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A set of wargaming rules for Pike and Shot, a popular period for wargames, written by a leading game designer and a period expert.
Daniel Mersey has previously written four wargame rulebooks for Osprey, including Dux Bellorum (2012) and Lion Rampant (2014). Primarily gaming the medieval and colonial periods, despite his mediocre generalship, he has written many articles for the major wargaming magazines over the past two decades and has authored several non-gaming books. Michael Leck is a Swedish wargamer who runs the extremely popular and inspiring Dalauppror blog. He has contributed several articles to wargaming magazines in his quest to spread light over the major events in Swedish military history, and has a growing international reputation as a `wargamer who games', presenting demonstration and participation games in the UK and Sweden.
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