Help support TMP


Glossary Entry


Glossary provides definitions for uncommon wargaming or military history terms.


Back to the Glossary


Areas of Interest

General

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Link


Featured Showcase Article

Little Yellow Clamps

Need some low-pressure clamps?


Featured Profile Article

The Joy of Minis

unknown member ponders nirvana.


1,109,800 hits since 29 Dec 2010
©1994-2024 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

The Membership System is temporarily offline for maintenance. It should be restored shortly.


TMP logo

Membership

Please sign in to your membership account, or, if you are not yet a member, please sign up for your free membership account.

ZOC

Zone of Control. A wargaming concept, popularized by Phil Barker's DBA, defining an area forward of a unit that, if entered, compels opposing units to engage in close combat. It acts much like a magnet.

Not a term used by Phil Barker nor appearing in the rules. Used by players with experience from board games to refer to an area one base width square in front of an element in which an enemy has certain restrictions, such as to move forward and attack or move straight backwards. In the newest version of DBA there is an explicit term called threat zone (TZ) which covers that area.

Original definition 22 February 2013 7:04 AM by unknown member.

Last revised 10 January 2017 11:50 AM by unknown member.