Kriegsspiel is a highly accurate game of war, created by a Prussian general.
This game not only has its place in gaming history as the forerunner to modern games like Battlefield or Warhammer, but has also lead historians to the exact methods used during Prussian Warfare in the Napoleonic period.
The game is directed by a combination of strategy and dice, directing pieces representing all the parts of the army during the time period. In 1862 (years after it was released in 1824) there was an update to accommodate for improved weaponry and transportation, including both railroads and telegraphs.
The base of many modern games, the hit point (HP), can be seen here, in the “points” that each piece is worth...Read More