Overview:Tabletop Wargames: A Designers' and Writers' Handbook - Unlike chess or backgammon, tabletop wargames have no single, accepted set of rules. Most wargamers at some point have had a go at writing their own rules and virtually all have modified commercially available sets to better suit their idea of the ideal game or to adapt favourite rules to a different historical period or setting. But many who try soon find that writing a coherent set of rules is harder than they thought, while tweaking one part of an existing set can often have unforeseen consequences for the game as a whole.Now, at last, help is at hand. Veteran gamer and rules writer John Lambshead has teamed up with the legendary Rick Priestley, creator of Games Workshop's phenomenally successful Warhammer system, to create this essential guide for any would-be wargame designer or tinkerer. Rick and John give excellent advice on deciding what you want from a wargame and balancing 'realism' (be it in a historical or a fantasy/sci-fi context) with playability.They discuss the relative merits of various mechanisms (cards, dice, tables) then discuss how to select and combine these to handle the various essential game elements of turn sequences, combat resolution, morale etc to create a rewarding and playable game that suits your tastes and requirements

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725650-9781783831487. It was written by the following authors: John Lambshead, Rick Priestley. Book Tabletop Wargames: A Designers' and Writers' Handbook, which can be read online, published by the company: Pen & Sword Books Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History, Sports Books, Hobbies, games, quiz books. The book was published on 2016-09-05 00:00:00. It has 157 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 454 g. File for download Tabletop Wargames: A Designers' and Writers' Handbook has PDF format and is called tabletop-wargames-a-designers-and-writers-handbook.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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