Developing The Portable Wargame

Developing The Portable Wargame

This book has been written in direct response to the feedback from readers of 'The Portable Wargame', and includes three sets of rules - Ancient, enhanced Early and Mid Twentieth Century, and Air Combat - and chapters that look at Army ...

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244911027

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This book has been written in direct response to the feedback from readers of 'The Portable Wargame', and includes three sets of rules - Ancient, enhanced Early and Mid Twentieth Century, and Air Combat - and chapters that look at Army Lists, Mini-campaigns, and Scenarios. All the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.
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The Portable Pike and Shot Wargame

The Portable Pike and Shot Wargame

The book includes eleven chapters as well as an appendix and a bibliography.

Author: Alan Saunders

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ISBN: 9798567708903

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Page: 120

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The contributors - Antoine Bourguilleau, Alan Saunders, Arthur Harman, and Bob Cordery - are all very experienced wargamers, and have collaborated to produce a book of wargame rules for fighting battles set during the Pike and Shot period. The Portable Pike & Shot Wargame book contains four different sets of grid-based wargame rules and covers late sixteenth century warfare in Japan and seventeenth century warfare in Europe. The book includes eleven chapters as well as an appendix and a bibliography.
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The Portable Wargame

The Portable Wargame

The Portable Wargame has been developed over the past ten years to meet the needs of wargamers who want a fast, easy to learn, simple to use set of wargames rules that don’t require the player to purchase and paint a large collection of ...

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781326904609

Category: Games & Activities

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The Portable Wargame has been developed over the past ten years to meet the needs of wargamers who want a fast, easy to learn, simple to use set of wargames rules that don’t require the player to purchase and paint a large collection of figures and that can be staged on a small dinner table, a large coffee table, or something even smaller. The rules are designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.
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The Portable Napoleonic Wargame

The Portable Napoleonic Wargame

This book is the result. Please note that all the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244139100

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Page: 174

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Although the author is a late convert to the joys of Napoleonic wargaming, he soon began to see why so many wargamers love the period. As a result, he set out to write several sets of rules that would use similar game mechanisms to those in his other PORTABLE WARGAME rules, and that would enable him to fight a range of small, medium, and large battles on a relatively small tabletop. This book is the result. Please note that all the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.
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Developing the Portable Wargame

Developing the Portable Wargame

Developing The Portable Wargame Contents Introduction Pinning and Unpinning Units The Two Kills Option Army Lists, Balanced, and Unbalanced Forces Big Board ...

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9780244611033

Category: Games & Activities

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This book has been written in direct response to the feedback from readers of ‘The Portable Wargame’, and includes three sets of rules – Ancient, Enhanced Early and Mid Twentieth Century, and Air Combat – and chapters that look at Army Lists, Mini-campaigns, and Scenarios. All the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.
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The Portable Napoleonic Wargame

The Portable Napoleonic Wargame

... made the play-test battles rather bloody affairs and was one reason why the Exhaustion Point was incorporated into the later PORTABLE WARGAME rules.

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244739096

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Page: 174

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Although the author is a late convert to the joys of Napoleonic wargaming, he soon began to see why so many wargamers love the period. As a result, he set out to write several sets of rules that would use similar game mechanisms to those in his other PORTABLE WARGAME rules, and that would enable him to fight a range of small, medium, and large battles on a relatively small tabletop. This book is the result. Please note that all the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.
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The Portable Colonial Wargame

The Portable Colonial Wargame

Books by the same author FICTION The Elephant and the Cobra (2017) NON-FICTION: WARGAMING & MILITARY HISTORY When Empires Clash! (2014) The Portable Wargame ...

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244574826

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 170

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The author has been a confirmed colonial wargamer for over forty years, and took part in the famous Madasahatta Campaign that was run by the late Eric Knowles. This interest has grown over the years, and has finally resulting in the writing of this book. Please note that all the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes. This book has fourteen chapters, two sets of rules, two exemplar battle reports, two appendices, a list of sources of inspiration, and over one hundred and ten illustrations.
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The Portable Colonial Wargame

The Portable Colonial Wargame

This book has fourteen chapters, two sets of rules, two exemplar battle reports, two appendices, a list of sources of inspiration, and over one hundred and ten illustrations.

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244874827

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 170

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The author has been a confirmed colonial wargamer for over forty years, and took part in the famous Madasahatta Campaign that was run by the late Eric Knowles. This interest has grown over the years, and has finally resulting in the writing of this book. Please note that all the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes. This book has fourteen chapters, two sets of rules, two exemplar battle reports, two appendices, a list of sources of inspiration, and over one hundred and ten illustrations.
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Gridded Naval Wargames

Gridded Naval Wargames

This book follows on from 'The Portable Wargame' and 'Developing The Portable Wargame' to cover naval wargames that can be fought on a gridded tabletop.

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244688547

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Page: 138

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This book follows on from 'The Portable Wargame' and 'Developing The Portable Wargame' to cover naval wargames that can be fought on a gridded tabletop. The book contains six sets of rules (three of which are from the 'Portable Naval Wargame' stable), four explanatory battle reports, and a chapter that explains 'How to ...' build simple model American Civil War ironclads. Aimed mainly at the wargamer who wants to include aspects of naval warfare in their wargames, it is suitable for both novice and experienced wargamers.
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A Winter ish War

A Winter ish War

Books by the same author FICTION The Elephant and the Cobra (2017) NON-FICTION: WARGAMING & MILITARY HISTORY When Empires Clash! (2014) The Portable Wargame ...

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244801441

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Trouble in Zubia

Trouble in Zubia

... 1310 0]) DEVELOPING THE PORTABLE WARGAME: MORE RULES FOR FASTPLAY WARGAMES ON ... eBook ISBN 9780 244611033]) GRIDDED NAVAL WARGAMES: NAVAL WARGAMING IN ...

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244801472

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La Ultima Cruzada

La Ultima Cruzada

Brothers in Arms and Brothers in the Lodge The Portable Wargame Developing The Portable Wargame Contents Contents vii Foreword to the Third Edition xii ...

Author: Bob Cordery

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244646455

Category: History

Page: 294

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This book has been written in direct response to the numerous requests for a revised and improved version of the previous and now long out-of-print second edition. Unlike the previous book, this edition presents the data it contains thematically in the hope that it will enable readers to quickly find the information they are looking for. The book comprises six parts: Part 1: The major political parties and main events of the Spanish Civil War Part 2: The Armies of the Spanish Civil War Part 3: The Navies of the Spanish Civil War Part 4: The Air Forces of the Spanish Civil War Part 5: The Spanish Police and Security Forces Part 6: Uniforms of the Spanish Civil War There is also a bibliography.
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Business Wargames

Business Wargames

... semi - portable rivals , and quickly became the market standard and a major
money - spinner for Sony . " PRODUCTION ADVANTAGE Kaman , a US
helicopter manufacturer with an idle repair shop and automated woodworking
equipment ...

Author: Barrie G. James

Publisher: Viking Press

ISBN: UOM:49015001093195

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 234

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Categories: Business & Economics

Tomorrow s War Science Fiction Wargaming Rules

Tomorrow   s War  Science Fiction Wargaming Rules

... to M1ACR but with heavier barrel, increased cooling and magazine capacity. Mk. 17 SLAM (Shoulder Launched Light Assault Missile): Standard man-portable ...

Author: Ambush Alley Ambush Alley Games

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781849089364

Category: Games

Page: 260

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A miniatures wargame of gritty futuristic combat, Tomorrow's War projects the tactics and technology of today's military conflicts hundred's of years into the future. While robot drones, anti-gravity vehicles, and advanced battle-suit technology have changed the face of warfare, the essentials of combined-arms tactics have remained constant. Using the popular Force on Force rules as a basis, Ambush Alley Games has created the most realistic and tactically challenging science fiction wargame on the market. The rulebook includes a detailed optional 'future history' and a campaign system so that individual battles can be linked into an ongoing storyline.
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One Hour Skirmish Wargames

One Hour Skirmish Wargames

Many wargamers enjoy the challenge of skirmish games where, instead of the strategy of vast armies portrayed by traditional wargames, the focus is on the tactics of a small unit.

Author: John Lambshead

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military

ISBN: 1526700042

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 96

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Many wargamers enjoy the challenge of skirmish games where, instead of the strategy of vast armies portrayed by traditional wargames, the focus is on the tactics of a small unit. However, skirmish rules are often so complex that it can take hours of rolling dice, consulting tables and recording data to recreate what would in reality be a fast and furious firefight lasting just minutes. Now these new rules make it possible to recapture the speed and intensity of these actions where every man, and every second, counts. The basic rules are supported by sections which give special rules and scenarios to capture the flavor of a range of different periods, from Napoleonic to Modern Warfare and beyond with Sci-Fi. From the 95th Rifles scouting for Wellington, Western gunfights and WWI trench raids, through WW2 parachute assaults or Special Forces strikes in Afghanistan, or even Space Marines storming a space station, Squad Firefights elegantly simple system allows you to focus on proper tactical decisions rather than rolling buckets of dice or calculating masses of modifiers.
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Playing Wargames on the Internet

Playing Wargames on the Internet

The code is very portable and has been ported to a number of UNIX variants , so
there should be no trouble compiling it ; if you do encounter problems , ask the
newsgroup for help . + Connected to RedDragon . Empire.Net . 220 RedDragon .

Author: Rawn Shah

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 0471116343

Category: Computers

Page: 308

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World Domination Just Got Easier! Imagine having Genghis Khan, Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte, and Attila the Hun coming after you at the same time. That's how your opponents will feel when you use this book. You'll get all of the hard-won secrets and strategies you'll need to win war- games on the Internet. Before you know it, you'll be well on your way to becoming the supreme ruler of the known universe. This incredible resource covers the three most popular wargames on the Internet—Empire, Galactic, and XConquer—and gives you information about: Where on the Internet you can go to play What the object of each game is and how the game is set up What commands you'll use to play and leave messages for other players How to use proven hints and strategies to defeat your enemies What dangers await you as well as tried-and-true tips on how to divide and conquer all
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Integration and Enhancement of the Saber Wargame

Integration and Enhancement of the Saber Wargame

Integration was accomplished by developing a portable object- oriented database system (OODBMS) interface. The interface was implemented in Ada and tied to an OODBMS also written in Ada.

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ISBN: OCLC:227803443

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Page: 164

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The Saber wargame is a theater-level air/land battle wargame written in Ada that is being developed for the Air Force Wargaming Center at Maxwell AFB, AL. This thesis documents how the user interface and simulation engine were integrated. Integration was accomplished by developing a portable object- oriented database system (OODBMS) interface. The interface was implemented in Ada and tied to an OODBMS also written in Ada. Using the interface, both subsystems were able to work from a consistent database and exchange information. The user interface was enhanced by converting it from the Software Technology for Adaptable Reliable Systems Ada/X Window System bindings to a newer commercial set. Generic components were constructed to allow the rapid development of Motif input forms written in Ada.
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Beginners Guide to Wargaming

Beginners  Guide to Wargaming

This was the main reason the longbow fell into disuse once portable and
reasonably accurate firearms came into use from the late 15th century , since any
idiot could be taught how to fire a musket effectively with minimal training .

Author: Bruce Quarrie

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0850598524

Category: Military miniatures.

Page: 136

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Briefly sketches the history of war games, explains war gaming rules for land, naval, armored, and aerial forces, and looks at fantasy games
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Variety Portable Movie Guide

Variety Portable Movie Guide

WAR GAME , THE 1966 , 50 mins , UK D : Peter Watkins ( BBC - TV ) A wholly
imaginary picture of what could happen immediately before , during , and after a
nuclear attack on Britain , The War Game is grim , gruesome , horrific ...

Author: Derek Elley

Publisher: Berkley

ISBN: 0425175502

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 1488

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Now in a handy pocket edition, this authoritative guide includes more than 8,700 reviews--from the dawn of film through every major release of 1999. Includes information on the casts, directors, Academy Award( nominees and winners, and movies on video, disc, and wide-screen formats. This updated edition has 100 new reviews.
Categories: Performing Arts

Donald Featherstone s Wargaming Pike and Shot Revised Edition

Donald Featherstone s Wargaming Pike and Shot Revised Edition

This revised edition contains: An introduction to wargaming the period, fifteen battles, each illustrated with maps, notes on suitable rules and wargaming figures, an updated bibliography and a previously unpublished set of English Civil ...

Author: John Curry

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1446637476

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Page: 134

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A classic wargaming book by one of the founding fathers of wargaming, Donald Featherstone. This revised edition contains: An introduction to wargaming the period, fifteen battles, each illustrated with maps, notes on suitable rules and wargaming figures, an updated bibliography and a previously unpublished set of English Civil War rules by Donald Featherstone
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