Just discovered this interesting Pen and Sword Books - A Wargamer's Guide to The Anglo-Zulu War pre-order. The 144 page paperback book aims to cover all wargamer aspects of the period including miniature ranges and commercial rulesets.
This is one of the first titles in an exciting new series of guides for wargamers. Taking one of the most pivotal and famous episodes in British military history, it gives a wargamers perspective of the dramatic events of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 (and the aftermath up to 1889) and offers advice on how to recreate these on the gaming table. Daniel Mersey discusses factors to consider when choosing an appropriate set of commercially available rules, or devising your own, to best suit the scale and style of battle you want and to capture the flavour of the period. The relevant ranges of figures and terrain pieces and buildings are also reviewed. Analysis of the forces involved, organization, tactics and strategies will help with building your armies and there are interesting scenarios included. Whether this is a new period for you, or you are looking to refresh your existing interest in the period, this handy guide is sure to hold much if interest for you.
This brand new book by Daniel Mersey, the author of the popular Osprey Games Lion Rampant and Dux Bellorum rules is now available for discounted pre-order here at Pen and Sword Books.