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History to Wargmaes is a group of like minded gamers dedicated to to expanding the hobby though postitive interactions with fellow gamers.


Battlegroup is a set of rules that cover platton to company level actions during WW2

Contact Front

Platoon sized rules set for modern conflicts thatfocuses on the issues junior officers face on the ground.


Building kits and light reviews.

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History to war games: Bask in the different war games

Welcome to History to war games, the number one home of the best tabletop war games in the world! Our love for these games run deep because aside from being fun recreational activities, they also allow us to connect with other enthusiasts from different countries. 

This is one of the reasons why we started this website in the first place, we want to connect with other players around the world and share our love for these games.

Our goal

On top of our goal of connecting with other players from different corners of the world, we also want to spread the word about war games, in general. 

We’re able to achieve this by writing different blogs about war games such as their different types, rules, strategies, tipis and more. Through these blogs, we can reach the masses and draw in more players who may be interested to play these amazing military board games.

Why do we love war games?

War games aren’t just fun to play but it also stimulates the brain. For you to defeat your enemy, you can’t go in without a plan, you have to create a strategy as you go along the game. This way, you can weaken your foe’s opponent without risking the lives of your army men.


Even though war games have been around for centuries, several people are still unfamiliar with them. Whether it be how they are played to what they are, there is a lot of confusion surrounding these games. 

To help you get a better grasp on what war games are, we’ve compiled some of the most commonly asked questions that we receive here at History to war games and answered them in great detail. Keep on reading to find out more!

Are war games specifically military-themed?

Although it originally started as a military-themed strategic board game, war games are not limited specifically to that kind of theme. 

Ever since it was invented centuries ago, war games have spawned various genres ranging from sci-fi, fantasy, superheroes and more. However, the core gameplay mechanic remains the same with just some minor tweaks added.

How many players can play in a single wargame?

The number of players who can join a single match of wargame may vary on the game itself. Some titles offer single-player experiences while others allow multiplayer modes consisting of up to 40 different players!

What are the most famous war games today?

Nowadays, war games aren’t limited to military simulations. Some of the most famous ones today are heavily themed such as:

  • Warhammer 40,000
  • Star Wars Legion
  • Gaslands: Refueled
  • Corbus Belli Infinity
  • Necromunda.

Are war games considered board games?

Yes, war games are indeed board games. It follows the same formula such as using dice and taking turns. However, war games are more complex than your usual board games as there are several gameplay mechanics that these titles introduce.

Are there different strategies in war games?

Yes, there are several strategies that you can use in war games. However, it can vary from one title to another as they incorporate different gameplay elements into the mix. Moreover, you can’t stick to one strategy as anything can change in a snap during the game which makes it all the more exciting and enjoyable to play.