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One-Hour Wargames: Practical Tabletop Battles for those with limited time and space

One-Hour Wargames: Practical Tabletop Battles for those with limited time and space (Paperback)

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One of the biggest problems facing wargamers is finding the time to actually play. Most commercially available sets of rules require several hours to set up and play to a conclusion; some can easily swallow up a whole day or weekend. For many gamers this means that their lavishly prepared miniature armies rarely get used at all. Apart from time, the other consideration is space, which further constrains the opportunities for a game. In One-hour Wargames, veteran gamer and rule-writer Neil Thomas has addressed both these problems. Now it is practical to play a game in around an hour on a normal dining table or living room floor. The book contains 8 (all-new) sets of very simple rules for various periods, from Ancient to WW2 and 30 scenarios which can be played using any of them, so you don't even have to take too much time thinking up a stimulating tactical situation and objectives. All the rules and scenarios are intended to be played on a 3ft x 3ft battlefield. The rules only require a small number of miniatures, so this really is an ideal way for new gamers, or veterans trying a new period, to get started with minimal investment of time and money.

Also ideal for a quick game in the evening when a friend pops round. There are also sections on campaigns and solo games.

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Neil Thomas has been a keen wargamer for decades and has built a reputation for writing elegantly simple rules. His previous works include Wargaming: An Introduction; Ancient and Medieval Wargaming; Napoleonic Wargaming and Wargaming Nineteenth Century Europe 1816-1879.

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