The history of Kriegsspiel and its successors

The origins of Kriegsspiel.

Bill Leesons article on the origins of Kriegsspiel. 

Von Reisswitz original equipment.

..I found some pictures of Von Reisswitz’s Original Equipment at the web-site of a Berlin museum dedicated to computer games.   Read more..

Images of the British Army equipment for the conduct of war-games on a map 1896.

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British Army Kriegsspiel pieces, 1885

The following description of Kriegsspiel Equipment provided by Brian Tough is from the “List of Changes in War Material” dated 15th December 1885.  Read more.

Kriegsspiel bibliography

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The late Bill Leeson was pivotal in reviving modern Kriegsspiel. As well as publishing the first re print of the original rules Bill conducted extensive research on many other Kriegsspiel publications of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  An invaluable research tool.  Read more.

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