TABLETOP WARGAMES: A DESIGNERS’ AND WRITERS’ HANDBOOK
Thomas Pike digs into this exploration of wargaming design
Rick Priestley, John Lambshead | Pen & Sword Books | £ 14.99 | Pen-and-Sword.co.uk
It is arguable that over the last three decades no other individual has exerted as much influence over the shape of war games as Rick Priestley, whose pedigree can be traced back to Games Workshop’s original Warhammer Fantasy Battle game. If he has something to say about game design, one should most certainly listen. And it turns out he does, teaming up with John Lambshead (himself rather prolific in the wargames world, if not as high profile) to produce Tabletop Wargames: A Designers’ and Writers’ Handbook.
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