Charles Grant (game designer)
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Charles Grant (died 1979) was a Scottish game author who helped popularize the hobby of tabletop wargaming. He is best known as the author of The War Game.
Grant was born in Scotland, and served in the Royal Air Force in World War II. Later in Scotland Yard's Special Branch. Contributor to Military Modelling and Battle. Sometime editor of Slingshot the Journal of the Society of Ancients.
Grant died in May 1979. He is survived by his son Charles S. Grant, who is also a published wargamer, and his daughter Nina.
- Alexander the Great source book by Jeff Jonas p2, pub Warhammer Historical
- Battle: Practical Wargaming, Charles Grant, Model and Allied Publications, 1970.
- The War Game, Charles Grant, A. & C. Black, 1971, (Back in print as on May 2008)
- The Ancient War Game, Charles Grant, A. & C. Black, 1974, ISBN 0-7136-1448-X.
- Battle of Fontenoy (Background books for wargamers and modellers) 1975
- Napoleonic Wargaming, Charles Grant, Model and Allied Publications, 1974. (To be re-published by Caliver Books, Summer 2008)
- Ancient Battles for Wargamers, Charles Grant, Model and Allied Publications, 1977. ISBN 0-85242-553-8
- Wargame Tactics, Charles Grant, Cassell, 1979. ISBN 0-304-30470-0