Taking one of the most pivotal and famous episodes in British history, this book gives a wargamer’s perspective of the dramatic events of 1066 and the Norman conquest that followed and advice on how to recreate these on the gaming table. Advice is given on factors to consider when choosing an appropriate set of commercially available rules, or devising your own, to best suit the scale and style of battle you want and capture the flavour of the period. Relevant ranges of figures, along with painting advice, are also included. Analysis of the forces involved, organization, tactics and strategies will help with building your armies and period specific scenarios are included.
WARGAMER’S GUIDE TO 1066 AND THE NORMAN CONQUEST
Mersey has assembled a mass of information and sources in one volume, he makes the relevant links between sources and war-gaming and then provides an overview of rules and figure suppliers.