Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Bob Cordery "The Portable Wargame"

Last night, feeling a tad under the weather, I returned from work frozen. Waiting for me was a copy of Bob Cordery's new book "The Portable Wargame". I really enjoyed reading it last night- through a  brief history of gridded wargames, first principles and then onto the rules themselves.He also includes two example games to set us on the right track.
 He has done us all proud- something for the busy gamer with limited time or space. A chance to play periods one has always dreamed of but not had the wherewithal to game them. Later in the week I am intending to set up two solo games- a WW2 game based on Denmark 1940 and another involving Spain and America in 1898. Here's what a fellow gamer has to say-

I see no point in repeating his excellent comments other than to say that this book's value is well beyond the price and will give you hours of gaming fun alone or with others. Go on give it a try you won't regret it!


  1. Tradgardmastare,

    Thanks very much for the review of my book.

    I look forward to reading your forthcoming battle reports, especially as both the Invasion of Denmark in 1940 and the land battles of the Spanish-American War are conflicts that I have always wanted to re-fight but have not yet got around to.

    All the best,


  2. Hi Alan

    Am currently on a bit of a go-slow due to a most inconvenient mini-stroke but prior to that I had done a little bit of expanding of the 'PW'.




    I hope to continue the sequence in due course.