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DBA 2.2 cover Tony Bath's Ancient Wargaming  03 May 2011
by Tony Bath and the Society of Ancients
Edited by John Curry
Tony Bath’s early inspiration was the force that launched ancient wargaming. With his friend Donald Featherstone, he pioneered the first table top ancient battles and the most well-known of all wargaming campaigns, the Legend of Hyboria.In 1965, he founded the Society of Ancients and it's journal Slingshot. This compilation of his work includes: The Peltast and Pila Ancient Wargaming Rules The complete book, Setting up a Wargames Campaign The Legend of Hyboria (including notes on the conclusion of that climactic campaign). Setting up a Wargames Campaign is a complete guide to setting up an ancient and medieval campaign and has chapters on: Map movement,Contact, battles and after effects, Playing with umpires and without, Supplies and replacements, Guidelines on running campaigns in other periods. As Donald Featherstone said, 'a perfect little book' This book has been produced in partnership with the Society of Ancients.
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Product details: Second Edition    
     Paperback:
220 pages
     Publisher:
History of Wargaming Project
     ISBN:
9780557111800    
     Dimensions (cm):
15.6 wide x 23.39 tall


 

Supporting Materials

Map of Hyboria adapted from the original by Nick Harbud

Peltast and Pila - Situation Chart by David Barnsdale

Peltast and Pila -Morale Chart by David Barnsdale

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