Wargaming is a type of strategy game meant to simulate the conditions one finds in armed conflicts. Wargames can and have been set at all levels of conflict, be it strategic, operational, or tactical. Wargames can also span all modes of conflict, from air to land and sea. Wargames are available in the hex and counter (board) formats, miniatures, or on a personal computer or other electronic devices.
Generally, there are two types of wargames
“During the war, the war with Japan had been re-enacted in the game rooms here by so many people and in so many different ways that nothing that happened during the war was a surprise—absolutely nothing except the kamikaze tactics towards the end of the war; we had not visualized those.”
-Chester A, Nimitz, 1960
Professional wargaming is conducted by various professional organizations, either government or civilian entities, to either fight a hypothetical battle or refight a historical one to draw lessons from the exercise. It uses a variety of simulation tools and techniques with the participants of an actual situation to test future capabilities, courses of action, or potential problems and responses. At Epoch XP, we bring our experienced staff and a variety of tools to meet the needs of you and your clients. Enter into the future forewarned and armed with the tools needed to face any possible situation.
Now that your wargame is released, it’s time to start thinking about how to get it into players’ hands.
At Epoch XP, we understand that just because the scenario is drafted, the rules have been tested, and the map created doesn’t mean you’re done working for your wargame. While you’re working out some of the last-minute kinks, your mind also has to think about wargame marketing – and this is where it is so easy to stumble.
Heading into post-development, our team of marketing experts, social media managers, content writers, and historical researchers can stay on to help build awareness for your game. A random social media post here and there isn’t going to get your game seen, especially in this industry. That’s why we offer: