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Tracy Johnson <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 21 May 2020 01:39:05 -0400
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Attached is a compressed version of the late Otto Schmidt's "All About 
War Games".

The uncompressed version is in the War Game Taxonomy folder of this
Study Group at 18MB, it has a lot less fuzz on the font.

While the write up seems at first quite elementary and written from a
miniatures standpoint (especially when it delves into the basics of
painting) but it gives a good grounding in fundamentals of war game
design that can be applied to a variety of venues.

It's good little handbook for the poor soul who been assigned a
war-gaming job out of thin air and does not know what a war game is.

Page 10 has a bibliography.

Otto knew Jack Scruby, and no doubt also played with Morschauser and
Featherstone in their hey-day.

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Tracy Johnson
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