Definitions for "Chainmail"
Known also as Chainmaille.  Related:  Maille.
Body armour made of interlinked rings of metal.
Erroneous Victorian era term for maille armour. See also Maille.
Keywords:  gygax, perren, beattie, newa, hyboria
Chainmail is a medieval miniatures wargame created by Jeff Perren and Gary Gygax. The 1971 edition includes a fantasy supplement and is one of the oldest sets of rules for fantasy miniature wargaming,In 1970 the New England Wargamers Association (NEWA) demonstrated a fantasy wargame called Middle Earth at a convention of the Military Figure Collectors Association. See http://www-personal.umich.edu/~beattie/timeline2.html The Courier's Timeline of the Historical Miniatures Wargaming Hobby Also see the article on Tony Bath and his Hyboria campaign. containing spells and monsters that would reappear in Dungeons and Dragons.