This solo mini-campaign was inspired by FINLAND AT WAR: THE WINTER WAR 1939-40 by Vesa Nenye, and saw two imagi-nations, Opeland (which stood in for Finland) and the all-powerful Soviet People’s United Republics or SPUR (which stood in for the Soviet Union) fighting each other over the position of the border between the two countries and possession of the city of Viputa. An early version of the author’s... [click here for more]
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]
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 author has been a confirmed colonial wargamer for over forty years and took part in the famous Madasahatta Campaign that was run by the late Eric Knowles. This interest has grown over the years, and has finally resulting in the writing of this book.
Please note that all the rules have been designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes.
This book has fourteen chapters,... [click here for more]
This solo mini-campaign was inspired involvement of Great Britain in Egypt and the Sudan during the latter part of the nineteenth century. It involves the imagi-nations of Britannia (Great Britain), Fezia (Ottoman Turkey), and Zubia (Egypt), and sees Britannia interfering in the affairs of Zubia, a semi-independent province of the Fezian Empire. An early precursor to the author’s THE PORTABLE WARGAME... [click here for more]