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HistoryWargaming20 Apr 2019 11:28 a.m. PST

An excellent new book on how the military have used wargames has just been published by the US Naval War College.

"On Wargaming" is available for free download from the NWC Press:

Or for purchase from the US Government Printing Office:

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2019 12:29 p.m. PST


Thanks for sharing.

I look forward to reading about this with interest, and hope they provide some tips on how it's done, and not just what was done.

Personal logo McLaddie Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2019 2:10 p.m. PST

Just FYI, it has already been posted on Game Design and History of Wargaming. It should have all the coverage it can get.

raylev320 Apr 2019 10:24 p.m. PST

Great find…downloaded the PDF, but I decided I want the book itself. Probably longer than I can stand in PDF format.

Old Contemptibles Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2019 1:13 a.m. PST

What does a plow have to do with wargaming?

Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2019 6:11 a.m. PST

Wow, great find! Downloaded. Many thanks for this one.

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