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Duke Seifried and the Development of American Miniature Wargaming Including Duke's Melee (1960) and Jim Getz's Napoleonique (1971) (Paperback)

Duke Seifried and the Development of American Miniature Wargaming Including Duke's Melee (1960) and Jim Getz's Napoleonique (1971) By John Curry, Jim Getz, Duke Seifried Cover Image
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Uncle Duke is one of those larger than life characters who helped develop miniature wargaming in the United States. The Jack Scruby Award (1995) summarised him as an American original, an entrepreneur and business man, a master sculptor, designer, and painter, a rule writer, publisher, and historian, a master showman, salesman, friend of Donald Featherstone and advocate. This book is a celebration of his contribution. The book includes: The Jack Scruby Award 1995 citation. The MWAN tribute of 1989 by Hal Thinglum. Early memories of American miniature wargaming and reflections by Duke and his lifelong friend Jim Getz. Many previously unpublished photographs The book also includes two complete key sets of rules that were a huge influence on American wargaming: Melee (1960) by Duke. Napoleonique: (1979) Written by Jim Getz with the assistance of Duke Seifried. This book is published by the History of Wargaming Project as part on ongoing efforts to document the development of wargaming.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780244373184
ISBN-10: 0244373183
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication Date: March 7th, 2018
Pages: 120
Language: English