Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Pen and Sword: New A Wargamer's Guide to 1066 and the Norman Conquest

Pen and Sword released the new A Wargamer's Guide to 1066 and the Norman Conquest in the Daniel Mersey's A Wargamer's Guide book series covering a wide variety of exciting wargaming periods.

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 1066 and the Norman conquest upto around 1070, and advice on how to recreate these on the gaming table. Advice is given on 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 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.

As with the other A Wargamer's Guide books by Daniel Mersey, author of the popular Osprey Games Lion Rampant and Dragon Rampant wargame rules, this new book can be bought here at an introductory price.

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