What is Miniature Wargaming?

Wargaming is essentially playing with toy soldiers. Games are played using painted metal or plastic models, typically using 6-30 mm, to represent the units involved. Miniature wargaming is really a combination of two different hobbies. On one hand, it is a tactical game, where one player will attempt to outwit their opponent through superior strategy. 

On the other hand, it is a creative hobby; wargamers will often spend far, far longer painting their units rather than play games with them. A major attraction of this type of game is a large degree of freedom found in miniature wargames when compared to traditional board games or computer games. You can buy Space Marines model online.

How does it work?

There are many different sets of rules miniature wargaming. There are rules for all periods starting from the beginning of civilization until now, as well as for science fiction and fantasy settings.

The three rules are the most popular today is Warhammer 40K (the game of science fiction produced by Games Workshop), Warhammer Fantasy Battle (fantasy game produced by Games Workshop) and Flame of War (game history of World War II produced by the battlefield).

Miniature wargames usually turn-based like chess, each player taking turns to move and attack with their units. Different models (soldiers) will have different capabilities depending on the units they represent. They move at different speeds, have different combat abilities and have different strengths and weaknesses.

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