Warband (games)

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Warband games, also known as skirmish games, are a sub-breed of wargames. Whereas the typical wargame has the player control an entire army, a warband game is much smaller in focus, with the player controlling a single tactical unit, or 'warband' of six to twelve individual models.

Examples of this type of game include:

The computer and video game equivalents of this board-game genre are real-time tactical and tactical role-playing games.