Each episode featured either a historic battle or a fictional battle, which opposing wargaming generals would fight using 25mm figures. The viewers were shown edited highlights during episode. Each episode represented different periods of history and/or different types of battles. Episode 1 - The Battle of Edgehill 1642 set during the English Civil War Episode 2 - Waterloo 1815 set during the Napoleonic Wars Episode 3 - Battle of the Nile 1798 (a naval battle - set during the Napoleonic Wars Episode 4 - Chalons sur Marne 451 AD (A battle between between a coalition led by the Roman general Flavius Aëtius and the Visigothic king Theodoric I against the Huns and their allies commanded by their leader Attila). Episode 5 - France, 1944 (An imaginary game set in Northern France after D-Day) Episode 6 - Gettysburg 1863 set during the American Civil War Each minute that was shown represented several hours of studio work. The series took over 5 months to make. Written by
Paul Gerard Kennedy
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The series interviewed over 100 wargamers. They had to demonstrate that they were able to endure the pressures of wargaming, but also the production stresses. See more