Wargaming on a Budget

Gaming Constrained by Money or Space

Iain Dickie

Wargaming can be a very expensive hobby. Iain Dickie, one of the best-known names in the hobby shares dozens of hints and tips on how to cut the cost of your gaming and get 'more bang for your buck'. Dickie also recognizes the fact that available space is another major restriction for many gamers and tackles this issue too.
Date Published :
July 2010
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
15 b/w line drawings, 16 pages color photos
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781848841154
Pages : 176
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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Overview
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Wargaming can be a very expensive hobby, but it needn't be. Iain Dickie, one of the best-known names in the hobby shares dozens of hints and tips on how to cut the cost of your gaming and get 'more bang for your buck'.

He offers sound practical advice on buying and building your armies (should you opt for metal, plastic, or even card, and in which scale?), gaming tables, terrain, buildings and even storage solutions. As well as purely financial constraints, Iain Dickie also recognizes the fact that available space is another major restriction for many gamers and tackles this issue too. Now you've got no excuse not to get wargaming!

About The Author
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After 25 years as editor of Miniature Wargames magazine, Iain Dickie is one of the best known names in the hobby. He's even been on the telly, appearing alongside Angela Rippon in Games of War. He has recently retired as editor and intends to spend his time between writing and sailing and, of course, wargaming.

REVIEWS
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"… a great guide for someone who is thinking to start out with wargaming and isn't sure whether they would be able to do it because of money or space… seems to answer every question I could think of about what to do. … also a great reference to use later, when you want to mold figures, run campaigns, or make buildings"

- IPMS/USA

“…should find a place on the shelves of every gamer…176 pages of concrete advice on making wargames, tables, figures, outdoor terrain, buildings, ships and airplanes.”

- MiniatureWargaming.Com

“Iain Dickie, one of the best known names in the hobby, shares dozens of tips on how to cut the cost of gaming and get more bang for the buck.”

- Model Retailer

"…the book I wish I had thirty years ago...Whether just starting out or an experienced pro, this book has answers and ideas that we all can use. It's a great read for those just getting into the hobby, but will not lose its value as a reference book later on in your gaming experience."

- Neil Brennan and Bob Giglio, The Herald (HMGS)

“,,,well written and contains a lot of useful information for both new or experienced gamers. From cover to cover you are given hints on how to save money and do your own Do It Yourself Wargaming Projects ..Profit from his experiences and you can save some money and space, while gaming for less and enjoy the hobby more.“

- Mataka.org

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