Since the 1950s the hobby has grown exponentially and now enjoys a widespread following across the world.
Although the rise in computerised wargaming has transformed some aspects of it, the traditional table-based wargame continues to go from strength to strength.
Neil Thomas, a seasoned wargamer himself, offers practical advice on how to collect and paint wargames armies, together with all the information and rules needed to fight wargames over a huge historical timespan.
He offers simple, playable and realistic rules for a variety of historical periods, from the ancient to the Second World War.
A selection of colour photographs serves to illustrate the historical periods covered and convey something of the colourful spectacle of wargaming.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: The History Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 17/02/2005
- Category: General & world history
- ISBN: 9780750938167