George Phillies' Designing Board Wargames Series on Youtube

February 2, 2015 - 1:40am
courtesy of George Phillies Personal Page Worcester Polytechnic Institute courtesy of George Phillies Personal Page Worcester Polytechnic Institute

George Phillies, Professor of Physics at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, is the prolific author of Designing Wargames, a treatise on the design principles behind hex-and-counter wargames. His in-depth analysis is now available as a series of lectures on Youtube. The 21 part series covers everything from historical theming to movement and unit placement. There’s discussion about strategy as well, making the series relevant for designers and gamers alike. If you want to hear from the authority in classic wargaming, make sure to check out George Phillies’ lecture series.