I think so too.

A side reason I uploaded it was for the historical background.

A reader may get the idea of why the professionals do things the way 
they do.

(Much like a layman wonders why a priest goes through all his motions 
but not knowing the history behind them.)

On 5/21/20 9:54 AM, Blais, Curtis (Curt) (CIV) wrote:
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> Maybe that could be a target product for this group?
>
> Curt
>
> *From:*SIW-SG-WARGAME <[log in to unmask]> *On 
> Behalf Of *Charles Turnitsa
> *Sent:* Wednesday, May 20, 2020 11:14 PM
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> *Subject:* Re: Otto's All About War Games pdf
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> Very nice document, Tracy.  Thanks.
>
> It would be a service to the professional community if someone where 
> to publish something similar, but focused on the techniques commonly 
> used in DOD (and other) professional wargaming organizations.
>
> Chuck
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> On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 1:39 AM Tracy Johnson <[log in to unmask] 
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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.
>
>     -- 
>     Tracy Johnson
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