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By Philip Sabin

ISBN-10: 1441185585

ISBN-13: 9781441185587

ISBN-10: 1472533917

ISBN-13: 9781472533913

during the last fifty years, many millions of clash simulations were released that convey the dynamics of previous and attainable destiny wars to existence. during this new paintings, Philip Sabin explores the idea and perform of clash simulation as an issue in its personal correct, in response to his thirty years of expertise in designing wargames and utilizing them in educating.

Simulating War units clash simulation in its right context along such concepts as video game thought and operational research. It explains intimately the analytical and modelling ideas concerned, and it teaches you the way to layout your individual simulations of conflicts of your selection. The publication offers 8 uncomplicated illustrative simulations of particular ancient conflicts, whole with ideas, maps and counters.

Simulating War is vital studying for all leisure or expert simulation avid gamers, and for somebody who's drawn to modelling struggle, from lecturers and scholars to army officers.

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