Dunnigan born 8 August is an author, military-political analyst, Defense and State Department consultant, and wargame designer currently living in New York City. Dunnigan was born in Rockland County, New York. After high school, he volunteered for the military instead of waiting to be drafted. From to , he worked as a repair technician for the Sergeant ballistic missile ; his service included a tour in Korea. Afterwards, he attended Pace University studying accounting , then transferred to Columbia University , graduating with a degree in history in While still in college, he became involved in wargaming.
He designed Jutland , which Avalon Hill published in , following it up with the next year, and PanzerBlitz in , which eventually sold more than , copies.
The Television Role-Playing Game , the first ever licensed role-playing game. Between and , he designed over wargames and other conflict simulations, ranging from 's Up Against the Wall, Motherfucker about the student takeover at Columbia which he witnessed as a bystander [Note 1] , to the gigantic War in Europe , to the online Hundred Years' War with his long time partners Albert Nofi and Daniel Masterson , which has been running since Dunnigan contributed to Three-Sixty Pacific 's Victory at Sea but, he claimed, was not allowed to finish the computer wargame's design, although it was advertised as "James F.
Dunnigan's Victory at Sea ". Dunnigan is the chief editor of StrategyPage. Podcasts of his commentaries on history, military affairs, and the contemporary world are regularly posted on StrategyPage. Com and as at Instapundit. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roberts Don Featherstone H. List of board wargames List of miniature wargames List of wargame publishers. Some of these worked in the school newspaper and asked Dunnigan to make a game for the first anniversary of The Spectator.
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