wargaming 1780- 1968   4 March 2014
by Andrew Wilson
Edited by John Curry

Paperback Ipad/ Knook Edition Kindle Edition


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