A 19th-Century Wargames Imagi-Nation: The World of Pelia

World of Pelia wargames imagi-nation
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Inspired by a raft of semi-recent posts about creating 19th-century imagi-nations for wargaming, including from Man of Tin, Archduke Piccolo, Scott Larson, and Tony Adams, not to mention Ross Macfarlane’s Atlantica setting, I decided to publish some of the world-building work I’ve been doing for my own wargames world.

If you’ve read either of my previous battle reports (Skirmish at Tun Creek or Battle of the Sisters) you’ll have seen some of my “imagi-world” already, and the map above will be somewhat familiar.

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Being A History of the Current Rules

Every wargame (every game, most likely) starts off as one thing, and gradually morphs into something else.  Every wargame designer will tell you that the game they set out to create is not the same game that wound up going to print.  Sometimes the changes are small; simple re-balancing of factions or units to allow for more fair (or accurate) play.

Other times, the changes can be more substantial.

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At the Queen’s Command

Welcome to At the Queen’s Command; a weblog chronicling the creation (and enjoyment) of a set of wargames rules for battles occurring during the Victorian era, and using 54mm (or “army men” scale) toy soldiers.

This blog will be chock full of pictures, discussion of wargames and wargame theory, and (mostly) battle reports as the rules themselves are tweaked and playtested to provide the most fun and balanced experience possible.

Hope you enjoy it!

Published in: on July 1, 2011 at 5:27 am  Leave a Comment