Early life and education
Wesely earned a B.S. in physics at Hamline University in 1967, and an M.S. in high energy physics at the University of Kansas in 1969. During his college years, Wesely was a member of the Midwest Military Simulation Association, a group of wargamers based in Minneapolis-St Paul.
It was during this time that Wesely developed his Braunstein game scenario.
Wesely joined the US Army Reserves in 1968. He served on active duty in the Army from 1970 to 1973 and again in 1976-1977. He continued to serve in the reserves until 1990, rising to the rank of major.
- Strategos N (self-published 1967, 1970)
- Bombers and Battleships (self-published, 1969)
- Valley Forge (TSR, Inc., 1976)
- Valley Forge II (self-published, 1976)
- Source of the Nile (Discovery Games, 1978, Special Limited Commemorative Edition 2003. Avalon Hill, 1980)
- RAF: The Battle of Britain (Discovery Games, 1980)
- Winged Samurai (Discovery Games, 1980)
- MiGs and Messerschmitts (Discovery Games, 1980)
- Jagdstaffel (Discovery Games, 1980)
- Computer Acquire (Avalon Hill, 1979)
- Zaxxon (Coleco, 1982),
- Spy Hunter (Coleco, 1983),
- Chennault's Flying Tigers (Discovery Games, 1983)
- SubRoc (Coleco, 1984)