This book follows on from ‘The Portable Wargame’ and ‘Developing The Portable Wargame’ to cover naval wargames that can be fought on a gridded tabletop. The book contains six sets of rules (three of which are from the ‘Portable Naval Wargame’ stable), four explanatory battle reports, and a chapter that explains ‘How to …’ build simple model American Civil War ironclads. Aimed mainly... [click here for more]
RESTLESS NATIVES is a set of fast-play Colonial wargames rules designed so that two or more players can fight an interesting battle to a conclusion in under two hours on a 4-foot x 3-foot (120cm x 90cm) tabletop battlefield using approximately two hundred 15mm scale figures.
The rules incorporate several novel features. These include:
The use of a standard pack of playing cards to determine the order... [click here for more]
The origins of this book lie back in the early days of the development of Matrix Games. One of the earliest Matrix Games designed in the UK sought to create a campaign game about the Balkan Wars of 1912 and 1913, and the original game was published during the early 1990s in ‘The Nugget’ (the Journal of Wargame Developments) and ‘Wargames Illustrated’. The interest generated led to the development... [click here for more]
The Portable Wargame has been developed over the past ten years to meet the needs of wargamers who want a fast, easy to learn, simple to use set of wargames rules that don’t require the player to purchase and paint a large collection of figures and that can be staged on a small dinner table, a large coffee table, or something even smaller. The rules are designed to be used with a gridded tabletop... [click here for more]