Designer's Notes

Designer's Notes

At Arcis sur Aube, the last gasp of Napoleon’s Empire, the French Army is a sock puppet, and his campaign is running on fumes. By this time he’s a...

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On Morale

On Morale

The term "Morale" covers more than one concept. In designing a game, you need to distinguish exactly what you are modeling, and how best to do it. ...

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Does This Look Familiar?

Does This Look Familiar?

This box was used by Napoleon to maintain the orbat information on the Austrian armies in Germany and Italy in 1805. It blew me away when I saw it ...

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Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms

Read about the design intent behind Thunderstorm effects in The Library of Napoleonic Battles series. Download the article here.

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What is Playability?

What is Playability?

The term “Playability” is generally used without elaboration as if everyone knows what it means. This article looks at what constitutes Playability.  

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