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Setting the Scene: Winter Wargaming, a Review

Look what arrived I the post yesterday morning!  I'm absolutely delighted to get my copy, and I wanted to share a few thoughts about this awesome book by Par Smith, a wargamer whose work has always inspired and led me to new projects that I didn't know I really needed to do! I don't normally do this sort of thing, but this is a book that's really worth sharing.  I should also add that I have purchased my copy.  It's not been given to me free to review.  So there's no ulterior motive to me doing this. I just want to get the existence of this book out there, because it's bloomin' brilliant.  I can't recommend it enough. 
The book is clear and concise.  There is a shedload of photographs to illustrate every procedure Pat describes in the text.  What's really nice is that each chapter provides a project of its own and covers everything you need to produce a fully detailed and themed terrain and layout from the ground up.  What you see in the photo…

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