Pat Harrigan,Matthew G. Kirschenbaum,James F. Dunnigan's Zones of Control: Perspectives on Wargaming (Game Histories) PDF

By Pat Harrigan,Matthew G. Kirschenbaum,James F. Dunnigan

Games with army topics date again to antiquity, and but they're apparently missed in a lot of the educational and exchange literature on video games and video game background. This quantity fills that hole, supplying a various set of views on wargaming's prior, current, and destiny. In Zones of Control, individuals examine wargames performed for leisure, schooling, and armed forces making plans, when it comes to layout, serious research, and old contexts. they think about either electronic and particularly tabletop video games, such a lot of which conceal particular ancient conflicts or are grounded in recognizable real-world geopolitics. video game designers and gamers will locate the historic and important contexts frequently lacking from layout and past-time literature; army analysts will locate connections to online game layout and the arts; and teachers will locate documentation and critique of a worldly physique of cultural paintings within which the complexity of army clash is represented in ludic platforms and tactics. each one part starts off with an extended anchoring bankruptcy through a longtime authority, that is through numerous shorter items either analytic and anecdotal. subject matters contain the background of taking part in at warfare; operations examine and platforms layout; wargaming and armed forces background; wargaming's ethics and politics; gaming abnormal and non-kinetic conflict; and wargames as inventive perform. ContributorsJeremy Antley, Richard Barbrook, Elizabeth M. Bartels, Ed seashore, Larry Bond, Larry Brom, Lee Brimmicombe-Wood, Rex Brynen, Matthew B. Caffrey, Jr., Luke Caldwell, Catherine Cavagnaro, Robert M. Citino, Laurent Closier, Stephen V. Cole, Brian Conley, Greg Costikyan, Patrick Crogan, John Curry, James F. Dunnigan, Robert J. Elder, Lisa Faden, Mary Flanagan, John A. Foley, Alexander R. Galloway, Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi, Don R. Gilman, A. Scott Glancy, Troy Goodfellow, Jack Greene, Mark Herman, Kacper Kwiatkowski, Tim Lenoir, David Levinthal, Alexander H. Levis, Henry Lowood, Elizabeth Losh, Esther MacCallum-Stewart, Rob MacDougall, Mark Mahaffey, invoice McDonald, Brien J. Miller, Joseph Miranda, Soraya Murray, Tetsuya Nakamura, Michael Peck, Peter P. Perla, Jon Peterson, John Prados, Ted S. Raicer, Volko Ruhnke, Philip Sabin, Thomas C. Schelling, Marcus Schulzke, Miguel Sicart, Rachel Simmons, Ian Sturrock, Jenny Thompson, John Tiller, J. R. Tracy, Brian teach, Russell Vane, Charles Vasey, Andrew Wackerfuss, James Wallis, James Wallman, Yuna Huh Wong

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