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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Recreational Wargaming...Stuart Asquith, Charles Grant and Terry Wise

A mini-series of 7 books to celebrate the work of these three key figures

Stuart Asquith 17th Century Wargaming cover Stuart Asquith and Terry Wise's Wargaming 17th Century Battles: including Rules for the English Civil War and the Thirty Years War  10 June 2019
by Stuart Asquith
Edited by John Armatys and John Curry

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Stuart Asquith 18th Century Wargaming cover Stuart Asquith's Wargaming 18th Century Battles: Including Rules for Marlburian Warfare 1702-1714  16 February 2016
by Stuart Asquith
Edited by John Curry

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Terry Wise's Introduction to Battle Gaming cover Terry Wise's Introduction to Battle Gaming including his unpublished wargaming rules  05 November 2012
by Terry Wise
Edited by John Curry

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Scenarions for All Ages cover Scenarios for All Ages  1996
by Charles S. Grant and Stuart Asquith

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Wargame Campaigns cover Wargame Campaigns 1995
by Charles S. Grant


Historical note: there are in fact three Charles Grants involved in wargaming:
1. The late Charles Grant. Did national service in the RAF and then had a career in the police. Author of "Battle!" and "The War Game".
2. Charles S. Grant. Served as an Army officer. Notable especially for the long-running "tabletop teasers" scenarios in "Battle for Wargamers", and numerous books.3. Charlie M. Grant.

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