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The Portable Wargame

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The Portable Wargame has been developed over the past ten years to meet the needs of wargamers who want a fast, easy to learn, simple to use set of wargames rules that don't require the player to purchase and paint a large collection of figures and that can be staged on a small dinner table, a large coffee table, or something even smaller. The rules are designed to be used ...more
Paperback, 110 pages
Published December 31st 2016 by
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Conrad Kinch
Mar 30, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My copy of Bob Cordery’s “The Portable Wargame” arrived nearly a fortnight ago. I’ve been following Bob’s progress with this for a while now and it’s been interesting. Bob clearly thinks very carefully about how he designs game mechanics and what ought to go in and to an extent, which is almost more important, what should be left out. The result has been an elegant beast indeed.

First impressions? A very nice clean piece of book design reminiscent of Charles Grant's "Battle". Clear text with dec
Jeremy Yoder
May 28, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting rules for "portable" wargaming

I think this looks like a good set of rules for quick and portable hex-based wargames. I haven't yet tested these rules to see how well they work. Includes rules for solo play and two battle reports.
Jan 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: game, wargame
Nice, simple, with examples of use included. This is exactly what I've been looking for for a simple, easy to use set of wargame rules. I plan on tryi g them out next weekend! ...more
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