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Author Sutherland, Jonathan, author

Title Wargaming scenarios : the Peninsular War 1808-1814 / Jon Sutherland and Diane Canwell
Published Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2014


Description 1 online resource (233 pages) : maps
Contents Introduction; Map of Peninsular War Battle; Using the Scenarios; Chapter 1 The Coming of the Peninsular War; Chapter 2 Opening Moves; Chapter 3 Portugal, Retreat and Counter Invasion; Chapter 4 Wellington Takes the Offensive; Chapter 5 Collapse and Defeat; Chapter 6 Armies of the Peninsular War; Chapter 7 The War in the Peninsula; Chronology; Further Reading
Summary The enjoyment of wargaming is greatly enhanced if the battles (games) are played within well thought-out scenarios. Instead of simply lining up evenly-matched armies and fighting to the death, the players can have realistic objectives (such as the capture of a vital piece of terrain or delaying a superior enemy to cover a retreat) and be confronted with more challenging tactical decisions. Devising such scenarios can take a lot of effort, and more critically, time, which is always in short supply. This book is designed to take the time and effort out of organising fascinating and challenging w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 13, 2015)
Subject War games.
Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Simulation games
Peninsular War, 1807-1814.
GAMES -- Reference.
GAMES -- Travel Games.
Simulation games
War games
Form Electronic book
Author Canwell, Diane, author.
ISBN 9781473839502
Other Titles Peninsular War 1808-1814