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Recreational Wargaming...Early Wargames

Early Wargames vol 3 cover Joseph Morschauser's How to Play War Games in Miniature A forgotten wargaming pioneer Early Wargames Vol 3  01 January 2011
by John Curry, Bob Cordery and Joseph Morschauser

In many ways, the book introduced modern wargaming concepts such as a single base for a unit, gridded movement, speed of play and original combat system. It was very different from the development of the H.G. Wells rules by Donald Featherstone and others. Although photographs of the Morshauser game were included in Donald Feathersone's Advanced War Games, the book did not contain the rules or any further information about this early war game. This edition includes:

  • The original book How to Play War Games in Miniature
  • Rules for ancient, musket and the 'modern period'
  • Additional articles by Morschauser
  • An adaption of the rules for the modern period
  • Biographical notes
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126 pages
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     Dimensions (cm):
15.6 wide x 23.39 tall


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