- I agree absolutely they can be very valuable; wargaming is something that =
is considered invaluable by
the military, I do believe. But you are very correct to say that it can be =
carried too far, or
at least too much of a conclusion can be jumped to on the basis of what can=
only be an
approximation to reality.
-I credit wargaming for my interest in, and understanding of, the ACW to =
a large degree .
--- In email@example.com, DPowell334@A... wrote:
> Thank you.
> I am curious to see how often people use wargames as a learning aid, or t=
> that games have helped them improve their understanding of the war.
> Of course, games are games, first and formost, but I find that they work =
> in helping understand spatial relationships like distance between areas, =
> geography, etc. Rivers take on importance, for example, when they become =
> best means of transport.
> I often use battle games to play out a tactical situation, to explore
> alternatives, and try and seperate the possible from the impossible. Not =
> predictor, but still useful.
> > Iâve got several of your game designs, Dave.
> > Tom M.