Wargaming Campaigns

Henry Hyde

Date Published :
July 2022
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
200+photos, maps and diagrams
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Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781473855915
Pages : 528
Dimensions : 9.7 X 6.8 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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Most miniature wargames take the form of simulating a single battle with the opponents either winning or losing and that's that until the next game. Such games can be a fun test of tactical skill but it can be even more rewarding if they form part of a wider campaign. In a campaign, the players commanding the forces have to make the decisions at the strategic level that determine the context of any battles that occur. The outcome of these battles will, in turn, have strategic consequences for the ongoing campaign.

Although campaigns can be very rewarding, many wargamers are deterred by the need to produce maps and devise mechanisms for strategic movement, Intelligence, logistics, recruiting reinforcements, keeping track of casualties etc. Henry Hyde's excellent book greatly eases this task with masses of sound advice, concrete suggestions and even a full set of campaign rules useful for any period up to AD 1900. 'Whatever historical or fantasy setting your prefer, Henry shows that even simple campaigns can add extra fun to your gaming.

About The Author

A wargamer since childhood, Henry Hyde burst onto the wargames scene in 2006 with his own Battlegames magazine. He went on to edit the combined Miniature Wargames with Battlegames before leaving to pursue other design and publishing interests in 2016. His enthusiasm for wargaming is rooted in his deep love of history (he has a degree in European History from Sussex University) but he also enjoys writing fiction, photography, watercolor painting, music and cooking. He is the author of the acclaimed The Wargaming Compendium published by Pen & Sword Books in 2013. Henry lives near the sea in East Sussex.

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