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...Other Key Works

Duke Seifried cover Duke Seifried and the Development of American Miniature Wargaming including Duke's Melee (1960) and Jim Getz's Napoleonique (1971)   13 Dec 2017
by Duke Seifried 

Edited by John Curry and Jim Getz


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Western Gunfight rules cover The Old West Skirmish Wargames: Wargaming Western Gunfights  26 June 2017
by Steve Curtis, Mike Blake and Ian Colwill Tarr 

Edited by John Curr
y

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Lionel Tarr book cover Lionel Tarr's Moden Wargaming Rules 1939-1945: The First Modern Wargamer  25 Jan 2017
by Lionel Tarr 

Edited by John Curr
y

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Gush Guide Wargaming cover George Gush's A Guide to Wargaming  8 August 2016
by George Gush 

Edited by John Curr
y

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Little Cold Wars cover Little Cold Wars: Wargaming the Cold War Using Toy Soldiers  18 July 2016
by Tim Gow and Bertrand Plastique 

Edited by John Curr
y

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Gush wargaming rules cover George Gush's Wargames Rules For Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries (1420-1700) 
Second edition 19 April 2016

by George Gush 

Edited by John Curr
y

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DBA 3.0 cover Sue Laflin-Barker's Start Ancient Wargaming with DBA 3.0  First edition 15 Febuary 2015
by Sue Laflin Barker 

Edited by John Curr
y

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Phil Barker's Napoleonic cover Phil Barker's Napoleonic Wargaming Rules 1685-1845 (1979)  Second edition 30 June 2015
by Phil Barker

Edited by John Curr
y

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DBA 2.2 cover DBA 2.2 Simple Ancient and Medieval Wargaming Rules: Including DBSA and DBA 1.0 
Second edition 22 March 2013

by Phil Barker, Sue Laflin Barker and Richard Bodley Scott

Edited by John Curr
y

Paperback Nook/Ipad Kindle

WRG 6th Edition cover Phil Barker's Introduction to Ancient Wargaming and WRG 6th Edition Ancient Rules 3000 BC to 1485 AD  09 April 2014
by Phil Barker

Edited by John Curry

The classic set of ancient wargaming rules.
Paperback Nook/Ipad Kindle

Bruce Quarrie's Napoleonic Campaigns cover Bruce Quarrie's Napoleonic Campaigns in Miniature: A Wargamers' Guide to the Napoleonic Wars 1796-1815   26 Dec 2013
by Bruce Quarrie

Edited by John Curry

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Innovations in Wargaming vol 1 cover Innovations in Wargaming Vol. 1: Developments in professional and hobby wargames   01 Feb 2012
by John Curry
Paperback Ipad/Knook Kindle

Operation Warboard cover Gavin and Bernard Lyall's Operation Warboard Wargaming World War II Battles in 20-25mm Scale  23 December 2013
by Gavin and Bernard Lyall

Edited by John Curry

Paperback Ipad/Knook Kindle

Tony Bath's Ancient Wargaming cover Tony Bath's Ancient Wargaming: Including Setting up a Wargames campaign  03 May 2011
by Tony Bath

Edited by John Curry

Paperback Ipad/Knook Kindle


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