The History of Wargaming Project
Preserving the history of wargaming for future generations of wargamers
Work in progress
The production Schedule for the next three months is:
Donald Featherstone Air wargames - new edition
Training for cyber warfare
Donald Featherstone's Red Coats of the Raj novel
Donald Featherstone's MacDonald of the 42nd novel
Donald Featherstone's books - the rest of them
Various military Wargames
Some very exciting books, but the projects are to be kept under wraps for the moment
Wargaming During World War II
Vol 2 and 4 of Early Wargaming Rules
Jan 2009- Thomas Allen's War Games, professional wargaming 1945-1985 now in print. This includes much material
on the professional history of wargaming
Dec 2009- Huge response to Tony Bath's and Paddy Griffith's books. See comments on Sprawling Wargames
Dec 2009- Don Featherstone was at the Wessex Military Branch last week when a historian was presenting the battle of
Steamroller Farm (North Africa, WWII). The presenter almost fell off his chair when Don stood up and told him he had been there and had seen the battle in person.
Must have been a bit of shock to the presenter…
Dec 2009- Paddy Griffith's new book Sprawling Wargames and Tony Bath's book Ancient Wargaming
are in now available
See this site for details. Thomas Allen's book War Games, professional wargaming 1945-85 is now at the printers.It should be ready to ship in
a few weeks.
November 2009, very busy month. Obtained agreement from Terry Wise to produce his book, plus all his
rules including the unpublished sets. Also had agreement from George Gush for his book and his WRG rules.
Saw Donald Featherstone in his favourite pub. He said he has no appetite, but then ate more than we did. I have added
a couple of his experiences to the site. Link If there is the demand,
I will add more. Phil Dunn sent me a mountain of new material for a revised version of his book Sea Battles.
Delivery of Paddy Griffith's new book Sprawling Wargames and Tony Bath's book Ancient Wargaming in a few days.
The latter was in collaboration with the Society of Ancients.
Oct 2009 Donald Featherstone's new book Lost Tales now available. Link
Oct 2009 Paddy Griffith's short but excellent book Battle in the Civil War: Generalship and Tactics in America
1861-65 is now available again via this site. Link
Sept 2009: Donald Featherstone's new book Lost Tales Link is now at the pinters. The secret came out
as one of the printers picked a copy off the press and just emailed a few wargaming friends,
who emailed a few friends...
One of whom then emailed me. It is hard to keep secrets on the internet. Copies will be available shortly.
Sept 2009: Shipping prices to USA have been reduced
July 2009: due to demand, the booklet on 'Staff College Exercises' is now a book called,
'Army Wargames: Staff College Exercises'.
July 2009: Charlie Wesencraft's With Pike and Musket now added to site.
July 2009: Ken Trotman Ltd is a supplier of specialist Antiquarian Books. Their interesting range now includes
classic books by CS Grant 'Charge' 'The Wargame' and 'The Wargame Companion'
Link Marvellous stuff.
June 2009: Donald Featherstone's Wargaming Airborne Operations now added, with new set of rules
June 2009: Donald Featherstone's Wargaming Campaigns now added. Link .
June 2009: added photos from original version of 'Skirmish Wargames' as article for that that book.
April 2009: I have added a credits page Link to thank some of the many, many people who
have assisted various parts of the History of Wargaming Project
April 2009: I am trading at Lingcombe Barn Table Top Sale, Bristol, UK on Sunday May 17th 2009
link It is a wargaming carboot sale...
I am also putting on a Fletcher Pratt Naval Wargame 1.00-4.00, email me to play or just arrive on the day!
April 2009: Short video of Donald Featherstone added on u tube: find it by searching for
April 2009: Charlie Wesencraft's Practical Wargaming now added.
Feb 2009: Donald Featherstone's Advanced Wargames now in print
Feb 2009: Donald Featherstone's Solo Wargaming now in print
Feb 2009: Donald Featherstone's Naval Wargames now in print
Nov 2008: Live in North America or Australia-New Zealand ? If buying 2 or more Lulu printed rules/books
I can now print locally and ship to you direct, saving shipping costs! Contact me for individual quote