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Fletcher Pratt"s naval war game.

Fletcher Pratt

Fletcher Pratt"s naval war game.

by Fletcher Pratt

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Published by Harrison-Hilton books, inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesNaval war game.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1469.N3 P7
The Physical Object
Pagination[38] p. incl. illus., plates, diagr.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6410500M
LC Control Number40033121
OCLC/WorldCa3339688

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  Naval war board games had been quite popular since World War I, but games that incorporated all three service arms are comparatively few. The outbreak of World War II in Europe in September , and in Pacific in December , brought about an interest in board games with a war theme in both the Allied and the Axis countries. Fletcher Pratt used the incident in Chapter xxvi of his fantasy novel The Well of the Unicorn. A man of overpowering personal charm, Hubbard became a member of Fletcher Pratt's wargame circle, which played a naval war game with balsa models of real warships on the scale of 55' = 1". The battleground was the Pratts' living-room floor until the.


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Fletcher Pratt"s naval war game by Fletcher Pratt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although I originally ordered Fletcher Pratt’s Naval Wargame: Wargaming with model ships just to get the rules, I wondered why the volume seemed so overpriced for a rules set for playing a war game with miniatures on a floor or table-top/5(15).

Fletcher Pratt's Naval Wargame: Wargaming with model ships - Kindle edition by Pratt, Fletcher, Curry, John. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Fletcher Pratt's Naval Wargame: Wargaming with model ships /5(3). The History of Wargaming Project have published an expanded version of Fletcher Pratt's naval war game rules, in hardcopy and Kindle.

I consider Pratt one of the finest fantasy writers of the first half of the 20th century (The Blue Star, The Well of the Unicorn and the comedic novellas he wrote with De Camp for Unknown) and he was an important figure in early wargaming as well.

The rest of the book has a select bibliography, some media coverage of the Fletcher Pratt War Game Notes on World War II Naval Gunnery Ranges, notes on the discovery of the lost Fletcher Pratt Land War Game, notes on Aircraft Carrier Capacities for aircraft and some suggestions for.

Game Name: Fletcher Pratt’s Naval Wargame: Wargaming with Model Ships Author: John Curry Publisher: Year: (Originally published in ) Players: Ages: 10+ Playing Time: Three hours to days on end Retail Price: $ on Category: Naval Miniature Rules It may seem a bit strange to review a game that essentially hit the market well /5.

Vintage Fletcher Pratt's Naval War Game Book. This is a book of naval miniature war game rules for WWI and Fletcher Pratts naval war game. book ship battles. Book shows overall normal vintage wear. The pages are yellowed but clean and Rating: % positive.

The Fletcher Pratt Naval Wargame was one of the most successful naval wargames of the 20th century. The straightforward rules, based on the innovation of estimating the range in order to hit, have an enduring fascination as a simulation of the 'big gun era' /5(14).

The Fletcher Pratt Naval Wargame was one of the most successful naval wargames of the 20th century. The straightforward rules, based on the innovation of estimating the range in order to hit, have an enduring fascination as a simulation of the ‘big gun era’   I know that it is the top selling book in the HISTORY OF WARGAMING PROJECT, and I can see why.

I strongly recommend it to anyone with an interest in naval wargaming who has not already bought a copy. Its details are as follows: Fletcher Pratt's Naval Wargame (published by The History of Wargaming Project [] ISBN 1 6). Fletcher Pratt’s Naval War Game (New York: Harrison-Hilton Books, ) is unpaginated and spiral bound in stiff blue covers.

In its 40 pages it gives a brief historical overview and details the rules and principles for play. The art of wargaming has undoubtedly moved forward substantially since Fletcher-Pratt's time, but these rules are very much a special thing that came out of a time when America was about to engage in its greatest naval war and the rules were modified to reflect the experiences of that s: 2.

Buy Fletcher Pratt's Naval War Game (2nd Printing) - Historical Mini Rules from Z&M Enterprises - part of our ' Historical Miniatures collection. Just what is Fletcher Pratt’s Naval War Game. Let’s start with asking who Fletcher Pratt was.

For most people, Mr. Pratt was a fantasy author who was pals with L. Sprague de Camp. I think it’s a bit funny that Pratt is a sort of side note to de Camp these days when Pratt was a.

I finally received my very own copy of this classic last week. Am I excited. Hell yes. Mine's a very nice second edition and well worth the search.

It adds to the collection (obviously) but it is also a kind of "foundation piece" as all my other books refer to it in some form. In the case of Featherstone's Naval War Games an entire chapter Author: Millsy.

Murray Fletcher Pratt () was a science fiction and fantasy writer; he was also well-known as a writer on naval history and on the American Civil War. Pratt attended Hobart College for one year/5.

The following photograph of a Fletcher Pratt Naval War Game in progress surfaced very recently on I saw it I was struck by several things. Firstly that nearly 50% of the participants were women; secondly that they all seem to have deployed their destroyers between the two battle lines; and thirdly that at the.

What I find interesting is the method that Fletcher Pratt adopted for simulating gunfire in his naval wargame, especially when it is compared with that used in the earlier but equally famous Fred Jane Naval War Game. In Fred Jane's game players had to try to hit a paper target with something that looked like a wooden fly-swat (known as a.

Things we got wrong (or did we?) Ina book was published called “Sea Power and Today's War” / by Fletcher Pratt Murray Fletcher Pratt (25 April – 10 June ) was an American writer of science fiction, fantasy and history.

He is best known for his works on naval history and on. Murray Fletcher Pratt () was a science fiction and fantasy writer; he was also well-known as a writer on naval history and on the American Civil War. Pratt attended Hobart College for one year.

During the s he worked for the Buffalo Courier-Express and on a Staten Island newspaper/5. Land-based miniature wargames have also been adapted to naval wargaming. All at Sea, for example, is an adaptation of The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game rules for naval conflicts.

The game's mechanics centred on boarding parties, with options for ramming actions and light artillery in the form of ballistae and other siege engines. Fletcher Pratt's Naval Wargame Wargaming with model ships 1, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free P&P in the UK.

Fletcher Pratt is also known for another innovation: he was the developer in of an early miniature wargame, in which massive naval battles could be reenacted on a 1 inch to 50 feet scale using toy ships. Known simply as Fletcher Pratt’s Naval War Game (not a very marketable title), it even has a mention on the BoardGameGeek website.The Compleat Enchanter The Magical Misadventures of Harold Shea L.

Sprague De Camp the other that of prizefighter in the flyweight (pound) class. He fought several times, lost a4/5(32).