Iranian Journal of Wargaming (IJWG) is a peer-reviewed, open access and the Semi-Annual Journal publishing review and original research articles in selected areas of wargaming and game theory. This journal aimed to provide an intellectual environment in defense and military sectors for national and international researchers to discuss their latest findings on wargaming and game theory. Therefore, the main purpose of this journal is to improve the skills of forecasting, planning and various estimates regarding the battlefield of the Armed Forces, especially the Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and to provide solutions to complex issues of commanders and managers at strategic, operational and tactical levels. The submitted papers will be published after a special review as well as the approval of the editorial board. The journal was established by the AJA Command and Staff University in 2019. The honorable professors and researchers are highly appreciated if they visit this site, register, submit and set up their papers based on authors' guidelines.


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Iranian Journal of Wargaming (IJWG):

  • Country: Iran
  • Publisher: AJA Command and Staff University
  • Rate in MSRT: Under review
  • Rate in ISC: Under review
  • Print ISSN: 2676-5284
  • Online ISSN: 2676-7708
  • Available at:
  • Format: Print and Online
  • Acceptance Rate: %29
  • Frequency: Semi-Annual Journal
  • Language: Persian; including English abstracts and bibliographies
  • Coverage: Wargaming and Game theory
  • Type of Journal: Academic / Specialized (Scientific- Research)
  • Advance Access: Yes
  • Type of articles: Research article, Applied Articles, Case study, Methodology, Review article
  • Indexed & Abstracted: Yes
  • Policy: Double Blind Peer Review; two reviewers
  • Review Time: Six to eight weeks approximately
  • Contact E-mail:
  • Article Processing Charges: Free for review process and publication
  • Type of License: CC-BY-NC-ND
  • Type of Access: Open Access (OA)


Current Issue: Volume 6, Issue 12, September 2023, Pages 7-250 

Original Article

Effective factors in the design and execution of the war game

Pages 7-34


maziar jahanbakhsh; Hassan kouchaki; Nader Shamami

Indexing and Abstracting

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