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Recreational Wargaming...Paddy Griffith

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 Paddy Griffith’s Game of War: Reflections on a Lifetime of Wargaming

 7 September 2021

by Dr Paddy Griffith and Dr John Curry

This book captures key points of the development of Paddy Griffith’s ideas and innovations in wargaming, such as contributing to the Wargamer’s Newsletter, to the launch of Wargames Developments in 1980 and his correspondence with some of the key figures in wargaming.

 Chapters include:

 - Gaming World War III: Paddy’s Greatest Legacy

- The relationship between Donald Featherstone and Paddy Griffith

- The Game of War, Wargaming for TV

- Roleplaying the Experience of Combat: Men Against Fire

- Naval Wargaming: Hunt the Bismarck

- Monkey Orange Solo- The wargame that got him barred from Salute

- The Taiwan Crisis Game: The Game that Almost Became an International Incident

 Paddy Griffith was at times a controversial character, but no-one can challenge the fact he made a significant impact in the development of the study of military history and wargaming.

The book is published by the History of Wargaming Project as part of its work to document the development of wargaming.

The book is available from Amazon and on the Kindle

Product details:     
230 pages
History of Wargaming Project
     Dimensions (cm):
15.56 wide x 23.39 tall

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