The focus of professional gaming has shifted over time from the kinetic so as to include wider aspects of confrontations beyond war fighting, such as national will, social media, economics, and the laws of war. While traditional wargame models have struggled to represent these factors adequately, the matrix game narrative method offers utility for gaming current political crises.
"The Utility of Narrative Matrix Games—A Baltic Example,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 73:
2, Article 6.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol73/iss2/6