Miniature Wargames - Issue 487

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Prospero’s Secret: pulp adventure in Venice; Napoleonic double; gaming tips; horse painting + airships. Hereward show + news & reviews

On Sale: 13/10/2023

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In issue 467 of Miniature Wargames we have a plethora of rules and periods plus some crafting tutorials for the wargaming enthusiast.

The cover features Prospero’s Secret we have an adventure set in Venice by Chris Swan. for his new Tales of Derring Do pulp fiction rule set.

In Send Three And Fourpence we present for your delectation Kinch’s Miscellany: a collection of unconsidered trifles to help you out with your games.

In A Dismal Retreat we have one of as pair of Napoleonic articles. This one is a Napoleonic skirmish featuring Moore’s Retreat to La Coruna using Sharp Practice.

In Command Decision: the perfect game we look at the process of running the perfect game (following from last month’s ‘scenario’ introduction) 

In Memoir 1815 Arthur Harman gives us a tactical, battalion-level game of Napoleonic battle inspired by both Bob Cordery’s Memoir of Battle and Memoir ’44 by Richard Borg.

In Horsey Horsey we have a guide to easy equine brushwork. 

In Scratch Build:  Life’s a Carnival. We make airships for the TV series Carnival Row.

Attending The Wake the Editor gives a show report of the Hereward 2023 by the Peterborough Wargames Club.

Last Word has the editor marking an anniversary and reminding you all to remember, remember the fifth of November. 

Finally, we have the review sections with Defence in Depth for Figures and rules, plus we have Forward Observer for news and Recce for eight in-depth book reviews. 

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