You like tactical-scale wargames? You are interested in cold war era battles? Maybe you would like to play out a hypothetical NATO conflict? Or you are eager to take a closer look at the Indo-Pakistani conflict? Have you ever wondered how a group of Russian marine units would play? What if I told you there’s a wargame system that covers basically any sort of cold war conflict on a tactical scale. The Obscure Battle system, a two-player conflict simulation, lets you do all this and then some.
In the series Books and Wargames, I would like to talk about, well, books and wargames. I will pick a combination of one wargame and one book which worked for me very well. We start with Bernard Fall’s Hell in a Very Small Place and Kim Kanger’s Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble