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Get ‘Em When They’re Young…

03/14/2012 3 comments

…and they’re your’s for life. Dubious tobacco marketing policies aside, it can also be a way of introducing folk to the joys of wargaming.

This article over on Alpha Hobbies’ website details one man’s thus far successful efforts to create some infant-friendly rules for his young children to use.

In my day we had stuff like Space Crusade, Hero Quest and Battle Masters (remember that one?) to introduce us into the hobby. While it can be argued that licensed video games are the modern day equivalent I think it’s sad that there aren’t any simplistic tabletop wargames to pave the way for the next generation.