Author Topic: Robert Mosher's 19th Cent Wargame Research Series  (Read 3663 times)

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The first of several articles we're reprinting from Robert Mosher (one/month over the next couple of months)

This one is on the original Von Reisswitz Kriegsspiel

https://www.armchairdragoons.com/articles/research/nineteenth-century-military-war-games-lieutenant-von-reisswitzs-kriegsspiel/


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Reply #1 on: May 06, 2021, 02:27:33 PM
The first of several articles we're reprinting from Robert Mosher (one/month over the next couple of months)

This one is on the original Von Reisswitz Kriegsspiel

https://www.armchairdragoons.com/articles/research/nineteenth-century-military-war-games-lieutenant-von-reisswitzs-kriegsspiel/

I thought  it was, like, Jim's biography.

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Reply #2 on: August 05, 2021, 09:58:55 AM
William Livermore's American Kriegsspiel
https://www.armchairdragoons.com/articles/research/nineteenth-century-military-war-games-william-livermores-american-kriegsspiel/



Charles Totten's Strategos
https://www.armchairdragoons.com/articles/research/19strategos/

(which was also part of the inspiration for the Minneapolis gaming group that eventually evolved into their Braunstein games and later, the early Blackmoor games that inspired D&D
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Reply #3 on: September 02, 2021, 11:42:44 AM

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Reply #4 on: October 07, 2021, 02:22:59 PM
HG Wells' Little Wars and crossing over into the professional ranks

https://www.armchairdragoons.com/articles/research/19clw/

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Reply #5 on: November 04, 2021, 08:33:22 AM
Robert's "History of Wargaming" project rumbles on with a look at a (relatively) recent game inspired by HG Wells' "Little Wars"

https://www.armchairdragoons.com/articles/research/19scruby/

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Reply #6 on: May 05, 2022, 08:52:48 PM
History of Wargaming – A look back at Donald Featherstone's "Games"

https://www.armchairdragoons.com/articles/research/19featherstone/

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