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Bathtubbing

Is using a wargames unit to represent two or more real ones. For instance, a notional 'battalion' may represent a brigade. This is one technique to represent bigger battles that a gamer might struggle to represent using their existing models or playing surface. It is believed to have originated in the phrase 'recreating Jutland in a bathtub'.

Original definition 29 December 2010 9:26 PM by unknown member.

Last revised 29 December 2010 7:08 PM by unknown member.