Publications & Journals

Learn more about wargaming by reading some of our featured publications and our recommended reading list.

Books on a shelf

War Plan Orange: The U.S. Strategy to Defeat Japan, 1897-1945
Author: Edward S. Miller

A Compendium of War Gaming Terms
Compiled By William L. Simpson Jr

Introduction and Overview

War Gaming for Leaders
Authors: Herman, Frost, Kurz

The United States Naval War College Fundamentals of War Gaming
Author: Francis J. McHugh

The Art of War Gaming
Author: Peter Perla

Simulating War: Studying Conflicts through Simulation Games
Author: Philip Sabin

War Gamers' Handbook: A Guide for Professional War Gamers
Edited By Dr. Shawn Burns, War Gaming Department

Wargaming Theory

Game Theory: A Very Short Introduction
Author: Ken Binmore

Rules of Play
Authors: Salen, Zimmerman

Game Storming
Authors: Gary, Brown, Macanufo

The Art of the Long View: Planning for the Future in an Uncertain World
Author: Peter Schwartz

Scenarios: The Art of Strategic Conversation
Author: Kees van derHeijden

Research and Analysis

Practical Research: Planning and Design Ninth Edition
Authors: Leedy, Ormrod

Qualitative Research: A Guide to Design and Implementation
Author: Sharan B. Merriam

Doing Research in the Real World
Author: David E. Gray

The Thinker's Toolkit: 14 Powerful Techniques for Problem Solving
Author: Morgan D. Jones

Psychology of Intelligence Analysis
Author: Richards J. Heuer Jr.

Communication and Facilitation

Author: Nancy Duarte

Visual Meetings
Author: David Sibbet

Speaking Powerpoint
Author: Brice Gabrielle

Wargaming Reference

Phil Dunn's Sea Battle Games: Naval Wargaming 1650-1945
Authors: Curry, Dunn

Donald Featherstone's Naval War Games: Wargaming with Model Ships
Authors: Curry, Featherstone

Fletcher Pratt's Naval Wargame: Wargaming with Model Ships 1900-1945
Authors: Curry, Burnett-Jones

Innovations in Wargaming Vol 1: Developments in Professional and Hobby Wargaming
Authors: Curry, Griffith, Price, Atkins

The Strategy of Conflict
Author: Thomas C. Schelling

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
Author: Nassim Taleb