Category: Portable Wargame

Bob Cordery has been developing a game for fast play, along the lines of DBA, but using a chess board for the table. He called it the Portable Wargame. More recently this morphed into a Hex based game although feedback from play testers suggest they prefer the square grid.


Maipo – A Liberators Portable Wargame Battle Report

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Back on 10 Oct 2012 Andrew Coleby and I had a go at Bob Cordery’s Portable Wargame. I didn’t write it up at the time because I was busily converting this site to WordPress. Nominally the game was for the Battle of Maipo. I like the idea of wargaming on a chess board but the rules themselves need refinement.

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Boards for the Portable Wargame Rules

Bob Cordery’s Portable Wargame Rules started with a chess board as the table. But they can be more elaborate.

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Sources for the Portable Wargame Rules

Annotated bibliography for Bob Cordery’s Portable Wargame Rules.

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