DA3460 Wargaming the Great Campaigns of History

This course is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the fundamental dynamics and principles underlying combat operations. Students will develop an understanding of the fundamentals of both campaign analysis and wargame Design Mechanics allowing them to develop their own games. The course utilizes a mixture of commercial and private wargames to develop a practical understanding of the principles of wargame design. The course consists of a mixture of interactive seminar discussions and practical exercises designed to provide the principles and Design Mechanics of wargame design allowing students to critically examine a historical campaign and design, develop, and play their own comparative dynamic model of their selected campaign.


DA2410, DA3410

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